Campanula portenschlagiana or ‘Dalmatian Bellflower’ is a beautiful annual or perennial plant that forms a mat of small rounded leaves. The flowers are star-shaped, blue-purple in color that blooms from spring through summer. Relatively cold hardy but requires shelter when temperature dips below much. It grows in full sun and in the part shade too, on a fairly loose, well drained and alkaline soil
Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susa
Botanical Name: Liatris spicata 'Kobold' Common Name: Gayfeather, Kobold Purple Liatris purple or white flower spikes add a vertical element to the middle to back of the perennial border tolerates dry, poor soils.
Vernonia angustifolia Plum Peachy (Plum Peachy Narrow-leaf Ironweed) : (aka: Vernonia angustifolia A2GA-003B) In 1998, I found this wonderful selection of the Southeast native (NC to Mississippi), Vernonia angustifolia...