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Azalea Stewartstonian (Evergreen Azalea)

Clusters of medium-sized orange-red blooms with a dark red blotch flourish on glossy dark green foliage that turns burgundy in cold winters. Dense spreading habit.

Blooms early spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Rabbit tolerant
Evergreen

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Zone Zone 5
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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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 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 deeply-cupped leaves that are blue-green and heavily corrugated. Near white bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Slug Resistant

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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, creamy white 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
2 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Fragrant

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Shell pink buds open to rosy pink double blooms with slight deep purplish pink veining. Blooms resemble roses or carnations, and foliage forms in a dense spreading habit. The small glossy foliage doesn’t mature to show any autumn colour. Slow growth rate.

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

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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