Big blowzy blooms of statuesque Joe Pye weed, delicate waving wands of Verbena bonariensis and vibrant yellow blooms of threadleaf coreopsis bloom for a long time and are a magnet for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. This trio of sun-loving perennials is all the more showy when backed by deep purple foliage and frothy blooms of the purple smokebush.
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low
Features: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Flower Fest, Attracts Pollinator, Wildlife Friendly
Focus: Mixed Border, Native and Habitat, Saving Water, Pleasing Seasonal Flow
Seasons of Interest: Late Spring / Early Summer, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes
Maintenance Level: medium
Darcy Daniels, Bloomtown Gardens