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Smaller perennial for around a lamp post

Dear Sunnyside: I am looking for a short, colorful perennial that does not get taller than 8-10 inches.

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Dear Sunnyside: I am looking for a short, colorful perennial that does not get taller than 8-10 inches. I am planting in and around moneywort, otherwise known as lysimachia nummularia’Aurea.’It will be in a space around a lamp post, the diameter of which is approximately 4 feet. Thank you so much! Mrs. Corinne Klatzko

—corinne

Answer:

Hi Corinne,

A perennial Geranium comes to mind.  The variety ‘Max Frei’ is magenta pink and blooms for quite a long time.  Otherwise there are some shorter Geum or Dianthus varieties that would work well too.

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