Asparagus officinalis 'Purple Passion'

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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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Tiny dark blue and off-white star-shaped flowers hold a yellow centre. Narrow green hairy leaves make a thick foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Red green stalks, tart flavour, moderate growth rate, leaves not edible, blooms mid spring to early summer, 2-3 ft tall x 3 ft wide, full sun.

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Grown as a culinary herb because its tiny, narrow, dark green leaves have a strong lemon scent and flavour. Prior to when the tiny pale lilac flowers appear, the lemon scent is at its peak. 6-12″ tall x 12-18″ spread. Full Sun.

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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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Large, bright pink blooms with yellow centres flower on green foliage and sweet, juicy, dark red strawberries hang down in pendulous bunches. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
1 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
Fragrant
Attracts birds
Deer resistant

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