Astilbe: a shade-loving plant. Perfect for Zone 5 planting. - Would be great in the shadier areas of the back yard :)
Sanguisorba officinallis 'Pink Tanna' Zone 4a (-30 to -35F) "Light pink catkin-like flowrs hed erect for a long period in mid-summer. Forms clumps of handsome foliage. Flower spikes to 30" tall. Easy to grow in rich soil and very tolerant of heavy clay soils. To 2' wide, deciduous in winter. . . ." (Description by www.xeraplants.com.)
Columbine for clay soil. Columbiner (Aquelegia canadensis) has so many wonderful attributes. It self seeds easily, comes in a range of beautiful colors, and attracts ...
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PREV4/16NEXT Butterfly Weed Happily, this plant will bring a host of butterflies to your yard -- but not deer. A tough perennial native to areas of North America, it bursts forth with clusters of orange flowers in summer. It's also heat and drought resistant, so you can depend on it to look good, even with little care. Plant Name: Asclepias tuberosa Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-9