Carex oshimensis Evergold (Variegated Japanese Sedge )

Creamy yellow blades are variegated with green margins and form a cascade of leathery foliage with insignificant brown blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Dense, white, aromatic plumes grow on thin burgundy stems high atop dark, glossy, burgundy, deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Light green lacy fronds grow , moderate growth rate,

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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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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Clump-forming silver red leaves with deeper red veining grow below tall stems with small white and pink 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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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are deep green with wide lime-green margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Climax‘.

Blooms early summer
2 ft tall x 4 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 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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Smooth, delicate green leaves arch gracefully in clumps with tan flowers that bloom atop rough, triangular culms. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover

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