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Bee Balm with Hummingbird
November 3, 2022

All About Bee Balm

A perennial favorite native to North America, bee balm (also called wild bergamot or monarda) is beloved in flower beds for its beautiful blooms of red, pink, purple or white—not to mention the fragrant foliage. Bee balm is a great addition to a pollinator garden. The flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees; and the seed heads will […]
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Catmint
November 3, 2022

Catmint Care

If you’re looking for a perennial that is long blooming, heat tolerant, resistant to pests and diseases, and easy to grow, then catmint is the plant for you! It has attractive gray-green foliage that emerges in neat, tidy mounds in April. By May, the plant fairly explodes with a profuse haze of soft lavender-blue flowers. […]
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Autumn Joy Sedum
August 30, 2022

Autumn Joy Sedum

This sturdy perennial is as tough as they come. Clumping foliage displays large, plate-like flower clusters that start pink, then gracefully age to rosy russet-red in the fall. A fine addition to the rock garden or mixed border. Succulent foliage will die back to the ground in cold winter regions, but will re-emerge in early […]
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Blazing Star Liatris Spicata
August 23, 2022

Blazing Star Liatris Spicata

Liatris spicata, commonly called Blazing Star, is a tall, upright, clump-forming perennial. It features spikes of rounded, fluffy, deep purple flower heads atop rigid, leafy flower stalks. One or more stalks arise from a tuft of narrow, grass-like, medium green leaves. Stem leaves gradually decrease in size toward the top. Summer bloomer. The feathery flower […]
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White Tardiva Hydrangea
August 19, 2022

About Tardiva Hydrangea

Late season flowers extend garden color into November! Lacy white flowers are tinted pale pink as the season progresses. Award-winning shrub for foundation plantings or encourage it into a tree form as a charming accent. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the […]
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Pink Sedum Stonecrop
August 18, 2022

Rock ‘N Grow® Pure Joy Stonecrop

This low, mounding perennial is a wonderful filler for your flower border or container. Its delicate, bubblegum pink flowers blanket the light green foliage, making it an exquisite choice for cuttings or dried flowers, as well. Hardiness Zone Zones 3-8 Category Perennial Flower Color Pink shades Foliage Light green shades Light Requirement Full Sun Height […]
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Pink Spirea
August 18, 2022

Double Play Big Bang® Spirea

Japanese spirea comes by its popularity earnestly: durable, super easy to care for, and perfectly pretty pink flowers in spring. Double Play Big Bang® spirea does the landscape classic one better with the biggest, pinkest flowers of any Japanese spirea. It also offers super colorful new growth, especially when it emerges in early spring. That’s what […]
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Veronica Hybrid Magic Show® White Wands
August 18, 2022

Veronica Hybrid Magic Show® White Wands

Pure white flower wands are borne prolifically atop the short, dense clump of dark green foliage. Try planting in combination containers or near the front of the border. Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8 Category Perennial Flower Color White Shades Foliage Green Shades Blooming Time Spring and Summer Light Requirement Part Sun to Full Sun Water Category […]
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Pow Wow Wildberrry Echinacea Coneflower
August 18, 2022

Pow Wow® Wildberry Echinacea

Brilliant colors, superior branching and blooms early in the summer in the landscape. Bright burgundy pink blooms are fade-proof and absolutely unique. Ideal for use in meadows or borders. Good cut flowers. Attracts butterflies. Strong, upright grower. A tough plant that handles heat with ease. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun. Very drought tolerant. Hardiness […]
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