Antennaria plantaginifolia (Plantain-Leaved Pussytoes, Woman's Tobacco)

White flowers with a tinge of light pink are held above grayish woolly paddle-shaped foliage

Blooms early to late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.75-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Tufts of grey green foliage with sprouts of red-purple blooms have thin caterpillar-like seeds hanging from one side of the stem. Foliage of slender blue-grey leaf blades form a dense clump. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
1-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts birds
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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Deep fuchsia nodding buds lift their heads to bloom and reveal a plume of thin, pink, waifish tails that resemble feather dusters and aide in dispersing seeds. The tall fuzzy stems are leafless, with a base of fern-like divided green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of purple, red, or white flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage turns a shade of rich bronze in fall. Slow growth rate.

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

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This clump-forming semi-evergreen perennial features grass-like bright green leaves that are dotter with clusters of delicate, violet-blue, star-shaped flowers bearing yellow centres. Fast growth rate. Despite the common name and the grass-like leaves, this is actually a member of the Iris family.

Blooms early to midsummer
6 in tall x 6 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Mauve pink blooms grow on thin, wiry dark green grape-like foliage. Medium growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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Bright yellow daisy like flowers bearing large centres grow on tall thin stems with feathery green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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