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Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Grow in acidic, dry to medium, well-drained, sandy or gritty soils in full sun. Tolerates light shade. Usually grows well in poor infertile soils. known by a large number of common names including common bearberry and kinninnick, is an extremely winter hardy, creeping, slow-growing, prostrate, wood . . .[ . . . more ]

Penstemon grandiflorus

One of the showiest of all native Penstemons, Beardtongue 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 a versatile player in the . . .[ . . . more ]

Monarda fistulosa

Bergamot, also commonly called 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 . . .[ . . . 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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