Astilbe arendsii Cappuccino (False Spirea)

Dense, white, aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop dark, glossy, burgundy, deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms from spring to summer
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Clusters of crimson-red, trumpet-shaped flowers cover the plant. After flowering, medium-green leaves emerge and turn to a bronzy-red to make attractive fall foliage.

Blooms late spring
4 ft tall x 6 ft spread
Hardy to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Clump-forming pink-mottled dark purple leaves grow below tall stems with small white bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of ‘Gold Drop‘.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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This deciduous fern gets its common name from the long, upright feathery fronds that resemble ostrich plumes. Before the fronds unfurl in the spring, they can be harvested and cooked to make a delicious side dish. Fast growth rate.  
 
Blooms mid-spring to fall
4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide 
HARDY to -40 °F (-40 °C) 

Deer and rabbit resistant

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(Belarina® Series) This perennial features a profusion of rich scarlet red double blooms on bright green, compact foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Clusters of creamy yellow buds open to reveal small, bright white flowers bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3 ft tall x 5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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Masses of violet-blue daisy-like blooms with a yellow centres grow on smooth, dark green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from late summer to mid fall
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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In late summer, bright orchid pink blooms grow on upright stems of this tall cultivar. New foliage emerges tinged with red maturing to dark green. Mounding habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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