Classic sedum good looks and low maintenance abound in this newcomer to the perennial garden. Burgundy tinted leaves decorate stems topped with reddish pink blooms. Count on ‘Oriental Dancer’ to give plantings a drought tolerant color splash. Hardy in Zones 5-9. Botanical name: Sedum ‘Oriental Dancer’
Also known as torch lily, this drought tolerant perennial sends up flaming flower torches in shades of coral and yellow from early to late summer. A hummingbird favorite, ‘Fire Dance’ fits easily into small gardens, growing to 20 inches high and wide. This is also the hardiest red hot poker. Hardy in Zones 4-9. Botanical name: Kniphofia hirsuta ‘Fire Dance’
If space is tight in your yard, you can still enjoy lush hydrangea blooms with this small shrub, which grows 2 to 3 feet tall and wide. Flower color shifts from a deep violet-purple in acid soils to pink in basic soils. Use this reblooming hydrangea in containers, as a specimen plant, to edge planting beds or as an informal hedge. Hardy in Zones 5-9. Botanical name: Hydrangea macrophylla
Professional dancer Cheryl Burke fell in love with her Los Angeles home because of its bare-boned look and minimalist feel. See what happens when eclectic, color-loving designer Emily Henderson transforms Cheryl's space for the holidays. (Goodbye, gray!)
With the ceremony complete and the reception coming to an end, the bride and groom head to the dance floor for a special send-off. Friends and family gather in a tight circle, creating a link full of love, while the couple sways to one last song.
Cheryl Burke, dance coach extraordinaire on Dancing With the Stars, takes her sense of glamor to new heights with a collection of pink Christmas trees that adorned her home over the holidays. The look is a little bit retro, a little bit sweet, and so very Cheryl.