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Photo unavailable HAWORTHIA 'Barcelona'
Zebra Plant

Perennial: Native to South Africa. A delightful little succulent that is frequently compared to an Aloe. Forms very attractive open rosettes w/small striped lvs. The white wart like tubercles cover the back of the lvs often in a stripy arrangement which resembles a zebra pattern. Slow growing. Often used as a houseplant. Prefers bright light but not direct sunlight. Avoid overwatering, but don’t let it dry out too much.

Photo unavailable HELENIUM autumnale 'Salud Embers' (= 'Balsaleumb’)
Sneezeweed, Helen's Flower

Perennial: Tolerates clay, wet soil, heat, rabbit and deer. Somewhat drought tolerant once established. Missouri native. Good border, container, meadow, cottage garden, and cut flower plant. Does well alongside water and in rain gardens. Attracts bees and butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bi-color, red with yellow tips. Height: 1-1.5'. Width: 1-1.5'. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3-9. PP #30,617

Photo unavailable HELENIUM autumnale 'Salud Embers' (= 'Balsaleumb’)
Sneezeweed, Helen's Flower

Perennial: Tolerates clay, wet soil, heat, rabbit and deer. Somewhat drought tolerant once established. Missouri native. Good border, container, meadow, cottage garden, and cut flower plant. Does well alongside water and in rain gardens. Attracts bees and butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: bi-color, red with yellow tips. Height: 1-1.5'. Width: 1-1.5'. Exposure: full sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3-9. PP #30,617

Photo unavailable HELENIUM autumnale Hayday 'Red Bicolor'

Perennial: This has blooms of stunning bright red petals edged with splashes of yellow. Great for cut flower gardens and borders, this is one of a festive new series with blooms that flower from summer through fall. Nicely controlled and upright habits with dense branching, it needs regular watering and more in extreme heat or containers to thrive. Attracts pollinators. Height: 14-18”. Width: 14-18”. USDA Z5

Photo unavailable HELIANTHUS 'Sunfinity' (an interspecific hybrid)
Sunflower

Annual: A new hybrid with continuous blooms all season long (over 100 blooms/plant), easy to care for (no pruning or deadheading!), fast growing, a great cut flower, and versatile. Good for borders, beds and containers. Attracts pollinators-produces little pollen or seeds but is nectar-rich and offers a habitat for bees, bugs & birds. Bloom color: vibrant yellow. Height: 3-4 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist.

HELIANTHUS salicifolius 'Autumn Gold', Willowleaf Sunflower HELIANTHUS salicifolius 'Autumn Gold'
Willowleaf Sunflower

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Spreading border plant that brings great fall color. Bright, sunshine yellow 2" flowers that continue from late summer-fall or hard frost, long after other sunflowers have called it quits. Perfect for warm, sunny borders or patio containers. Nice cut flower. Attracts bees & butterflies. Size: 24-30" x 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable HELIANTHUS x 'SunCatcher'
SunCatcher Sunflower

Perennial: Tolerates dry soil, drought, deer and rabbits. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: yellow with fuzzy brown centers. Mounded and multi-branched growth habit. Height: 4 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable HELIANTHUS x 'SunCatcher'
SunCatcher Sunflower

Perennial: Tolerates dry soil, drought, deer and rabbits. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: yellow with fuzzy brown centers. Mounded and multi-branched growth habit. Height: 4 feet. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good for pots, banks, borders & as a ground cover. Striking silvery-grey wooly leaves. Makes an excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: creamy yellow. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good for pots, banks, borders & as a ground cover. Striking silvery-grey wooly leaves. Makes an excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: creamy yellow. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM argyrophyllum 'Moe's Gold'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good for pots, banks, borders & as a ground cover. Striking silvery-grey wooly leaves. Makes an excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: creamy yellow. Height: 18-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable HELICHRYSUM italicum 'Dwarf'
Dwarf Curry Plant

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Evergreen plant with pointed silvery gray foliage that gives off a curry scent. Much like the tall variety but growth is shorter & more compact. The leaves are also narrower & hug the stems more tightly. Good border & container plant. Attracts bees & butterflies. Produces many flower heads summer-fall. Bloom color: strong yellow. Height: 12-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Immortelle', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Immortelle'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good for pots, banks, borders & ground cover plant. Striking white wooly leaves. Makes an excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: creamy yellow. Size: 4' x 4-6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Limelight', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Limelight'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good in containers and as a bank and ground cover plant. Striking hairy lime-green leaves. Excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: pale yellow. Height: to 4 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Exposure: part sun/shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Petite Licorice', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Petite Licorice'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Compact variety with tiny silver-green leaves. Good in containers, beds, borders and window boxes. Excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Size: 8-10" x 8-10". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. UDSA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Variegatum', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM petiolare 'Variegatum'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good in containers as as a bank and ground cover plant. Striking pale yellow wooly leaves. Excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: creamy yellow. Height: 12-24". Width: 36-48". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

HELICHRYSUM thianschanicum 'Icicles', Licorice Plant HELICHRYSUM thianschanicum 'Icicles'
Licorice Plant

Shrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Fast growing plant that is good for pots, banks, borders & ground cover plant. Has extra narrow, linear foliage that is powdery silver. Leaves are anise scented when crushed. Makes an excellent accent plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: creamy yellow. Size: 8-16" x 18-20". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album', Common Heliotrope HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album'
Common Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant. An unusual white form with very fragrant, vanilla-scented clusters of flowers. Good in borders, beds, window boxes & pots. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: white (sometimes will have a lavender tinge). Height: 2 feet (taller in mild climates). Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album', Common Heliotrope HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album'
Common Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant. An unusual white form with very fragrant, vanilla-scented clusters of flowers. Good in borders, beds, window boxes & pots. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: white (sometimes will have a lavender tinge). Height: 2 feet (taller in mild climates). Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album', Common Heliotrope HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Album'
Common Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant. An unusual white form with very fragrant, vanilla-scented clusters of flowers. Good in borders, beds, window boxes & pots. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: white (sometimes will have a lavender tinge). Height: 2 feet (taller in mild climates). Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Fragrant Delight', Heliotrope HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'
Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant. Evergreen bushy plant with fragrant navy blue flowers from late spring to winter. Good for borders, beds, window boxes and containers. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: navy blue. Height: 15 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Fragrant Delight', Heliotrope HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'
Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant. Evergreen bushy plant with fragrant navy blue flowers from late spring to winter. Good for borders, beds, window boxes and containers. Attracts butterflies. Bloom color: navy blue. Height: 15 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Midnight Sky'
Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Evergreen bushy plant with fragrant royal blue flowers from late spring to winter. Good for borders, beds, window boxes and containers. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: royal blue. Height: 10-12 inches. Spread: 10-12 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Midnight Sky'
Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Evergreen bushy plant with fragrant royal blue flowers from late spring to winter. Good for borders, beds, window boxes and containers. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: royal blue. Height: 10-12 inches. Spread: 10-12 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable HELIOTROPIUM arborescens 'Midnight Sky'
Heliotrope

Perennial Shrub: Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Evergreen bushy plant with fragrant royal blue flowers from late spring to winter. Good for borders, beds, window boxes and containers. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom color: royal blue. Height: 10-12 inches. Spread: 10-12 inches. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate (avoid overwatering). USDA Z10.

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