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Flowering Plants

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Kim’s Knee High Purple Conflower (4 of 15)

More compact than other cultivars or straight species
Plant in average but well-drained soil
Plant in full sun
Deadhead to promote more blooming
Height: 12-24 inches; width: 12-24 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 3-8:
Zone 3: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 4: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5: Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost.
Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun.

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