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Bastisia Blueberry Sundae (False Indigo)

(Decadence® Series) This upright, floriferous plant bears densely branched sturdy spikes of pea-shaped, intense indigo-blue flowers. Blue-green foliage remains neat all season.

Blooms in late spring to early summer
2.5-3 ft wide x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP23891 CPBR5095

Dark green foliage bears golden-yellow flowers that are uniform in color. After flowering, green seed pods develop which open to reveal seeds with long silky silvery-white hairs. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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(PowWow Series) Bright white petals droop slightly from a large golden-orange spiky cone and bloom on top of strong stems. Medium growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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A myriad of glistening violet blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves in a charming dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 in tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Masses of bright yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This herbaceous perennial features tall sturdy stems bearing grass-like narrowly lanceolate leaves and are capped with a yellow, one-sided inflorescence. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, blue-green blades topped with feathery, light brown flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3-5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This tree peony produces semi-double, lemon yellow blooms with slightly ruffled edges and yellow petaloids in the centre. Foliage is comprised of dark green, pointed leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
4-5 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Jewel of Desert Series) Small bubblegum pink daisy-like flowers with yellow centres lay atop apple green foliage. The flowers blooms consistently all summer and into fall. The plump evergreen foliage is covered with crystalline flakes resembling ice, hence the common name. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5 ft tall x 0.5 ft wide
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Weed suppressing groundcover
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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