Self Seeds

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    American beautyberry

    Callicarpa americana

    Although it produces small, lavender-pink flowers in spring, this plant is known mainly for its violet to magenta berries, which start appearing in October.

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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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    Polemonium reptans

    Polemonium reptans

    This North American native bears light blue bell-shaped blossoms in spring to early summer.

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    Shiny-leaved angelica

    Angelica pachycarpa

    Angelica is a striking ornamental biennial or short-lived perennial with jade green, glossy, bold leaves and large umbels of white flowers.

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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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    Iceland poppy

    Papaver nudicaule

    Iceland poppy is a short-lived perennial usually grown as a cool-weather annual, or biennial.

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    Partridge pea

    Chamaecrista fasciculata

    This colorful annual legume bears attractive yellow flowers that have reddish-purple spots at their base.

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    Ravenna grass

    Saccharum ravennae

    This large, clump-forming grass has linear leaves with central white stripes.

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    Alpine columbine

    Aquilegia alpina

    This plant bears terminal racemes of two to three nodding blue flowers, sometimes with white tips.

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    Longspur columbine

    Aquilegia longissima

    This species of Aquilegia is short lived, but its bright yellow, fragrant flowers with elongated spurs will be a vibrant addition to your garden.