well-drained soil

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    Dwarf purple willow

    Salix purpurea ‘Nana’

    This willow has a lovely matte finish with slender blue-green leaves. 

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    ‘Sun Mouse’ hosta

    Hosta ‘Sun Mouse’

    Hosta 'Sun Mouse' is a perfect gem to add to the miniature garden.

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    The Princess™ Spanish lavender

    Lavandula stoechas 'IBPR901-2'

    This Spanish lavender features the most intense pink blossoms in the species

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    Queen of the Prairie

    Filipendula rubra

    A show-stopping best seller with 'cotton candy' pink plumes, the Queen of the Prairie is a highlight in the summer prairie garden.

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    Ironweed

    Vernonia fasciculata

    The flowers of Ironweed are like crimson torches in the late summer prairie.

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    Climbing prairie rose

    Rosa 'Setigura'

    Climbing prairie rose has fragrant deep pink flowers 2 inches in diameter. 

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    Meadow blazingstar

    Liatris ligulistylis

    Known as the Monarch magnet, this liatris should be top-of-the-list as a Monarch nectar source for any medium-soil site. 

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    Shootingstar

    Dodecatheon meadia

    The delicate nodding blooms of white-to-pink petals seem to fly upward and away from the pointed red and yellow flower center, resembling a shooting star.

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    Cream false indigo

    Baptisia bracteata

    Treasured for its gorgeous clusters of lush cream flowers, the low growing and compact legume of Baptisia bracteata create a stunning effect. 

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    Butterflyweed

    Asclepias tuberosa

    True to its name Butterflyweed attracts legions of butterflies and is an important host plant for the caterpillars of Monarch, Grey Hairstreak, and Queen butterflies.Information provided by Praire Nursery