Phlox stoniflora 'Home Fires'


Broadleaf Creeping Phlox 'Home Fires'
Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  3-8
·        Height: 12 inches
·        Spread: 8-12 inches
·        Bloom Time: May to June
·        Bloom: vibrant pink; very fragrant
·        Light: part sun to part shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: medium; dry shade tolerant
·        Use: groundcover, alpine gardens, rock gardens, tumbling over rock walls, edging, front of border; attracts butterflies
·        Care: trim back after flowering to low green foliage to stimulate new bloom
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: species native to southeastern United States
·        Notes: mat forming habit; deep green oval leaf
·        Supplier: Klein's Floral & Greenhouse
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B122

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Mazus
Family: Mazaceae
       
·        Hardiness Zones: 5-8
·        Height: 2 inches
·        Spread: 6 inches
·        Bloom Time: May to June
·        Bloom: lavender or purplish-blue with white and yellow markings
·        Light: part shade to shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: medium to wet
·        Use: ground cover for small areas, between stepping stones, rock gardens
·        Care: low maintenance
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: Himalayas
·        Notes: narrow bright green leaves form dense carpet; spreads by creeping stems that root at nodes
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B119

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Geranium sanguineum var. striatum 'Lancastriense'


Bloody Cranesbill 'Lancastriense'
Family: Geraniaceae (Geranium Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  4-8
·        Height: 6 inches
·        Spread: 12 inches
·        Bloom Time: primarily May to June with variable rebloom throughout summer
·        Bloom: shell pink with contrasting dark red veins
·        Light: full sun to part shade
·        Soil: average, well-drained
·        Moisture: medium
·        Use: rock gardens or borders; mass for ground covers; attracts butterflies
·        Care: side stems may be removed at any time to control spread
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·        Native to: Great Britain
·        Notes: after first frost foliage usually turns attractive shades of red; rabbit resistant
·        Supplier: The Flower Factory
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B120

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Agastache 'Morello'


Hummingbird Mint 'Morello'
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
       
·        Hardiness Zones:  5-10
·        Height: 33 inches
·        Spread: 27 inches
·        Bloom Time: May to October
·        Bloom: deep burgundy rose spikes
·        Light: full sun
·        Soil: best in well-drained, fertile soils
·        Moisture: medium
·        Use: long-blooming for borders, cottage gardens, or pollinator gardens; attracts bees and hummingbirds
·        Care: dead-head spent flowers to promote additional blooms
·        Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems; good mildew resistance
·        Native to: hybrid
·        Notes: showy dark foliage in cool weather; deer resistance
·        Supplier: Klein's Floral & Greenhouse
·        Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B121

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