Nancy J. Ondra

Nancy J. Ondra

Specializing in plants, gardens, and related subjects
United States
United States

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The deciduous shrub 'Ruby Spice' summersweet (Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'), also known as sweet pepperbush, in flower
Low-angle shot along a perennial border in fall (autumn), with feathery Arkansas bluestar (Amsonia hubrichtii) in bright yellow fall color and the still-green foliage of wild indigo (Baptisia)
A colorful closeup of dried flowers, dried oranges, fragrant herb leaves, and seedpods used as flower confetti or potpourri
The foliage (leaves) of the ground-covering deciduous shrub known as sweetfern or sweet fern (Comptonia peregrina)
Vertical closeup of fingers pinching off the flowering shoot tip of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) to promote leaf production
Closeup of 'Tiger Eye' bean seeds sprouting on a moist paper towel, with visible roots
Horizontal image of common nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), a perennial weed, in flower
'Ascot Rainbow' Martin's spurge (Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'), showing the yellow-variegated foliage and pink-blushed shoot tips
Vertical image of Blue Muffin arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum 'Christom') in fruit, showing its blue berries
Prairie coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata) in flower
Vertical closeup of the pink flowers of swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
The foliage of Gasteria pillansii var. ernesti-ruschii
Vertical image of the developing seedheads of round-headed bush clover (Lespedeza capitata)
Vertical closeup of the purple flowers of variegated Japanese iris (Iris ensata [formerly I. kaempferi] 'Variegata')
Vertical image of a clump of giant coneflower (Rudbeckia maxima), showing the blue foliage and tall-stemmed yellow flowers
Closeup of the orange flowers of spotted touch-me-not (Impatiens capensis), also known as spotted jewelweed
The foliage of the bromeliad Alcantarea odorata
Horizontal image of narrow-leaved mountain mint (Pycnanthemum flexuosum) flowers against green meadow grasses, with copy space
Vertical closeup of the bright yellow flowers of 'Moonshine' yarrow (Achillea 'Moonshine')
Closeup of the flowers of Grand Parade beebalm (Monarda didyma 'ACrade')
Vertical image of the red berries on the deciduous shrub 'Brilliantissima' red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima) in early winter
Vertical closeup of the red foliage of Fire Alarm' alumroot (Heuchera 'Fire Alarm') with the bright yellow, red-tinged foliage of 'Lemony Lace' elderberry (Sambucus racemosa 'Lemony Lace')
Late-summer combination of  surprise lily (Lycoris squamigera) in front of 'Golden Delicious' pineapple sage (Salvia elegans 'Golden Delicious') and Tropicanna canna (Canna 'Phasion')
Vertical image of peppermintint (Mentha x piperita) and 'Kentucky Colonel' spearmint (Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel') in a raised container
Horizontal image of the flowers of purple Japanese burnet (Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. purpurea) against the bright yellow foliage of golden elderberry (Sambucus 'Aurea')
Closeup of the variegated foliage of 'Dwarf Bright Gold' Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata 'Dwarf Bright Gold')
Side view of the flowers of 'Raspberry Wine' bee balm (Monarda)
Vertical closeup of the flowers of Tiny Tim Martin's spurge (Euphorbia x martinii 'Waleutiny')
Horizontal image of colorful squash, including round "ball" zucchini and one 'Carnival' winter squash in front
Vertical closeup of the colorful, glossy kernels of 'Glass Gem' flint corn (Zea mays)
Vertical image of the flowers of 'Blue Flame' summer phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Blue Flame')
Vertical image of Euphorbia lathyris, commonly known as mole plant, gopher spurge, or caper spurge, showing the stem and leaves
Vertical image of a closeup of dogbane beetle (Chrysochus auratus) on a leaf of hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Vertical image of a tobacco hornworm (Manduca sexta) caterpillar feeding on the underside of a tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) leaf
A clump of 'Silver Anouk' Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas 'Silver Anouk') growing next to a path in a garden setting
A fall garden with 'Profusion Orange' zinnia, bronze- and chartreuse-leaved sweet potato vines, and other annuals and tender perennials; shot at a low angle
White paper pulp with colorful flower petals stirred in to make colorful handmade paper
Horizontal image of a bunch of fresh cut perennial flowers in shades of pink and white on a weathered wood background, with copy space
The foliage of 'Wildfire' black tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire')
Vertical image of the elegant flower spikes of perennial rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea)
Vertical image of the foliage (leaves) of 'Mega Caramel' alumroot (Heuchera 'Mega Caramel')
Colorful hand-tied bouquet of fresh garden flowers, herbs, scented geraniums, and rose hips
Lesser calamint (Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta [C. nepetoides]) in flower in a garden setting
Vertical closeup of several ears of 'Glass Gem', a variety of flint corn with glossy kernels in a variety of colors
The red-blushed foliage (leaves) and some seedheads of perennial 'Hot Rod' switch grass (Panicum virgatum 'Hot Rod')
Perennial combination: black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') growing with the bright yellow foliage of 'Angelina' sedum (Sedum rupestre 'Angelina')
'Vision in Pink' Chinese astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink') in flower in a garden setting
A stem of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata), with leaves and flowers
