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Photo unavailable RANUNCULUS gramineus
Grassy-Leaved Buttercup

Perennial: Deer resistant. Drought & clay tolerant. Native to SW Europe. Received RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2005. Forms a low tuft of grassy-looking blue-green lvs. Taller stems appear in late spring, bearing rounded lemon-ylw blms. Good rock garden or border plant. Plants generally go dormant & disappear by mid-late summer, then produce new lvs in fall. Size: 12" x 6". Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod./moist. Z4.

RAOULIA australis, Golden Scabweed RAOULIA australis
Golden Scabweed

Perennial: Drought & deer tolerant. Great ground cover & dry rockery plant. Stems are hidden by small gray green leaves that overlap them completely. Native to New Zealand. Attracts butterflies. Blooms in summer with pale yellow flowers that appear "dusted" on. Carpet forming: 1/2" x 1-3'. Sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z7-9. (syn. R. lutescens)

REHMANNIA elata, Chinese Foxglove REHMANNIA elata
Chinese Foxglove

Perennial: Evergreen in mild winter climates. Nice border and cut flower plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Produces tubular rose-purple flowers with yellow and red dotted throat. Height: 2-3 feet. Re-seeds. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. (syn. R. angulata)

RHODANTHEMUM hosmariense 'Casablanca', Moroccan Daisy, Atlas Daisy RHODANTHEMUM hosmariense 'Casablanca'
Moroccan Daisy, Atlas Daisy

Perennial: Evergreen. Low growing, spreading growth habit with soft hairy, gray green leaves. Good in borders, rock gardens, edges and containers. Attract butterflies. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: white. Height: 10-12”. Spread: 10-12”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8. PPAF

RHODANTHEMUM hosmariense 'Marrakech', Moroccan Daisy, Atlas Daisy RHODANTHEMUM hosmariense 'Marrakech'
Moroccan Daisy, Atlas Daisy

Perennial: Evergreen. Low growing, spreading growth habit with soft hairy, gray green leaves. Good in borders, rock gardens, edges and containers. Attract butterflies. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: pale to deep pink. Ht: 12-18”. W: 10-12”. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Hardy.

RHODANTHEMUM species, Moroccan Daisy RHODANTHEMUM species
Moroccan Daisy

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Nice rock garden plant with finely cut silvery foliage. Bloom time: fall-winter. Bloom color: white with yellow centers.. Height: 8-10 inches. Spread: 12-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

RHODOHYPOXIS baurii, Red Star RHODOHYPOXIS baurii
Red Star

Perennial Herb: Deciduous bulb. Rock garden or container plant. Protect bulbs from cold winter rains. Grass-like foliage with star-shaped blooms. Blooms spring through summer. Bloom color: pink. Height: 3-5 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (in summer). Do not water in winter. USDA Z8.

RHODOHYPOXIS baurii 'Picta', Red Star RHODOHYPOXIS baurii 'Picta'
Red Star

Perennial Herb: Deciduous bulb. Rock garden or container plant. Protect bulbs from cold winter rains. Grass-like foliage with star-shaped blooms. Blooms spring through summer. Bloom color: white with pink tinge.. Height: 3-5 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate (in summer). Do not water in winter. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable RUDBECKIA fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Black-Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. An easy to grow, colorful border plant with brilliant daisies of golden yellow. A good woodland & cut flower plant that blooms summer-fall. Foliage may die back and can be slow to emerge in spring after harsh winters. Attracts butterflies. Size: 18-24" x 12-24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

RUDBECKIA hirta 'Becky Cinnamon Bicolor', Black-Eyed Susan RUDBECKIA hirta 'Becky Cinnamon Bicolor'
Black-Eyed Susan

Perennial: Drought, deer and heat tolerant. Produces large 4-6" flowers that are rusty red with golden yellow edges. Attracts butterflies. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Blooms in profusion. Compact and well-branched. Height: 8-10". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

RUDBECKIA hirta 'Cherokee Sunset', Black-Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy RUDBECKIA hirta 'Cherokee Sunset'
Black-Eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy

Perennial: All America Selections Award Winner 2002. Drought, deer & heat tolerant. Produces large, double & semi-double 3-4.5" flowers in shades of yellow, orange, red, bronze & mahogany; some bicolor. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Good border, container & cut flower plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Blooms in profusion. Compact and well-branched. Height: 24-30". Width: 12". Exposure: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z5.

RUDBECKIA hirta 'Cherry Brandy', Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy RUDBECKIA hirta 'Cherry Brandy'
Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy

Perennial: First ever red Rudbeckia! Deer resistant. Easy to grow with a long bloom period. Great in mass plantings, in containers, in a border or as a cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: shades of cherry red with dark eye. Height: 20-24". Width: 12-16". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

RUDBECKIA hirta 'Indian Summer', Black-eyed Susan RUDBECKIA hirta 'Indian Summer'
Black-eyed Susan

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Easy to grow. Great in mass plantings, in containers, in a border or as a cut flower. Dark green foliage turns mahogany in the fall. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: golden yellow with dark eye. H: 36-48". W: 18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

RUDBECKIA hirta 'Irish Eyes', Black-Eyed Susan RUDBECKIA hirta 'Irish Eyes'
Black-Eyed Susan

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Large golden-yellow daisies are highlighted with emerald-green centers, which creates a bright and sunny effect. Attracts bees and butterflies. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Height: 24". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Short lived. USDA Z6.

RUMEX sanguineus, Bloody dock or Red-veined dock RUMEX sanguineus
Bloody dock or Red-veined dock

Perennial: Good for borders or containers. Very attractive foliage. Foliage is light green with strong maroon-colored veins. Produces tiny star-shaped brown fruit. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Height: 12-15 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z4.

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