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Dragon's Blood Sedum: A low-growing dense mat tall of succulent leaves is carefree once established! Brilliant red flowers in late summer. Leaves turn vibrant orange-red in fall.

Cotton Candy Plant - Add a burst of color and texture to your garden with these lush ornamental grasses that flourish in hot, humid, dry or wet conditions. Enjoy light pink plumes in late summer with these wild, hardy plants. - Grows to approx. 20'' to 36'' H - Perennial - Bloom time: all summer - Full sun to partial shade - Hardy in zones 5 to 10

Cotton Candy Plant - Add a burst of color and texture to your garden with these lush ornamental grasses that flourish in hot, humid, dry or wet conditions. Enjoy light pink plumes in late summer with these wild, hardy plants. - Grows to approx. 20 to 36 H

DRAGONS BLOOD SEDUM (Gaura lindheimeri) Perennial; Ht: 3”-6" Light: Sun. Spread: 12”  Soil: Well Drained. Fast-growing ground cover with brilliant red foliage. A succulent with needle-like leaves which turn vibrant orange-red in fall. The more sun it gets, the more intense the foliage becomes. Exceptionally tolerant of heat and drought and also tolerate cold and being planted in poor dry soil. Low growing Sedum is used for containers borders, edging and as a dense spreading groundcover.

Perennial Dragons Blood Sedum - This is a ground cover that grows 3 to 6 in tall, needs full sun, good drainage and is fast growing. Leaves turn vibrant orange-red in the fall

SEDUM-Creeping Red/Dragons Blood

17 Top Sedums

Red Stonecrop (Sedum Spurium 'Schorbuser Blut') Zone: 3 to is a very attractive border plant that does not mind the shade and can be used as ground cover under trees and shrubs. Another advantage of these plants is that they suppress the growth of weeds.

Sedum Carpet | Spring Hill Nursery $17.99 for 6 (not sure how many pots, but love all this color!!)

Sedum Carpet - This special mix of six different sedum varieties provides an optimum array of color and textures, creating a vibrant evergreen carpet sure to please. Extremely drought tolerant and easy to grow; does not need fertilizer!

lampranthus "hot flash" --1' high x 3' wide, drought tolerant, sun, low-avg water --quant 2

lampranthus hot flash high x 3 wide, drought tolerant, sun, low-avg water --quant 2

Keys of Heaven Sweet Scent All Summer Long! Bushy plants up to 3' tall and 2' wide bear sweet-scented scarlet blooms, attracting hummingbirds to your garden! Makes a great back border.

Keys of Heaven

Keys of Heaven Sweet Scent All Summer Long! Bushy plants up to tall and wide bear sweet-scented scarlet blooms, attracting hummingbirds to your garden!

Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.

Cat Mint - A beautiful addition to any garden. This plant is perennial and requires very little pruning. Perfect for a perennial rock garden!

In the heat & drought the Midwest is experiencing, these hardy ground covers still flourish.

Low-Maintenance Ground Covers That Suppress Weeds

Try Creeping Phlox.Red Creeping Thyme, and Mazus for some low-maintenance ground covers that suppress weeds

I always thought the little strip of grass between the sidewalk and the street was an incredibly underused piece of real estate. It's the first thing people see of your yard and house, why not make it bigger and better than endless lawn? I would leave just enough room for a path or two and the rest would be plants.

Gardening in the Parkway Strip - Sunset Magazine

Gardening by the sidewalk - Try this along the driveway where the weeds grow -- need to check if shade is OK for these plants (dianthus)

Coneflowers grow best in full sun, but will tolerate some light shade. They bloom from early summer to fall and are attractive to birds and butterflies.

Power Perennials: Plants That Thrive No Matter What

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Dragon's Blood Sedum:  Mature Height: 6-8" Mature Spread: 12-14" Exposure: Full Sun (6 hours is best) Flowering Time: Late Summer- Fall Soil Moisture: Low – Average, Well-Drained Soil Type: Widely Adaptable Perennial in Zones: 3-9

Dragon's Blood Sedum: Mature Height: Mature Spread: Exposure: Full Sun hours is best) Flowering Time: Late Summer- Fall Soil Moisture: Low – Average, Well-Drained Soil Type: Widely Adaptable Perennial in Zones:

Slope Colonizers   Plants that prevent erosion and don't need watering or much other care     Scotch heather  
(Calluna vulgaris)    
Zones 5–7, $7.75; diggingdog.com

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Purple : Amethyst Myst Heuchera (Heuchera) : 10″ with 20-26″ flower stems : part sun to full shade : blooms late spring to early summer

Purple : Amethyst Myst Heuchera [Coral Bells] (Heuchera) : with flower stems : part sun to full shade : blooms late spring to early summer

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