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Easy Flowers that Hold Up to Summer Heat in the Midwest

Let the prairie be your inspiration for a terrific summer display that stands up to the heat. Purple coneflower is a hardworking poster child, but many more excellent natives also bloom prolifically when the temperature soars.
Shannon Tiernan
Shannon Tiernan • 1 year ago

Easy Flowers that Hold Up to Summer Heat in the Midwest

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