Penstemon

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    Barb’s Favorite Photos

    Hello, I am Barb Mrgich, a Master Gardener from Adams County, Pennsylvania, in USDA Hardiness Zone 6B. I love to garden, and I love to take pictures, so today I…

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    Gardening for Pollinators Without Sacrificing Beauty

    Today’s photos come from Harriet Robinson in Otisfield, Maine. She is sharing pictures of a great garden that shows that gardens built with native plants for pollinators can also be…

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    Penstemons That Thrive in the Southern Plains

    Penstemon is a diverse genus of plants with over 250 species, all of which are native to North America. It is a testament to their beauty that horticulturists have developed…

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    A Professional Gardener at Home

    Welcome to the home garden of Kathleen Cope in Colorado. While I garden for others to make a living, my own garden will always hold the most special place in…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Southern Plains

    1. Cinnamon Girl™ Distylium Name: Distylium ‘PIIDIST-V’ Usda Hardiness Zones:7 to 9 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide Conditions:Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soil The…

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    Regional Picks: Best New Finds – Midwest

    1. Sunny Knock Out® Rose Name: Rosa ‘Radsunny’ Usda Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7 Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained, fertile soil This…

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    Regional Picks: Hot-Colored Plants – Mountain West

    1. ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ Coneflower Name: Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ USDA hardiness zones: 4 to 10 Size: 24 to 30 inches tall and 2 feet wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil (moderate…

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    The Best Perennials to Start from Seed – Northeast

    1. Lovage Name: Levisticum officinale USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8 Size: 3 to 6 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average…

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    The Best Perennials to Start from Seed – Midwest

    1. Pasque flower Name: Pulsatilla patens USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 6 to 10 inches tall and 10 to 12 inches wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil What…

  • Regional Picks: Uncommon & Unfussy Plants - Southwest
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    Regional Picks: Uncommon & Unfussy Plants – Southwest

    Woolly butterfly bush Name: Buddleia marrubifolia USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 to 11 Size: Up to 6 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun; well-drained soil This Chihuahuan Desert native has…