Summer Perennials

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echinacea coneflower

Echinacea purpura – Coneflower

Echinacea photo above courtesy of Karen Matthews Echinacea is a native of the plains and prairies of the USA. Originating in this tough environment gave Echinacea the deep-rooted traits of drought tolerance, long bloom, low maintenance and dependability....

rudbeckia black eyed susans

Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia)

Black-eyed Susans are so floriferous and distinctive that they are easily recognized by gardeners in the Northern Hemisphere. Their broad branched clumps of golden daisies with brown cones are long-blooming, offering a late summer, constant color intensity that...

Maltese Cross Lychnis Chalcedonica

Maltese Cross – Lychnis Chalcedonica

http://powerfulperennials.com/how-to-stake-perennials/Maltese Cross (Lychnis Chalcedonica) is an International traveler across the colder sections of the Northern Hemisphere, but sadly, is a relatively unknown perennial. Maltese Cross is one of those rare perennials who not only enjoy cold climates but...