Characteristics

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    ‘Strawberry Fields’ gomphrena

    Gomphrena haageana 'Strawberry Fields'

    An upright, bushy annual with flowers (actually bracts) that resemble bright red strawberries with tiny yellow "seeds.

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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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    ‘Chocolate Shogun’ astilbe

    Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'

    Chocolate Shogun Astilbe offers a hot, new leaf color.

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    ‘Old Fashioned’ smoke bush

    Continus coggygria 'Old Fashioned'

    Excellent fall coloring and a smaller size set this smokebush apart.

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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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    Jazz Hands® variegated Chinese fringe-flower

    Loropetalum chinense ‘Irodori’

    Jazz Hands Variegated Chinese Fringeflower is draped in stunning fragrant hot pink strap-like flowers along the branches in early spring.

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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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    ‘Sun Mouse’ hosta

    Hosta 'Sun Mouse'

    Hosta 'Sun Mouse' is a perfect gem to add to the miniature garden.

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    The Princess™ Spanish lavender

    Lavandula stoechas 'IBPR901-2'

    This Spanish lavender features the most intense pink blossoms in the species