Sweet Alyssum  Known for its carpet of lightly fragrant flowers in white, rose, lavender, or purple, sweet alyssum is an easy-to-grow, by TresChique
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TresChique Sweet Alyssum Known for its carpet of lightly fragrant flowers in white, rose, lavender, or purple, sweet alyssum is an easy-to-grow,
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Alyssum is an old-fashioned favorite. The dainty, spreading plants are covered with clusters of small, sweetly fragrant flowers. Bees love the lavender and white blossoms. Sow Lobularia flower seed directly outdoors as edging, between stepping stones, and in rock gardens, containers, and hanging baskets. Trim to keep fresh blossoms, and to start new shoots, shake flower seed from older plants directly on the soil. by lakisha
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lakisha Alyssum is an old-fashioned favorite. The dainty, spreading plants are covered with clusters of small, sweetly fragrant flowers. Bees love the lavender and white blossoms. Sow Lobularia flower seed directly outdoors as edging, between stepping stones, and in rock gardens, containers, and hanging baskets. Trim to keep fresh blossoms, and to start new shoots, shake flower seed from older plants directly on the soil.
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Tradescantia "Sweet Kate" - Sweet Kate is an easy-to-grow perennial that produces a profusion of unusual deep-blue flowers from summer to fall. An eye-catching accent for the border, the vibrant golden-yellow foliage is the perfect foil for its bloom and a bright companion for purple-foliaged plants. Height - 18 Inches Spread - 12-18 Inches Bloom Color - Blue/purple (Dry shade garden) by vicky
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vicky Tradescantia "Sweet Kate" - Sweet Kate is an easy-to-grow perennial that produces a profusion of unusual deep-blue flowers from summer to fall. An eye-catching accent for the border, the vibrant golden-yellow foliage is the perfect foil for its bloom and a bright companion for purple-foliaged plants. Height - 18 Inches Spread - 12-18 Inches Bloom Color - Blue/purple (Dry shade garden)
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Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage by letitia
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letitia Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage
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Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun  normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall  24 wide. This drought-tolerant  hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage. by letitia
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letitia Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage.
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Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun  normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall  24 wide. This drought-tolerant  hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage by letitia
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letitia Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage
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Texas mountain laurel - Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native - Sophora secundiflora by letitia
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letitia Texas mountain laurel - Heat and drought tolerant. Makes an attractive evergreen accent to your landscape. Full sun Small tree or shrub Grows up to 25 feet tall and 6 to 12 feet wide Blooms lavender/purple clusters of fragrant flowers in Spring Use as a patio tree or untrained as a screen Native - Sophora secundiflora
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The Fragrant Garden Plan;    Designed to fit a well drained area for 12 feet wide and 8 feet deep. It's a wondeful collection of the most fragrant perennial flowers that will grow in full sun or part sun. The plant height varies, bu the tallest are 5 feet high. The bloom time is from late spring through summer. Zones 4-9. by grace
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grace The Fragrant Garden Plan; Designed to fit a well drained area for 12 feet wide and 8 feet deep. It's a wondeful collection of the most fragrant perennial flowers that will grow in full sun or part sun. The plant height varies, bu the tallest are 5 feet high. The bloom time is from late spring through summer. Zones 4-9.
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In the purple family colors can range from misty pale lavender, to pinky mauve, to true royal purple to inky black and plumy purple, so creating an all purple bouquet or adding purple accents to your wedding is fairly easy to do. I have not mentioned all the purple flowers available as my focus is on sturdy flowers that can withstand a busy wedding day and still look fabulous! Again, as with blue flowers, some of the flowers in the purple family are seasonal. Flowers such as Anemones and Ag... by lolita
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lolita In the purple family colors can range from misty pale lavender, to pinky mauve, to true royal purple to inky black and plumy purple, so creating an all purple bouquet or adding purple accents to your wedding is fairly easy to do. I have not mentioned all the purple flowers available as my focus is on sturdy flowers that can withstand a busy wedding day and still look fabulous! Again, as with blue flowers, some of the flowers in the purple family are seasonal. Flowers such as Anemones and Ag...
