Truly a summer beauty! Grass like foliage produces a long stop which has globe shaped bloom on it. Flowers are clusters of small lavender pink flowers that are sure to attract butterflies and bees. Blooms last from July to August.
A late flowering deep purple semi double flowers that attract pollinators. 'Purple Dome' has a more compact habit compared to other Asters standing at 18-24 inches tall. It maintains a nice mounded habit to fit in any garden.
A striking Redbud that boasts yellows, oranges, greens, and pinks all on one tree. This cultivar is said to be more heat and drought resistant than most other Redbuds. Smaller tree only growing to about 8-12 feet tall and wide.
Underused medium size tree native to our area. Really nice yellow color. Cool white panicles of flowers when it flowers but that is not every year, generally 2-3 times per decade.
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A 1-2 foot tall and wide perennial that has pale pink to pale purple flower color with a orange brown center seen in most cone flowers. Green basal foliage gives way to the sturdy hairy stems on which the flowers are produced.
A tall native perennial that can get to 7 feet tall. Large domes of small pink lavender flowers sit atop strong stems with whorled leaves. A huge pollinators magnet! Its a great source of nectar for honeybees.
An easy to grow ground cover that has spectacular foliage in the fall. Bronze/green foliage in summer will turn to an electric bright red in fall. In late spring it will develop a nice blue flower sprinkled atop the foliage.
A multi stemmed larger shrub known for its soft velvety catkins that appear before it leafs out. One of the first willow catkins to appear in the spring. Catkins are often used in flowers arrangements.
A medium sized Veronica with profuse spiked blooms that are a dark lavender color. A neat, narrow, upright growing habit makes it easy to place in those hard to fill gaps. Grows to about 28-30" tall and 18-20 inches wide.