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      Top 20 Perennials for Your Garden - Tall Garden Phlox Phlox paniculata -- garden, tall, or border phlox -- grows 3 to 4 feet tall and bears large trusses of fragrant perennial flowers from summer to early fall. It's an old-fashioned favorite that has few rivals for its color display and light, sweet fragrance. It's well suited to the back of the garden and cottage gardens.

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    Yarrow. Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white.

    Creeping Phlox-ground cover-Pink, white, purple, red, and bicolors with darker-colored eyes abound in spring on this perennial groundcover. Perfect for edging sidewalks and walkways, this slow-growing perennial likes full sun and well-drained soil. Creeping phlox won't become a rowdy neighbor to the tulips, daffodils, and other spring bulbs that look charming planted with it

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    Garden Phlox -Every flower border should contain a generous helping of garden phlox. These big bloomers can grow 3 to 5 feet tall producing ball-like flower heads from mid-summer to fall. The fragrant flowers include pink, red, purple, white, or bicolor, and some also offer variegated foliage. In humid climates, look for mildew-resistant varieties. Garden phlox make excellent companions for roses, coneflower, and lilies. Grows in Zones 4-8.

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    Arizona Apricot Blanketflower—Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 12 inches tall and wide Zones: 3-10 Grow it with: 'Rozanne' perennial geranium, which offers a lovely contrast with its soft blue-violet blooms