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Allium aflatunense is a member of the onion family that produces a spikey pink/purple blossom in late spring. *Sun/Part Sun *30" tall *Fragrant *Butterflies *Drought Tolerant *Easy to grow *Edible by Samisue
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Samisue Allium aflatunense is a member of the onion family that produces a spikey pink/purple blossom in late spring. *Sun/Part Sun *30" tall *Fragrant *Butterflies *Drought Tolerant *Easy to grow *Edible
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How To Grow Your Own Lavender. Lavender is an herb that has been used for centuries and offers a plethora of health benefits. Originally grown in the Mediterranean, lavender flowers and oil are widely used. Lavender also grows quite well in containers. In the Deep South, it actually does better in pots, as it benefits from improved drainage and air circulation. #gardengrowingtips by liliana
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liliana How To Grow Your Own Lavender. Lavender is an herb that has been used for centuries and offers a plethora of health benefits. Originally grown in the Mediterranean, lavender flowers and oil are widely used. Lavender also grows quite well in containers. In the Deep South, it actually does better in pots, as it benefits from improved drainage and air circulation. #gardengrowingtips
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Moonflower-best in smell-Like nicotiana, this annual is perfect for evening gardens as the big, pure white trumpet-shaped flowers are most fragrant as the sun goes down. It's gorgeous and easy to grow as it thrives in hot, sunny weather by grace
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grace Moonflower-best in smell-Like nicotiana, this annual is perfect for evening gardens as the big, pure white trumpet-shaped flowers are most fragrant as the sun goes down. It's gorgeous and easy to grow as it thrives in hot, sunny weather
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Gardeners have known it all along: Flowers are natural mood-lifters. Now scientists are praising the power of petals. A Harvard University study found that placing small bouquets of flowers around your home strengthens feelings of compassion and decreases anxiety and worry. Snip fragrant cottage rose blossoms and float them in water in an antique muffin tin for an instant pick-me-up. by angelita
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angelita Gardeners have known it all along: Flowers are natural mood-lifters. Now scientists are praising the power of petals. A Harvard University study found that placing small bouquets of flowers around your home strengthens feelings of compassion and decreases anxiety and worry. Snip fragrant cottage rose blossoms and float them in water in an antique muffin tin for an instant pick-me-up.
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Epiphyllum How to Grow and Care In the world of semi-desert hybrid plants, the epiphyllum is a renowned star because of its brightly coloured large flowering petals. Epiphyllum are also known as epi cacti, or epis for short, and are native to Central and South America. Obtaining its name from the Greek meaning “upon the read more by Sheamore
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Sheamore Epiphyllum How to Grow and Care In the world of semi-desert hybrid plants, the epiphyllum is a renowned star because of its brightly coloured large flowering petals. Epiphyllum are also known as epi cacti, or epis for short, and are native to Central and South America. Obtaining its name from the Greek meaning “upon the read more
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Scarlet Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus) is an annual vine.  A great vine to grow with children because of its quick growth and large seeds, scarlet runner bean produces red-orange flowers throughout the summer. It attracts hummingbirds and bears edible beans. It can climb 10 feet or more and grows best in full sun.  Note: Grow it on stalks of corn to make a tepee for children to hide out in by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias Scarlet Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus) is an annual vine. A great vine to grow with children because of its quick growth and large seeds, scarlet runner bean produces red-orange flowers throughout the summer. It attracts hummingbirds and bears edible beans. It can climb 10 feet or more and grows best in full sun. Note: Grow it on stalks of corn to make a tepee for children to hide out in
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In the purple family colors can range from misty pale lavender, to pinky mauve, to true royal purple to inky black and plumy purple, so creating an all purple bouquet or adding purple accents to your wedding is fairly easy to do. I have not mentioned all the purple flowers available as my focus is on sturdy flowers that can withstand a busy wedding day and still look fabulous! by amy.sidd.712
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amy.sidd.712 In the purple family colors can range from misty pale lavender, to pinky mauve, to true royal purple to inky black and plumy purple, so creating an all purple bouquet or adding purple accents to your wedding is fairly easy to do. I have not mentioned all the purple flowers available as my focus is on sturdy flowers that can withstand a busy wedding day and still look fabulous!
