Adiantum pedatum (Maidenhair Fern)

Bright green fronds with curved stalks on thin, wiry black stems. Pink or burgundy red coiled young fiddleheads appear in early spring. Moderate growth rate

Blooms early spring
1-2 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Groundcover

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

Insignificant cup-shaped purple-brown flowers appear on small ground-level stems along with heart shaped dark green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear blue-green, glaucous wavy leaves with an almost flat margin. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
1.5 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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This herbaceous perennial forms a dense clump of dark green oval leaves, and terminal spikes of dainty white flowers. Spreads vigorously but not invasive. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early spring
6-9 in tall x 12-18 in spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Clusters of dark pink buds open to reveal bright pink flowers with a dark purple blotch that bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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Light green lacy fronds grow , moderate growth rate,

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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