Blanket FLower (Gallardia x gradiflora ‘Goblin’)
This long blooming perennial has four inch flowers on dwarf plants. The serrated tips of the petals give the flowers a ruffled look. Plants attract butterflies but deer ignore them. A work horse in the flower garden, ‘Goblin’ tend to disappear after the second year.
Bloom Time: All summer
Size: 9-12” H x 18” W
Golden Barberry (Berberis thunbergii ‘Bonanza Gold’)A dwarf form, ‘Bonanza Gold’ is resistant to sunburn and keeps it handsome color all season. A slow growing deciduous shrub, it is thorny and has clusters of small yellow flowers in spring followed by red berries in the fall.
Bloom Time: Spring (not showy)
Size: 24” H x 30” W
Hardiness: Zones 4-8