Berberis thunbergii Ruby Carousel ('Bailone') (Japanese Barberry)

A mounded habit of upright arching stems, with deep purplish foliage that turns scarlet red in the fall. The fruit are bright red drupes that appear in fall on thorny branches, along with inconspicuous blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
4 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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Delicate saucer-shaped pale pink flowers with contrasting deep pink stamens grow in clusters on deep green foliage of massed lobed leaves that turn red in the fall to create a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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(Popsicle™ Series) This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers of cinnamon red atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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Golden brown feathery plumes emerge high above green and yellow variegated foliage. This grass is infertile, making it non-invasive. Grows in an upright clumping, dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
Salt tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow green leaves that lighten to gold, then to beige in autumn, while showy dusty-rose bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This mat-forming perennial features velvety, bright green leaves, from which sturdy spikes of lavender-hued flowers sprout. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
5 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts birds

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(Flutterby Petite® Series) Long lavender blue flower spikes are nestled in fuzzy silvery-green foliage. Continuous bloomer from early summer until frost. NOT A SELF-SEEDER. Compact, mounded habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
3 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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