Astilbe thunbergii Ostrich Plume ('Straussenfeder') (False Spirea)

Coral pink plumes grow on bright green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Bright neon red-pink blooms open against attractive glossy silver and dark green variegated foliage that lasts all season. Mounded habit.

Blooms in early spring to late spring
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies

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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
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 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
Evergreen
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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Light-pink flowers droop in panicles on glossy green lobed leaves.

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

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Pale-pink to salmon flowers bloom on shiny textured green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
0.5 ft tall x 0.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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