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Must-Grow New Perennials for 2013

'Double Scoop Orangeberry' Coneflower. It features a petal packed middle surrounded by a frill of single petals at the edges. Showy perennial! Plants produce lovely cut flowers for arrangements; they are both long-lasting and fragrant. This very hardy, well-branched compact plant grows in an upright way and seems to bloom forever -- from late spring through late summer. Love conflowers, I grow lots of conflowers!!

Echinacea purpurea 'Tiki Torch'®

Echinacea 'Tiki Torch' aka Coneflower (Asteraceae) :: Fast growing Perennial that blooms July - Sept but grows most in Spring - drought resistant & attracts butterflies & hummingbirds - needs full sun - grows to be wide & high, with spikes up to high

Monarda, 'Beauty of Cobham' - will take quite a bit of shade. Smells glorious. The leaves are used in Earl Grey tea.

Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

Summer flowers that just won't quit - there are plenty of perennials that bloom well into the fall like echinacea.

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16 Top Alliums for Your Garden

Drumstick Allium is a beautiful summertime bloomer that looks great with lilies! More alliums for your garden: