Perennial Plant ID - MACCRAY High School

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Perennial Plant ID
Landscape / Horticulture
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Purple Coneflower
• Attention getting
flowers, attracts birds
and butterflies.
• Grows 2-3 ft high.
• Blooms steady from
mid-summer to fall.
• Heat and drought
resistant.
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Foxglove
• Grows 2-4 ft tall.
• Blooms early to midsummer.
• Like partial shade.
• Blooms in bright
mixed colors.
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Perennial Salvia
• Blue flowers all
summer.
• 4-8 in spikes of
flowers on 2-3 ft.
plants.
• Used for borders.
• Hardy and drought
tolerant.
• Prefers full sun.
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Butterfly Plant
• Fiery orange flowers
attract butterflies.
• Clusters of early to
mid-summer blooms
on 2-3 ft stems.
• Can withstand dry
soil.
• Prefers full sun.
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Giant Columbine
• Loved by humming
birds.
• Crimson, cream,
yellow, and lilac.
• 24-36 in stems.
• Full sun or partial
shade.
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Painted Daisy
• Easily grown and
colorful.
• Blooms early to mid
summer on 2-3 ft
stems.
• Full sun
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Alaska Shasta Daisy
• Blooms all season
long.
• White pedals border
yellow hearts.
• Blooms early summer
until frost.
• Grows 2 ft tall.
• Full to partial sun.
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Sweet Pea
• Hardy vine climbs 4-8
ft.
• Fragrant red, pink,
yellow, white, or blue
flowers.
• Blooms early summer
until frost.
• Full to partial sun.
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Black-eyed Susan
• Blooms mid-summer
to frost.
• Grow 2 ft. tall.
• Buttery yellow flowers
with dark contrasting
centers.
• Thrives in dry soil and
full to partial sun.
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Hardy Sweet Lavender
• Produces spiky
mounds of gray-green
leaves with aromatic
purple flowers.
• Blooms early summer
to early fall.
• 15-20 inches tall with
a 18 in spread.
• Prefers full sun.
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Double hollyhock
• Flowers fast, reseeds
itself and spreads
quickly.
• Grows 5-8 ft. tall.
• Blooms all summer
until frost.
• Prefers full to partial
sun.
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Red Mexican Hat
• Unique cone shaped
head with fire red
petals.
• Blooms steady all
summer.
• Grows 24 in tall.
• Prefers full sun.
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Hardy Primrose
• Blooms mid-spring to
early summer.
• Blooms in shades of
yellow, pink, purple,
blue and white.
• Grow 9-12 in tall.
• Best in partial sun.
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Hardy Carnations
• Fully double flowers
bloom in late spring
through early summer.
• Grows 18 inches tall.
• Cold hardy outdoor
variety.
• Best in full sun.
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Yarrow
• Drought resistant,
thrives in poor soil.
• Disk shaped yellow
flowers bloom mid to
late summer.
• Gray green fern like
foliage grows 42 inches.
• Excellent drying flower
• Prefers full sun
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Stoke’s Aster
• 12-24 inches high.
• Lavender blue flowers.
• Blooms early summer to
fall.
• Most effective when
planted in groups of 3-5.
• Full sun.
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Sweet William
• Big, flattened flower
heads with a clove like
scent.
• White, red, and pink.
• Blooms late spring
through early summer,
grows 6 inches tall.
• Prefers full to partial
sun.
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Coral Bells
• Up to 50 flowers per
stem.
• Red or pink bell like
blossoms.
• Flower late spring to
early summer.
• 12-24 in tall.
• Full sun or partial
shade.
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Peonies
• Sweet smelling
blooms cover the
foliage in late spring.
• Blooms late to mid
summer.
• Prefers full sun.
• Forms a dense hedge
2-3 ft tall with equal
spread.
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Mums
• Flower from late
summer until frost.
• Continues to spread
each year but remain
12-15 inches tall.
• Best located in full
sun, well drained soils.
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Dwarf Lilies
• Compact size protects the
plants from wind damage,
so blossoms stay longer.
• Keeps color from late
spring to mid-summer.
• Best planted in full sun,
with afternoon shade.
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Tiger Lilies
• Blooms mid summer
on 4-5 ft stems.
• Survives under even
the most adverse
conditions.
• Prefers full sun.
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German Bearded Iris
• Late spring to mid
summer.
• Grows to 24-36 inches
tall.
• Prefers full sun, well
drained soil.
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Winter Hardy Glads
• No need to dig bulbs
for winter storage.
• Thrives anywhere.
• Grows 16-20 inches
tall.
• Used for mass
planting or borders.
• Full to partial sun
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Native Daylilies
• Flowers all season
long by rural roads,
and in farmyards.
• Grows 2 ft tall
• Does well almost
anywhere.
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