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  1. White Anemone Whirlwind, Anemone hybrida, Windflower

    Whirlwind’s pure white, satiny flowers are offset by green and yellow centers. This vigorous deer resistant grower attracts butterflies and illuminates the garden from late summer ...

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    Anemone Whirlwind Windflower Anemone hybrida
    $15.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Whirlwind’s pure white, satiny flowers are offset by green and yellow centers. This vigorous deer resistant grower attracts butterflies and illuminates the garden from late summer into the fall. (Anemone hybrida)
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  2. Yellow Helenium Sombrero, Sneezeweed flowers

    A compact perennial terrific for sunny native meadows and pollinator gardens as well as informal cottage gardens, ‘Sombrero’ helenium (aka sneezeweed) brings bright yellow color ...

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    Mariachi™ Sombrero Helenium Mariachi® Sombrero Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Mariachi® Sombrero
    $19.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    A compact perennial terrific for sunny native meadows and pollinator gardens as well as informal cottage gardens, ‘Sombrero’ helenium (aka sneezeweed) brings bright yellow color to late summer and early autumn. The flower petals surround a prominent yellow cone and are held above deep green foliage for several weeks. Great cut flower. Deer resistant. (Helenium autumnale)
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  3. American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan

    American Gold Rush' Black Eyed Susan PP#28498 is a new cultivar that delivers the intense golden color of traditional Black-Eyed Susans, with the benefit of disease-resistant breedin...

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    American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan American Gold Rush Black Eyed Susan PP#28498 Rudbeckia American Gold Rush PP#28498
    $22.50
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    American Gold Rush' Black Eyed Susan PP#28498 is a new cultivar that delivers the intense golden color of traditional Black-Eyed Susans, with the benefit of disease-resistant breeding and a slightly smaller stature. Their deep green, narrow foliage will stay fresh and beautiful throughout the season, even in humid areas. 'American Gold Rush' blooms heavily from mid-summer through early fall. Rich ochre blooms are a pollinator favorite in a sunny garden or meadow. (Rudbeckia)
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  4. Echinacea Double Scoop Orangeberry, Coneflower

    Double Scoop Orangeberry coneflower adds fiery, non-fading color to any sunny garden. Brilliant red-orange petals surround a thick, berry-colored center cushion that will hold its sh...

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    Double Scoop® Orangeberry Echinacea Coneflower Double Scoop® Orangeberry PP#23145 Echinacea Double Scoop® Orangeberry PP#23145
    $29.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Double Scoop Orangeberry coneflower adds fiery, non-fading color to any sunny garden. Brilliant red-orange petals surround a thick, berry-colored center cushion that will hold its shape through winter. This echinacea forms multiple branches on compact plants. Deadhead spent blooms to promote the next round of budding. (Echinacea)
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  5. Blue Cardinal Flower, Lobelia siphilitica, Cardinal Flower

    Great Blue Lobelia (also called Blue Cardinal Flower) is a tough, hardy perennial with large leaves and gorgeous, light blue blooms. An easy to grow native that will thrive in a part...

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    Great Blue Lobelia Blue Cardinal Flower Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue
    Per Plant - 2" Pot
    Great Blue Lobelia (also called Blue Cardinal Flower) is a tough, hardy perennial with large leaves and gorgeous, light blue blooms. An easy to grow native that will thrive in a partly sunny, moist spot in your garden, this Lobelia will spread and multiply when given the chance. Blooms appear late in the season and provide important nectar to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. (Lobelia siphilitica)
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  6. Mariachi™ 'Siesta' Helenium

    Mariachi™ 'Siesta' Helenium PP#25,969 has got it all--excellent hardiness, hot color, and compact size! Compact 'Siesta' is from the new Mariachi™ series of colorful Sneezeweeds,...

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    Mariachi™ Siesta Helenium Mariachi™ Siesta Helen's Flower PP#25,969 Helenium Mariachi™ Siesta PP#25,969
    $19.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Mariachi™ 'Siesta' Helenium PP#25,969 has got it all--excellent hardiness, hot color, and compact size! Compact 'Siesta' is from the new Mariachi™ series of colorful Sneezeweeds, and boasts fascinating cone centers of maroon and gold surrounded by petals in bright bluish red. Sometimes called Helen Flower or Sneezeweed, it's covered in blooms from summer to fall. 'Siesta' should be planted in a well-drained sunny soil with average fertility. A pollinator favorite. (Helenium)
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  7. Aster Purple Dome

    The violet daisy-shaped blooms of 'Purple Dome' Aster pair beautifully with its honey yellow centers and forest green foliage. This native wildflower is easy to grow and compact, mak...

