• Plant Guide

    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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    Texas hummingbird mint

    Agastache cana

    This is a 36-inch-tall hyssop with showy rose-pink flower spikes in late summer and fall and licorice-mint scented foliage.

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    ‘Phantom’ Joe Pye weed

    Eutrochium 'Phantom'

    'Phantom' Joe Pye weed is an excellent 3-foot-tall perennial that was bred especially for smaller gardens and mixed containers.

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    ‘Henry Eilers’ sweet coneflower

    Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

    The unique, finely quilled, 2-inch-wide flowers are what make 'Henry Eilers' stand out from the rest of the coneflowers.

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    Alberta beardtongue

    Penstemon albertinus

    Deep blue, delicate spires to 16 inches tall appear late spring and early summer above thick, sturdy leaves.

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    Carolina allspice

    Calycanthus floridus

    This deciduous shrub has a dense, rounded habit, growing 6 to 9 feet tall and as wide.

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    Anemonella thalictroides

    Anemonella thalictroides

    These plants are noted for their lovely, 1/2- to 1- inch-diameter crystalline white flowers.

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    ‘Fragrant Angel’ purple coneflower

    Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel'

    Coneflowers have much to offer the garden, and now they have fragrance, too.

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    Desert mallow

    Sphaeralcea ambigua

    This shrubby, woolly perennial is native to the warmest, dry regions of the US and Mexico.

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    ‘Prairie Fire’ red switchgrass

    Panicum virgatum ‘Prairie Fire’

    'Prairie Fire' is a distinctly red form of switchgrass.