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These plants are Plant Select plants. These are test grown in Colorado and the best performers are chosen.

Salvia reptans

Common Name: Autumn Sapphire Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Width: 16-18"

Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing'

Common Name: Wild Thing Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Aromatic mounds of dark, semi-evergreen foliage are covered with flushes of hot pink flowers much of the growing season. Brought to Plant Select by Tom Peace. Best cut back in the spring. Woody perennial. Xeriscape. Plant Select award winner.


Osteospermum 'Purple Mountain'

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Common Name: Purple Mountain Sun Daisy
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Bright purple daisies over dark green foliage make an attractive plant. New for Canyon’s Edge in 2015. Needs nicely drained soil that is just lightly amended. Do not overwater, it likes it on the dry side.


Osteospermum 'Avalanche'

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Common Name: Osteospermum 'Avalanche'
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Pure white flowers over dark green foliage make an attractive plant. New for Canyon’s Edge in 2015. Needs nicely drained soil that is just lightly amended. Do not overwater, it likes it on the dry side.


Geranium cantabigiense 'Biokovo'

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Common Name: Biokovo Geranium
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 10"
Description:

A nice, low growing plant that can spread to make a small scale ground cover.


Engelmannia perisetenia

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Common Name: Englemann Daisy
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Long blooming native- if it gets leggy cut it back for quick new growth and bloom. Good for wildlife. Blooms open daily and are showy in the morning, then they close in the heat of the day.


Delosperma kelaidis

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Common Name: Mesa Verde Ice Plant
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Light Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 2"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

This iridescent, salmon-pink flowered sport appeared among plants of a dwarf, alpine form of Delospermum cooperi at Denver Botanic Gardens in 1997. It is vigorous, compact and floriferous. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Lovely pink flowers atop succulent green foliage. Does well in dry soils. Good for rock gardens.

Penstemon x mexicali 'Carolyn's Hope'

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Common Name: Carolyn's Hope Penstemon
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Plant Select® award winner. Cheerful pink, white-throated tubular flowers and dark pink buds above narrow, glossy green are attractive nearly all summer long. This hybrid between Mexican and American wild penstemons was developed in Colorado to raise funds to support breast cancer research at University of Colorado Cancer Center.


Penstemon x mexicali 'Windwalker Garnet'

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Common Name: Windwalker Garnet Penstemon
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Plant Select® award winner. Unique ruby-red or garnet-colored tubular flowers with striped throats bloom nearly all summer long above narrow, glossy green leaves, forming attractive mounds. This selection is a hybrid between Mexican and American wild penstemons developed by Kelly Grummons in Colorado.


Chamaebatiaria millefolium

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Common Name: Fern Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 40"
Mature Width: 40"
Description:

Needs good drainage. Fern-like, aromatic foliage. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Its bark begins to shred as it gets older, revealing a red layer underneath. Showy white flowers with good winter interest. Attracts butterflies.