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A Superb Summer Border Idea with Coneflowers, Crocosmia, Hyssop & Phlox

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Garden Ideas, Border ideas, herbaceous borders, coneflower Magnus, Echinacea Purpurea, Anise Hyssop Blue Fortune, Agastache Blue Fortune, Montbretia, Garden Phlox

Create a beautiful garden with this wonderful and long-lasting plant combination idea that will enchant your borders from mid to late summer. 

Most plants are recipients of prestigious awards. All are deer resistant and make excellent cut flowers. Enjoy!

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Phlox Agastache (Hyssop) Echinacea (Coneflower) Crocosmia
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Echinacea purpurea ‘Ruby Giant’ (Coneflower)
Echinacea purpurea ‘Rubinglow’ (Coneflower)
Agastache ‘Black Adder’ (Giant Hyssop)
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ (Montbretia)

Learn About These Genera

Crocosmia (Montbretia)
Agastache (Hyssop)
Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)
While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Garden Information

Hardiness 6 - 8
Heat Zones 5 - 8
Climate Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Mid, Late)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Landscaping Ideas Beds And Borders
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
How Many Plants
Do I Need?
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
Phlox Agastache (Hyssop) Echinacea (Coneflower) Crocosmia
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