African Iris

African Iris
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Fast-Growing, Prolific Iris African Iris, Dietes iridioides, is an evergreen perennial with fantastic flowers. Plant a few in your rock garden or perhaps in a wooded area where African Iris plants will lend color and definition. These would also do terrific in some poolside containers, or mixed sporadically into a border. Iris’ always have the look of the exotic about them, but unlike many fancy perennials that require pampering, Iris’ tend to be hardy, easy-to-care-for plants…and African Iris is no exception. Your African iris is a magnificent Iris variety, with 3-inch blooms shooting up amid the lance leaf-like foliage from spring through fall. The gorgeous blossoms are pristine white, accented with shades of yellow and lavender. Each spectacular bloom lasts one day, but with the repeating nature of this Iris variety, you won’t miss out on enjoying its marvelous display. The dark green leaves of your African Iris are evergreen, so will provide some vertical definition to your landscape even when it’s not in bloom. Africa Iris plants will grow 2 to 3 feet tall with a 3 to 4 foot spread. It has a clumping habit and vigorous nature. African Iris is a very hardy perennial that requires no special care and adapts easily to a variety of conditions. Iris’ tend to be hardy, fast-growing perennials that not only produce fantastic, exotic-looking blooms, but maintain an evergreen nature. They’re perfect for almost any location. It’s the type of perennial you can plant and forget…but you’re sure to not forget this impressive Iris when it’s in your yard this year! * Summer flowers * Works well in containers * Profuse/repeat bloomer * Fast growing * Evergreen * Standing water tolerant * Cold hardy.

Little Goldstar Black Eyed Susan

Little Goldstar Black Eyed Susan
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Prolific Bloomer with Brilliant Color Little Goldstar, Rudbeckia ‘Little Goldstar’, is a heavy-blooming, knee-high variety of Black-Eyed Susan. It’s a stand-out in any setting with its vibrant yellow orange color. Use several as container plants on a patio or brighten a border with a line of these compact beauties. A Little Goldstar in your yard ensures a burst of sunshine from midsummer to fall. The 2-inch blossoms are yellow orange sunbursts of color providing a dense cover for the 15 inch tall, rounded plant of equal spread. The prominent, dark centers lend a dramatic contrast to the daisy-like shape of the brilliantly-colored flowers. With Little Goldstar you’re sure to draw even more color to our yard as butterflies and bees will flock to its striking beauty. Do a little deadheading, and you’ll extend your bloom time even further. Little Goldstar is an incredibly hardy plant that’s not only a show-stopper in the yard, but has other uses as well. You’ll find that the Little Goldstar’s cut flowers are durable and they are even excellent dried and used in various craft projects. Leave the blooms on in the fall and songbirds will feast on the seeds of the dried cone, providing a treat for your wildlife. For bright, long-lasting color with little care, the Little Goldstar simply can’t be beat. *Heavy blooming*Easy to grow*Deer Resistant.

Raspberry Truffle Coneflower

Raspberry Truffle Coneflower
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Sumptuous Color in a Delightful Perennial Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is a prolific perennial with outstanding blooms. Plant several along a border, or scatter throughout your flower beds for a showy splash of color through late summer. Have you ever eaten a raspberry truffle? Remember that feeling of your teeth breaking through the outer shell and the creamy blend of fruit-flavor and satiny chocolate on your tongue? It’s a moment of pure sensual bliss for many people…and your first sight of your Raspberry Truffle Coneflower in bloom will be the same. The center of the coneflower starts out with a deep brown appearance, like a truffle nestled amid the raspberry floral confection, thus inspiring its name. Few things can compare with watching the blooms begin as pink daisies only to slowly transform into 5-inch double, button-top flowers in glorious shades of pink, red and brown. The one-of-a-kind pink/red blend of the outer ray petals perfectly frames the deeper hues of the fluffy center. It’s certainly a delectable display of nature’s majesty. Your Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is compact, with chocolate-colored stems that are sturdy enough to firmly elevate your floral treat above the garden plantings. It’s a hardy little plant overall, being tolerant of heat, humidity and drought.  Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is also pest resistant, including deer who seem to take no interest in it at all, it can handle the cold, and is easy to care for. For a glorious floral confection that will delight your garden and your senses, the Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is an outstanding choice. *Outstanding Blooms *Hardy *Deer Resistant *Drought Tolerant.