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Astilbe chinensis Visions (Chinese Astilbe)

Light purple flowers blooms high on stems that rise atop green scalloped leaves. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

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Large amber-gold blooms flourish on striking blue-silver foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in mid to late spring
4 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Clump-forming deep red-black leaves with plum undersides grow below tall white stems with small pink bell-shaped flowers. 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 purple buds open to reveal deep purple flowers with dark orange freckles that bloom on glossy, dark green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-8 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
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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Blush pink-white aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop chocolate brown-maroon foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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