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I buy lots of amaryllis bulbs every fall- pot them & give them as Xmas presents when they start to spike. You can order exotic varieties. I plant mine outside (zone 8) after & they bloom in the spring afterwards (usually the next year,) It's so nice to have something pretty blooming in the winter- some will bloom later, into February.
I'd feel like I live in a Dr. Seuss book if these were in my yard. But they are so pretty! // Kochia Scoparia Seeds evergreen foliage plant for landscapes. Position: full sun/part shade Soil: Any soil Rate of growth: rapid ~ Hardiness: fully hardy Height: 15 to 36 inches Native: Europe, Asia and Australasia. Growing Region: Zones 2 to 10. Flowers: Summer. Flower Details: Light green, white. Hairy flowers Foliage: Green through to red!
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
Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage.