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Astilbe chinensis Little Vision in Purple (Chinese Astilbe)

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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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP21855

(Northern Lights Series) Purple buds open to a lavender flower with a fuchsia blotch in late spring. Medium-green foliage appears after the flower and in the fall turns yellow. Mounded habit.

Blooms early to mid spring
3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Clump-forming silver-green leaves with black veining and violet undersides grow below tall stems with small bright red 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 creamy-white double blooms with yellow centres 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 pink blooms with a contrasting pink-red blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which remains attractive into the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
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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Creamy white to pink plumes flower in mid-summer over mounding lacy green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
2.5 ft tall x 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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