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Narrowed By:Zone: 10+ Uses: House Plant+ Characteristics: Attracts Butterflies+ Seasonal Interest: Spring
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Michelia x MicJUR01 'Fairy Magnolia'  Michelia x MicJUR01 'Fairy Magnolia' 
(Fairy Magnolia)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

A Michelia hybrid, bred in New Zealand by Mark Jury, with beautiful lightly fragrant flowers blushed lilac pink and evergreen dark green foliage. It is ideal as a specimen shrub or as a hedge.

Pentas lanceolata 'New Look Red' Pentas lanceolata 'New Look Red'
(Egyptian star cluster, Star cluster)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Red star-shaped flowers with small white centers bloom atop erect stems from spring to autumn. This evergreen perennial or subshrub is often grown as a summer annual. It generally stays under 2 feet tall in the garden, but the species can reach over 6 feet tall in the wild. Grow in a bed or border, or in containers.

no image available Prunus caroliniana
(Carolina cherry laurel)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Carolina cherry laurel is an evergreen shrub or small tree with shiny green leaves and bowl-shaped, fragrant white flowers borne in dense clusters in spring. The fruit is lustrous, cherry-like, and black.

Ruellia elegans Ruellia elegans
(Thai ruellia, Brazilian petunia)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This species has open-faced coral-red blossoms from late spring until fall. 

Salvia discolor Salvia discolor
(Andean silver-leaf sage)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This tender perennial from Peru is highly unusual for its dramatic, purple-black flowers and pistachio-green calyces. The flowers appear from late summer to early fall. The drama is heighted by its contrasting silvery leaves and stems, which are densely cloaked in woolly, white hairs. Plants grow to about 18 inches tall and 12 inches wide. This specimen looks great tumbling over the edge of a container.


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