Plant Genus Growing Guides: Index: H to L

Welcome to the Genus index H-L section of the Gardener's HQ website.

Index H

Hedychium Plant

Growing Garland Flower

Garland Flower, Ginger Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Helenium Plant

Growing Sneezeweed

Sneezeweed, False Sunflower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Helianthemum Plant

Growing Rock Rose

Rock Rose, Sun Rose, Frostweed. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Helianthus Plant

Growing Sunflower

Sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10

Helichrysum Plant

Growing Curry Plant

Curry Plant, Strawflower, Licorice Plant. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Heliopsis Plant

Growing False Sunflower

False Sunflower, Oxeye. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Helipterum Plant

Growing Australian Everlasting

Australian Everlasting, Immortelle. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Helleborus Plant

Growing Hellebore

Hellebore, Christmas Rose, Lenten Rose, Setterwort. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Hemerocallis Plant

Growing Daylily

Daylily. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Herniaria Plant

Growing Rupturewort

Rupturewort. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Hesperis Plant

Growing Dame’s Rocket

Dame’s Rocket, Dames Violet, Garden Rocket. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Heuchera Plant

Growing Alum root

Alum root, Coral bells. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

How to Grow Hibiscus

Growing Hibiscus

Members of the Hibiscus genus can be either half-hardy annuals or perennials. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10.

Find out more about Growing Hibiscus

How to Grow Hosta

Growing Hosta

Hosta is a genus of hardy perennials which includes species such as Plantain lily, Day Lily, and Funkia. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9.

Hypericum Plant

Growing St John’s Wort

St John’s Wort, Tutsan, Aaron’s Beard. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9

Index I

Annual Iberis Annual Candytuft

Growing Candytuft

Annual Candytuft. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10

Perennial Iberis Plant Perennial Candytuft

Growing Perennial Candytuft

Perennial Candytuft. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

How to Grow Impatiens

Growing Impatiens

Impatiens are usually grown as an half-hardy annual in the garden, commonly grown species include Busy Lizzie, Touch me not, Balsam, and Lady's slipper. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Incarvillea Plant

Growing Hardy Gloxinia

Hardy Gloxinia, Trumpet Flower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8

Inula Plant

Growing Elecampane

Elecampane, British Yellowhead, Irish Fleabane. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Ipomoea Plant

Growing Morning Glory

Morning Glory, Messina Creeper, Cypress Vine. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Iris Plant

Growing Flag

Iris, Flag. USDA hardiness zone: 2-9

Ixia Plant

Growing African Corn Lily

African Corn Lily, African Iris, Corn Lily, Wand flower. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Index J

Jasione Plant

Growing Sheep's Scabious

Sheep's Scabious. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9

Index K

Iris Kaempferi Plant

Growing Japanese Iris

Japanese Iris, Oriental Iris. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9

Kniphofia Plant

Growing Red-hot-poker

Red-hot-poker, Torch Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 5-9

Kochia Plant

Growing Burning Bush

Burning Bush, Fireball, Mexican Fireweed. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Index L

Lagurus Plant

Growing Hare's-tail Grass

Hare's-tail Grass, Rabbit-tail Grass. USDA hardiness zone: 3-10

Lamium Plant

Growing Dead Nettle

Dead Nettle, Cobbler’s Bench. USDA hardiness zone: 3-8

Lampranthus Plant

Growing Ice Plant

Lampranthus, Ice Plant. USDA hardiness zone: 9-10

How to Grow Lantana

Growing Lantana

Lantana are husually grown as half-hardy annuals in the garden. Common names include Yellow Sage, Shrub Verbana, Ham 'n' Eggs, and Red sage. USDA hardiness zone: 6-10

Lathyrus Plant Sweetpea

Growing Sweet Pea

Sweet Pea, Bitter Vetch. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9

Lavatera Plant

Growing Tree Mallow

Tree Mallow, Royal Mallow, Rose Mallow. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Leontopodium Plant

Growing Edelweiss

Edelweiss. USDA hardiness zone: 4-7

Lewisia Plant

Growing Bitterroot

Bitterroot, Lewisia. USDA hardiness zone: 4-8

Libertia Plant

Growing  New Zealand Iris

Libertia, Mikoikoi, Tukauki, Snowy Mermaid, New Zealand Iris. USDA hardiness zone: 8-10

Ligularia Plant

Growing Leopard Plant

Leopard Plant, Golden Groundsel. USDA hardiness zone: 4-8

Lilium Plant

Growing Lily

Lily. USDA hardiness zone: 4-9

Limonium Plant

Growing Sea Lavender

Sea Lavender, Marsh Rosemary, Sea Pink. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Linaria ToadFlax

Growing Toadflax

Toadflax, Butter and Eggs. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Linnaea Plant Twin Flower

Growing Twinflower

Twinflower. USDA hardiness zone: 1-5

Liriope Plant

Growing Lilyturf

Lilyturf. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10

Lithodora Plant

Growing Indian Paint

Indian Paint, Gromwell, Puccoon. USDA hardiness zone: 5-8

Lobelia Plant

Growing Pukeweed

Indian Tobacco, Pukeweed. USDA hardiness zone: 1-10

Lobularia Plant

Growing Sweet Alyssum

Sweet Alyssum, Sweet Alison, Snowdrift. USDA hardiness zone: 5-10

Lunaria Plant

Growing Money Plant

Honesty, Money Plant, Moon plant, Silver Dollars. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Lupinus Plant

Growing Lupin

Lupin, Lupine, Bluebonnet, Quaker Bonnet. USDA hardiness zone: 1-9

Lychnis Plant

Growing Campion

Campion, Catchfly, Rose of Heaven. USDA hardiness zone: 2-10

Lysimachia Plant

Growing Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie, Creeping Jenny, Loosestrife. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Lythrum Plant

Growing Loosestrife

Loosestrife, Purple Willow Herb, False grass-poly. USDA hardiness zone: 3-9

Secondary Index

As this Index section is large it has been split into two parts

Visit this page for advice on less frequently Grown plants: Index H to L Part 2.

Plant Genera included in the secondary index are as follows: Hacquetia, Hardenbergia, Hedyotis, Hedysarum, Heliophila, Heliotropium, Hepatica, Heracleum, Hieracium, Hordeum, Humulus, Hunnemannia, Hutchinsia, Hyacinthus, Hyssopus, Ionopsidium, Isatis, Ixiolirion, Jeffersonia, Kirengeshoma, Koeleria, Lagerstroemia, Lapageria, Lapeirousia, Lathyrus (Annual), Lavandula, Layia, Leucojum, Levisticum, Liatris, Limnanthes, Linum, Lonas, Lycoris, and Lysichiton.