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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 24 inches to 60 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Pink
Red
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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A Drought-Tolerant GardenA Drought-Tolerant Garden
February 10, 2012

The year 2011 was a violent weather year in the US, with at least 12 weather-related disasters exceeding a billion dollars in damage. Some say it was Earth's most extreme weather year since 1816. Much of the country suffered from record heat and drought . . . and so did the yards and gardens.

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And the garden grows... by GrammaChar Oct 2, 2018 3:43 PM 13
Need help with identification. by CatM Sep 19, 2018 12:29 PM 8
Flower ID by Nicxr Sep 7, 2018 7:45 PM 4
Very Pretty but I would love to know what it is by hardplace1 Aug 18, 2018 2:51 PM 5

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