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  • BigSky™ Twilight Coneflower

    Exciting introduction from the Big Sky™ series, 'Twilight' is a color breakthrough in coneflowers, sporting bright, rose-red flowers with a deeper red center cone. The flower petals are slightly reflexed, and overlapping, with a nice rose fragrance. Best in full sun sites with well-drained, loamy soils.

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  • Crazy Pink Coneflower

    Crazy Pink has a staggering number of lightly fragrant, daisy-like flowers and blooms for an extended period of time. Superior lateral branching assures a compact, sturdy plant that won't need staking. Deadheading will help to extend the bloom cycle but leave a few of the cones on in late summer as they provide food for finches and other birds. From ItSaul Plants.

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  • Big Sky™ Solar Flare Coneflower

    From the breeders of the Big Sky series, this new coneflower has incredibly large and sweetly fragrant flowers which are an unusual shade of magenta-red, with petals fading to shades of red and rose as they mature. Flowers are produced on strong sturdy stems that are near black in color and add an interesting punch of color. Butterflies love this plant!

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  • Big Sky™ Sundown™ Coneflower

    This beautiful selection has warm, russet-orange flowers with a henna-brown central cone. Nice wide petals are slightly reflexed and overlap, giving the blossoms a full, substantial presence. Plant this one up close where you can enjoy its delightful rose-like fragrance. Strong stems keep the plant upright and make good cut flowers. Lovely coneflower.

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  • Big Sky™ After Midnight™ Coneflower

    A dwarf coneflower with strongly fragrant, brilliant magenta blooms and a reddish black cone. Ideal for containers or the front of the border. Attracts butterflies and bees. Songbirds enjoy the dried seeds in fall and early winter. Deer tend to leave this plant alone. Plant in any moist, well-drained garden soil exposed to full sun, and keep it well-watered and fed the first season or two. Once established, it is wonderfully tolerant of heat, cold, and even drought. Excellent cut flower. Bred by the Saul brothers of Itsaul Plants, Georgia.

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  • Tiny Rubies Dianthus

    The gray-green leafy foliage forms a ground hugging mat. Fragrant, deep double pink flowers blooming in the spring. Full sun and well-drained soil.

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  • Fire & Ice Pinks

    A cute new Dianthus with loads of bright flowers for much of summer. Raspberry-colored flowers have a distinct white edge, and foliage is a neat grey-green. Best of all, deer won't eat it!

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  • Bewitched Dianthus

    This sport of Firewitch has light pink flowers with a magenta ring and that distinctive carnation fragrance. It has a long bloom period starting in early summer and if sheared will often rebloom in autumn. Has a spreading habit and blue tinged foliage. Great for the front of the border, creeping over walls, in the rock garden or as an edging plant.

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  • Firewitch Dianthus

    This German cultivar is small in size, but delivers a generous amount of blooms. Forms a short, tight mound of blue, grass-like foliage. The flowers are a deep raspberry red and have that classic carnation fragrance. Blooms heavily in early summer, and if kept deadheaded will bloom for much of the summer. Highly tolerant of heat, this plant thrives in well-drained soils. Best in full sun. Great for rock gardens. Perennial Plant of the year 2006.

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  • Fruit Punch™ Coconut Punch Pinks

    Part of the Fruit Punch series, Coconut Punch has 2" fluffy, fragrant, double blossoms which are intricately patterned in contrasting shades of bright red and white. Blooming for much of summer on rugged grey-green foliage that is highly deer-desistant. It tolerates dry soils and performs great in a rock garden.

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  • Hillside Black Beauty Black Snakeroot

    The beautiful, lacy foliage of 'Hillside Black Beauty' emerges in early spring with green tones, but quickly deepens to purplish-black. The dark foliage contrasts nicely with the fragrant, white, bottlebrush blooms in late summer. Ideal specimen plant for the shade garden, combines especially well with variegated or yellow foliage plants. Discovered by Mary Ann McGourty of Hillside Gardens and introduced by PlantHaven®.

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  • Visions Astilbe

    Visions blooms in midsummer with large, plumy-raspberry pink flowers that really stand out from the foliage. It is slightly larger in stature than Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila', reaching a height of 15". Astilbes grow best in evenly moist soil.

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  • Snowdrop Anemone

    Snowdrop is one of the prettiest Anemones with 2", fragrant white flowers in spring. It may reblooom periodically throughout late summer and fall. Excellent border plant. For best performance, plant in light soil.

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  • Blue Fortune Anise Hyssop

    A wonderful late summer bloomer bred by Geert Fortgens of the Arboretum Trompenberg in Rotterdam, Holland. When it first came to the U.S., most growers labeled it as zone 5 hardy, but it has overwintered very well here in the Twin Cities. It is loaded with blue-violet flower spikes from late July through September, and the butterflies and bumblebees love it. The foliage has a lovely fragrance. Likes full sun and is tolerant of drought and heat stress. Plant it next to Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' for a classic blue and gold combination.

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  • Persimmon

    Persimmon produces fragrant flowers which develop into orange-yellow fruits rich in Vitamin C that are popular in puddings, cookies, cakes, custard, and sherbet. A tea can be made from the leaves and the roasted seed is used as a coffee substitute.

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