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Saxifraga is an easy-to-grow crevice-dweller that grows naturally in mountain regions; here, its cheerful pink blooms complement the warm tones of the surrounding boulders. by Morningstar123
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Morningstar123 Saxifraga is an easy-to-grow crevice-dweller that grows naturally in mountain regions; here, its cheerful pink blooms complement the warm tones of the surrounding boulders.
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Hammerpress in Kansas City, where superfine letterpress ephemera is elevated to an art form is known for its wedding invitations. by audra
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audra Hammerpress in Kansas City, where superfine letterpress ephemera is elevated to an art form is known for its wedding invitations.
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Hammerpress in Kansas City, where superfine letterpress ephemera is elevated to an art form is known for its wedding invitations. by tanisha
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tanisha Hammerpress in Kansas City, where superfine letterpress ephemera is elevated to an art form is known for its wedding invitations.
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Lavender - An old favourite. Lavenders are widely grown in gardens world-wide, they are occasionally found growing wild as they are easily fertilised and self perpetuating. The fragrant, pale purple flowers and flower buds will be an attractant to bees all day long during the summer months. The flowers can be dried and used in potpourris as well as other forms of aromatherapy. by amchism
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amchism Lavender - An old favourite. Lavenders are widely grown in gardens world-wide, they are occasionally found growing wild as they are easily fertilised and self perpetuating. The fragrant, pale purple flowers and flower buds will be an attractant to bees all day long during the summer months. The flowers can be dried and used in potpourris as well as other forms of aromatherapy.
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Tea Gown.  Kyoto Costume Institute.(AC6993 91-12-14)  This tea gown was made in Japan to an order for Western market. Its shape is a mixture of details of the 18th century style and the medieval style, which was revived at the end of the 19th century. It is made of taffeta, known as "seigo" in Japan, and embroidered with chrysanthemum flowers in a Japanese embroidery technique known as "nikuirinui". Photo: Japonisme & Mode by magicalcrayons
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magicalcrayons Tea Gown. Kyoto Costume Institute.(AC6993 91-12-14) This tea gown was made in Japan to an order for Western market. Its shape is a mixture of details of the 18th century style and the medieval style, which was revived at the end of the 19th century. It is made of taffeta, known as "seigo" in Japan, and embroidered with chrysanthemum flowers in a Japanese embroidery technique known as "nikuirinui". Photo: Japonisme & Mode
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I really want to do this. Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun  normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall  24 wide. This drought-tolerant  hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage by ebbe.silla
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ebbe.silla I really want to do this. Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage
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Homemade Housewarming Gift: Includes a lavender scented hand soap, a lavender plant (lavender is so fragrant and easy to care for, making it a great addition to a kitchen, bath or laundry room), and a couple of flour sack towels, individually wrapped with twine. by Kim Paige
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Kim Paige Homemade Housewarming Gift: Includes a lavender scented hand soap, a lavender plant (lavender is so fragrant and easy to care for, making it a great addition to a kitchen, bath or laundry room), and a couple of flour sack towels, individually wrapped with twine.
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New England Aster. This lovely fall blooming perennial is native to most of the US, and its blue, purple & white flowers are adorning the roadsides now. This tall species can be cut back in early summer to control its presence in the garden. Also known as Michaelmas daisy, it is a long-lasting cut flower with many hybrid varieties available in various shades of pink and purple. by proteamundi
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proteamundi New England Aster. This lovely fall blooming perennial is native to most of the US, and its blue, purple & white flowers are adorning the roadsides now. This tall species can be cut back in early summer to control its presence in the garden. Also known as Michaelmas daisy, it is a long-lasting cut flower with many hybrid varieties available in various shades of pink and purple.
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'Limelight' Hydrangea  is unique because its cone-shape flowers open a lovely shade of chartreuse then fade to rich pink in fall. It's a vigorous shrub that's great for informal hedges, as well as a top-notch cut flower. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful! by Caroline.C ❦
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Caroline.C ❦ 'Limelight' Hydrangea is unique because its cone-shape flowers open a lovely shade of chartreuse then fade to rich pink in fall. It's a vigorous shrub that's great for informal hedges, as well as a top-notch cut flower. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful!
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Lavender Hidcote – This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage. @ Home DIY Remodeling by Olivewesties
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Olivewesties Lavender Hidcote – This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage. @ Home DIY Remodeling
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Gold Blush  2005  There are many uses for this rose that produces large (three inch size) flowers of pink and orange.  'Gold Blush' can be placed in the back of the border where the canes can fall over themselves, or on a small trellis or fence or finally left as a large specimen plant.  Wherever it is placed it is sure to enhance that location.  4 to 8 feet  Zone 7-9  Repeat Blooming  Fragrant  Blend Orange by harriet
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harriet Gold Blush 2005 There are many uses for this rose that produces large (three inch size) flowers of pink and orange. 'Gold Blush' can be placed in the back of the border where the canes can fall over themselves, or on a small trellis or fence or finally left as a large specimen plant. Wherever it is placed it is sure to enhance that location. 4 to 8 feet Zone 7-9 Repeat Blooming Fragrant Blend Orange
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Hebe - A Useful evergreen shrub for low maintenance areas as the larger varieties fill the space quickly. It is easy to grow from cuttings, when in flower colours range from purple, lavender, blue and stunning white from June to late summer depending on variety. Hebes in flower attract insects particularly bees. by marcia
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marcia Hebe - A Useful evergreen shrub for low maintenance areas as the larger varieties fill the space quickly. It is easy to grow from cuttings, when in flower colours range from purple, lavender, blue and stunning white from June to late summer depending on variety. Hebes in flower attract insects particularly bees.
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Melaleuca thymifolia, known as the thyme honey-myrtle is a common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges. Growing on sandstone or clay based soils. A fragrant shrub around 1 metre high, with corky bark and slender wiry stems. This plant is often noticed in spring, with attractive violet or purple flowers with feathery claws by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias Melaleuca thymifolia, known as the thyme honey-myrtle is a common Australian plant found in coastal areas, often in heathland, woodland and swampy edges. Growing on sandstone or clay based soils. A fragrant shrub around 1 metre high, with corky bark and slender wiry stems. This plant is often noticed in spring, with attractive violet or purple flowers with feathery claws
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SOUTHERN BOOBOOK (Ninox novaeseelandiae) - A small to medium sized owl with no ear tufts. Though its  main hunting technique is perch and pounce, it is an agile bird and has the ability to maneuver rapidly when pursuing prey or hawking for insects, birds, and small mammals. The cheery, echoing call is well-known. It has earned it a score of affectionate onomatopoeic common names in different regons: mopoke or boobook in Australia; in New Zealand by manuela
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manuela SOUTHERN BOOBOOK (Ninox novaeseelandiae) - A small to medium sized owl with no ear tufts. Though its main hunting technique is perch and pounce, it is an agile bird and has the ability to maneuver rapidly when pursuing prey or hawking for insects, birds, and small mammals. The cheery, echoing call is well-known. It has earned it a score of affectionate onomatopoeic common names in different regons: mopoke or boobook in Australia; in New Zealand
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Discocactus Horstii  Another unusual, lovely and rare succulent plant that belongs to Brazil, Discocactus Horstii is known for its unusual white flowers that bloom in the night and spread intoxicating fragrance. by vicky
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vicky Discocactus Horstii Another unusual, lovely and rare succulent plant that belongs to Brazil, Discocactus Horstii is known for its unusual white flowers that bloom in the night and spread intoxicating fragrance.
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