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Read all about the new and best plants for gardening in Horticulture‘s free gardening magazine, Plants We Love 2014. It features hot new varieties and award winners for 2014. Click to read this free gardening magazine online right now.

Oakleaf Hydrangea Is a Shrub for All Seasons

oakleaf hydrangea fall foliage

Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) meets all the requirements of an excellent garden shrub: year-round interest; beautiful flowers; long bloom time; interesting foliage; and ease of care, including pruning.

Crimson Flag Lily Flowers in the Fall

crimson flag lily

Virtues: Crimson flag lily offers brilliant red flowers in the fall and textural grassy foliage that can be evergreen in the warmer parts of its hardiness range. It is related to irises.

Mexican Feathergrass Adds Elegant Texture and Motion

mexican feathergrass

Virtues: Mexican feathergrass contributes movement to the garden with its elegant foliage and flower heads. This ornamental grass maintains a compact size and shape. It is highly tolerant of drought once its roots are established in the soil.

Denver Daisy Brings Bright Color for Summer

Denver Daisy

Virtues: Denver Daisy is a long-blooming, heavy-blooming variety of North American native black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta). It provides constant cheerful color in the summer garden while feeding bees and other pollinators. It tolerates poor soil, high heat and moderate dry …

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