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Pollinator Combo for the South #1

'Cat's Pajamas' Catmint (Nepeta) • ROCK 'N GROW® Stonecrop (Sedum) • PYROMANIA® Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia)

About this EZ Scape™


    Seasonal Progression

    Keep pollinators buzzing through your garden all summer with this simple combo of perennials. ‘Cat’s Pajamas’ Nepeta will get things going in late spring with long spikes of purple-blue flowers. Cutting back after bloom will ensure rebloom through the rest of the year. PYROMANIA® Red Hot Poker are next with tall spikes of brightly colored flowers. ROCK ‘N GROW® Sedum will close the season with wide clusters of flowers that act like landing pads for pollinators. Secondary interest is provided season long by the grass-like texture of the Red Hot Poker and succulent foliage of the Sedum.

    Environmental Requirements

    Light: Full Sun
    Moisture: Light to Moderate
    Soil: Best in loose, well-drained soils
    Zones: (5)6-9
    Features: Pollinator Friendly, Heat Tolerant, Resists Animal Browsing, Low Water Requirements (when established)

Perennials in this EZ Scape™


    'Cat's Pajamas' (Nepeta)

    Brilliant Foliage Color • Excellent Leaf Texture • Spring Interest
    Height: 12-14"
    Spread: 18-20"
    Zones: 3-8
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring
    Secondary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall (Rebloom)
    Care Tips: Prefers full sun and average, well-drained soil of low to average moisture. Plants respond well to shearing to promote rebloom.

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    ROCK 'N GROW® 'Back in Black' Stonecrop (Sedum)

    Pollinator Friendly • Rabbit Resistant • Summer & Fall Interest
    Height: 16-24"
    Spread: 26-32"
    Zones: 3-9
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall
    Secondary Season of Interest: All (Foliage) and Fall (Seedheads)
    Care Tips: Performs best in full sun and poor to average, well-drained soil. Does not require supplemental water. Do not fertilize.

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    PYROMANIA® Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia)

    Long Blooming • Pollinator Friendly • Deer & Rabbit Resistant
    Height: 30-42"
    Spread: 18-30"
    Zones: (5)6-9
    Plant Ratio: 2
    Primary Season of Interest: Summer
    Secondary Season of Interest: All (Foliage)
    Care Tips: Grows well in any well-drained soil, although a good supply of water is appreciate when bloomer. If zone 5b or 6, provide winter protection with mulch or leaves. Trim leaves in spring.

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Planting Plans

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