Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only tall. Spreads Prefers full sun to partial shade.
When the hosta "eyes" appear, mix one part household ammonia with ten parts of water and pour this mixture around the eyes close to the plant. It doesn't hurt the plants, but it does dissolve the eggs that are laid around the roots.
Red Stonecrop (Sedum Spurium 'Schorbuser Blut') Zone: 3 to is a very attractive border plant that does not mind the shade and can be used as ground cover under trees and shrubs. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds.