Calamagrostis acutiflora Overdam (Variegated Feather Reed Grass)

Blue green blades that appear in early spring feature a creamy white-to-pink margin. Tall purple-pink tufts that emerge in summer and become strong wheat-coloured spears last into winter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full 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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Yellow centres are surrounded by a frill of semi-double lavender blue-violet petals. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies
Drought tolerant
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 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
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer

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This herbaceous perennial features racemes of white or pink-hued, tubular flowers on tall stems bearing burgundy foliage of long elliptic basal and lance-shaped stem leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant

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This deciduous perennial features tall upright stems bearing green leaves that become topped with clusters of delicate dark rose buds that open to reveal deep rose-pink flowers that are followed by bronze seed heads. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Dark green blades grow in upright clusters grow in early summer, after which soft green feathery tufts appear later in the season that mature into tan wheat-like blooms. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms early summer to mid fall
5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Thin stiff green blades are accompanied by pink blooms in late summer, which mature into a beige colour in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late fall
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds
Moderate salt tolerance

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