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    Purple Dome New England Aster New England Aster Purple Dome Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    The violet daisy-shaped blooms of 'Purple Dome' Aster pair beautifully with its honey yellow centers and forest green foliage. This native wildflower is easy to grow and compact, making it a great choice for containers, borders and small-space gardens. 'Purple Dome' bursts into bloom in the late summer, providing much-needed color and vital nectar for pollinators right when much of the garden has finished for the season. (Aster novae-angliae)
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  8. Hydrangea Cherry Explosion, Hydrangea macrophylla

    'Cherry Explosion' Hydrangea is an eye-catching lacecap variety that produces cherry-red to deep-magenta blooms, surrounding a spray of light-pink center petals. Set against dark-gr...

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    Cherry Explosion Hydrangea Hydrangea Cherry Explosion Hydrangea macrophylla Cherry Explosion
    $38.98
    Per Plant - 3.5" Pot
    'Cherry Explosion' Hydrangea is an eye-catching lacecap variety that produces cherry-red to deep-magenta blooms, surrounding a spray of light-pink center petals. Set against dark-green foliage, this compact shrub turns burgundy as fall weather sets in. Blooms appear lavender in acidic soils. (Hydrangea macrophylla)
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  9. Peony Benjamin Franklin, Paeonia lactiflora, Photo Credit - Mt. Cuba Center

    Lightly fragrant, ‘Benjamin Franklin' Peony's deep-red double blossoms join the parade just as other peonies are fading in early summer. Perfect for cut flowers, the large outer pe...

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    Benjamin Franklin Peony Peony Benjamin Franklin, Double Peony Paeonia lactiflora Benjamin Franklin
    $21.98
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    Lightly fragrant, ‘Benjamin Franklin' Peony's deep-red double blossoms join the parade just as other peonies are fading in early summer. Perfect for cut flowers, the large outer petals cradle delicate inner petals for sumptuous blooms that star in the yard or in a flower vase. Long-lived, a peony will thrive for decades. (Paeonia lactiflora)
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  10. Pink Sedum Autumn Joy, Sedum, Stonecrop

    'Autumn Joy' Sedum produces delicate bright-pink flowers on large heads that age into a beautiful copper color as fall approaches. 'Autumn Joy' is a stout, spreading plant with succu...

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    Autumn Joy Sedum Stonecrop Autumn Joy Sedum spectabile Autumn Joy
    $9.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    'Autumn Joy' Sedum produces delicate bright-pink flowers on large heads that age into a beautiful copper color as fall approaches. 'Autumn Joy' is a stout, spreading plant with succulent foliage that pairs well with ornamental grasses and against the deep-green leaves of summer perennials. Easy to care for, very adaptable, and a popular stand-in for shrubs, this sedum lasts and lasts when other plants begin to wane. (Stonecrop)
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  11. Bluebeard Longwood Blue, Caryopteris, Photo Credit - MGarr

    Bluebeard, sometimes called “Blue Mist Shrub” for its clouds of blue flowers borne along upright stems, is a late summer showstopper. Butterflies love drinking from the blooms. ...

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    Longwood Blue Bluebeard Bluebeard Longwood Blue, Blue Mist Spirea Caryopteris x clandonensis Longwood Blue
    $24.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Bluebeard, sometimes called “Blue Mist Shrub” for its clouds of blue flowers borne along upright stems, is a late summer showstopper. Butterflies love drinking from the blooms. ‘Longwood Blue’ is a taller selection that flowers later than other types, giving you color deep into the season. Striking when mass-planted. (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
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  12. Caradonna Meadow Sage, Salvia Caradonna

    'Caradonna' is a striking bi-color sage with deep, purple-black stems that highlight its vivid blue flower spikes. Attracts beautiful hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden with ...

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    Caradonna Meadow Sage Meadow Sage Caradonna Salvia nemorosa Caradonna
    $10.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    'Caradonna' is a striking bi-color sage with deep, purple-black stems that highlight its vivid blue flower spikes. Attracts beautiful hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden with blooms that last throughout the season. A true heat lover, its color will remain vibrant even in full sun. (Salvia nemorosa)
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  13. Hydrangea Haas Halo, Smooth Hydrangea, Hydrangea arborescens

    While other shrubs are taking it easy, ‘Haas’ Halo’ Hydrangea sparkles with flair. Large, white, 14" lacey flowers cascade over dark green, leathery foliage for an unparalleled...

