Asparagus Jersey Giant

Tall green spears with purple bracts grow medium to large in size. Fast growth rate. Needs 2 seasons in the ground until a good crop can be yielded

Plant time: Early to mid spring
4-5 ft tall x 3 ft
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Small white daisy flowers with yellow to red centres grow atop foliage of heart-shaped toothed leaves on dark reddish-brown stems.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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Red-flushed green stalks topped with large green, ruffled, inedible leaves, have a wonderful tart flavour, and are perfect for pies and jams. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 3 ft wide

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This aromatic herbaceous perennial features lemony-fragranced ovate-lanceolate dark green leaves with creamy variegation grot on thin aromatic stems, and make a savoury, earthy addition to meat and fish dishes, as well as salads, soups, stews, and sauces. May be used fresh or dried. Tiny pale lilac flowers appear at the top of the spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to drought
Fragrant
Edible

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Fragrant dark burgundy cup-shaped flowers grow on branches with very large leaves. Edible pawpaw fruit is green-black, 3-6 in long, with mango/banana/citrus taste. Low maintenance.

Blooms early to mid spring
15-30 ft tall x 15-30 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Fragrant
Tolerant to juglone

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Purple stalks make a colourful addition to the vegetable garden and turn green when cooked. They have a sweeter flavour than the green variety. Fast growth rate. Needs 2 seasons in the ground until a good crop can be yielded

Plant time: Early to mid spring
3-4 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)

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