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Heritage Flower Farm offers nearly four hundred beautiful heirloom perennials and biennials to choose from. We encourage you to browse our selection - with a rainbow of colors and sizes, we're certain you'll find something you want for your garden! Flower Farm, Flower Beds, Soil Ph, Hardy Plants, Just The Way, Perennials, Seeds, Bloom, West Texas
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Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed, Greek Milkweed Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Asclepias (ass-KLE-pee-us) (Info) Species: speciosa (spee-see-OH-suh) (Info) Synonym: Asclepias douglasii Synonym: Asclepias giffordii Category: Perennials Foliage Color: Unknown - Tell us Bloom Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Water Requirements: Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings Where to Grow: Grow outdoors year-round Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm) 36-48 in. (90-120 cm) 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m) Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm) Hardiness: USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F) USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 °C (-35 °F) USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) Sun Exposure: Full Sun Danger:Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested Bloom Color: Pink, Purple Bloom Time: Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall Foliage: Herbaceous Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured Soil pH requirements: 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic) 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) Propagation Methods: By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets) From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse From seed; stratify if sowing indoors Seed Collecting: Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
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hymenoxys scaposa - Thrift-leaf Perky Sue, Four-Nerve Daisy, Slender-stem Bitterweed, Plains Hymenoxys Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Tetraneuris (tet-ruh-NYUR-iss) (Info) Species: scaposa (ska-POH-suh) (Info) Synonym: Hymenoxys scaposa Synonym: Tetraneuris scaposa var. argyrocaulon Category: Alpines and Rock Gardens Perennials Foliage Color: Unknown - Tell us Bloom Characteristics: Unknown - Tell us Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping Height: under 6 in. (15 cm) Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm) Hardiness: USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) Sun Exposure:Full Bloom Color: Bright Yellow Bloom Time: March-October Blooms repeatedly Foliage: Herbaceous Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline) 7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline) Propagation Methods: From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse From seed; stratify if sowing indoors From seed; sow indoors before last frost Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season Seed Collecting: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
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Liatris spicata by // Bloom Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Water Requirements: Average Water Needs; do not overwater Soil Ph, Famous Daves, Hardy Plants, Flowers Perennials, Something Beautiful, Cut Flowers, Seeds, Bloom, West Texas

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Liatris spicata Gayfeather, Blazing Star, Button Snakeroot Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Liatris (ly-AT-riss) (Info) Species: spicata (spi-KAH-tuh) (Info) Synonym: Liatris callilepis Synonym: Serratula spicata Synonym: Liatris Kobold Blue Category: Perennials Foliage Color: Burgundy Dark/Black Bloom Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Water Requirements: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm) 24-36 in. (60-90 cm) 36-48 in. (90-120 cm) Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm) Hardiness: USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F) USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 °C (-35 °F) USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F) USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F) USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F) Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade Danger: N/A Bloom Color: Violet/Lavender/Purple White/Near White Bloom Time: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall Foliage: Herbaceous This plant is resistant to deer Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline) Propagation Methods: By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets) From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse From seed; stratify if sowing indoors From seed; sow indoors before last frost Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season Seed Collecting: Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored