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Purchased plants often come with a small tag explaining the minimum environmental requirements for them to grow. Some of those requirements are at least partially under the gardener’s control, like how much water to provide. Other requirements are a bit...

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Angelonia are called summer snapdragons because the flowers look like mini snapdragon flowers, but can take summer heat. The plant grows beautiful spikes of flowers that are fragrant, attractive to pollinators, and make great cut flowers. Angelonia are available in a couple different sizes. The taller ones make nice back-of-the-border flowers. The smaller ones look great along the front border. The spikes of flowers look great as the “thriller” component of patio combinations. 

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Lantana are a dream plant for gardeners that prefer low-maintenance flowers. They thrive in hot conditions. They come in a ton of colors. They attract pollinators, especially butterflies. They are drought tolerant once established. They bloom for pretty much the...

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Zonal geraniums have always been a garden staple due to their brilliantly colored flowers and low maintenance. With a little care, they can last for decades but also function beautifully as annuals. Enjoy these lush, tropical plants for the spring and...

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