For my own reference…
Stuff that definitely died:
"Jethro Tull" coreopsis*
Butterfly blue Scabiosa
Stuff that is probably dead but not ready to put a stake in yet:
that one purple spikey salvia
Stuff that came back:
Texas sage (every variety!)*
bee balm (seems to be spreading…)*
purple coneflower in that one spot by the birdbath*
dianthus, also by birdbath
Red Hot Poker
Gaura "whirling butterflies"
Stuff that I think is coming back but I might be getting overexcited over a weed:
pineapple sage (in one spot–my huge bush might have died from the cold)
something with "verbena" on the tag that I think was that tall white spikey thing?
It’s clear from my list that I should just give up and embrace my salvia collecting tendencies. I feel guilty about the non-native varieties, but I’ve got a fair number of natives to assuage my guilt.
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