Blazing star liatris (Liatris spicata Floristan) Common Names: Blazing Star, Liatris, Gay Feather. Zone: Full to Partial Sun HT: inches (tall). Blooms Early Summer-Late Fall Excellent cut flowers, attracts butterflys and hummingbirds, deer resistant.
Aster - Woods Blue does require full sun, but can take some afternoon shade. Pinching back the stem tips in late spring and early summer will produce denser growth and heavier blooming. This plant may be divided every few years in the spring.
Dalmation Bellflower produces beautiful mounds of purple bell-shaped flowers from late spring through summer. Low-growing plant is perfect for adding color in front of other perennials. Grows only tall. Spreads Prefers full sun to partial shade.