• Echinacea purpurea or Purple Coneflower
  • Passionflower Passiflora incarnata
  • Evening Primrose "Ozark Sundrops"
  • Chinese Leopard Flower or Blackberry Lilly
  • Yellow Dotted Mint Monarda punctuata
  • Dandelion with a pollinator friend

Yerba Mate

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Originating from South America, Mate‰Ûª is a popular tea and a healthful alternative to coffee. It is a very rich source of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and anti-oxidants. The plant is a powerhouse of nutrition, especially pantothenic acid and has a form of caffeine known as mateine which is easier on the nervous system. Mate plants are actually small trees grown in the under-story of the South American Rain forest. They prefer part shade and have glossy green evergreen leaves . Can grow to 15 feet. Tender Perennial that does well in a large container. Hardy to 20 degrees. Zone 9.

Latin Name Ilex paraguariensis
 
 
 
 
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