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BALLOON FLOWER “SENTIMENTAL BLUE”
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 3-8
6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Dwarf variety. Clump-forming perennial so named because its flower buds puff up like balloons before
opening. The root of balloon flower is used extensively in Asia as an anti-inflammatory in the treatment of
coughs and colds. It is used in latent remedies and sold as platycodi commemorating it.
SUN – PART SHADE
Like wine, bay leaf is a foundation
flavor of French cuisine. Meat, fish
and poultry dishes almost always have
a touch. Frost-sensitive small trees;
best grown in tubs that afford easy
movement indoors during winter.
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-10
SUN – PART SHADE
HEIGHT to 4 feet, but usually shorter.
|This species is striking when massed in sunny borders. It attracts bees, butterflies, moths, and
hummingbirds. Apparently, few herbivores eat its foliage. The roots (along with those of all the other
plants) help to stabilize the soil, even during seasons when this perennial plant is dormant.
|SILVER HEART BRUNNERA
Brunnera macrophylla Silver Heart
HARDY PERENNIAL–ZONES 4- 9
SHADE – SOME SUN
Height 6 - 12 in. Width 12 - 24 in
A great choice for a woodland garden that grows well in
all but the driest, shadiest conditions!
The thick, heart-shaped leaves are tolerant of sun with
little, if any, scorching. It's like a Hosta that takes drier
shade and doesn't get eaten by deer or slugs.
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 3-10
Height: 8 to 20 feet. Width: To 8 feet
|A magnet for all the butterflies who pass through your garden seeking nectar. Many butterfly gardeners plan
their garden around Buddleia (pronounced BUD-lee-ah), a genus that includes over 100 species and cultivars.
Also called summer lilac, the medium- to large-sized shrubs can anchor a perennial bed or form a hedge
Butterfly weed produces many bright orange, flat-topped flower clusters in early June. Flowering goes on for many
attract a variety of butterflies to your property, especially monarchs.
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 4-9
Height: 1 to 2 feet. Spread: 1 to 1
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Height: 3 feet. Width: 1 foot
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-9
(Red-veined dock; Bloodwort)
British native with rosettes of striking light green leaves marked
with bright maroon-colored veins. Very interesting new salad
green! Has been used medicinally for cancer and for various
Basil's Greek name basileus, meaning "king," indicates
its royal position among herbs. The basils have always
attracted the attention of herb fanciers, and rightly so,
for they offer an amazing array of flavors and scents,
and they are a constant source of inspiration in the