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Knautia macedonica Thunder & Lightning: Dark magenta pincushion flowers atop wiry stems add bold color to captivating variegated foliage of cream and green. Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Flower Gardening, Outdoor Plants, Garden Plants, Colorful Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Buy Flowers, Rose Rise

Knautia Thunder & Lightning -- Bluestone Perennials

Dark magenta pincushion flowers atop wiry stems add bold color to captivating variegated foliage of cream and green. Knautia Thunder & Lightning has serrated leaf shapes that provide interesting lightning bolt patterns throughout the mounded clumps.

Origanum Rosenkuppel:attractive flowering perennial that is easy to grow. Deer resistant, Must have good drainage, Avoid too moist (wet feet) Height: Medium / Plant apart Bloom Time: Summer to Fall Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny Zones: Red Flowers, Colorful Flowers, Flower Colors, Full Sun Perennials, Low Maintenance Plants, Drought Tolerant Plants, Plant Care, Flower Beds, Garden Inspiration

Origanum Rosenkuppel -- Bluestone Perennials

Foliage and flower colors are not so deep here, more green and rosier, but Rosenkuppel has the same great display. Sprawling clumps of aromatic foliage are covered with nodding sprays of violet-red flowers. Easy to grow.

Attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds to your yard with Bee Balm flowers from Bluestone Perennials. Learn more about perennial Monardas today. Butterfly Garden Plants, Plants That Attract Butterflies, How To Attract Hummingbirds, Butterfly Feeder, Colorful Flowers, Pink Flowers, Bee Balm Flower, Woodland Garden, Just Dream

Monarda Claire Grace -- Bluestone Perennials

Purple-pink tubular florets surround the flower head. Extremely showy! A must for the avid butterfly gardener. Claire Grace is the best Monarda for drier spots. The leaves of Monarda can be used to flavor teas. A mildrew resistant improved variety. Road salt tolerant.

The Chelsea Chop: How and Why to Prune Perennials - Longfield Gardens Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Chelsea, Garden Plants, Garden Fun, Garden Ideas, Plant Care, Amazing Gardens, Houseplants

The Chelsea Chop: How and Why to Prune Perennials - Longfield Gardens

British gardeners do the Chelsea Chop, why don't you? It's an easy pruning technique for controlling unruly plants and getting an extra 3 weeks of flowers!

 Huge red blooms go on for months. Compact growing at only Easy to grow, drought tolerant and long lived perennial. Zone hardy Loved by butterflies. Large Flowers, Cut Flowers, Red Perennials, Meadow Sage, Parrot Tulips, Royal Red, Salvia, Plant Care, Bloom

Echinacea Kismet Red -- Bluestone Perennials

This petite and sweet charmer dazzles with red flowers that age to sunset orange. Button centers dotted with green mature to towering cinnamon-hued cones. A golden glow of yellow peeks around the cone. Echinacea Kismet® Red is an abundantly flowering showstopper. Electrifying! The Kismet® Series of Echinacea is noted for its abundant large flowers, fabulous habit and continuous flowering from summer to frost. It’s hard to imagine a sunny perennial border without Coneflowers. Butterflies…

It's almost time for mums, pansies, sedum, and all of your other favorite fall flowers. Plant these autumn-blooming annuals and perennials to reinvigorate your garden until winter. Leaf Flowers, Fall Flowers, Mums The Word, Tree Leaves, Autumn Garden, Autumn Trees, Autumn Wedding, Floral Bouquets, Plant Care

The Only Flowers You Need for a Standout Fall Garden

Plant these blooms to take your outdoor space to the next level.

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazing Star: Available at Prairie Moon Nursery Greenhouse Base, Greenhouse Growing, Blazing Star Flower, Pink Perennials, Floral Design Classes, Swamp Milkweed, Plant Order, Garden Site, Moon Nursery

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazing Star

The most moisture-tolerant of Liatris species, this Blazing Star does equally well in sunny, well-drained garden sites. For about three weeks in mid- to late summer, it sports purple wands of stemless, crowded flowers, facing all directions and blossoming from the top of the stem down. Marsh Blazing Star is its other common name. The alternating leaves of the plant are grass-like, up to 10” long and dense at the base, becoming smaller as they ascend the stem. Dormant bare root plants ship…

Foxtail Lilies - (Eremurus) Planting Guide – Easy To Grow Bulbs Types Of Soil, Types Of Plants, Tiny Flowers, Cut Flowers, Hydrangea Arborescens Annabelle, Easy To Grow Bulbs, Hummingbird Garden, Colorful Plants, Buy Plants

Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily)

