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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.


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.


Aquilegia caerulea 'Swan Violet and White'

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Common Name: Swan Violet and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Purple and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade Shade

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

A hybrid derived from the Colorado state flower, the petals and spurs are an incredibly rich, shining violet-blue. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: The name honors the memory of the students and teachers of Columbine High School who shall never be forgotten. proceeds will benefit organizations that promote diversity and tolerance in schools.

Doliolichos lablab

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Common Name: Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 3'
Description:

Showy climber with green and purple colored foliage and shiny reddish-purple 2-3” seed pods. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Seed pods can be used in dried arrangements. Great to be trained for climbing on trellises and arbors. Fast growing vine, an annual, but very easy and very showy.

Delosperma dyeri 'Psdold'

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Common Name: Red Mountain Iceplant
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Color breakthrough! HOT, glowing red flowers. Planting several plants can result in a nice groundcover. Plant Select® award winner.


Delosperma cooperi 'John Proffitt'

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Common Name: Mountain Iceplant
Bloom Season: Late Spring to Early Fall
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

A fast spreading ground cover from South Africa that blooms for most of the growing season. The lustrous, fuchsia flowers are an improvement on Delosperma cooperi. During the winter the leaves remain turgid and green, often tinged with purple. Plant Select® award winner.