Tall Perennial Flowers

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SNEEZEWEED
(
Helenium)

Blooms are yellow, red, orange  in summer.
Height 12" to 40". 
Native Americans used the plant to make snuff, hence its common name.
Likes moist, fertile soil .   
Full sun.

 
MONTAUK DAISY 
(Nipponanthemum
)

White daisy topped with yellow late summer and well into fall. Flowers and leaves can withstand frost. 
Average, very well drained soil. Tolerates drought and salt.
Pinch back to keep from getting leggy.
Height 24" to 36" 
Sun to part shade. 
Deer resistant.    
MONKSHOOD
(Aconitum
)

Blue, indigo, and violet flowers in late summer and early fall. Flowers resemble cowls worn by monks.     
Height 24"  to 60". Resents being transplanted. Average, moist soil but well drained.
Prefers sun but tolerates shade. 
Deer resistant.
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OBEDIENT PLANT 
(Physostegia
)

Blooms of pink, lavender, white in late summer. 
Height 2' to 4'.  
Flowers resemble snapdragons and stay in place when moved 
Sun to part shade. 
Moist to average soil.
Native to N. America
Deer resistant 

 
BALLOON FLOWER 
(Platycodon
)

Blooms of blue, pink, white  July through most of the summer. Unopened buds swell before opening to resemble balloons. Likes moist, well drained, slightly acidic soil.
Height 12' to 24'. 
Full sun or part shade.
Deer resistant

 
BLACK EYED SUSAN 
(Rudbeckia
)

Yellow flowers with brown cone late summer into Fall.
Height  24" to 30" . Native to Eastern and Central N. America. Native American herb (root) for infections, boost immunity .
Full sun.
Deer resistant.
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CAROLINA  LUPINE
(Thermopsis)


Sulphur yellow flowers resembling a Lupine April to June. Member of the Legume  (pea) family.
Height 36" to 48".  
East coast native and planted by Thomas Jefferson.   
Full sun. 
BLACKBERRY LILY 
(Belamcanda
)

Orange or yellow flowers with red-brown freckles bloom in summer developing into seed pods with clusters of black berries.    
Iris-like foliage.
Average, moist, well drained soil. 
Height  18" to 36".  
Full sun.

 
FALSE INDIGO (Baptisia)

Flowers in early summer in blue, indigo, yellow, white. Height  36" to 60".   
Broken stems secrete a sap that turns blue on contact with the air. Cherokees used it as a blue dye. 
Well drained soil. Taproot makes it hard to transplant.
Sun to part shade.   
Deer resistant.