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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Lavender

Thalictrum (Meadow Rue) ‘Black Stockings’ is a perennial that blooms in early summer in full sun or partial-shade. Once established the plants can grow as tall as 5 feet. The more sun this plant gets, the darker the flower stems … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Lavender

Veronica ‘Eveline’ is a perennial with beautiful lavender spikes. The plants grow 20 inches tall. If you deadhead the spent flowers, you’ll be rewarded with blooms for several months each summer. ‘Eveline’ prefers full sun but will tolerate partial shade. … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me Something…Lavender

Liatris spicata (blazing star or gayfeather) is one of my favorite perennials because it’s a tough, native plant that needs little attention. The fuzzy, lavender flowers appear on spikes in mid-summer and are magnets for bumblebees and butterflies. Liatris grows … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Lavender

Allium christophii (Star of Persia) grows 14 to 24 inches tall. The 10-inch (or larger) umbels display scores of star-shaped flowers. Alliums are members of the onion family and grow from bulbs. Allium christophii blooms in early summer: ‘Beauty of … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Lavender

‘Mönch’ Frikart’s Aster is a perennial that grows 24 to 36 inches tall with daisy-like lavender flowers. It will bloom from July until frost and appreciates full sun. It’s hardy in zones 5-9: Daylily ‘Lavender Deal’ blooms later in the … Continue reading

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