Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)

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

Scarlet red, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop red-tinted dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Silver green fronds with burgundy highlights and red stems form small mounds that are excellent for borders. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
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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Clump-forming leaves that turn from red to black to maroon over the seasons grow below tall dark stems with small white bell-shaped flowers. Fast 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 powdery blue heart-shaped leaves with creamy white margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Halcyon‘.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Slug Resistant

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Rich green variegated leaves with creamy-white centres form mounds of thin arching foliage with spikes of small, inconspicuous flowers. Moderate growth rate. Sport of Evergold.

Blooms late spring to summer
1.5 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Bright yellow variegated broad leaves sport a green margin and produce brown spikes of insignificant flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20­°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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