Photo Property of Blue Sky Nursery

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. 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

Français

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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
5 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds

More Info »

This deciduous shrubs features showy spikes of ruby-red panicles and glossy green foliage that turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit. Slow growth rate.

Blooms in late summer
4-8 ft tall x 4-8 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

More Info »

(Helleborus 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 approximately 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
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance

Other plants in the Helleborus Gold Collection®

More Info »

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
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

More Info »

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

More Info »

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)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Fragrant

More Info »

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. Moderate growth rate.

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

More Info »

 

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
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds
Deciduous

More Info »