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Astilbe chinensis Amber Moon (Chinese Astilbe)

Dense, rosy-pink, aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop chartreuse, deeply lobed foliage with scalloped edging. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts bees
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP26028

Pink blooms with a light red blotch flowers profusely on green leaves that turn into beautiful mahogany fall foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-4 ft tall x 2-4 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Evergreen
Fragrant

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(Primo® Series) Clump-forming deep black leaves with brighter purple undersides grow below tall stems of small bell-shaped white flowers with pink calyxes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 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 white-edged violet blue 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 dark violet flower buds open to reveal vibrant near-blue blooms with a contrasting lavender blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which turns bronze in fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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

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

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Fluffy, deep pink, showy plumes grow high atop deep green and bronze lacy foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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