Spectacular in full bloom, Eremurus robustus (Foxtail Lily) is a breathtaking perennial with huge flower spikes bearing up to 800 tiny flowers, the petals a pale peachy pink eventually bleaching to white, with contrasting orange stamens and a golden-yellow central boss. Soaring from a rosette of bluish-green strap-shaped leaves from early to mid summer, each graceful flower spike gradually opens from the bottom upwards for a long-lasting display (three weeks or so). Rising high on imposing…

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Scarlet Cinquefoil) Lavender Hidcote, Mexican Sunflower, Herbaceous Perennials, California Poppy, Buy Plants, Annual Plants, Types Of Soil, Zinnias, Outdoor Plants

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Scarlet Cinquefoil)

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' (Scarlet Cinquefoil) is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial boasting showy, saucer-shaped, deep raspberry-red flowers, 1 in. across (2.5 cm), adorned with a dark center from early to late summer. Produced in abundance, the blossoms contrast nicely against the foliage mound of strawberry-like, bright green leaves. Noted for its extremely long blooming season, this Cinquefoil is one of the easiest plants to care for. It is perfect for adding color to a…

Silphium laciniatum - Compass Plant: Available at Prairie Moon Nursery All Plants, Potted Plants, Habitat Destruction, Moon Nursery, Bird Perch, Plant Nursery, Native Plants, Compass, Organic Gardening

Silphium laciniatum - Compass Plant

No those aren't sunflowers, those are Compass Plants! A true icon of the prairies, these lovely plants are an incredible addition to your landscape. Given moist, rich soils, mature compass plants can reach upwards of 8 feet in height. It is quite a sight to see pollinators flit from flower to flower while birds, like Goldfinches, will perch upon the strong stems pecking for insects or seeds. The name Compass Plant comes from the observation that the leaves have a tendency to orient…

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ | Kiefer Nursery: Trees, Shrubs, Perennials

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ | Kiefer Nursery: Trees, Shrubs, Perennials

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ is an impressive plant with a floriferous and long-lasting floral display. It is also a great boon to pollinators. This cultivar was discovered as a chance seedling in the garden of Peter Heus and is likely a hybrid between Coreopsis tripteris and Coreopsis verticillata. ‘Gilded Lace’ is unique for its lacy, fine-textured foliage- something rarely seen on a plant this size. It is also reliably hardy and disease resistant.

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ | Kiefer Nursery: Trees, Shrubs, Perennials

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ | Kiefer Nursery: Trees, Shrubs, Perennials

Coreopsis ‘Gilded Lace’ is an impressive plant with a floriferous and long-lasting floral display. It is also a great boon to pollinators. This cultivar was discovered as a chance seedling in the garden of Peter Heus and is likely a hybrid between Coreopsis tripteris and Coreopsis verticillata. ‘Gilded Lace’ is unique for its lacy, fine-textured foliage- something rarely seen on a plant this size. It is also reliably hardy and disease resistant.

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Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster' (Bee Balm)

Monarda 'Purple Rooster' (Bee Balm) is a clump-forming perennial boasting masses of large, royal purple flowers, borne in dense, globular terminal heads. Blooming for weeks from mid to late summer, they rest upon a whorl of decorative bracts. The colorful and nectar-rich blooms ensure that butterflies and hummingbirds are regular visitors to the garden. Their vibrant color is set off to perfection by the fresh green leaves, which are delightfully fragrant and can be enjoyed in salads or…

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Monarda didyma 'Purple Rooster' (Bee Balm)

Monarda 'Purple Rooster' (Bee Balm) is a clump-forming perennial boasting masses of large, royal purple flowers, borne in dense, globular terminal heads. Blooming for weeks from mid to late summer, they rest upon a whorl of decorative bracts. The colorful and nectar-rich blooms ensure that butterflies and hummingbirds are regular visitors to the garden. Their vibrant color is set off to perfection by the fresh green leaves, which are delightfully fragrant and can be enjoyed in salads or…

The Chelsea Chop: How and Why to Prune Perennials - Longfield Gardens

The Chelsea Chop: How and Why to Prune Perennials - Longfield Gardens

British gardeners do the Chelsea Chop, why don't you? It's an easy pruning technique for controlling unruly plants and getting an extra 3 weeks of flowers!

The unique, finely quilled, flowers are what make 'Henry Eilers' stand out from the rest of the coneflowers. Sweet, Flowers, Plants, Candy, Florals, Plant, Flower, Bloemen, Planting

'Henry Eilers' sweet coneflower - FineGardening

The unique, finely quilled, 2-inch-wide flowers are what make 'Henry Eilers' stand out from the rest of the coneflowers.