Astilbe japonica Deutschland (False Spirea)

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)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Large ruby-red blooms with wavy edges lay on bright green foliage that turns an attractive shade of red in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

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

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(Primo® Series) Clump-forming deep black leaves with brighter purple undersides grow below tall stems of small bell-shaped white flowers with pink calyxes. 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
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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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
HARDY to -40 °F (-40 °C) 

4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide 
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
Evergreen
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Fragrant
Rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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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)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees
Tolerant to juglone

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Bright red blooms open on dark red stems adorned with lacy green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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