Plants Articles

Everyone seems to love juicy watermelon in the summertime. Native to Africa, melons need warm... read more
Rhododendrons and azaleas, both from the genus Rhododendron, have long been mainstays of late... read more
Where to buy lilacs: Burpee Gardening Who doesn’t love lilacs? The ideal lilac shrub has about 10... read more
Grapes, a long season crop, are often ignored in home gardens, and yet are one of the most widely... read more
The modern blueberry is a 20th century invention. Before the 1900s, the only way to enjoy these... read more
These sweet, juicy berries are treats when right off the plant. Supermarket berries tend to be tart... read more
Beets are a cool season vegetable crop. This root veggie grows quickly and has many different... read more
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) are native to North America and one of the most popular... read more
Where to buy morning glory seeds: Burpee Gardening  Morning glories are annual climbers with... read more
When it seems like winter will never lose its icy grip, the dainty goblet-shaped crocus pushes... read more
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for... read more
Petunias are one of the most popular flowers, often grown as annuals. They are tender perennials in... read more
Pansies are hardy annuals whose flowers have “faces.” These plants offer colorful flowers for any... read more
Nasturtium is an easy-to-grow annual whose leaves and flowers are edible. These plants with their... read more
Impatiens is a beautiful annual that makes an excellent houseplant or summer bedding plant. It is... read more
Veronica , also called Speedwell, is a carefree and easy-to-grow perennial with long spikes of... read more
Delphiniums are perennials grown for their showy spikes of colorful summer flowers in gorgeous... read more
Sedum is a perennial with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped... read more
Astilbe is a perennial with beautiful, showy flowers atop glossy, fern–like foliage. Its flower... read more
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to... read more
Yarrow is a hardy perennial with showy flower heads composed of many tiny, tightly-packed flowers.... read more
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—... read more
Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes... read more
Coneflowers are bright perennials, some of which are used in herbal remedies. These flowers are... read more
Sweet peas enchant us with their fragile, seductive fragrance and make great bouquets. These pea-... read more
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,... read more
Cosmos are annuals, grown for their showy flowers. The flowerheads may be bowl– or open cup–shaped... read more
Welcome to our plant guide to vegetables and herbs! Our plant pages provide essential planting and... read more
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or... read more
Mint is a perennial with very fragrant, toothed leaves and tiny purple, pink, or white flowers. It... read more
Oregano is a perennial with rose-purple or white flowers and a taste reminiscent of thyme. Its... read more
Thyme is a small perennial shrub with lots of branches and light purple to pink flowers. It's... read more
Sage is a hardy perennial with soft, grayish green leaves. Its flower colors vary; they can be... read more
Rosemary is a perennial evergreen shrub with blue flowers. It is a pungent and distinctive plant... read more
Here is a simple, classic potpourri recipe you can try. It's a wonderful way to sweeten the indoor ... read more
Where to buy marigold seeds and plants: Burpee Gardening No annual is more cheerful or easier to... read more
Ever wish you could have an apple orchard in your backyard? You can—in the space of a single tree—... read more
This super-cold-hardy vegetable is a tender crop that can be planted in very early spring as well... read more
Brussels Sprouts are a member of the cabbage family, and an excellent source of protein and... read more
Buy exclusive Burpee Onion Seeds and Sets Onions are a cold-season crop, easy to grow because of... read more