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Do you love peonies, hydrangeas, dahlias, daffodils, tulips, lilacs, coneflowers or sunflowers? Use our tips to choose and grow these flowers and other annuals and perennials in the Midwest.

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These colorful bloomers light up the hottest summer days.
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