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Salvia greggii 'Fruit Punch'

Common Name: Fruit Punch Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Purplish Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 24-36"

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.


Buddleia davidii 'Buzz Magenta'

Common Name: Buzz Magenta Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Reddish Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

LARGE, graceful blooms on shorter plants! Good in a full sun location in gardens or pots.


Garden Notes: If you love the long graceful, butterfly attracting blooms of common Buddleia, but don’t have the room for them, this is the plant for you! Shorter plants with full sized leaves produce the same long, graceful blooms as the full size variety.

Salvia greggii 'Lipstick'

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Common Name: Lipstick Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Magenta
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Nice magenta color and blooms through the summer.


Garden Notes: A ZONE 7 Plant . It will be iffy to survive winter temps below 0 degrees, but it has survived for several years in our trial beds.

Veronica spicata 'Pink Goblin'

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Common Name: Blue Carpet
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 8"
Description:

Long bloom season if deadheaded. Small glossy green leaves send up tall spikes of flowers.


Salvia microphylla 'Hotlips'

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Common Name: 'Hot Lips' Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Red with White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Blooms may be white, deep red or a combination. Evidently depends on temperatures at the time blooms are setting.


Garden Notes: 'Hot Lips' is shown as a zone 7-8 perennial. May not survive harshest winters, but it will provide summer long, showy blooms.

Dianthus x Barbatus 'Amazon Rose Magic'

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Common Name: Amazon Neon Series Rose Magic
Bloom Season: Spring to Late Summer
Bloom Color: Rose, Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Frilly edged flowers, glossy deep green leaves make an excellent cut flower.


Garden Notes: Nice, a little deadheading improves looks, keeps flowers coming. By far the showiest Dianthus in our new beds on the square in 2014.

Aquilegia caerulea 'McKana Giant'

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Common Name: McKana Giant Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Blend of all different colors
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Great plants for part shade, protect from harsh SW winds. Blooms following spring. Not long lived, but good mix of colors.


Garden Notes: Plan to replace every three years. Give regular light feedings. Check for and wash off aphids with soap water.