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Carex lurida (Sallow Sedge)

Attractive bright yellow green foliage grows in an attractive cascading clump and are adorned with spiky, green seedheads. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native

Blush pink-white aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop chocolate brown-maroon foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Bright green lacy fronds on red stems. Moderate growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Groundcover
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Soft white heart-shaped flowers delicately hanging atop tall thin stems are contrasted against blue-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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English ivy is a clinging vine with green leaves and creamy white veining that climbs by means of tiny sticky suckers. Commonly used as a groundcover, along a brick or stone wall, or as privacy to cover a fence. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid-summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5-3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover
High salt tolerance

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(Primo® Series) Clump-forming deep black leaves with brighter purple undersides grow below tall stems of small bell-shaped white flowers with pink calyxes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 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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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are deep pale green with wide dark-green margins. Light lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Niagara Falls‘.

Blooms early summer
1.5 ft tall x 3.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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Large upright grass with bluish-green stems and foliage sports leaves and seeds that grow off the same stem with brown seed capsules near the top of each stem in spring. Large upright form. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3.5-4.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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A low sedge with soft, delicate arching semi-evergreen leaves. Produces a large showy display of dull yellow flowers that rise above the leaves. Clumping habit.

Blooms late spring
1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40­°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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