Early Fall

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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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    Angel’s trumpet

    Brugmansia suaveolens

    Few plants evoke tropicalia quite like the Brugmansias , with their voluminous tubular flowers that drip from imposing shrubs or small trees.

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    ‘Arizona Sun’ Blanket flower

    Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

    This 2005 All-America Selections® winner is a cultivar of our native blanket flower.

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    Canary Island sage

    Salvia canariensis

    This short-lived, tender perennial shrub native to the Canary Islands off the African coast sends up 6-foot white-furred stems cloaked with long, felted, arrow-shaped leaves and topped, summer to frost,…

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    Meadow saffron

    Colchicum autumnale

    Meadow saffron is a cormous perennial with erect, lance-shaped leaves 5 to 14 inches long.

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    White snakeroot

    Eupatorium rugosum

    This eastern U.

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    Black-eyed Susan vine

    Thunbergia alata

    This tender perennial climber is evergreen in Zones 10 and warmer.

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    ‘Walker’s Low’ catmint

    Nepeta × faassenii 'Walker's Low'

    This mound of lavender-blue flowers and aromatic, grayish green leaves up to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide is great as edging or in a border, herb, or rock garden.

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    Anise hyssop

    Agastache foeniculum

    A classic plant for both herb gardens and borders, anise hyssop is composed of erect branches of mint-and-licorice-scented, medium green leaves ending in fuzzy spikes of small lavender flowers.

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    Acalypha wilkesiana

    This spreading shrub is grown for its multi-colored, toothed, oval leaves.