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Azalea Girard's Rose (Evergreen Azalea)

Large wavy blooms are deep rose with a dark pink blotch, and sit on dark green glossy foliage that turns brilliant red in the fall. Stems turn deep red in winter. Upright low growing.

Blooms mid spring
2-4 ft tall x 3-5 ft wide spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Evergreen
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Burgundy and green foliage appears in the spring and turns scarlet red in the fall, when bright red berries appear. The stems are adorned with many sharp thorn, making it a great natural pest deterrent. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This deciduous shrub features panicles covered with delicate white flowers that bloom on glossy green foliage and give way to dark brown seedheads. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
3-6 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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(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®

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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
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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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 dwarf evergreen shrub features racemes of nodding, bell-shaped, ruby red flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright red and turn dark green. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Fragrant

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Fiery deep scarlet blooms are heavily textured and completely cover the plant. Small glossy green leaves change to brilliant orange-red in fall, providing interesting cold-weather foliage.

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

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Slightly ruffled blooms are a strong red with deep orange-red glow. Deep green foliage turns a reddish/copper in fall. Low-growing mounding rounded habit.

Blooms late spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Evergreen
Fragrant

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