Carex muskingumensis (Palm Sedge )

Narrow green blades grow up on straight, sturdy strong stems that sport insignificant tan blooms in the spring. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

Burgundy, aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°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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Puffed-out red heart-shaped, flowers with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin burgundy branches that are contrasted against grey-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2.5 ft tall x 2.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°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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Green blades with a white margin and insignificant creamy bottlebrush-like blooms are sure to make an impression in any shade garden. Slow to moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Green blades with yellow margins blooms in compact clumps. Insignificant tan blooms appear in mid-spring. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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