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  Name Description Category
American Beautyberry

Tucked into the bed at the corner of the garage, this shrub needs to be moved to a spot where it can grow.

 

Shrubs
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Azalea

Many in back and front yards, but not many blooms. Letting the leaves die down naturally (no mowing till they are gone!).

We'll see if that helps next year.

Shrubs
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Borage

Borage is used as a companion plant for tomatoes, as it discourages the tomato hornworm.

Photo credit, cropped version: By Phil Sellens (Flickr: Borage (Borago officinalis(2)) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Herbs
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Chives

Chives grow 12–20 inches tall, and are used for cooking, with a flavor milder than onions.

Photo credit: Captain-tucker under WikiMedia Commons.

Herbs
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Clary Sage

This cottage garden favorite is a large plant with multi-branched spikes of flowers. Bruised leaves and flowers smell of grapefruit and pine.

Photo credit, cropped version: Permission granted to use under GFDL by Kurt Stueber Source: [www.biolib.de] via WikiMedia Commons.

Herbs
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Coleus, Picture Perfect Red

Dark green leaves with centers of bright and dark red on 3-foot plants.

Image credit: burpee.com

Flowers
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Columbine, Quetzal Mix

Large flowers with extra-large spurs displayed up and outward, like the Quetzal bird of Central America.

Image and description credit: burpee.com

Flowers
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Columbine, Song Bird Mix

Exceptionally large flowers up to 3-1/2 inches across, blue and white, rose and white, and all white.

Image and description credit: burpee.com

Flowers