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Azalea Arneson Flame (Deciduous Azalea)

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.

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

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Graceful arching branches produce deep rose-red foliage which are mottled with green and white in the spring. The fruit are bright red drupes that appear in fall on thorny branches along with inconspicuous blooms.

Blooms mid-spring
5′ tall x 4′ spread
HARDY to -40° C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Showy spikes of ruby-red panicles are produced in summer on this multi-stemmed shrub, who’s glossy green foliage turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit.

Blooms in late summer
4-6′ tall x 4′ spread
Attracts butterflies

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(Hellebore Gold Collection®) Blooms of cream that age to rosy pink boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens and flower on foliage of dark blue-green leaves. Slow growth rate.

Hellebores get their common name- Lenten Rose- from the fact that they bloom for at least six weeks beginning in late winter, or during the Christian season of Lent, heralding in spring.

Blooms late winter to early spring
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear thick leaves that are aqua-blue with a red-purple spot where the leaf meets the petiole. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1.5 ft tall x 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 dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of dark pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers then mature to pink on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, pink-and-white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge deep red and turn dark green. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Dark green foliage bears golden-yellow flowers that are uniform in color. After flowering, green seed pods develop which open to reveal seeds with long silky silvery-white hairs.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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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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