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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’ zinnia is an AAS-winning annual that grows 12-14 inches tall on bushy plants that are loaded with flowers from early summer until frost. The plants are easy to sprout from seed and require little care once … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

Echinacea ‘Magnus’ is a perennial purple coneflower that grows 3 feet tall with 7-inch, pink flowers. The blooms are irresistible to butterflies and bumblebees. Goldfinches and other finches will pluck seeds from the dried flower heads in fall and winter. … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

Daylily ‘Royal Butterfly’ has 7-inch pale pink flowers with a rose halo and wide green throat. The plants grow 26 inches tall. My brother-in-law gave me a clump from his plant two years ago, and I was very pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

Phlox paniculata ‘Bright Eyes’ is a perennial that grows 2-1/2 to 3 feet tall in sun or part-shade. The fragrant flowers are medium-pink with a dark-pink eye. Perennial phlox cultivars are susceptible to powdery mildew, but I’ve had pretty good … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

‘Janice Brown’ is a small-flowering daylily that grows 21 inches tall. The flowers are pale pink with a rose-pink eyezone. ‘Janice Brown’ blooms early in the daylily season: Echinacea (coneflower) ‘Ruby Giant’ is a robust perennial that grows 30 inches … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

Astilbe ‘Boogie Woogie’ is part of the Music series of astilbes which bloom heavily. ‘Boogie Woogie’ grows 26 inches tall with fluorescent-pink flowers. Astilbes prefer moist soil in part-shade or shade and bloom in late June and early July: ‘Queen … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Pink

Daylily ‘Blessing’ grows 22 inches tall with 5-inch flowers: Nicotiana ‘Avalon Bright Pink’ is an annual that grows 7 to 10 inches tall: Monarda ‘Marshall’s Delight’ is a perennial that grows 30-36 inches tall. The plants are more resistant to … Continue reading

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