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Snow-In-Summer
Parasol Aeonium
Lamb's Ears
White Gaura
Prostrate Rosemary
Provence Blue Lavandin
Tuscan Blue Upright Rosemary
Jacaranda
Argentine Verbena
Iceberg Floribunda Rose
Snow-In-Summer

Common name: Snow-In-Summer
Botanical name: Cerastium tomentosum

Masses of snow white flowers highlight this plant during the early summer season.

Parasol Aeonium

Common name: Parasol Aeonium
Botanical name: Aeonium arboreum

Parasol Aeonium is an upright succulent with rosette leaf clusters. It forms a mound and can be easily propagated by cuttings.

Lamb's Ears

Common name: Lamb's Ears
Botanical name: Stachys byzantina

This tiny, herbaceous shrub will grow less than 1' tall and has medium sized, grayish green leaves with blue and lavender flowers that bloom in the spring.

White Gaura

Common name: White Gaura
Botanical name: Gaura lindheimeri

White Gaura is a profusely flowering perennial for all zones; it grows 2'-4' high. It has pink buds that open to showy white flowers in spring and fall. It needs full sun and is drought tolerant. -Cornflower Farms

Prostrate Rosemary

Common name: Prostrate Rosemary
Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'

The 'Prostratus' grows to a height of 2'-3' with a spread to 8'. Its flowers are pale, lavender blue in color; the leaves are needle-like with a dark, blue-green color. This plant makes a good groundcover, and its leaves can be used as seasoning in cooking.

Provence Blue Lavandin

Common name: Provence Blue Lavandin
Botanical name: Lavandula X intermedia 'Provence'

With tall 24"-30" stems, 'Provence' has true, lavender colored flowers that are fragrant and excellent for cutting. It flowers in early June and has large, gray green leaves.

Tuscan Blue Upright Rosemary

Common name: Tuscan Blue Upright Rosemary
Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

The Upright Rosemary is an upright shrub that grows 3'-6' tall. It has dark green leaves and bright, showy, lavender blue flowers throughout the year. This shrub is drought tolerant and attracts butterflies. -Cornflower Farms

Jacaranda

Common name: Jacaranda
Botanical name: Jacaranda mimosifolia

This irregular to rounded deciduous tree will reach about 40' tall and has fine, compound green leaves with blue flowers. Jacaranda's main blooming season is in spring and summer, but it will often produce sporadic blooms in fall as well.

Argentine Verbena

Common name: Argentine Verbena
Botanical name: Verbena bonariensis

This 4'-5' tall plant is a drought hardy performer, with blooms atop the sturdy, squarish stem all summer and fall. The flower is a striking purple tuft that makes a good fresh or dried flower. The sparse foliage makes this a great accent flower that hovers high and blends well. Deadheading will prolong its blooming. -Holland WIldflower Farm

Iceberg Floribunda Rose

Common name: Iceberg Floribunda Rose
Botanical name: Rosa 'Iceberg'

This is a shrub rose (there are climbing varieties) with an abundance of fragrant, medium sized, white blooms. It is one of the most popular roses and very tough.

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Water Saving Tip:

Mulching and adding compost to soil can minimize evaporation and help soil absorb and store water.