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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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    ‘Tangerine Beauty’ cross vine

    Bignonia capreolata ‘Tangerine Beauty’

    A better-behaved cousin to the less-than-polite trumpet vine, cross vine is a colorful solution for a fence or arbor with afternoon shade.

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    Tatarian aster

    Aster tataricus

    Tatarian aster is an impressive, stately perennial with a flowering height of 3 to 6 feet.

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    False sunflower

    Heliopsis helianthoides

    This clump-forming perennial bears striking, sunflower-like yellow blooms on long stalks from midsummer to early autumn.

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    Meadow clary

    Salvia pratensis

    This woody-stemmed perennial produces sticky spikes of deep violet or, rarely, white to pink flowers.

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    ‘Shenandoah’ red switchgrass

    Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’

    'Shenandoah' is truly a plant for all seasons.

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    Red coreopsis

    Coreopsis rosea

    This plant bears a profusion of lavender-pink flowers with yellow centers from mid-summer to early autumn.

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    Indigofera, Pinkflower, Chinese indigo

    Indigofera amblyantha

    This deciduous shrub growing to 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide bears erect racemes of pea-like, pink flowers from summer to early fall above leaves composed of several leaflets.

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    Volcano® Phlox Purple

    Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtythree'

    The Volcano® series of fragrant, abundantly-flowering, compact Phlox has been bred for high levels of natural disease-tolerance.

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    Gray goldenrod

    Solidago nemoralis

    This is one of the smallest species of goldenrod, topping out at only 4 to 6 inches high in poor soils, and 2 feet high in fertile soils.