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Coreopsis tinctoria, Plains Tickseed

Coreopsis tinctoria, or Plains Tickseed, is a 2-4 foot annual species that prefers the full sun to moderate shade and well-drained soils. Plains Tickseed is a very showy flower with reddish-purple centers and yellow borders blooming in June to August. … Continued

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Delphinium exaltatum, Tall Larkspur

Delphinium exaltatum, or Tall Larkspur, is a 3-5 foot long-lived perennial that thrives in shade to part sun and rich, moist well-drained soils. Tall Larkspur has brilliant blue flowers that appear in July to August. This beautiful foliage plant is … Continued

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Dennstaedtia punctilobula, Hay-scented Fern

Dennstaedtia punctilobula, or Hay-scented Fern, is a deciduous fern with pale green, twice pinnate fronds and a very lacy texture. Light: Sun-Shade Soil moisture: Dry-Moist Height: 1′

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Dicentra eximia, Bleeding Heart
Dicentra eximia, or Bleeding Heart, is a dainty little 9-12” woodlander perennial with attractive lacy fern-like foliage and pink flowers shaped like bleeding hearts.
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Dodecatheon meadia, Shooting Star

Dodecatheon meadia, or Shooting Star, is a 1-2 foot perennial that thrives in part shade to full sun and medium to moist well-drained soils. Shooting Star’s pink-white showy flowers with red-yellow centers resemble tiny umbrellas when it blooms in early … Continued

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Dyopteris intermedia, Wood Fern

Dyopteris intermedia, or Wood Fern, is a dry woodland, clump growing fern. Light: Shade Soil Moisture: Dry-Moist Height: 18″

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Echinacea pallida, Pale Purple Coneflower

Echinacea pallida, or Pale Purple Coneflower, is a 2-4 foot hardy perennial with pale pink to purple drooping flowers appearing in late spring to summer. Pale Purple Coneflower prefers full sun and well-drained medium to dry soils. It is a … Continued

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Echinacea paradoxa, Bush’s Coneflower

Echinacea paradoxa, or Bush’s Coneflower, is a 3 foot perennial with yellow flowers that prefer medium to dry soil conditions and grows best in full sun to partial shade. It blooms June-August and attracts butterflies and bees. Best of all … Continued

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Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea, or Purple Coneflower, is a 3 to 4 foot perennial that attracts butterflies, songbirds and hummingbirds to your garden. Purple Coneflower’s pink flowers bloom profusely from mid to late summer, and it thrives in dry to medium moist … Continued

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Echinacea tennesseensis, Tennessee Coneflower

Echinacea tennesseensis, or Tennessee Coneflower, is a 1-1.5 foot tall perennial that prefers well-drained soils in full sun. Tennessee Coneflower has deep rose-colored flat and broad ray flowers that bloom from July to September, and it is very drought tolerant. … Continued

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Eupatorium maculatum, Spotted Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium maculatum, or Spotted Joe Pye Weed, is a 4-6 foot tall perennial preferring full sun and moist to wet soils. Sweet Joe Pye Weed boasts a large showy flat top cluster of deep rose-colored flowers and stems with purple … Continued

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Eupatorium perfoliatum, Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum, or Boneset, is a 2-3 foot tall perennial preferring full to part sun and moist to wet soils. With white blooms in late summer, Boneset has Interesting foliage and can be found in moist meadows. Light: Sun-Part Sun … Continued

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