Astilbe x. crispa Lilliput (Plume Flower, Dwarf Astilbe)

Plumes of 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)
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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

Red buds open to reveal blazing flame-red flowers on this heavy bloomer. Green foliage is disease resistant and turns red in the fall. Upright/erect form. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Clump-forming leaves that turn from red to black to maroon over the seasons grow below tall dark stems with small white bell-shaped flowers. Fast 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 deep pale green with wide dark-green margins. Light lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Niagara Falls‘.

Blooms early summer
1.5 ft tall x 3.5 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 dark pink buds open to reveal pale pink flowers bordered with deep pink edging that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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Coral pink flowers on thin dark stems grow in drooping panicles on glossy bright green lobed leaves. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Buttonhead deep reddish-purple dome-like flowers grow on tall stems that rise on green divided foliage. Bears fruit that is ornamentally insignificant. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer resistant

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