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1 Perennial Flowers Horticulture I CP Mr. Traeger December 2013

2 Aster Species Aster, spp. Height: 12 – 48 inches Color: blue, violet, white and pink Flower shape always looks like a daisy. Prefers full sun exposure. Hardiness Zone 5-8. Propagation: Division and cuttings.

3 Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida Height: 18 – 30 inches Prefers full sun to partial shade. Prefers well drained soils. Landscape Importance: One of the most popular perennials and one of the hardiest. Propagation: Division and seed.

4 Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa Height inches Prefers full sun. Flower color: orange red and yellow. Landscape Importance: Nectar source and larval food source for Monarch Butterfly. Propagation: Seed

5 Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis Height 14 – 24 inches. Color: Rose pink and white. Hardiness zone: 2 – 9 Prefers: Partial Shade Propagation: Division and seed. Frequently grown in greenhouses. The plants are forced to bloom for Valentines Day. Native to Japan.

6 Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis Height: inches Color: Red Hardiness Zone: 3 -9 Prefers Partial Shade Propagation: seeds, cuttings & division. Landscape Importance: Brilliant red colors.

7 Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea Height: inches Color: Rose pink or white with golden centers. Hardiness Zone: 3-8 Prefers: Full sun to partial shade. Propagation: Root cuttings & division. Landscape Importance: Extremely tough perennial and drought tolerant.

8 Hollyhock Alsea rosea Height 24 to 60 Color: white, yellow, pink, purple Old fashioned flower. Biennial flower. Blooms spring to fall. Prefers full sun. Can be seeded during the winter.

9 Astilbe Astilbe x arendsii Height 24 to 48 Color: White, red & pink Blooms early to mid summer Hardiness zone: 4-8 Prefers partial shade to full sun.

10 Hardy Begonia Begonia grandis Height: 24 Southern heirloom plant. Flower Color: Pink Propagation: Bulb Hardiness zone: 6-9 Blooms: Summer to fall. Prefers: Partial shade.

11 Delphinium Delphinium cultivar Height: 36 – 60 Flower Color: Blue, violet & white. Prefers: Full sun. Blooms: Summer Propagation: Seed Hardiness Zone: 2-7 Toxic Plant

12 Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Height: 24 – 60 Blooms: Late Spring Prefers: sun to partial shade. Flower color: white, yellow, cream, pink Hardiness Zone 4-9 Toxic Plant

13 Shasta Daisy Chrysanthemum x superbum Height: 12 to 36 Blooms: Spring & Summer Prefers: Full Sun Flower Colors: White w/ Yellow centers. Hardiness Zone: 4-9 Landscaping: Old fashion flowers used along borders.

14 Babys Breath Gypsophila paniculata Height: 18 to 36 Blooms: Summer Flowers: white, pink & rose. Toxic Plant: All parts Hardiness Zone: 3 – 8 Propagation: seed, tissue culture, grafting Prefers full sun. Used in landscaping & cut flowers. Gypsophila paniculata

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