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Astilbe chinensis Vision in Red (Chinese Astilbe)

Dark purple-red flowers grow on dark purple stems with lacy bronze green leaves. Moderate growth rate

Blooms mid 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
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP11965 CPBR1334

Fiery deep scarlet blooms are heavily textured and completely cover the plant. Small glossy green leaves change to brilliant orange-red in fall, providing interesting cold-weather foliage.

Blooms mid-spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Semi-evergreen
Fragrant

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Clump-forming rust-red leaves grow below tall stems with small white and pink bell-shaped flowers. Moderate 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 deep fuchsia buds open to reveal bright rose-red flowers and a contrasting dark red blotch that bloom on glossy, deep 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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Light pink long-lasting plumes grow on thin stems above lacy blue-green leaves. 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°F)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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White blooms grow high on lacy green leaves that turn bronze over the season. 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)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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