"Perennials" ... Plants that come back every year..
Rose 'Happy Chappy'. Large clusters of single blooms in shades of yellow, apricot and pink envelop this sturdy groundcover rose. Easy to care for, vigorous and disease-resistant. Good in landscapes, containers, hedges and borders. Mature size is two feet tall and three feet wide. Hardy to USDA Zone 5. Introduced by Jackson & Perkins
"Happy Chappy' rose"...Beautiful! ♥
Phlox 'Intensia Star Brite'. Pinwheel striping of purple-pink and white makes the large, lightly fragrant flowers really stand out. Mildew and heat resistant. This long-blooming annual grows 8 to12 inches high and wide, making it a good choice for containers, hanging baskets and border combinations. Proven Winners.
"Intensia Star Brite' phlox"...
"'Fusion Peach Frost' impatiens"....
Rose 'Strike It Rich'. Prolific, spicy-scented blooms are rich golden yellow infused with a hint of red. This medium sized grandiflora (5 to 6 feet tall and wide) is bushy and well-branched, producing new flowers over a long period. With exceptional disease-resistance and vigor, the deep green foliage stays clean all season long. The long red stems are great in cut bouquets. 2007 AARS winner. USDA Zones 5-9.
Echinacea purpurea 'Razzmatazz'. This first-ever double coneflower boasts showy pink pompoms framed by deep magenta daisy petals. The fragrant 4-inch blooms on this reliable perennial are borne on long, sturdy stems and will last two weeks in a vase. Grows 35 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide. USDA Zones 3-9.
~ "Echinacea 'Razzmatazz"....Color
Oakleaf hydrangea 'Pinky Winky' (Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky'). Named after a character on the popular "Teletubbies" children's show, this deciduous shrub produces two-toned panicles of white and pink from mid-summer into fall. Strong, upright red stems bear impressive 16-inch long flower heads without drooping. Can be pruned to stay small or allowed to reach its mature size of eight feet tall and wide. Tolerant of many climate and soil conditions. USDA Zones 3 to 7.
Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus'. The flowers on this long-blooming perennial are completely different than other bellflowers. Japanese lantern-shaped buds open into slender pink tentacles resembling an octopus. Prefers full sun to part shade and average, well-drained soil. At 10 inches high and 18 inches wide, it's the perfect choice for containers, edging or as a groundcover. Hardy in USDA Zones 5 to 9.
"Campanula" 'Pink Octopus'...
Echinacea purpurea 'Raspberry Tart'. Masses of scented electric magenta blooms appear from midsummer into fall. Does best in full sun and well-drained soil. This dwarf perennial coneflower measures just 24 inches tall and 15 inches wide. Good for mixed borders and as cut flowers. USDA Zones 4-9. Terra Nova Nurseries.
~ Echinacea 'Raspberry Tart.... Beautiful! Zones 3-8
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The Cool Hunter - Lifestyle
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