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    Haas Halo Hydrangea Smooth Hydrangea Haas Halo PP#24783 Hydrangea arborescens Haas Halo PP#24783
    $36.98
    Per Plant - 3.5" Pot
    While other shrubs are taking it easy, ‘Haas’ Halo’ Hydrangea sparkles with flair. Large, white, 14" lacey flowers cascade over dark green, leathery foliage for an unparalleled summer show. Easy-care and hardy, the flowers are beautiful in fresh arrangements and as dried flowers. A perfect accent, this Hydrangea is a pollinator favorite too. (Hydrangea arborescens)
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  14. Purple Lavender Superblue, Lavandula angustifolia

    SuperBlue' is a compact and fragrant Lavender plant that tops out at 12", making it a perfect choice for edging walkways and setting into patio containers. This English Lavender...

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    SuperBlue English Lavender English Lavender SuperBlue PP#24929 Lavandula angustifolia SuperBlue PP#24929
    $11.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    SuperBlue' is a compact and fragrant Lavender plant that tops out at 12", making it a perfect choice for edging walkways and setting into patio containers. This English Lavender is fairly tough, withstanding drought and overwintering reliably in all but the coldest zones. Rich and saturated, 'SuperBlue' produces blooms that are tighter together, delivering more color and fewer airy gaps. (Lavandula angustifolia)
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  15. Lavender Munstead, Lavandula angustifolia Close Up

    'Munstead' Lavender is an English Lavender that has fragrant, cool lavender-blue spikes and gray-green, mounded foliage. You can tuck this lavender into your herb garden, but we lov...

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    Munstead English Lavender English Lavender Munstead Lavandula angustifolia Munstead
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    'Munstead' Lavender is an English Lavender that has fragrant, cool lavender-blue spikes and gray-green, mounded foliage. You can tuck this lavender into your herb garden, but we love it planted with other colorful perennials in borders, planted in a massive swath where it can sway in the breeze, or set in a pot on the patio where you can enjoy its pleasant scent. Excellent in fresh or dried bouquets. (Lavandula angustifolia)
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  16. Ice Ballet Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata, Photo Credit Darlene Williams

    'Ice Ballet' Swamp Milkweed is a staple of the butterfly garden, providing essential food, nectar and shelter to Monarchs at every life stage. Clouds of fragrant, bright-white blooms...

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    Ice Ballet Swamp Milkweed Swamp Milkweed Ice Ballet Asclepias incarnata Ice Ballet
    Per Plant - 3.5" Pot
    'Ice Ballet' Swamp Milkweed is a staple of the butterfly garden, providing essential food, nectar and shelter to Monarchs at every life stage. Clouds of fragrant, bright-white blooms also attract and support a crowd of other pollinators. While many Swamp Milkweeds make their homes in wetlands, 'Ice Ballet' thrives in drier soils. (Asclepias incarnata)
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  17. Peony Duchesse de Nemours, Paeonia lactiflora

    In cultivation for over 150 years, ‘Duchesse de Nemours’ Peony will add a timeless elegance to your garden's border. Pure white double blooms with a hint of gold at the center, l...

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    Duchesse de Nemours Peony Peony Duchesse de Nemours Paeonia lactiflora Duchesse de Nemours
    $24.98
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    In cultivation for over 150 years, ‘Duchesse de Nemours’ Peony will add a timeless elegance to your garden's border. Pure white double blooms with a hint of gold at the center, lend a glow and a sweet fragrance to a garden setting. Lovely cut flowers too! (Paeonia lactiflora)
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  18. Peony Gay Paree, Paeonia lactiflora

    Show stopping Peony ‘Gay Paree’ is a two-toned wonder. Bright hot pink outer petals cradle densely-packed fringed creamy-white petals in the center. Sweetly fragrant, they bloom ...

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    Gay Paree Peony Garden Peony Gay Paree Paeonia lactiflora Gay Paree
    $24.98
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    Show stopping Peony ‘Gay Paree’ is a two-toned wonder. Bright hot pink outer petals cradle densely-packed fringed creamy-white petals in the center. Sweetly fragrant, they bloom on sturdy stems requiring no staking. This distinctive, open faced Japanese style flower is a refreshing addition to the late spring garden. (Paeonia lactiflora ‘Gay Paree’)
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  19. Red Sedum spurium Dragon's Blood, Sedum spurium, Stonecrop

    Create a charismatic carpet of changing colors with 'Dragon's Blood' Sedum. Growing only 4 to 6 inches tall, the succulent green leaves are edged in dark cranberry and covered with v...

