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Q.Plant Selection

Zone zone 4 | amyssstuff added on November 19, 2015 | Answered

I have a challenge. I have a difficult spot to fill and I need plant suggestions that meet very specific requirements.

* small perennial plants or bulbs
* zone 4 winter tolerance
* heat tolerant
* drought tolerant
* able to be cut to the ground in winter
* summer blooming
* come in both pink and purple varieties
* idiot proof/easy to grow

It’s been challenging trying to identify plants that will meet all of these requirements.

Thank you!

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Answered on November 22, 2015

Here's a few I found that meet most of your criteria.

Hardy carnation/Dianthus
Androsace sarmentosa
Bolax glebaria
Clematis scottii
Phlox divaricata
Phlox subulata
Saponaria or commonly called Soapwort

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