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Anemone canadensis (Meadow Anemone, Canada Anemone)

Delicate white flowers with yellow centres grow on tall, thin stems bearing deeply lobed, green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to midsummer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Deer resistant

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

Nodding bell-like red and yellow flowers have upward spurred petals with yellow stamens hanging below. Attractive green-blue foliage is divided into rounded lobes of 3. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-late spring
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
High salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

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Glistening gold blades with green margins curl elegantly downward on this grass that many say is the most striking Sedge. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Blazing yellow flowers stand out against the green foliage of this semi-evergreen shrub. The star-shaped flowers heads display a bushy array of stamens with red anthers that appear as a central tuft. The foliage begins a shade of bronze, then turns medium green, then darker, to a lovely shade of blue green. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant

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This perennial features blooms of bright indigo standards and falls on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of purple flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage keeps its colour all season. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This evergreen perennial features upright mounds of deep green leaves that bear tall spikes of densely packed vibrant scarlet-red flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer

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Light powdery blue flowers grow on feathery dark green foliage that turns bright yellow in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3 ft tall 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant

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Semi double, dark rose pink tepals surround a  yellow ring of stamens on  long wiry branching scapes. Bloom heads tend to ‘nod’ on their long stems if they’re grown in too much shade. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer to mid fall
2.5-3 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies

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