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Psylliostachys suworowii (photo courtesy of MAP/Arnaud Descat/Garden World Images)
Psylliostachys suworowii (photo courtesy of MAP/Arnaud Descat/Garden World Images)

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Psylliostachys suworowii

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Plumbaginaceae
Annuals

Native to Iran, Afghanistan, and central Asia. Absolutely covered with slender, sinuous spikes of pink or lavender-pink blossoms in summer, this annual starts as a low, 1-ft.-wide rosette of narrow leaves to 8 in. long. Flower spikes that rise to 18 in. are useful fresh or dried in arrangements. Sow seeds in the ground when danger of frost is past, or start seeds earlier indoors. 

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