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Hummingbird Enjoying Obedient Plant

One of our favorite native plants is in full bloom now. Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana) got its common name because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction you like–and they will stay there! The hummingbirds love them. Photos … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Basketflower

Centaurea americana is a lovely annual wildflower which really attracts butterflies, bees and other flying critters. The common name is Basketflower, because of the phyllaries (modified leaves) that surround the flower head base. Basketflower grows from 24 inches to 60 … Continue reading

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