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Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens - Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

In the heat & drought the Midwest is experiencing, these hardy ground covers still flourish.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden. I truly do have a Midwest garden lol

These good-looking perennials can weather whatever our Midwestern climate delivers. Best of all, they come back year after year with almost no attention on your part.

12 Top Midwest Perennial Flowers

Love your peonies - but hate their short blooming season? This simple trick will have your peonies blooming all summer long.

How to make your peonies bloom all summer

Super simple DIY hack for flowers. Love the peonies in your garden - but hate their short blooming season? This simple trick will have your peonies blooming all summer long.

Perfect Peonies • Tips & Ideas!

Perfect Peonies

Perfect Peonies Tips Ideas!, garden design, gardening, gardening with flowers, tips for growing great peonies Patricia Heaton

Best plants for Chicago... has many nicknames, "the Windy City", the "City of Big Shoulders", "Chi-Town", or my favorite, "the Chi", and now we can add "Zone 5" or more specifically, "Zone 5b" to the list. That's right, Chicago is a "Zone 5" city in gardening circles. If you're a Zone Fiver, check out this list of hearty flowers that are perfect for the Chi.

Locavore Gardening: 12 Best Bet Flowers to Grow in Chicago

Week 5 //Locavore Gardening: 12 Best Bet Flowers to Grow in Chicago [Build city and landscape can be started understanding what specific kinds of local green]

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 by letitia

Zebra Mallow - (Malva sylvestris) cousins to hollyhocks are short-lived perennials that bloom all summer long and self seed. Zones - Flower Beds and Gardens

Perennial Hibiscus.  BHG easy Midwest flowers.

Low-Maintenance Perennials for the Midwest

Perennial Hibiscus Offering flowers all summer long in shades of red, pink, and white, individual blooms can be as much as 12 inches across and keep on coming all the way through fall. Plant Name: Hibiscus moscheutos Zones: .

FULL SUN  to PARTIAL SHADE Rock Cress Cascading (Aubrieta Hybrida Superbissima Cascade Blue) - Spring/Summer - 4/9"

Rock Cress Cascading (Aubrieta Hybrida Superbissima Cascade Blue) - Full Sun/Partial Shade - Spring/Summer - - I love this plant and think that it is very underused.

LITTLE BIBI - LITTLE BIBI is a naturally dwarf evergreen shrub with glaucous grey green leaves. It flowers heavily with its main flush in spring/summer, and continuously throughout the remainder of the year (depending on location and local conditions) with pretty mauve/purple pea like flowers. Heat and frost hardy, this tough plant is ideal for a wide range of domestic and commercial landscapes.

LITTLE BIBI - LITTLE BIBI is a naturally dwarf evergreen shrub with glaucous grey green leaves. It flowers heavily with its main flush in spring/summer, and continuously throughout the remainder of the year (depending on location and local conditions) wit

The Dwarf Burning Bush is one of the most colorful shrubs out there.  A brilliant, fire-red illuminates off the shrub, catching everyone’s eye. The best part about this shrub is the colorful display that will last for months!  Not only does the shrub have great fall color but in the spring and summer it is covered in a beautiful shade of green.  While the color adds great appeal to the Burning Bush, there are many other attractive qualities. This no maintenance, no headache shrub is easy to…

Dwarf Burning Bush: Pruning and Planting Tips

The Dwarf Burning Bush is one of the most colorful shrubs out there. A brilliant, fire-red illuminates off the shrub, catching everyone’s eye. The best part about this shrub is the colorful display that will last for months! Not only does the shrub have

Lindas e super elegantes, as peônias caíram no gosto das noivas e são cada vez mais usadas tanto na decoração como nos buquês. Confira lindas imagens dessa flor exótica.

Peônia: a flor que caiu no gosto das noivas

Lindas e super elegantes, as peônias caíram no gosto das noivas e são cada vez mais usadas tanto na decoração como nos buquês. Confira lindas imagens dessa flor exótica.

Coneflower: Tough as nails and deer-resistant. More tips for Midwest plants: http://www.midwestliving.com/garden/ideas/25-top-easy-care-plants-for-midwest-gardens/page/21/0

25 Top Easy-Care Plants for Midwest Gardens

25 Easy-care plants for a Midwest Garden. Plant these low-maintenance perennials and shrubs—including hostas, peonies, yarrow, daylilies, catmint and switchgrass—for a carefree Midwest garden.

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