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Blue Mist Spirea

Blue Mist Spirea Caryopteris x clandonensis This shrub is covered in small blue flowers from August to frost.  It is a smaller shrub that will only reach 3′ high and 3′ wide.  The Blue Mist Spirea is very popular in … Continue reading

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Variegated Iris

Variegated Iris I. pallida ‘Variegata’ The Variegated Iris has non-fading leaves of light green and white. It blooms with light blue, fragrant flowers.  Do not plant it above 7,000 feet.  They can grow to be 30-45” high and 36” wide.

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Siberian Iris

Siberian Iris (Blue) I. sibirica The Siberian Iris has narrower petals and flowers of blue in the June months. Its flowers do not have the beard like the bearded iris. Do not plant it above 9,000 feet.  They can grow … Continue reading

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Japanese Iris

Japanese Iris I ensata Mix The Japanese Iris has large blooms of white or blue with veins of purple. It prefers acidic soil. Do not plant it above 7,000 feet. They can grow to be 24-36” high and 12-18” wide. … Continue reading

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Delphinium

Delphinium D.grandiflorum ‘Butterfly Compacta’ This plant blooms from May to July with flowers that are bright blue.  Do not plant it above 8,500 feet.  They can grow to be 18-24” high and 12” wide.

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Catmint

Catmint Nepeta faassenii This perennial blooms from early to late summer with sterile lavender-blue flowers atop small grayish-leafed foliage. Do not plant it above 8,000 feet.  They can grow to be 12” high and 18” wide.

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Veronica

Veronica (Creeping) V. repens These perennials have small clusters of blue flowers between the months of April and May. Bright, narrow leaves of green held tightly to the ground make this perennial a great choice for flagstone sidewalks or pathways.  … Continue reading

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Russian Sage

Russian Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian sage is a graceful, aromatic perennial clothed in silvery, grayish green foliage topped with beautiful lavender-blue blossoms that are beloved by bees.  Do not plant it above 10,000 feet.  They can grow to be 3-5’ … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Columbine

Rocky Mountain Columbine Aquilegia caerulea and hybrids The Rocky Mountain Columbine blooms in mid-May to August in colors of lavender, yellow, red, and blueish-purple. They produce an abundance of long-spurred flowers. Columbine is the state flower of Colorado!  It produces … Continue reading

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Flax

Flax (Blue) Linum perenne This plant adorns dainty blue flowers atop slender stems. They typically bloom between May to July and produce rich green foliage.  Do not plant it above 10,000 feet.  They can grow to be 4-6” high and … Continue reading

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