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Perennial Comic Nomenclature Relief

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  • Daylily - Hemerocallis; they flower once, or twice...the nice trumpets
  • Delphinum - Candle Larkspur; Those wonderful spikes of the double blooms with the matching or contrasting bee (eye). They sway with the wind, until you stake them from crashing over.
  • Dianthus - Pinks, Border Carnations; Maidens, Sweet Williams, Clover, China, Cheddar (not cheese), Cottage, or Picotee....all shades of pink, purple, white, and red blooms atop evergreen blue or green foliage. And they bloom all summer!
  • Dicentra - Bleeding Hearts; Old Fashion (Spectabile), Fringed-Wild (Eximia), Or even Western (Formosa) & (Luxuriant)...Yee Ha!
  • Digitalis - Foxgove; Biennial ( Lasts 2 years) or the dwarf yellow types (Lasting longer) or the Strawberry Fest (Martonensis) lasting a lot longer. They fill out fast, can rot very easily.
  • Doronicum - Leopard's Bane; Bright yellow daisy similar to a bushy lion's Mane.

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