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Caryopteris incana Sunshine Blue II® (Bluebeard )

Bright yellow foliage emerges in spring, and contrasts with the abundance of vibrant blue blooms. Mounded habit. Holds all-season interest.

Blooms in late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low Moisture
Patent Info PP28093, CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

(Monarch® Collection) Blooms of vibrant magenta-red point upwards against bright green foliage. Short, compact habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer into early fall
2.5-3 ft tall x 3.5-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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(Mariachi™ Series) Bright magenta-red flowers with brown and gold centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This clump-forming warm season grass features pendulous metallic blue leaves that turn bright chartreuse in autumn, while airy pink flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
5-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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This perennial features pale pink flowers, along with foliage of broad, elliptical medium green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms summer to late fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer
Fragrant

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Masses of bright yellow ray flowers with dark brown centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This herbaceous perennial features tall sturdy stems bearing grass-like narrowly lanceolate leaves and are capped with a yellow, one-sided inflorescence. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to midsummer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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Clusters of lilac flowers along the stems followed by clusters of bright, glossy, violet-purple fruit in fall persisting to early winter. They contrast with purplish foliage in summer that turns rosy-pink in fall. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
4-6 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and birds
Deer resistant

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Late in the season, this deciduous shrub adds colour and interest to the landscape with its deep blue flowers complemented by dark green, glossy foliage. Compact mounded habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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