red hot poker plant

Red-hot Poker Plant, or Kniphofia, Sizzles in the Garden

Meghan Shinn | August 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Virtues: Red-hot poker is a flowering perennial that erupts with hot-colored tubular blooms atop straight stems in the summer. This surprisingly hardy perennial fits right into meadow-like plantings where it can mingle with ornamental grasses and other sun lovers. This …

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White Swan Coneflower Is a Time-tested Echinacea

Virtues: White Swan coneflower is, as its name implies, a white-flowered version of purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea). It boasts all the attributes of the species: long bloom time; bold, showy flowers that feed bees and butterflies; textural seed heads that …
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