See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? Matthew 6:28-30 NIV
Low = under 15 inches, Medium = 15 inches to 30 inches, Tall = over 30 inches
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Crocus sativus 5 6" X 4" Bulb. Lilac flowers in fall. Fall or Saffron Crocus Low Sun Stigma of flower makes saffron. Cyclamen hederifolium 6 4" X 1' Leaves marbled silver and white. Hardy Cyclamen Med. Sun-Part White or pink flowers August-Oct. Osteospermum barberae 4 12" X 18" Purple flowers from fall to spring. African Daisy Med. Sun Needs good drainage.
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Amaryllis belladona 6 2' X 1' Fragrant pink trumpet flowers on Naked Lady Low Sun-Part naked stalks after leaves die. Anemone huphensis 5 2' X 15" Purple to white flowers in fall. Japanese Anemone Med. Sun-Part Excellent for cut flowers. Aster species 4 18" X 1' Daisy flowers in many colors bloom Asters Med. Sun August to frost. Good cut. Chrysanthemum morifolium 4 2' X 3' Many colors and styles of flowers Garden Chrysanthemum Med. Sun August to frost. Good cut. Schizostylis coccinea 7 2' X 2' Cup-shaped red to pink flowers over Kaffir Lily Med. Sun-Part iris-like leaves in fall. Sedum species 4 18" X 15" Succulent leaves with large pink, Fall Sedum Low Sun-Part red, or orange flowers in fall.
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Boltonia asteroides 4 4' X 3' Thousands of white or pink daisies False Starwort Low Sun in August to October. Chelone species 5 3' X 2' Unusual white pink or red flowers Turtlehead High Sun-Part resemble a turtle's head. Grass, Calamagrostis acutiflora 4 4' X 3' Tall grass with feathery tops. Feather Grass Med. Sun Golden yellow in the Fall. Grass, Cortaderia sell. 'Pumila' 5 5' X 6' Large clump of grass with white or Ivory Feathers Pampas Gr Any Sun-Part pink plumes in fall. Grass, Miscanthus sinensis 5 5' X 4' Tall, graceful grass. Tan or brown Japanese Maiden Grass Med. Sun-Shade in winter. Grass, Molinea caerulea 4 5' X 4' Dark green grass. Turns yellow in Moor Grass Med. Sun Fall. Grass, Panicum virgatum 4 4' X 3' Blue to red blades in summer. Airy Switch Grass Med. Sun seed heads in fall. Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides 5 3' X 3' Dense, rounded clump topped with Fountain Grass Low Sun-Part purple flower stalks. Likes dry. Grass, Pennisetum seta. 'Rubrum' 6 4' X 3' Dense, rounded clump topped with Purple Fountain Grass Low Sun-Part purple flower stalks. Likes dry. Typha latifolia 4 6' X 4' Native bog plant. Makes thick Cattails High Sun clumps in moist soil. PNP
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