Azalea Girard's Border Gem (Evergreen Azalea)

Dark rose pink petals with a dark pink centre sit in clusters on glossy deep green foliage that turn an attractive shiny scarlet in winter. Dwarf habit.

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

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

Tight compact mound of deep purplish-red foliage turns scarlet-purple in fall. Tiny clusters of yellow flowers below the branches appear in spring on thorny stems. Fruits are scarlet drupes that appear in the fall.

Blooms late spring
2′ tall x 2′ spread
HARDY to -40°C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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White blooms in upright panicles are followed by brown seed capsules on glossy dark green foliage that turns to shades of yellow/golden brown in fall. Mounded habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-4′ tall x 4-5′ spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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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 leaves that are deep green with wide lime-green margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of “Climax”.

Blooms early summer
2 ft tall x 4 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 light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°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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A mass of light lavender double blooms in the shape of fanned-out trumpets cover the plant in late spring. Mounded, rounded habit at maturity.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit tolerant

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Large crimson blooms with a vivid red blotch. Glossy dark green foliage turns red and copper tones in winter. Compact habit.

Blooms mid to late spring
2-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

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