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Perennials with summer blooms

Would like names of summer blooming perennials for very shallow soil in rock garden with part sun/part shade. Creeping phlox does well, but need some taller flowers--not fall blooming. I have some variety in pockets of deeper soil, but large area is very shallow soil---4-5 inches deep.
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Penstemon (beardtongue), Tennessee coneflower (Echinacea tennesseensis), lamb's ears (Stachys), and yarrow (Achillea) would be some choices for this situation.

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