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-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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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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