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    • Intro Week Plants
      Introduction to Horticulture
    • Sunflower
      Helianthus annuas
      Annual
      Mature Size: 4-10 ft.
      Hardiness: N/A
      Sun Exposure: Full Sun
      Bloom Color: Bright Yellow
      Bloom Time: Mid Summer to Early Fall
      Other details:
      This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
      Average Water Needs
      Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
      This plant is resistant to deer
    • Calendula
      Pot Marigold or English Marigold
      Plant type: Annual, Herb
      Height: 12" to 24“, Spread: 4" to 6"
      Exposure: full sun
      Blooms: Yellow/Orange
      best in Spring and Fall
      Soil Condition: Moist
      Landscape Uses: Border, Container, Massing,
      Used to repel insects in vegetable gardens
      Cool season marigold – fades in summer heat, rebounds when weather cools
    • Joe Pye Weed
      Eupatorium
      Plant type: Perennial
      USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8
      Height: 4-6’ Spread: 2-3’
      Exposure: Full Sun
      Bloom Color: Purple, White
      Bloom Time: Early fall, Late summer
      Leaf Color: Green, Purple
      Landscape Uses: Back of garden, Woodland garden
      Special Features: North American native, Fragrant foliage, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Medicinal Herb
    • Dragon TreeDracaena
      Indoor foliage plant
      Hardiness: N/A
      Bright indirect light
      Temperature: 60 – 75
      Keep soil moist – don’t allow to dry out
      Can reach up to 10’ tall
      Long variegated leaves
      may have red or yellow lines
      Pests: Mealy bugs or scale