Gunnera manicata A dramatic, architectural plant, with massive, deeply veined, rounded leaves held on stout, prickly stems. Looks wonderful at the edge of a large pond or stream where its foliage is reflected in the water. One of the most spectacular plants that can be grown in Britain, it requires deep, permanently moist, humus-rich soil, lots of space and protection from cold, drying winds.
Hollyhock Rugosa -- Alcea, Russian Hollyhock Hollyhock Rugosa Type: Perennials Height: Tall 6-8' (Plant 18" apart) Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer Sun-Shade: Full Sun Zones: 3-8 Soil Condition: Normal Hollyhock Rugosas are of sturdy Russian heritage. Flowers are large, single, lemony yellow and extremely long lasting. Grey green foliage is less susceptible to rust. A solid performer for the summer bed. Spring shipping only. Bluestone Perennials, Inc
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Asclepias Incarnata- Swamp Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies
Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed) is one of the best milkweed varieties for North American gardeners because it serves as nectar plant for adult butterflies and is also a host plant for munching monarch caterpillars. It's one of the few milkweed species that doesn't spread through underground rhizomes. More swamp photos, info, plants and seeds...
Evening Primrose Oenothera missouriensis from Growing Colors - Low-growing perennials with cup-shaped flowers that bloom all summer. Plants tolerate hot, dry conditions and prefer well-drained soil. Use near the front of the border or in rock gardens. Height 9-10". Spacing 15-18"