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Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

plants that thrive in clay: Black-eyed susan

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7 Perennials That Will Bloom Multiple Times This Summer

Blanket Flower Genus: Gaillardia X grandiflora Zones: 3-10 Bloom time: Continuous, May through fall, or frost. To prune: Cut the stems all the way back to the foliage. Good to know: Blanket flower thrives in dry, sunny conditions.

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12 great drought-tolerant plants

Sunset magazine Drought Tolerant

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What to Prune When

Perennial Flowers

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

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Top New Sun-Loving Perennials for 2014

'Red Satin' Coreopsis ~ A major color breakthrough for coreopsis; produces quantities of red-wine flowers held aloft on wiry stems with narrow, bright green foliage. A lovely plant that stays in bloom midsummer 'til fall, especially if you dead head. Forms a tight clump; won’t spread through your garden. Name: Coreopsis ‘Red Satin’ Growing Conditions: Full sun Size: 15–18 inches tall, 18–20 inches wide Zones: 5–9 Grow with: Echinacea Source: Great Garden Plants

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Rock Garden Design Ideas

Between the Rocks- beautiful colors!

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Patio Prettier

5 EASY PATIO UPGRADES Summer will be here before you know it. If your patio isn't ready to take on outdoor parties, these quick and easy tips will get it there in no time.

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20 Best Perennials for Your Garden

Top 20 Perennials for Your Garden-once you plant them,they just keep coming year after year-a very good thing

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Flowering Shrubs {Garden

Texas sage . full sun and drought tolerant.

I grow this and it is hardy and forgiving! Drought tolerant, poor soil, winter hardy. Perennial Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’ | Annie's Annuals

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The Best Perennials for Cutting

This flower offers colorful clusters of red, pink, lavender, violet, or white. More perennials for cutting: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-cutting/?socsrc=bhgpin072513beebalm=14

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The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Purple Coneflower It's hard not to love purple coneflower. This resilient perennial blooms much of the summer producing tons of mauve-purple blooms that hold up really well when cut. Or, if you leave them in the garden, they'll attract scores of butterflies. Name: Echinacea purpurea Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall Zones: 3-9

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Facts About the Lantana Flower

Lantana -“Landmark Sunrise Rose” - It starts yellow, then matures to coral and then to pink! Love Lantanas.....

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The Best Perennials for Your Yard

Catmint - heat, drought, deer and rabbit tolerant perennial

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Gauzy textures, gutsy plants

Plant these drought tolerant beauties in the Fall!

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No-Fuss Garden Plans

No-Fuss Garden Plans: 19 diff. flower garden plans...sun, heat, low water, shade, curbside and so on...great site!