Azalea luteum Golden Comet (Deciduous Azalea)

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

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

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

Bright yellow foliage on a compact, upright, multi-stemmed, thorny shrub makes a statement in the early summer. The foliage retains its vibrant yellow hue throughout the summer, changing to orange and red in the fall. Bright red, glossy berries appear in the fall. Slow growth rate. Rounded, mounding habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4′ tall x 3-5′ spread
HARDY to -40°F/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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(Hellebore Gold Collection®) Blooms of creamy white and light pink age to burgundy 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 1.5-2 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 medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 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, creamy white flowers that bloom on stems bearing glossy leaves that emerge bright pinkish-red and turn dark green with cream edges. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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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.

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

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Funnel-shaped white flowers tinged with pink bloom as the pale green foliage emerges. The leaves turn attractive shades of red, orange and yellow in fall. Upright rounded habit.

Blooms mid to late spring
4-6 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
Deciduous
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies

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