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Calamagrostis acutiflora Lightning Strike (Variegated Feather Reed Grass)

Lovely foliage features a broad central stripe of creamy white that is edged with green. Purple-pink plumes appear in summer and persist through the colder months. Clumping upright habit.

Blooms early spring to late fall
3′ tall x 2′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
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(Curtain Call Series) Bright rose-pink flowers with a double row of petals are positioned just above the small mound of green foliage. Short, mounded upright form.

Blooms late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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White flowers adorned with a gold centre on green foliage grow in a compact, bushy habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
0.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Ground cover
Moderate salt tolerance

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A myriad of tightly packed, glistening steel-blue flowers on spiny, pincushion-like blooms are contrasted against chartreuse leaves and bracts, and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1-2 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers that fade from fiery orange tops to deep yellow bases, 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
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer

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This herbaceous perennial features racemes of white, tubular flowers on tall stems bearing long green basal and stem leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant

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(SunSparkler® Series) This low-growing perennial bears apple-green succulent leaves with bright red edges that become topped with clusters of soft pink flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
6 in tall x 9 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Salt tolerant
Groundcover

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Produces a mass of blooms that have multi-layered petals of stunning peach, pink, and cream. Dark green foliage appears after the flowers and turn reddish-bronze in the fall. Upright, columnar habit.

Blooms late spring
6 ft tall x 4 ft spread
Deciduous
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Narrow leaves are green with creamy-white wide margins. Wheat coloured flowers on triangular stems appear mid-spring. Dense, arching, grass-like clump.

Blooms late spring
12″ tall x 12-18″ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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