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Image of Helianthus angustifolius photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Swamp Sunflower)

Few sunflowers can withstand moist soil as well as the tall, narrow-leaved swamp sunflower. This bushy, upright perennial originates from regions across the eastern and southeastern United States. It naturally inhabits lowlands and floodplains where soil moisture is plentiful and drainage poor. Though adapted to wet conditions, established plants will withstand periods of drought.

In the spring and summer this clump-forming plant offers tall, upright stems lined with fine, linear green leaves....

(First Light Swamp Sunflower, Swamp Sunflower)

Few sunflowers can withstand moist soil as well as the tall, narrow-leaved swamp sunflower. This bushy, upright perennial originates from regions across the eastern and southeastern United States. It naturally inhabits lowlands and floodplains where soil moisture is plentiful and drainage poor. Though adapted to wet conditions, established plants will withstand periods of drought.

In the spring and summer this clump-forming plant offers tall, upright stems lined with fine, linear green leaves....

(Giant Sunflower)

The aptly named giant sunflower can reach huge heights. Though not commonly garden cultivated, it offers lovely yellow daisies in midsummer or fall. Native populations exist across much of eastern North America from Quebec down to Georgia. It favors swampy areas, moist meadows and old fields. The plants have tall, upright stems and form substantial clumps.

The leaves of giant sunflower are lance-shaped, rich green and borne on green or purple stems. Bloom time depends on geographic location....

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James Burghardt

(Giant Sunflower)

Introduced in 1994 by the North Carolina-based Niche Gardens, 'Sheila's Sunshine' has lots of lovely pastel yellow flowers that appear in summer or early fall. The plants become quite tall, like wild-type Helianthus giganteus, so it is essential to offer them lots of growing space.

The aptly named giant sunflower can reach huge heights. Though not commonly garden cultivated, it offers lovely yellow daisies in midsummer or fall. Native populations exist across much of eastern North...

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James H. Schutte

(Hybrid Hardy Hibiscus, Kopper King Hibiscus)

What a beautiful hardy hibiscus! Kopper King is a semi-woody perennial with an upright, shrubby habit. It has deeply lobed, copper-colored leaves that are almost maple-like in appearance. These contrast nicely with its large, disc-shaped flowers of pale pink with striking red centers and venation. Plants bloom with regularity from summer to fall.

Kopper King hibiscus are late to emerge in the spring but thrives in the heat of the summer. It grows best in sites with full sun, and most soil types,...

(Hybrid Hardy Hibiscus)

The Cordial Series of hardy hibiscus is a collection of hybrid plants, all with softball-sized single flowers that last for 3-4 days. Leaves gently resemble maple leaves and are green, although some have purple coloration. Flower colors range from pink to red and reddish purple. Plant growth is upright yet also broadly spreading, yet quite compact.

These hybrid hardy hibiscus should be planted in full sun in any average garden soil. Avoid highly alkaline and dry soils for best plant performance....

Image of Hibiscus coccineus photo by: Grandiflora

Grandiflora

(Scarlet Rosemallow)

Scarlet rosemallow is a woody perennial native to wetlands in the extreme southeastern United States with large, deep red flowers noted for their very distinct separated petals. Plants are sturdy yet slender and can grow well over head-high. Attractively lobed leaves and stems have blushes of red and burgundy.

Scarlet rosemallow performs best in fertile moist to wet soils in full sun or partial shade. In cold winter region this perennial will be root hardy and slowly re-emerge in late spring as...

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James Burghardt

(White Scarlet Rosemallow)

Scarlet rosemallow is a woody-based perennial native to wetlands in the extreme southeastern United States that typically blooms with large, deep red flowers noted for their distinctive separated, pointed petals. This cultivar, ‘Alba,’ is prized for its pure white flowers and otherwise is identical to the parent species. Plants are sturdy yet slender and can grow well over head-high, with upright, branching stems topped by clusters of flower buds. The attractively lobed leaves and the stems have...

Image of Hippuris vulgaris photo by: Bosh Bruening

Bosh Bruening

(Common Mare's Tail)

The common mare’s tail is a prolific aquatic plant with bottlebrush-like green foliage. It can be found in wetlands across all of North America, save the Deep South and southeastern states, and is also found in waterways in South America, Eurasia, and even Australia. So it truly has a world or pandemic distribution.

Hardy and very vigorous, this perennial produces strong underground rhizomes which travel through water-logged soils and send up new shoots. Each hollow stem is lined with fine,...

(Water Violet)

Water violet is an spreading aquatic plant native to Eurasia. It has finely dissected, feather-like leaves that grow submerged. The stems are long and leaves arranged alternately or around the stem (whorled). The summer flowers are borne on long stalks above the water in loose groups gathered around the stem. They have short tubes which flatten into square-ish to oval lobes. The flower color is white, pale pink or lavender with a yellow throat.

Water violet grows best when the roots are planted...