Every Southern garden should include this classic pass-along plant.
Photo: Ralph Anderson
Lacecaps, which might not be as familiar, offer flat blooms ringed with very delicate florets. Like mopheads, they have big, green leaves on rounded shrubs 3 to 6 feet high. Our editor’s pick is the lacecap ‘Blue Wave.’ It is a vigorous grower and should be the first lacecap you grow