The foliage of 'Prairie Fire' New Zealand sedge (Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire')
The deciduous native shrub known as common buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) in flower
The flowers and foliage of 'Blue Billow' hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata 'Blue Billow') in a garden setting
Colorful hand-tied bouquet of fresh garden flowers, herbs, scented geraniums, and rose hips
Closeup of emerging leaves (foliage) of the native woodland perennial known as ramps or wild leek (Allium tricoccum)
The bright yellow (golden) foliage of Tiger Eyes staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger')
Horizontal image of the soft orange flowers of 'Cocktail Mai Tai' avens (Geum 'Cocktail Mai Tai') in a garden
The bright yellow foliage of Fiona Sunrise jasmine (Jasminum officinale 'Frojas')
Closeup of the flowers of 'Lime Green' flowering tobacco (Nicotiana 'Lime Green') in a garden setting
The flowers of 'Marine' heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Marine)
Adult allium leafminer (Napomyza gymnostoma or Phytomyza gymnostoma) on onion (Allium cepa) foliage
Horizontal image of 'Gerald Darby' iris (Iris x robusta 'Gerald Darby') in bloom (flower) in a garden setting in late spring
Closeup of the variegated foliage of Olive Martini silverberry (Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg')
Closeup of the dark, rounded seeds of Chinese date or jujube (Ziziphus jujuba), with the remnants of the cracked stones
Vertical closeup of the red flowers of 'Mariachi Salsa' helenium (Helenium 'Mariachi Salsa'), also known as sneezeweed or Helen's flower
A collection of small clay pots holding fresh green spider and button mum flowers, hypericum berries, and ivy, with a green glass plant mister, against a gray-white wood background, with copy space
Closeup of 'My Angel' clematis (Clematis Tangutica Group 'My Angel') in flower (bloom) in a garden setting
Vertical closeup of the flowers of Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans)
Vertical image of the ground-hugging perennial known as creeping mazus (Mazus reptans), in bloom, growing in between paving stones
A large clump of 'Ghost' athyrium (Athyrium 'Ghost') in a shady garden setting
Eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) on prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya)
'Madame Emile Mouillère' big-leaved hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Madame Emile Mouillère') in flower
'Greenlee' moor grass (Sesleria 'Greenlee' [also sold as 'Greenlee Hybrid' or 'Greenlee's Hybrid'])
Vertical image of the crinkled orange flowerheads of 'Twisted Orange' crested cockcomb (Celosia argentea Cristata Group 'Twisted Orange')
Horizontal closeup of several ears of 'Glass Gem' corn, a variety of flint corn with glossy kernels in a variety of colors
Closeup of the foliage of the evergreen shrub known as dwarf Hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana')
Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) in flower in a summer meadow, with copy space
Black mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens') in bloom, with its purple-blushed white flowers
The native perennial wildflower commonly known as wild quinine or American feverfew (Parthenium integrifolium)
The fresh fruits of pineberry, a special kind of strawberry, showing the distinctive white flesh and red seeds
White paper pulp with flower petals in strips on a screen in a mold for homemade paper bookmarks
Vertical image of the flowers and foliage of the unusual perennial known as cruel plant, false bush stephanotis, or mosquito trap plant (Cynanchum [Vincetoxicum] ascyrifolium)
The variegated foliage (leaves) of 'Silver King' Japanese euonymus (Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King')
'Slender Silhouette' American sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua 'Slender Silhouette') in a garden, showing the narrowly upright (fastigiate) growth habit
Vertical image of the lavender-purple flowers of aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) in bloom
Closeup of the pink-blushed foliage of succulent Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'
Vertical image of 'Butter and Sugar' Silberian iris (Iris sibirica) in flower in a garden setting
Vertical closeup of the flowers of 'Blue Ice' hybrid bluestar (Amsonia 'Blue Ice')
Horizontal closeup of the white flowers and bright yellow foliage of 'White Gold' bleeding heart (Lamprocapnos [Dicentra] spectabilis)
The flower of 'Bleeding Hearts' oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Bleeding Hearts')
Perennial 'Adoration' Culver's root (Veronicastrum 'Adoration') in flower in a summer garden
Vertical image of 'Gold Heart' bleeding heart (Lamprocapnos [formerly Dicentra] spectabilis)  with forget-me-nots (Myosotis sylvatica) and 'Sherwood Purple' creeping phlox (Phlox stolonifera)
Image of Mexican grass tree (Dasylirion quadrangulatum, also known as Dasylirion longissimum)
Vertical image of the purplish pink flowers of 'Visions' astilbe (Astilbe 'Visions')
The foliage of hairy alumroot (Heuchera villosa)
The foliage of the succulent commonly known as little pickles (Othonna capensis)
Vertical closeup of the flowers of 'Pink Tanna' burnet (Sanguisorba)
Vertical image of the lacy, silver-gray foliage (leaves) of 'Powis Castle' artemisia (Artemisia 'Powis Castle')
Closeup of the developing head of 'Black Winter Emmer' winter wheat (Triticum dicoccon var. atratum), an ancient grain
Closeup of the yellow-spotted foliage of variegated trailing abutilon (Abutilon megapotamicum 'Variegatum')
The green-and-white variegated foliage of 'White Surprise' blue mist shrub (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'White Surprise')
The flowerheads of hyssopleaf thoroughwort (Eupatorium hyssopifolium) in a meadow
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