It’s time once again to share with you plants that have received an honorable distinction as a ‘plant of the year” as recognized by various gardening, horticulture, and conservation entities. Let’s take a virtual tour of this year’s Plants of the Year, and we hope you’ll discover a winner to grow in your garden or landscape as well.
Perhaps you are looking to add seasonal plants to your garden for Halloween. Or maybe you want to create a garden theme that leaves a haunting impression throughout the year.
Selected below are plants that can be incorporated into your planters or landscape to conjure up a little wicked fun based on their name, color or appearance. And some may have a little folklore to them as well.
Plant names can be confusing. We wanted to explain the three main sources we use to validate a current botanical