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Echinacea purpurea 'Pow Wow White'

Common Name: Echinacea purpurea
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

New for 2017.


Echinacea purpurea 'Baby Swan White'

Common Name: Baby Swan White Cone Flower
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18-23"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

New for 2017. White cone flower brings nice contrast to the garden.


Artemisia dracunculus 'Tarragon'

Common Name: Tarragon
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Whitish Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18-36"
Mature Width: 12-18"
Description:

Seed used for cooking. Larval food plant for the American Lady Butterfly.


Artemisia schmidtiana

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Common Name: Silver Mound
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Foliage plant with finely dissected leaves. Very attractive in the low border.


Seseli gummiferum

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Common Name: Moon Carrot
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Pink maturing to White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

New for 2014. Nice basal rosette of lacy silver-blue foliage. The second year it produces a succession of five inch flowers.Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Flowers start out pink and fade to white. Biennial or short lived perennial.

Penstemon albidus 'White'

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Common Name: White Penstemon
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 6"
Description:

panhandle native- late spring bloom. This Penstemon has a short bloom season but is a nice low care plant for the native bed.


Parsley

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Common Name: Dark Green Italian Parsley
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

A good plant for seasoning food in the kitchen. Can also be a host plant for butterflies.


Garden Notes: This variety of parsley seems to be a better selection for the kitchen herb garden. The butterflies seem to leave it alone more and lay their eggs on the Triple Curled variety instead. Plant some of both and enjoy the butterflies while eating your Italian food.

Gaura lindheimeri 'Sparkle White'

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Common Name: Sparkle White Whirling Butterflies
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Early blooming, compact, free flowering plant AAS AND FSG award winner!


Garden Notes: Good in containers and flower beds.

Asclepias viridis

Common Name: Green Antelope Horn
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Greenish-White with Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Important food source for monarch butterfly caterpillars.


Asclepias syriaca

Common Name: Common Milkweed
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink and White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

This milkweed will colonize in the garden slowly- making a great food source for Monarchs.


Garden Notes: It does not compete well against grasses, so it probably will not perform well without keeping weeds and other plants away.