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Astilbe chinensis Little Vision in Pink (Chinese Astilbe)

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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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP21886

Large wavy blooms are deep rose with a dark pink blotch, and sit on dark green glossy foliage that turns brilliant red in the fall. Stems turn deep red in winter. Upright low growing.

Blooms mid spring
2-4 ft tall x 3-5 ft wide spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Evergreen
Fragrant

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Clump-forming vibrant mint-green leaves grow under small bell-shaped flowers that turn from light pink to deep red and appear on tall stems early in the season. 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 light pink double blooms that mature to lilac pink 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 deep fuchsia flower buds open to reveal deep red-purple blooms with a contrasting deep purple blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which remains attractive into the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-5 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, 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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Purple plumes rise high on 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
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant

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