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PHLOX Phloxhybrids 4-48/12-30in.10-120/30-75cm various
sun to shade 3 June to Sept.
Low growing and tall foliage, prolific, fragrant flowers; good for cutting, moist/well drained
PINCUSHION FLOWER Scabiosa columbaria 12-18/18 in. 75/45 cm lavender blue sun 2 June to Aug.
Long-blooming, flat, flowers, with dark green foliage, alpine
Name Comments
Botanical Name Sun or Shade
Sagina subulata
Height/Spread Zone
1/12 in. 2/30 cm
Flower Colour Blooms
Creeping green/gold moss-like carpet, small star shaped flowers; good ground cover, moist/well drained
4 MUM-GARDEN Chrysanthemum morifolium x ‘Morden’ 12/8 in. 30/20 cm
May to June
sun or shade Hardier, fall flowering mum; good for cutting
OBEDIENT PLANT Physostegia virginiana sun to shade
3-4-48/24 in. 40-/60 cm
bronze, yellow, pink, white Aug. to Sept.
pink, white
Large clumps form tubular flower spikes that hold shape when bent; good for cutting, invasive, moist
PAINTED DAISY/PYRETHRUM Chrysanthemum coccineum 30/18 in. 75/45 cm sun 2
Large daisy-like flowers on tall stems, fern-like foliage; good cut flower
pink, rose June to July
purple, red, white April to May
PASQUE FLOWER Pulsatilla vulgaris sun to shade
Early bloomer with a flower much like a prairie crocus
PEARLY EVERLASTING Anaphalis margaritacea sun
12/12 in. 30/30 cm 2
12-36/12 in. 30-90/30 cm
Drought tolerant wildflower with grey leaves and button flowers; good for cutting fresh or drying
BEARD-TONGUE Penstemon hybrids sun
Many varieties with tubular flower spikes; good cut flower
PEONY-DOUBLE Paeonia lactiflora hybrids sun
Large flower on delicate stem; may require support
PEONY-FERNLEAF Paeonia tenuifolia sun
Single or double flowers, with fine wispy foliage
PEONY-TREE Paeonia suffruiticosa sun
36/24 in. 90/60 cm 4
36/36 in. 90/90 cm 2
12-18/12-18 in. 23-45/30-45 cm 2
60/36 in 150-90 cm
various May to Aug.
pink, red, white June
red June
Woody shrub with double or single flowers, requires winter protection similar to that of a tea rose
July to Sept.
July to Sept.
mostly red June

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