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Beat the Heat #2

Paint the Town Dianthus • AMAZING DAISIES® Shasta Daisies (Leucanthemum superbum) • PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grass

About this EZ Scape™


    Seasonal Progression

    Don’t let the summer heat get your garden down. Use this mix of perennials to add season long interest and weather the hottest months of the year. Paint the Town Dianthus will be the early season superstars. Semi-evergreen foliage will add interest through winter before being covered in flowers in late spring, with sporadic rebloom adding color through summer. AMAZING DAISIES® will burst into bloom in the heat of the summer and persist for many weeks, with deadheading extending bloom. PRAIRIE WINDS® grasses will add texture before they bloom in late summer. Leave standing through winter for added garden interest.

    Environmental Requirements

    Light: Full Sun
    Moisture: Light to Moderate
    Soil: Best in loose, well-drained soils
    Zones: 5-9
    Features: Pollinator Friendly, Heat Tolerant, Low Water Requirements (when established)

Perennials in this EZ Scape™


    Paint the Town (Dianthus)

    Rebloomer • Semi-evergreen Foliage • Deer Resistant
    Height: 6-8"
    Spread: 16-18"
    Zones: 4-9
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring
    Secondary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall (Rebloom)
    Care Tips: Grows best in full sun to light shade and loose, well-drained, neutral to slightly alkaline soil. Tolerates dry soil for short periods.

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    AMAZING DAISIES® Shasta Daisies (Leucanthemum superbum)

    Rebloomer • Pollinator Friendly • Easy to Grow
    Height: 12-24"
    Spread: 14-24"
    Zones: 5-9
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Summer
    Secondary Season of Interest: Fall (Rebloom)
    Care Tips: This plant will grow best in full sun and average, well-drained soil. In southern gardens, afternoon shade is beneficial.

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    PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grass

    Excellent Leaf Texture • Fall Interest • Winter Interest
    Height: 36-72"
    Spread: 18-48"
    Zones: (4)5-9
    Plant Ratio: 2
    Primary Season of Interest: Summer & Fall
    Secondary Season of Interest: Winter
    Care Tips: Grows best in full sun to part shade and average, moist soil. Moderately drought tolerant once established. Performs well in both northern and southern gardens with little care.

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Planting Plans

Recommended By

Meadow Farms
Meadow Farms Nurseries

Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia

St Jacobs
St. Jacob's Country Gardens

Elmira, ON.

Walters Gardens
Home of Proven Winners® Perennials
Zeeland, MI. 49464


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