Actaea rubra (Red Baneberry)

Clusters of small white flowers grow on large compound green leaves, after which green berries are produced. Over the season the berries turn to bright red (berries are poisonous). Rounded open habit.

Blooms early to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native

Dark reddish pink heart-shaped everblooming flowers are contrasted against blue-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Dense clumps of arching stems, with green and creamy white variegated leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear gold leaves with wide, dark green margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Gold Standard’.

Blooms mid-summer
2.5 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This evergreen perennial features slender foliage of silver-speckled dark green leaves and clusters of raspberry and blue flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-spring
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This deciduous shrub boasts pinkish-purple trumpet shaped flowers on stunning variegated cream and mint green foliage that takes on purple tones and creates vivid interest in the garden. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Airy spikes of coral plumes with a sweet honey-mint scent, and the foliage is as aromatic as the flower. Very short/dwarf and compact habit.

Blooms from early summer until fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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