1 to 3 feet

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    ‘Angelina’ sedum

    Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'

    This vigorous, mat-forming, evergreen species has electric golden-yellow foliage that holds its color through the heat of summer.

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    Red-hot poker

    Kniphofia uvaria

    These tall spikes top off the perennial border with a burst of tropical-red racemes.

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    ‘Moses’ Fire’ daylily

    Hemerocallis 'Moses' Fire'

    This double-flowered daylily has robust red blooms edged in gold. It is a heavy bloomer and will rebloom in late summer.

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    ‘Chocolate Shogun’ astilbe

    Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'

    Chocolate Shogun Astilbe offers a hot, new leaf color.

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    Cinnamon Girl™ distylium

    Distylium ‘PIIDIST-V’

    This variety has shown greater cold tolerance than the species, so it might survive in Zone 6 with some protection.

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    ‘Tropical Storm’ elephant’s ear

    Colocasia esculenta 'Tropical Storm'

    This striking new Colocasia features dark -- almost black -- foliage which develops a creamy white center as the season progresses. At about two-and-a-half feet tall and wide, it is…

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    Nova™ ‘Dragonfire’ Crocosmia

    Crocosmiiflora

    This Crocosmia succeeds where others fail.

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    Queen of the Prairie

    Filipendula rubra

    A show-stopping best seller with 'cotton candy' pink plumes, the Queen of the Prairie is a highlight in the summer prairie garden.

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    Ironweed

    Vernonia fasciculata

    The flowers of Ironweed are like crimson torches in the late summer prairie.

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    Purple prairie clover

    Dalea purpurea

    This member of the legume family has it all: gorgeous purple flowers with golden flecks, and elegant foliage on multiple upright stems all combine to give it great garden form.