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Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

One of the most popular perennials in the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden, Nepeta, or catmint, wins rave reviews from visitors throughout the spring and summer. The plant has rich blue flowers that stand up to heat and drought. Plus, after they finish blooming, you can shear the plant back by a third of its height and it’ll bloom again in the late summer and early fall.

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Easy Flowers that Hold Up to Summer Heat in the Midwest

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The 10 Best Perennials For Sun And Drought

Looks like it's going to be a hot, sunny and dry summer, so I though I would share this with you: The 10 best ‪‎perennials‬ for sun and drought. Have a nice garden all summer long. Happy gardening.‬

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40 Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Love hummingbirds? There are many different flowering plants you can add to your garden or balcony to attract and nourish these beautiful birds. Have a look at the suggestions and see what would work in your yard. Hummingbirds, like bees and butterflies,

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No-Fail Perennials for the Midwest

No-Fail Perennials for the Midwest Choose these easy-to-grow perennials for a bold, beautiful garden all summer long.

Allium, Rosenbachianum Mix Large globes that are the earliest to flower. This is a brilliant mix for the beginner bulb gardener. Easy to grow and rare, these alliums produce 5" globes of star-shaped flower heads in purple, white and blue. lifecycle: Perennial Zone: 4-8 Uses: Beds, Borders, Cut Flowers, Dried Flowers Sun: Full Sun Height: 2-3 feet Spread: 2-3 inches