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In your face front yard (side view)

Both sides of the sidewalk—including what is often known as the hellstrip—are planted with tall perennials. The bold strategy pays off—and these plants require less maintenance than grass.
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ppmorgan wrote:
What is the tall perennials?
   Comment   March 13, 2012
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dstateler
What is the hot pink flower in front of the russian sage?
September 3, 2012 at 12:38PM   
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tashawientjes
I'm not a professional but it looks like phlox to me which comes in many colors. It's quite hardy (I'm in zone 5) and I have it in my garden also next to sage (and boxwood).
March 7, 2013 at 1:09PM   
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Flower I'd - What is the white flower here?
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