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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) is an extremely winter hardy, creeping, slow-growing, prostrate, woody evergreen shrub that typically grows to 6-12 inches tall but spreads over time by flexible branching (roots at the nodes) to 3-6 feet wide or more. It is typically found in habitats typicall . . .[ . . . more ]


Penstemon grandiflorus


Beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus) one of the showiest of all native Penstemons, can reach heights of three feet with stunning pink to purple flowers that bloom for a few weeks in May or June. The bloom time is short, but the plant has beautiful vertical structure and unique foliage, making it . . .[ . . . more ]


Monarda fistulosa


Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa),Bee Balm or Horse-Mint has a lovely violet blossom and distinctively aromatic foliage. It is a familiar component of prairie and savanna communities on all but the wettest of soils. Wild Bergamot is a favorite of butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Its species name, f . . .[ . . . more ]


Andropogon gerardii


Big Bluestem Grass (Andropogon gerardii) or Turkeyfoot Grass is a tall perennial, warm season grass that was the dominant grass of the tallgrass prairie. It may be grown as an ornamental grass because of its attractive foliage which changes color seasonally, its good architectural height and its . . .[ . . . more ]

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