Azalea Mother's Day (Evergreen Azalea)

A profusion of bright rosy-red blooms cover the entire plant, and almost completely hide the leaves because they’re so dense. The glossy green foliage turns bronze in fall. Mounding rounded habit.

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

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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.

Blooms mid-spring
5′ tall x 4′ spread
HARDY to -40° C/F
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Showy spikes of ruby-red panicles are produced in summer on this multi-stemmed shrub, who’s glossy green foliage turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit.

Blooms in late summer
4-6′ tall x 4′ spread
Attracts butterflies

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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 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
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, 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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Bright neon red-pink blooms open against attractive glossy silver and dark green variegated foliage that lasts all season. Mounded habit.

Blooms in early spring to late spring
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies

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Tubular creamy yellow rayless (no petals) flowers blooms at the top of the plant and give way to fluffy seed heads once the cooler weather arrives. Upright clump form.

Blooms summer into fall
1-4′ tall x 1-2′ spread
Drought tolerant

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