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Narrowed By:Type: Perennials+ Tolerance: Drought Tolerant+ Moisture: Adaptable
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Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight' Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'
('Carolina Moonlight' false indigo)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This spectacular perennial hybrid has 18-inch-tall spires of buttery yellow flowers in late spring and beautiful blue-green foliage throughout summer. Tough, exceptionally drought tolerant, and extremely long-lived, it's the southern substitute for the much sought-after lupine. 'Carolina Moonlight' has an adaptable, easy-to-grow nature and makes a great companion for other rugged plants such as ornamental grasses.

Hosta 'Fortunei Albo-marginata' Hosta 'Fortunei Albo-marginata'
(Hosta)
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Bold, large, shield-shaped leaves with a deep green center and creamy-white margins turn white with age. Funnel-shaped mauve flowers borne on leafy scapes 32 inches long appear in midsummer.

Liatrus spicata Liatrus spicata
(Blazing star, gayfeather)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

This hardy herbaceous perennial has grass-like, strappy leaves and 3- to 5-foot-tall spikes of purple-pink flowers in late summer and early fall. Native to the eastern and southern United States, this tough perennial prefers reliably moist soil but will tolerate drought. It provides a bold, vertical element to mixed borders and attracts bees and butterflies. It has been observed to be resistant to deer browsing and self-sows freely. The flowers are suitable for cutting.

Marrubium incanum Marrubium incanum
(Horehound)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Horehound is a spreading perennial with scalloped, toothed, gray-green leaves, white-felted beneath, to 2 inches long. Small tubular flowers open in whorls in late spring, varying from tepid gray and pale lilac to greenish white.

Salvia officinalis 'Minimus' Salvia officinalis 'Minimus'
(Dwarf common sage)
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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Dwarf common sage is a tightly compact form of the culinary common sage (S. officinalis), which is notable for its narrow, fragrant, gray-green leaves and lavender-blue, white-lined flowers in late spring or early summer. It is extremely xeric and does not self-seed. 'Minimus' grows to just 15 to 18 inches tall.

no image available Solidago rugosa
(Goldenrod, Rough-stemmed goldenrod)
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This species has open, tree-shaped flower clusters that radiate out like a fountain. It has given rise to S. rugosa 'Fireworks'.  It can grow to 7 feet tall and blooms in mid- to late autumn.  

no image available Verbascum densiflorum
(Dense-flowered mullein, Large-flowered mullein)
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This biennial or short-lived, semi-evergreen perennial forms rosettes of leaves densely covered with grayish-yellow hairs. In summer, its bright-yellow or occasionally white blossoms flower along erect, branching stalks up to 5 feet high. It has naturalized in regions of the U.S.


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