flower id. 6

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flower id. 6
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2012-10-02 17:58:00
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  1. Liatris spicata

    Liatris

    Perennial

    zone 3-8

    Narrow leaf, blooms summer-fall, full sun, well drained soil, purples and pinks, blooms from top down. Grows 2-4'
  2. Bracteantha bracteata

    Strawflower

    Annual

    Tender

    Erect habit, summer bloom, rigid colorful bracts, many colors, alternate oblong 3-5" leaf, full sun, well drained soil, moist soil, cut, dry. Grows 1-2' tall.
  3. Lobularia maritima

    Sweet Alyssum

    Annual

    Tender

    Leaf tapering 1", blooms late spring-frost, full-pt. sun, well drained, white, pinks, purples, massing, rock gardens. Grows 4-8" tall and spreads 15".
  4. Eupatorium purpureum

    Joe-Pye Weed

    Perennial

    zones 4-10

    Erect habit, whorled opposite leaves, blooms all summer, full sun, moist soil, lavander, pinks, background, gets HUGE! Grows 5' tall.
  5. Ipomoea batatas

    Sweet Potato Vine

    Perennial

    zones 8-9

    Aggressive vine, leaf has lots of varieties, not after the bloom, containers, massing, lasts spring-frost, grows edible tubers. Grows 6-8" tall and 6-10" wide.
  6. Scabiosa columbaria

    Pincushion Flower

    Perennial

    zones 3-7

    Opposite linear or lobed leaf, blooms summer-frost, full sun, well drained soil, xeric(ish), whites, pinks, lt. blue, cuts, border, massing. Grows 18-24" tall and spreads 18".
  7. Alcea rosea

    Hollyhock

    Perennial/Biennial

    zones 5-8


    singles and doubles, erect habit, alternate lobed leaf, blooms summer-fall, full sun, well drained soil, background, specimin, screening, easy to propagate. Grows 2-9' tall.
  8. Aubrieta deltoidea

    False Rock Cress

    Perennial

    zones 4-8

    mat like leaf, blooms early spring, purples, full sun, well drained soil, rock gardens, massing. Grows 6" tall and spreads 2'.
  9. Ophiopogon japonicus

    Mondo Grass

    Perennial

    zones 7-9

    narrow dark green leaves, summer bloom, not after blooms really, pt. sun/shade, moist conditions, mass planting, flower small purple. Grows 12" tall and spreads 9-12".
  10. Paeonia hybrids

    Peony

    Perennial

    zones 3-8

    round habit, alternate 6-8" lobed leaf, blooms late spring-early summer for about 2 wks., pt. sun/shade, well drained soil, pinks, whites, purples, reds, 3-6" flower, fragrant. Grows 3' tall.
  11. Penstemon spp.

    Penstemon

    Perennial

    zone 3-8

    clump habit, opposite 2-4" leaves go up the stem, blooms spring-summer, xeric, tubular, scarlets, pinks, native plant, naturalizer. Grows 1-3' tall.
  12. Perovskia atriplicifolia

    Russian sage

    Perennial

    zones 5-9

    greyish leaf, full sun, well drained soil, blooms purple (@ end of the spike), filler, background. Grows 2-4' high and spreads 3'.
  13. Kniphofia hybrids

    Red-Hot-Poker

    Perennial

    zones 4-9

    blooms mid-late spring, linear swordlike tough grey green leaf, full sun, well drained soil, thick woody stock, yellow, red, orange, specimin, cut, focal pt. Grows 2-4' high and spreads 3'.
  14. Aquilegia hybrids

    Columbine

    Perennial

    zone 3-9

    grey green 3" leaf, blooms spring-summer, pt. sun/shade, moist conditions, 5 petals/sepals, many colors, naturalizer. Grows 3-4' high.
  15. Scaevola aemula

    Fan Flower

    Annual

    Hardy

    Dark green glossy spoon shaped leaf, blooms early summer-early fall, full sun, well drained soil, blue, pinks, whites, ground cover, containers. Grows 20" high and in spread.
  16. Rosa hybrid

    Rose

    Perennial

    zone 4-8

    5 leaflets, thorns, blooms june-frost, pt. shade/sun, fertile soil, lots of colors, fragrant, cut, focal pt., specimin, massing. Grows 2-4' high and wide.
  17. Epimedium x versicolor

    Barrenwort

    Perennial

    zone 4-9

    Mound habit, 1" leaf, changes to fall reds, blooms mid. spring. pink edged heart shaped leaf, pt. shade/sun, moist conditions, yellow flower, mostly after foliage, good naturalizer/woodland garden plant. Grows 8-12".
  18. Galium odoratum

    Sweet Woodruff

    Perennial

    zone 4-8

    whorled stem, blooms in spring, full/pt. sun, white flower, aromatic, groundcover. Grows 6-8" tall and has a spreading habit.
  19. Santolina chamaecyparissus

    Lavander Cotton

    Perennial

    zone 5-8

    silvery grey pubescent leaf, blooms late summer, full sun, well drained soil, xeric, yellow, buttonlike flower, rock garden, low hedge, used to spell words. Grows 1-2' high and wide.

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