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Columbine, Lime Sorbet lifecycle: Perennial Zone: 3-8 Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 30-36 inches Spread: 12-18 inches Uses: Borders, Cut Flowers Bloom Season: Spring, Summer
Columbine or aquilegia is a herbaceous perennial that is drought tolerant (once established) and self-seeds if not deadheaded. The plant grows to 2' tall when in bloom and blooms late spring-early summer. Flowers come in a variety of colors. Grow in part shade. Best in rock and woodland gardens and as edging plants. Zones 3-9
Humming birds love Lupine. Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-8 Grow it with: Daisies, for a long-blooming, cheery combination.
Perennial Geranium There are a wealth of geraniums perfect for cottage gardens. 'Johnson's Blue' is among the most common; it offers beautiful blue-purple flowers in early summer. Name: Geranium 'Johnson's Blue' Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 18 inches tall Zones: 4-8
Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8
Echinacea - "Secret Desire" Coneflower Type: Perennials Height: Medium 2 (Plant 2-3 apart) Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny Zones: 4-9 Find Your Zone Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic Flower Color / Accent: Pink / Orange