Blechnum spicant (Deer Fern)

Evergreen sterile fronds form a loose spreading rosette, while fertile fronds grow from the centre of the plant to stand erect, turning brown as the season progresses.

1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-29°C)
Rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Radiant white blooms rise high on the bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (34.4°C)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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Clump-forming deep purple-silver leaves with deep veining grow below tall stems with small white bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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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)
Salt Tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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This perennial features green fan-shaped leaves that turn red at the beginning of summer and as the season progresses the leaves turn redder and the edges curl downward. Dainty white star-shaped flowers rise high above the foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Groundcover

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Dark green, silver underside, brown stems, moderate growth rate, 2-3 ft tall x 2 ft wide, groundcover, partial to full shade.

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Deep shrimp pink flowers clusters held above green white speckled leaves, blooms in the spring, 1 ft tall x 2 ft wide, part to full shade

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Intense silver-green arching fronds with dark maroon veining turn a rich green in the summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to summer
2 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Dull green fronds resembling holly branches, hence it’s common name , are adorned with stiff upright leaves. Moderate growth rate. Acidic.


1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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