blue flowers

‘Blue Paradise’ summer phlox

Judith Adam

The ‘Blue Paradise’ summer phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’) is lavishly blooming in Judith's sunny front bed. It's a cultivar bred for mildew resistance.

Blue hydrangea (Photo by Heather Hayden)

Understanding blue hydrangea

Judith Adam

If you’ve purchased a small blue hydrangea in a pot for a holiday and then planted it in the garden, in subsequent years it has probably turned pink.