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Azalea Homebush (Deciduous Azalea)

Clusters of bright pink semi double blooms are borne at the tips of upright branches in late spring. Medium green leaves emerge after flowering and turn to a reddish-purple in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in late spring
4-6 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deciduous
Fragrant

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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 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
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 and golden brown in fall. Mounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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(Helleborus Gold Collection®) Blooms of crisp white petals boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens and flower on foliage of leathery dark green leaves. As they mature, the flowers turn a shade of rosy pink in the cooler temperatures and pale green with warmer weather. 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
0.5-0.75 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

Other plants in the Helleborus Gold Collection®

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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 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)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Fragrant

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(Northern Lights Series) Clusters of trumpet-shaped light pink blooms with yellow streaks cover the plant. Medium green leaves appear after flowering and turn burgundy in fall. Mounded habit.

Blooms mid to late spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds
Evergreen
Fragrant

Other plants in the Northern Lights Series

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Showy vivid yellow blooms with a darker yellow throat and edge on dorsal lobe. The foliage turns a brilliant reddish-purple in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

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

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