• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Dyers Chamomile

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Golden Marguerite, Ox eye Chamomile, May Weed. This sturdy and easy to grow perennial originally from Eastern Europe forms a mound of blue-green serrated foliage followed by quantities of bright yellow daisy shaped flowers on 2 foot stems. They bloom over a long period and the copious yellow flowers are very attractive to beneficial insects. The flowers and aromatic leaves have long been a favored dye plant for wool and textiles for centuries producing a range of color from gold to yellow to orange . Not commonly used as a medicinal other than a weak tea or poultice for muscle spasms. Very drought tolerant and extremely hardy. Great choice for the Northern and high elevation garden!  Perennial enjoys full sun. Hardy to zone 3 

Latin Name Anthemis tinctoria
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