Best Plants for Zone 5b

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Discover the best plants for Zone 5b that thrive in cooler climates and bring beauty to your garden.  These selections are perfect for creating a vibrant and resilient landscape.

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Begonias

Begonias are versatile and colorful, perfect for shady areas. They offer long-lasting blooms from summer to frost, making them a favorite for Zone 5b gardens.

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Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies bring elegance with their striking, trumpet-shaped flowers. They thrive in well-drained soil and add a touch of sophistication to any garden.

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Cannas

Cannas are known for their bold foliage and bright flowers. They add tropical flair to Zone 5b gardens and are excellent for creating eye-catching displays.

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Dahlias

Dahlias offer a spectacular range of colors and forms. They bloom from midsummer to fall, providing continuous color and attracting pollinators.

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Gladiolus

Gladiolus are tall, stately plants with spiky blooms. They come in various colors and are perfect for adding vertical interest to flower beds.

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Lilies

Lilies are prized for their fragrant, showy flowers. They are hardy in Zone 5b and add elegance and aroma to summer gardens.

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Coneflowers

Coneflowers are hardy perennials that attract butterflies and bees. Their daisy-like blooms are drought-tolerant and provide long-lasting color.

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Iris

Irises are known for their striking, sword-like foliage and intricate flowers. They bloom in late spring and are available in a wide range of colors.

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Peonies

Peonies are beloved for their large, fragrant blooms. They are long-lived perennials that bring charm and beauty to Zone 5b gardens year after year.

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ENJOY

Gardening in Zone 5b offers a diverse range of plant options that can create a stunning and resilient landscape, ensuring your garden thrives year-round.