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Lipstick Verbena
Summer Pastels Yarrow
Licorice Plant
Moonshine Yarrow
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Lipstick Verbena

Common name: Lipstick Verbena
Botanical name: Verbena peruviana 'Temari Violet'

This perennial will grow 1-3' tall and has small green leaves with violet flowers that bloom all year.

Summer Pastels Yarrow

Common name: Summer Pastels Yarrow
Botanical name: Achillea mil. 'Summer Pastels'

This Achillea features spreading mats of fern-like rosettes, along with deeply divided, fern-like, green leaves. Pale pink and white flowers bloom in summer; this is a great plant for cut flower arrangements. Yarrow propagate easily from rooted cuttings or division, which should be performed in the early spring or fall. Following bloom, one should dead head the plant and divide the clumps when it appears crowded. This plant reaches 2' tall and 1' wide. It does best in full sun with well draining soil. It's great for erosion control and difficult hillside situations. It attracts butterflies but is deer resistant.

Licorice Plant

Common name: Licorice Plant
Botanical name: Helichrysum petiolare

This groundcover will grow 1'-3' tall and wide. It felt-look, silvery gray, small leaves that densely cover the plant. Because it has a trailing habit, this plant looks great in hanging baskets and containers. It does well in full sun and dry, well draining soil. It is grown for foliage, not flowers which are considered insignificant. Established plants are drought tolerant. Be careful not to overwater.

Moonshine Yarrow

Common name: Moonshine Yarrow
Botanical name: Achillea filipendulina 'Cloth of Gold'

This Yarrow is characterized by dense clumps of upright stems, which show green, densely-hairy leaves similar to those of a fern. The plant is accented with flower heads formed in flat-topped clusters of a bright yellow color. Yarrows propagate easily from rooted cuttings or division, which should be performed in the early spring or fall. Following bloom, one should dead head the plant and divide the clumps when it appears crowded.