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    Dragon's Blood Sedum Stonecrop Dragon's Blood Sedum spurium Dragon's Blood
    $9.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Create a charismatic carpet of changing colors with 'Dragon's Blood' Sedum. Growing only 4 to 6 inches tall, the succulent green leaves are edged in dark cranberry and covered with vivid red, starry flowers in late summer. Foliage turns crimson with the arrival of cool weather. 'Dragon's Blood' makes an excellent groundcover owing to its spreading habit and tolerance of dry soils. (Sedum spurium)
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  20. Hepatica acutiloba

    One of springs earliest woodland wildflowers, and always considered one of the most beautiful, native Hepatica is quite common in eastern forests. The blooms vary dramatically in col...

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    Hepatica Hepatica, Liverwort Hepatica acutiloba
    $18.98
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    One of springs earliest woodland wildflowers, and always considered one of the most beautiful, native Hepatica is quite common in eastern forests. The blooms vary dramatically in color, and range from white to lavender to (rarely) pink. Growing from 4 to 6" in height, lovely Hepatcia will spread and naturalize over time in most soils with dappled sunlight. (Hepatica acutiloba)
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  21. Blue Hill Meadow Sage, Salvia

    'Blue Hill' Meadow Sage boasts striking, lilac-blue blooms and wonderfully fragrant foliage. A compact sage that works beautifully in border plantings and containers, 'Blue Hill' is ...

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    Blue Hill Meadow Sage Meadow Sage Blue Hill Salvia nemorosa Blue Hill
    $10.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    'Blue Hill' Meadow Sage boasts striking, lilac-blue blooms and wonderfully fragrant foliage. A compact sage that works beautifully in border plantings and containers, 'Blue Hill' is both deer and rabbit resistant and tolerates dry, hot weather like a pro. Best in full sun. (Salvia nemorosa)
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  22. Orange Butterfly Weed With Monarch Butterfly, Asclepias tuberosa

    Butterfly Weed is the iconic, bright orange beauty that's a staple in every butterfly garden. This showy native wildflower is easy to grow, cold hardy, and does well in poor, dry soi...

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    Butterfly Weed Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa
    Per Plant - 3.5" Pot
    Butterfly Weed is the iconic, bright orange beauty that's a staple in every butterfly garden. This showy native wildflower is easy to grow, cold hardy, and does well in poor, dry soils. Long-lasting clusters of small, flat-topped flowers are crowned with a yellow, sun-kissed "corona" and bloom from June through August. Butterfly Weed is an important nectar source for Monarch butterflies and its leaves provide essential food for developing Monarch caterpillars - but expect to see a variety of pollinators making use of this plant. (Asclepias tuberosa)
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  23. Soulmate Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata

    'Soulmate' Swamp Milkweed is an essential North American native that provides vital food for developing Monarch butterflies. Cherry pink flowers with white centers emanate a sweet va...

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    Soulmate Swamp Milkweed Swamp Milkweed Soulmate Asclepias incarnata Soulmate
    Per Plant - 3.5" Pot
    'Soulmate' Swamp Milkweed is an essential North American native that provides vital food for developing Monarch butterflies. Cherry pink flowers with white centers emanate a sweet vanilla fragrance that calls in countless other pollinators. Beyond its beautiful color and sweet scent, this compact milkweed tolerates moist soils and is a great choice for small-space gardens. Deer resistant. (Asclepias incarnata)
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  24. Bee Balm Jacob Cline, Monarda

    'Jacob Cline' Monarda is a colorfully vibrant, mildew-resistant variety of the cherished Bee Balm plant. Loved by both gardeners and hummingbirds, crimson red crown-shaped blooms app...

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    Jacob Cline Bee Balm Bee Balm, Bergamot Jacob Cline Monarda didyma Jacob Cline
    $13.98
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    'Jacob Cline' Monarda is a colorfully vibrant, mildew-resistant variety of the cherished Bee Balm plant. Loved by both gardeners and hummingbirds, crimson red crown-shaped blooms appear on tall, herbaceous plants in mid summer. Its fragrant foliage and tolerance of pests, mildew and clay soils make 'Jacob Cline' a true favorite in the perennial bed. Deer resistant. (Monarda)
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Bee Friendly Perennial Flowers

Feed the bees with nectar-filled flowers

Bee-friendly gardens support local pollinators with flowers that provide plenty of nectar throughout the entire gardening season - from spring to late fall. Bee’s are able to smell and detect nectar with a high concentration of sugar and these flowers fit the bill perfectly. Color looks completely different through the eyes of a bee who can see white, yellow, blue and even UV colors. We've carefully chosen our top picks for attracting bees to your flower garden - plant any of them close to your veggie garden to ensure good pollination!

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