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Achillea millefolium Desert Eve™ Deep Rose (Yarrow)

(Desert Eve™ Series) Large flat clusters of tiny dark pink flowers open on fine fern-like foliage; often used in dried flower arrangements. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

(Cara Mia™ Series) Masses of double lemon-yellow flowers that, once fully bloomed, resemble puffballs, grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened seedheads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Dense tufts of fine, bright silver-blue blades form a compact mound, with upright flower plumes of beige appearing in the summer. The leaves retain their colour all season. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to mid-summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Heat tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Bright yellow trumpeted petals fan around a large red brown eye on bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
High salt tolerance

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This herbaceous perennial features large flower heads consisting of double rows of bright white rays and a large yellow centre on tall thin stems and foliage of dark green coarsely toothed leaves. Medium growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Sugar Buzz® Series) This perennial features dark buds topped with hot pink flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Masses of rich, golden yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Tubular creamy white or pink flowers with lilac or rose hoods that resemble snapdragons bloom vertically on bold flower spikes, bearing leaves that are lobed and shiny dark green. Moderate growth rate.

The genus ‘Acanthus’ comes from the Greek work ‘akantha’ meaning spine, in reference to the tooth-like leaves found on some species.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to 0°F (-17.8°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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(Desert Eve™ Series) Clusters of brown-orange blooms flower high on top of bright green fern-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant foliage

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