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Photo unavailable PAPAVER paeoniflorum 'Red Peony'
Peony Poppy

Annual: Brought to the US from England in the early 1850's. A fast growing & self sowing summer bloomer. Has beautiful double crimson-red blooms with attractive seed pods that are suitable for arrangements. Gray green foliage. Ht: 2-4 ft. or more. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: average. USDA Z 2-9.

Photo unavailable PAPAVER somniferum 'Sissinghurst White'
Poppy

Annual: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. This variety has been bred from those found originally in the White Garden at Sissinghurst Castle. A fast growing and self sowing summer bloomer. Use in borders or containers. Has huge blowsy flowers of the purest white that can be used as a cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Height: 2-3'. Width: 10". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable PAPAVER species 'Double Red'
Poppy

Perennial: Fast growing summer bloomer. Frilly double red blooms are suitable for arrangements. Collect seeds and seed yourself or share with friends. Height: around 2-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.

Photo unavailable PAPAVER species 'Mauve Pink'
Poppy

Annual: A fast growing and self sowing summer bloomer. Use in borders or containers. Has beautiful single mauve pink blooms that can be used as a cut flower. Height: around 2-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.

Photo unavailable PHACELIA campanularia
Desert Bells, Desert Canterbury Bells

Annual: California native. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Showy, fast grower! Produces 1" wide, upward-facing, bell-shaped blooms atop branchy red stems in spring. The deep gentian blue flowers have white anthers & make the perfect standout in front beds, borders, containers or rock gardens. One of the few wildflower seeds that can grow into a good cut flower. Ht: 6-12". Exp.: full sun. Water: mod./dry. Needs good drainage, self-sows. USDA Z3.

PHACELIA tanacetifolia, Lacy Phacelia, Blue Tansy PHACELIA tanacetifolia
Lacy Phacelia, Blue Tansy

Annual: CA native. Deer resistant. Lav.-blue, bell-shaped flowers during summer. Grows well in hot, dry conditions & attracts a variety of pollinators to the garden or meadow. Used similarly to buckwheat as a winter cover. Useful to vineyards or alongside other crop fields, where it is valued for its long, coiling flower clusters of nectar-rich flowers. Ht: 24-36". sun/pt shade. Low/mod. water. Tolertates poor, rocky or sandy soil. Z3.

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