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Yarrow: Light: Sun Zones: 3-10 Plant Type: Perennial Plant Height: 6-60 inches tall Plant Width: 18-36 inches wide Flower Color: Red, yellow, gold, pink, or white flowers, depending on variety Bloom Time: Blooms spring, summer, and fall depending on variety

The bright orange Echinacea 'Tiki Torch' is summer's hottest new coneflower variety. Once established, the sun-loving 'Tiki Torch' tolerates heat and drought while growing to a hearty 36 inches tall. Plant Tip: Clip off blooms as they fade, and new ones will continue growing well into fall.

Eastern Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) – Drought tolerant native that is a butterfly magnet. Profuse blooms spring through summer. Elongated stems with soft lavender petals attached to an iridescent cone. It prefers full sun to partial shade in well draining fertile soils. 2-5 feet tall. Perfect for cut flowers, lasting about a week. NATIVE. Outstanding performer in the garden.

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Easy Groundcovers

(groundcover) Armeria:A charming plant not seen enough in gardens, armeria offers low, grassy foliage and clusters of bright pink or white flowers in late spring and early summer.

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23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

How much light does your houseplant need? Find out on this handy chart. | 23 Absolutely Essential Gardening Diagrams

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How to Keep Houseplants Alive

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Front Yard Flower Gardens

A street-side bed adds a pocket of color and breaks up a large expanse of front lawn, creating lots of interest in just a small amount of space

Turks Cap (Hibiscus mutabilis). I noticed this shrub growing next to a mailbox on a residential street and was struck by the orange-red color of the blooms. I made several unsuccessful attempts to root cuttings, but I was taking my cuttings from blooming plants. I was finally successful when I took soft wood cuttings from new growth in the early spring, and now I have one of these beauties to call my own!

Blackfoot daisy is a sturdy, mounding plant, that will flourish in rock gardens. It is heat and drought tolerant. Good drainage is essential to its success. In late winter, older plants can be cut back halfway to keep them compact. Rich soil and abundant water will likely produce many more flowers in the short-term, but may consequently shorten the lifespan.

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How to Grow Hollyhocks

Maybe put along a wall somewhere, between other more permanent plantings. Old fashioned single hollyhocks.