Actinidia arguta Meader (Male Hardy Kiwi)

(VINE) Produces an abundant crop of grape-sized kiwis with smooth, firm skin and soft juicy flesh. MALE VARIETY (POLLINATOR) *One male plant can pollinate up to 8 females*

Blooms mid-spring
15-20 ft tall x 10-12 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Needs staking
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture

(VINE) Grape-sized fruit hangs in bunches on this vigorous vine and can be harvested in the fall. Makes a good beginners kiwi, as it’s easy to get growing. MALE NEEDED FOR POLLINATION.

Blooms in spring
30 ft tall x 30 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant

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Small blooms of plum purple petals with a pale midrib and gold throat rise high above full green foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Diploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Dormant
Salt tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear deep green leaves with a faint hint of blue and deep golden-yellow margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3.5 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 perennial garden peony produces large blooms of creamy white with a yellow centre. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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Spikes of bright fuchsia grow in a dense habit, along with deep green ribbed foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the flower blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Produces a huge crop of smooth, thin-skinned, grape-sized green fruits dotted white that can be harvested in late September. Fruit is slightly sweeter than those you would find in the grocery store. SELF-POLLINATOR.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
12-20 ft tall x 3-5 ft wide

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Long shiny dark green leaves. Fleshy roots which are used to make sauces and relishes. Vigorous plant with fragrant leaves.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant

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