Are they supposed to grow this tall? Tall, spiky, and hardy. Verbena bonariensis Centaurea scabiosa. Double Check Are you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe? This plant provides a nice structure and texture for the perennial garden. Newsletter Get the latest how-to and design inspiration articles plus special offers sent straight to your inbox. Seeds are slow to germinate.
Native to the eastern and southern United States, this tough perennial prefers reliably moist soil but will tolerate drought.
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The next year I got nothing. The rabbits love them too. West Hamlin, West Virginia. This is the third year since I've planted it and I am starting to find little plants popping up all over the place. I planted some in semi-shade lathe shade under a pergolasome on the east side of my house getting about 6 hours of direct morning to early afternoon sun and a 3rd group in direct sun 8 hours afternoon to evening sun.
An unexpected added bonus and an attrative contrast to my hydrangeas. This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: Best cultivated in low humidity areas, do well under most conditions sun, shade, moist. Coreopsis Perennial Helenium, Sneezeweed. Bumble bees and butterflies LOVE it too! Flowers Annuals Perennials Bulbs.