Top recommendations for high performing plants that thrive during the hot, humid Iowa summers!

Allium ‘Summer Beauty’
(Summer Beauty Onion)
Persistent narrow foliage.  Flowers mid-summer.  Seeds sterile.  Does not spread. Deer, rabbit, drought resistant.
Height:  12 – 18″
Width: 18 – 24″
Light:  Sun
Soil: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July, August

Summer Beauty Onion1 gallon size $12.00
Heuchera ‘Caramel’
Heat & humidity tolerant. Velvety leaves emerge gold in spring, deepen to amber & peach then salmon-red in fall. Light pink flowers. Deer & rabbit resistant.
Height: 12 – 18″
Width: 12 – 18″
Light: Sun/part shade
Soil: Moist, well-drained
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: June, July, August

Heuchera ‘Caramel’ 1 gallon size $16.75
Aronia ‘Low Scape Mound Chokeberry’
Loads of white flowers in spring, then purple-black fruit in summer.  Autumn foliage red with a touch of orange. Adaptable to wet or dry soils. Deer resistant.
Height:  18-24″  
Width:  18-24″
Light:  Sun/part shade 
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: May

Low Scape Mound Chokecherry’
2 gallon size $37.00
Aromatic Aster ‘October Skies’
This late bloomer has blue flowers over fine aromatic foliage. Drought tolerant.  Deer resistant.  Attracts butterflies.
Height: 18-24”
Width: 24-36”
Light: Sun
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time:  August, September, October

Aromatic Aster ‘October Skies’
1 gallon size $12.00
Tussock Sedge
Delicate foliage grows to form dense tufts.  Spreads by rhizomes. Tolerates seasonal flooding.  Great for hilly areas and rain gardens.
Height: 24 – 36″
Width: 18 – 24″
Light:  Sun/part shade
Soil: Moist
Flower Color:  Green
Bloom Time:  May

Tussock Sedge 10 Flat $80.00
Blue Sedge
A cool season sedge that creeps slowly by rhizomes, but is not invasive. Excellent choice for groundcover. Drought tolerant once established.
Height: 8 – 12″
Width: 18 – 24″
Light:  Sun/part shade
Soil:  Moist/well-drained
Flower Color:  Purple
Bloom Time:  June, July

Blue Sedge 10 Flat $52.50
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