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African Daisy (Dimorphotheca sp.)

An annual with large orange, salmon or white flowers that are 2 inches wide and blooms in 53 days. Naturalized in the U.S. Best in full sun, dry soils; an excellent cutflower but will close at night, drought-tolerant.

Annual Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila elegans)

A slender annual that produces graceful, open branches with clusters of l/2 inch white flower that blooms in 45 days. Naturalized in eastern North America in sandy places. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils; creates a misty effect in borders, rock gardens; prized for bouquets.

Annual Gaillardia (Gaillardia pulchella)

Synonyms: Firewheel | Indian Blanket
An annual with leafy plants that bear daisy-like flowers, to 3 inches across, red tipped with yellow or entirely yellow or red. State flower of Oklahoma. Found across coastal Virginia to Florida, west to New Mexico, north to Colorado, Nebraska and Missouri on open, loose or sandy soil; prairies, fields and woodland openings. Best in full sun, well-drained soils.

Annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)

Synonyms: Drummond Phlox
(Mixed Colors),
An annual that produces showy clusters of flowers in lovely shades of pink, rose, red, purple, and white. Found in south-central Texas; naturalized throughout the southeastern U.S. and Florida on deep, sandy soils in disturbed areas, pastures, hillsides, and woodland openings. Best in full sun, dry soils; excellent for borders and rock gardens.

Annual Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Synonyms: Common Sunflower
A robust annual that produces cheery yellow flowers, 2-4 inches across with purplish-brown centers. Has allelopathic properties. Distributed throughout U.S., southern Canada and northern Mexico; abundant in roadsides, waste places and other open sites. Best in full sun, dry
soils; highly adaptable, produces seeds that attracts seed-eaters.

Arrowleaf Balsomroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata)

Synonyms: Oregon Sunflower | Breadroot
A long-lived, tap-rooted perennial with large, bright yellow flowers are on individual stems but may be numerous, sunflower-like; blooms May to June. Found across B.C. to CA east of the Cascades, east to Alberta, ND, SD and CO, south to northern AZ on open hillsides and flats, fairly deep soil, valleys and foothills up to 9000 ft. elevation, typically with big sagebrush. Best in full sun, dry, well-drained, gravelly soils.

Arroyo Lupine (Lupinus succulentus)

Synonyms: Succulent Lupine
An annual that has succulent stems and palmately compound leaves; the bluish to purple flowers have a yellow dot on the banner. Found in western CA, northern Baja peninsula; abundant along roadsides and disturbed areas, establishes quickly in native coastal scrub areas that have burned. Best in full sun, dry soils, drought tolerant; attracts hummingbirds.

Baby Blue-Eyes (Nemophila menziesii)

An annual with delicate, trailing plant with masses of bright, blue flowers, 1-2 inches across, with white centers. Found in California; moist flats and slopes below 2,500 ft. elev., foothills, grasslands, coastal sage scrub, chaparral. Best in partial sun to shade, moist soils; excellent for shady borders.

Basket-of-Gold (Aurinia saxatilis)

Synonyms: Goldentuft | Madwort |
Gold-dust | Aurinia saxatilis
A mat-forming perennial with woody roots and bright yellow flowers in clusters; blooms from mid-April to early June. Found on rocky, stony slopes, ledges, and cliffs, usually on limestone. Plants form large, spreading mounds, excellent for the front of borders and rock gardens.
Performs best in lean, very well-drained soil, full sun.

Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)

A perennial with all leaves basal; bell- shaped flowers are up to 3 inches wide, with long spurs, in blue, white, yellow, lavender or red. State flower of Colorado. Found in the Rocky Mountains along with sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, aspen, Douglas fir-White fir, aspen-forb, spruce-fir and alpine communities at 5,000-ll,000 feet elevation. Best in full sun to shady conditions, moist soils; provide filtered shade in sunny, hot climates.

Blue Flax (Linum lewisii)

Synonyms: Linum perenne – European
species | Linum lewisii – native U.S. ‘Appar’
A perennial, produces masses of 5-petalled, sky-blue flowers. Blooms in mid-May through June. Found across parts of the Western US prairies and calcareous rocky banks, sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, mixed desert scrub, aspen and spruce-fir communities, dry slopes and ridges. Best in full sun, dry and well-drained soils; drought resistant; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata)

Synonyms: Simpler’s Joy
A clump-forming perennial with stiff, upright stems with square hairy stems; lance-shaped, toothed leaves to 6 inches long; small purple-blue flowers are found on thin spikes, blooming from top to bottom; blooms from July to September. Found across British Columbia to Nova Scotia, south to CA, AZ and FL; wet meadows, wet river bottoms, stream banks, fields and waste areas. Best in full sun, moderate to wet soils; self sows readily.

Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum)

Synonyms: California Blue-Eyed Grass
A perennial and a member of the Iris family but resembling a tuft of bluish-green grass; the violet-blue clusters of flowers are borne well above the foliage, 3/4-1 inch wide. Blooms late May through June and again in September. Found in coastal California, open grassy places below 3000 feet elev. Best in full sun, moist soils; plant in groups for best effect and do not allow soil to dry out.

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)

White-flowered clusters on top of 3-6ft stems that can be planted in full sun, partial shade, or shade. Prefers moist to wet soils. Blooms from June to October and attracts butterflies and bees.