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  1. Yellow Ratibida columnifera Yellow, Ratibida columnifera , Yellow Prairie Coneflower

    15-24" tall x 18" wide. The pure yellow flowered form of the native Prairie Coneflower, colors the garden from mid-summer on with cheerful yellow daisies that attract butterflies and...

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    Ratibida columnifera Yellow Yellow Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera
    $7.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    15-24" tall x 18" wide. The pure yellow flowered form of the native Prairie Coneflower, colors the garden from mid-summer on with cheerful yellow daisies that attract butterflies and bees. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  2. Red Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat, Mexican Hat Prairie Coneflower

    15-24" tall x 18" wide. Mexican Hat is the mahogany-red colored form of Prairie Coneflower that blooms from mid-summer into fall. A good naturalizing wildflower, it attracts bees and...

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    Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat Mexican Hat Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat
    $7.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    15-24" tall x 18" wide. Mexican Hat is the mahogany-red colored form of Prairie Coneflower that blooms from mid-summer into fall. A good naturalizing wildflower, it attracts bees and butterflies. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  3. Pink and Purple Liatris punctata, Liatris punctata, Gayfeather

    Prairie Blazing Star is the most drought tolerant of the genus and blooms in late summer with showy lavender-pink flower spikes. The roots have been documented to grow to depths of 1...

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    Liatris punctata Dotted Blazing Star Liatris punctata
    $7.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    Prairie Blazing Star is the most drought tolerant of the genus and blooms in late summer with showy lavender-pink flower spikes. The roots have been documented to grow to depths of 14 feet into the prairie soils. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  4. Pink Aethionema schistosum, Aethionema schistosum, Fragrant Persian Stonecress

    Persian Stonecress is a fragrant Old World wildflower with pink, late spring flowers held over attractive blue-green foliage. It thrives in heat and full sun in well-drained soils. ...

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    Aethionema schistosum Fragrant Persian Stonecress Aethionema schistosum
    $7.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    Persian Stonecress is a fragrant Old World wildflower with pink, late spring flowers held over attractive blue-green foliage. It thrives in heat and full sun in well-drained soils. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  5. Yellow Heterotheca jonesii, Heterotheca jonesii, Creeping Goldenaster

    Heterotheca jonesii (Creeping Goldenaster) is a fantastic native groundcover that grows to form an evergreen mat of tiny leaves, covered with a summer-long display of bright yellow a...

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    Heterotheca jonesii Creeping Goldenaster Heterotheca jonesii
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    Heterotheca jonesii (Creeping Goldenaster) is a fantastic native groundcover that grows to form an evergreen mat of tiny leaves, covered with a summer-long display of bright yellow aster-like flowers.
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  6. Yucca baccata Compacta (Perennials

    Our Yucca baccata Compacta (Banana Yucca) is a more compact form of the species. The thick, stiff evergreen leaves are edged with attractive white thread-like hairs and mature plant ...

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    Yucca baccata Compacta Compact Banana Yucca Yucca baccata Compacta
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    Our Yucca baccata Compacta (Banana Yucca) is a more compact form of the species. The thick, stiff evergreen leaves are edged with attractive white thread-like hairs and mature plant bloom with huge spikes of ivory flowers. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  7. Blue Penstemon virens, Penstemon virens, Blue Mist Beardtongue

    This beautiful, small growing species is native to the open Ponderosa forests and foothills of eastern CO and WY. The dainty spikes of blue, lavender-throated flowers are held over e...

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    Penstemon virens Blue Mist Beardtongue Penstemon virens
    $8.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    This beautiful, small growing species is native to the open Ponderosa forests and foothills of eastern CO and WY. The dainty spikes of blue, lavender-throated flowers are held over evergreen rosettes of dark green foliage. A delight in the late spring garden. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  8. Yellow Hymenoxys scaposa, Hymenoxys scaposa, Thrift-leaf Perky Sue

    Hymenoxys scaposa (Thrift-Leaf Perky Sue) is one of our very best native wildflowers. Drought tolerant, the tidy mound of evergreen foliage is covered with bright yellow daisies in l...

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    Hymenoxys scaposa Thrift-Leaf Perky Sue Hymenoxys scaposa
    $7.49
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    Hymenoxys scaposa (Thrift-Leaf Perky Sue) is one of our very best native wildflowers. Drought tolerant, the tidy mound of evergreen foliage is covered with bright yellow daisies in late spring. Perky Sue often re-blooms after summer rains. Drought resistant/drought tolerant perennial plant (xeric).
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  9. White Amsonia jonesii, Amsonia jonesii, Jones' Bluestar

    Jone's Bluestar is a western native plant grown for its pale-blue flowers that cover the plant in late spring. Deep-rooted, this xeric perennial is extremely rabbit and deer resista...

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    Amsonia jonesii Jones' Bluestar Amsonia jonesii
    $7.49
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    Jone's Bluestar is a western native plant grown for its pale-blue flowers that cover the plant in late spring. Deep-rooted, this xeric perennial is extremely rabbit and deer resistant and requires full hot sun in poor, well-drained soil. A 2011 Plant Select winner. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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  10. Achnatherum calamagrostis, Achnatherum calamagrostis, Silver Spike Grass

    Exclusive. Silver Spike grass is an outstanding Old World species grown for its late spring display of silver-green flower spikes. The seed heads age to tawny brown and hold on the p...

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    Achnatherum calamagrostis Silver Spike Grass Achnatherum calamagrostis
    As low as $11.99
    Exclusive. Silver Spike grass is an outstanding Old World species grown for its late spring display of silver-green flower spikes. The seed heads age to tawny brown and hold on the plant into the fall. Drought Resistant/xeric. Introduced into cultivation in the US by Lauren Springer Ogden. 2006 Plant of the Year.
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  11. Yellow Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum Kanah Creek, Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum, Kannah Creek Sulphur Buckwheat

    Kannah Creek Buckwheat hails from western Colorado. With a showy display of yellow flowers in late spring, the flowers age to shades of orange and rust by late summer, providing mont...

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    Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum Kannah Creek Kannah Creek Sulphur Buckwheat Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum Kannah Creek
    $10.99
    Per Plant - 5" Pot
    Kannah Creek Buckwheat hails from western Colorado. With a showy display of yellow flowers in late spring, the flowers age to shades of orange and rust by late summer, providing months of low care color. A 2007 Plant Select winner. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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