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Allan Bloom Hybrd
Society Garlic
Gloriosa Daisy
Dahlia (assorted)
White Gaura
Allan Bloom Hybrd

Common name:Allan Bloom Hybrd
Botanical name:Achillea X taygetaea 'Moonshine'

Long, straight stems with pale yellow flowers are apparent on the mats of green to grey-green leaves of this plant, which are flatter and less divided than those of the Achillea millefolium. The yarrow propagate easily from rooted cuttings or division, which should be performed in the early spring or fall. Following bloom, one should dead head the plant and divide the clumps when it appears crowded.

Society Garlic

Common name:Society Garlic
Botanical name:Tulbaghia violacea

This clumping perennial will grow less than 1' tall and has narrow, blue green leaves. Clusters of lavender flowers bloom in spring and summer. Leaves and flowers have a distinct onion or garlic smell if crushed.

Gloriosa Daisy

Common name:Gloriosa Daisy
Botanical name:Rudbeckia hirta 'Goldilocks'

This biennial will grow 3-4' tall and 1 1/2' wide. It has dark green leaves with yellow/gold flowers that bloom in summer and fall.

Dahlia (assorted)

Common name:Dahlia (assorted)
Botanical name:Dahlia X hybrida

This perennial can grow up to 5' tall and produces full, large blooms that do well in the sun or light shade.

White Gaura

Common name:White Gaura
Botanical name:Gaura lindheimeri

White Gaura is a profusely flowering perennial for all zones that grows 2-4ft. high. It has pink buds that open to showy white flowers in spring and fall. It needs full sun and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

The Right Plant Right Place

Putting the right plants in the right places in the right groupings is both the challenge and art of good landscape design.

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Colors of the Rainbow

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Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.