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Rabbitbrush

Rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus nauseosus This is a hardy native plant that has thin, silver leaves with yellow flowers that bloom in the autumn.  The Rabbitbrush is very unique.  Do not plant it higher than 9,500 feet.  It will reach 2′ high … Continue reading

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Yellowtwig Dogwood

Yellowtwig Dogwood Cornus sericea flaviramea This shrub also has year-round appeal.  It has yellow bark, white flowers and bluish white berries.  It can attract birds. Do not plant this shrub above 9,500 feet.  It will grow 6′ tall and 6′ … Continue reading

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Western Hackberry

Western Hackberry Celtis occidentalis This is a great tree that you will usually find near the street.  The bark of the hackberry is corky and the foliage has thick, leathery, light green leaves that turn yellow to golden in the … Continue reading

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River Birch

River Birch Betula Nigra This tree is known for its cinnamon, exfoliating bark.  It thrives in moist sandy soil.  Borer resistant.  Do not plant this tree above 8,500 feet.  This tree will mature at 40′ tall and 30′ wide.  This … Continue reading

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Yarrow

Yarrow (Pink, Yellow) Achillea (millefoleum ‘Rosea’, filipendulina) The Yarrow has foliage of gray-green and flowers of pink or yellow appearing in June-September.  Do not plant it above 9,600 feet.  They can grow to be 24-36” high and 12-24” wide.

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Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker Kniphofia uvaria This plant has long grass-like foliage and long poker-shaped flowers of orange, yellow, or red in early June to August. Do not plant it above 8,000 feet.  They can grow to be 24-30” high and … Continue reading

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Iceplant

Ice Plant (Purple, Yellow, Starburst) Delasperma The Ice Plant has low growing succulent leaves that form a dense spreading mat. It comes in different varieties each with a different color of flower that include purple, yellow, and purple-pink with large … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Susan

Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia spp. The Black Eyed Susan is also known as the Coneflower. These large daisy-shaped flowers make great cut flowers. The yellow and orange daisy-petals and chocolate-brown centers provide flamboyant color to the perennial garden from summer … Continue reading

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Basket of Gold

Basket of Gold Aurinia saxatilis

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Sneezeweed

Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Also known as Helen’s flower, this flower lights up the flower boarder. Daisy-like flowers bloom in colors of yellow or orange-red.  They can grow to be 3-5’high and 24” wide.

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