Columbine-best plants for cottage gardens Easy to grow and beautiful, columbine blooms in spring and early summer. The colorful blooms are loved by hummingbirds and gardeners alike. Name: Aquilegia varieties Growing conditions: Part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-9, depending on variety More on Growing Columbine
Mimosa Pudica, also called sensitive plant folds its leaves inward and droops when touched or shaken, defending themselves from harm, and re-open a few minutes later. It possesses all the qualities of a sensitive human.