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some yellow and white flowers in the grass
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Marigold French Vanilla Hybrid (tagetes erecta): This is a French Vanilla Marigold. Extra vigor makes the 24" plants bushier, healthier and capable of bearing many more flowers than our earlier open-pollinated varieties. Long lasting, odorless blooms up to 3" across, make a stunning low hedge. To learn more -
some very pretty flowers in a big pot
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Fancy Purslane (portulaca umbraticola): Many different cultivars now available with larger flowers in a rainbow of colors. Good for small area annual ground cover, hanging baskets, or spilling out of mixed containers. Portulacas demand well-drained soil. If your soil is mostly clay, you should grow your portulacas in containers rather than try to turn the clay into soil they will tolerate. They are drought tolerant, but they aren’t cacti. The plants will tolerate periods of dryness but flowering
small pink flowers growing out of the sand
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Purslanes (portulaca): Portulaca (/ˌpɔːrtjuːˈleɪkə/, purslane) is the type genus of the flowering plant family Portulacaceae, comprising about 40-100 species found in the tropics and warm temperate regions. They are also known as moss roses. Common Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is widely considered an edible plant, and in some areas an invasive type of weed. Some Portulaca species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Nutmeg (Hadula trifolii). Pursla
a potted plant with white flowers in it
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Purslane (portulaca oleracea): This lovely summer flowering plant is generally annual in your area, but reseeds freely and often shows up year after year as seedlings in its own pot or the ones nearby. Grows best in plenty of sun, regular water no more than weekly.
a bunch of flowers that are in the dirt
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Zinnia (zinnia elegans): Your flowers appear to be Zinnias, either a silk version or real, we cannot tell for sure without seeing the plant itself. Prefers full sun and handles the heat very well in summer. There are a variety of colors ranging from orange, yellow, pink, white, and reds as well as petal shapes. They range from 6" 'Lilliput' to the 'State Fair' variety that can grow to over 3 feet tall as annuals. They can also be used as a cut flower. Needs full sun and regular water.
some yellow flowers are growing in the grass
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Lanceleaf Coreopsis (coreopsis lanceolata): North American native wildflower brought into cultivation. Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Thrives in poor, sandy or rocky soils. Tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Prompt deadheading of spent flower stalks encourages additional bloom and prevents any unwanted self-seeding. Freely self-seeds. Plants may be cut back hard in summer if foliage sprawls or becomes unkempt. Division may be needed every 2-3 years to maintain robustness.
some white and yellow flowers in the grass
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Oxeye Daisy (leucanthemum vulgare): Variable Sunflower Family plant native to Europe and temperate Asia. Grows best in full sun and is quite drought tolerant when established. This is a perennial plant with beautiful, yellow-centered, white daisies; some people consider it a weed (especially where it has naturalized in North America).
three yellow flowers with a black and white butterfly on them
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Orange Sneezeweeds (hymenoxys hoopesii): Hymenoxys hoopesii (formerly Dugaldia hoopesii) is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common names owl's claws and orange sneezeweed. It is native to the western United States, where it grows in habitats of moderate elevation, such as mountain meadows in the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, southern Cascades, and other ranges. It has been found from Arizona, New Mexico, and central California north as far as Montana and Oregon. Hymenoxys hoopesii is an erect perennial herb approaching a meter (40 inches) in height, with smooth-edged leaves, oval on the lower stem and lance-shaped toward the top. The inflorescence bears several flower heads on erect peduncles, each lined with a base of hairy, pointed phyllaries. The flower head has a center of 100–325 tiny disc florets fringed with 14–26 orange or yellow ray florets, each ray up to 3.5 centimeters (1.4 inches) long. The fruit is an achene with a pappus of scales.
some white daisies are growing in the grass
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Oxeye Daisy (leucanthemum vulgare): We believe this may be an Oxeye Daisy, a relative of the common Shasta Daisy. Grows best in full sun and is quite drought tolerant when established. This is a perennial plant with beautiful, yellow-centered, white or yellow daisies; some people consider it a weed (especially where it has naturalized in North America). Golden yellow daisylike flowers bloom for many weeks in summer. The flowers attract butterflies. Song birds enjoy the seed. It makes an exceptional cut flower.
the leaves and branches of an oak tree
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White Oak (quercus alba): This appears to be a white oak, a common forest tree in the Eastern U.S. The leaves usually turn a dark red in the fall. White oak makes a good long lived shade tree.
two pink flowers are in the middle of some green plants
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Perennial Hibiscus (hibiscus moscheutos): This looks like a perennial hibiscus. Grows 2 to 8 ft. tall, depending upon variety, producing large flowers in red, pink, rose, and white.
a person holding up a green leaf on the side of a road with grass in the background
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Swamp Oak Tree (quercus bicolor): Quercus bicolor, the swamp white oak, is a medium-sized tree and has a very large range. It can survive in a variety of habitats. Swamp oaks grow rapidly and can reach 300 to 350 years. It is not a large tree, typically growing to 20-25m (65–80 ft) tall, with the tallest known reaching 29 m (95 ft). Occurs in moist bottomland forests in valleys and on rich, lower slopes, in wet ground bordering swamps and oxbow lakes of floodplain and stream meanders, and along streams. Despite its name, this species does not grow in swamps. It lives in low, wet, sometimes poorly drained soils. This tree can live for 350 years; it begins to flower at 25–30 years of age and supports over 200 different types of wildlife. In cultivation, it can withstand drought conditions once established, though alkaline soils can cause undernourishment. This oak looks like it might be suffering a bit from chlorosis, which is a yellowing of leaf tissue due to a lack of chlorophyll. This sometimes happens in Illinois' heavy alkaline soils.
some very pretty plants in the middle of a big field with lots of yellow flowers
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Mullein (verbascum thapsus): This tall mullein is a common sight along roadsides and in open areas. It produces tall stalks of small yellow flowers and has large gray leaves. It looks quite architectural in the garden. This is actually a biennial - biennials grow one year, bloom the next and then they die. Where they are happy, however, they commonly seed and are back every season. There are several types of verbascum, many of which gardeners cultivate even though they wander around the garden and need editing/pulling when they're not growing in the right places. They are good bee plants.
green plants with small leaves growing in the ground
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Pinwheel Aeonium (aeonium haworthii): A durable winter growing freely branching succulent shrub from Tenerife in the Canary Islands that can grow up to 24" tall and wide. On its branches are 3-4" wide rosettes of bluish-green leaves that are often tinged red along the margins. The flowers, which appear in late spring, rise above the foliage in a branched spike and are very pale yellow to nearly white. Plant in full sun to light shade along coast but requires light to full shade in hot inland locations. Likes a well-drained soil and tolerates little to no summer irrigation. Hardy to 25°F.