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Astilbe japonica Delft Lace (False Spirea)

Deep salmon flower buds open to reveal apricot pink blooms that grow above blue green waxy foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 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 Full Sun to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP# 19,839

Clusters of heavily textured deep fuchsia flowers are waved and ruffled. Dark green foliage turns reddish-purple in fall. Spreading habit.

Blooms mid-spring
2-4 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Semi-evergreen

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(Forever™ Series) Clump-forming bright plum purple leaves with black veining grow below tall stems with small white and pink 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 delicate buds open to reveal clear pink flowers bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which turns bronze in fall. Grows in an open, twiggy habit. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
4-6 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
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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Radiant white blooms rise high on the bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 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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