Pentas - One of the best plants you can choose for attracting butterflies

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Pentas One of the best plants you can choose for attracting butterflies, pentas bear attractive clusters of boldly colored flowers. It's also an easy plant to grow as it tolerates heat, humidity, and drought like a champ.

Pentas        An all-around garden champion, pentas bears clusters of star-shaped blooms in bright shades of pink, red, and white. It loves hot conditions, holds up to drought pretty well, and is a sure bet for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds in need of a snack.

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Pentas: Its a sure bet for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds in need of a snack. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Zones: but usually grown as an annual Grow it with: Angelonia for an easy-

Pentas are always one of the favorites of the butterflies in my garden.  Perennial in zone 8B and higher, they are a great investment that continues to bring beauty year after year!

Pentas - Butterfly mix: Named for its five petaled flowers, Pentas explode with blooms and flowers prolifically even in hot conditions. A great flower for any garden.

Perennials to plant this year! Give your garden a boost of color with these gorgeous perennials to plant in the new year.

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Single-petal blossoms unfurl in shades of melon orange and fade to raspberry pink. Plant Name: Echinacea 'Rainbow Marcella' Growing Conditions: full sun Size: 18 inches tall

This is a guide about growing a plumbago. This fast growing, drought tolerant, flowering plant will attract birds and butterflies to your garden.

Growing a Plumbago

For the backyard corner - This is a guide about growing a plumbago. This fast growing, drought tolerant, flowering plant will attract birds and butterflies to your garden.

'Pineapple Mango' Yarrow. An ideal plant for beginning gardeners, yarrow holds up to heat and drought, blooms for a long time, and offers great resistance to deer and rabbits. Plus, it's perfect for attracting butterflies! 'Pineapple Mango' is a fun variety that changes colors in the garden. The blooms start pink and then fade to salmon-yellow before finishing pale primrose.

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'Pineapple Mango' yarrow holds up to heat and drought, blooms for a long time, perfect for attracting butterflies! 'Pineapple Mango' is a fun variety that changes colors in the garden. Deer and drought resistant.

Daylily, Condilla - Reblooming beauty produces continuing show of countless 6-petalled 4½” golden blooms. Very nice!

LifeCycle: Perennial Zone: Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: inches Spread: inches Uses: Beds, Borders, Cut Flowers Bloom Season: Summer

Window Box with geraniums

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Red geraniums in medium/small clay pots with clay saucers, ideally all in a row along a mantle or window sill, would be a low cost/high impact accessory. Make sure you choose the feathery, French type of petals and the right geranium red.

limelight hydrangea (again - different colour)

Limelight Hydrangea: Hydrangea paniculata "Limelight" Seen here in it's "lime" color when the flowers first open. As the flowers mature they become white and then, in the fall, they turn pink!

Top 20 Perennials for Your Garden-once you plant them,they just keep coming year after year-a very good thing

26 Best Perennial Varieties for Your Garden

Crocosmia 'Dragonfire' brings a whole new level of red hot to small gardens. Vigorous and compact, 'Dragonfire' won't flop where others flailed, multiplying to form dense clumps of arching stems loaded with flowers in mid- to late summer. It's a magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies, while not ranking high with deer or rabbits. In colder climates, plant 'Dragonfire' as the star performer in your container garden for a hint of subtropical flair. Plant Name: Crocosmia 'Dragonfire' Growing…

Top New Perennials for 2016

Crocosmia 'Dragonfire' brings a whole new level of red hot to small gardens. Vigorous and compact, 'Dragonfire' won't flop where others flailed,…

Bright, bold, hot colors really catch the eye in this combination called 'Caribbean Day'

Bright, bold, hot colors really catch the eye in this combination called 'Caribbean Day' Supertunia Vista Fuchsia Lantana Luscious Berry Blend

Yarrow  Yarrow is a tough plant that grows well in dry, sunny conditions. Fern-leaf yarrow, pictured here, has silvery-gray foliage with clusters of golden-yellow blooms that are attractive to butterflies. It's also deer-resistant.  Name: Achillea selections  Zones: 3-10

Top Plants that Thrive in Clay

Plants which do well in clay soil. Yarrow is a tough plant that grows well in dry, sunny conditions. Fern-leaf yarrow, pictured here, has silvery-gray foliage with clusters of.

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