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Firebush (Hamelia patens)

Hummingbirds Love Firebush

for garden by the back door - Hummingbirds Love Firebush - If you want to attract hummers by the droves, this easy-growing plant will do the trick.

Get three seasons of color-- maybe four!-- with "Winter Green," this award-winning container planting by Mischler's Florist and Greenhouses in Williamsville NY. The secret? It's made with perennials. Click back to the article to find out how you can make it yourself.

Learn the secret of this award-winning container– It lasts from spring to winter!

Persian Shield Plant - Gorjuss purple color. A striking shade loving plant excellent for mixed containers.

Purple leaves of a Persian shield plant. - Persian shield - can be grown outside as an annual or, as an indoor houseplant, it will bloom in winter.

Tangerine Tango New Guinea Impatiens. They may help me get over my dislike of impatiens. Adore the orangey colou.

Hot plants for your 2012 garden - Super Sonic Orange Ice New Guinea Impatiens - Annuals - Plants - Canadian Gardening

Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis.  Perennial, 3ft tall. Attracts hummingbirds

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Cardinal flower is an excellent late-summer-blooming perennial for the edge of the water garden. The bright red flowers may attract hummingbirds. Name: Lobelia cardinalis Growing Conditions: Part to full shade, pondside Size: 3 feet tall Zones:

Trifolium repens ‘William’

Trifolium repens ‘William’ and Carex testacea, Sarah Price

Watermelon peperomia (Peperomia argyreia)

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Peperomia Peperomia's most interesting feature is its leaves, which vary in shape (heart shape to narrow), texture (waxy to wafflelike) and color (green, reddish or silvery gray). Plants occasionally produce slender flowery spikes that resemble rat's tai