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50 State Flowers to Grow Anywhere

Camellia, with its glossy evergreen leaves and large cupped flowers, blooms when few other plants do—in late winter to early spring. Plant partial-shade-loving camellias such as this 'Rubescens Major,' in slightly acidic soil that drains well.

Camellia Japonica - February 2013. Evergreen shrubs with beautiful solitary or clustered flowers appearing early in the year with glossy, leathery leaves.

from Southern Living

Camellias - The South's Top Pass-Along Plants

Begonia 'Picotee Yellow-Red': height: 4-9" light: part to full shade blooms in: June - September spacing 3 bulbs per sq foot special: butterflies, hummingbirds, extended blooms

from eBay

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,