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Clematis x. Sweet Summer Love

These flowers open to reveal a 4-petalled bright cranberry  bloom that turn purple at the base over time, fading to pale violet. The first clematis to boast a fragrance, it is heavily scented of vanilla and viola. Vigorous growth.

Blooms early summer to late summer
15 ft tall x 15 ft wide
Deer and rabbit tolerant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Patent Info PP# 24,044, CPBR#5303
Brand Proven Winners

Yellow-white ball-like blooms on silver lacy, scalloped leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Groundcover
Moderate salt tolerance

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A myriad of glistening blue flowers are tightly packed on spiny, pincushion-like blooms and silver blue stems that rise above smooth blue green, deeply toothed, textured leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Variegated glossy, deep emerald-green foliage with irregular creamy-white margins. Leaf margins turn pink as the temperature drops. Can be trained to climb. An annual trim after flowering will help it maintain its attractive shape. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
3-5 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
Attracts birds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Dense circular mounds of tall, thin blue green blades, with glossy green flower panicles emerging in spring and maturing to silvery white on tall stems above the clump. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.5-2 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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(Sugar Buzz® Series) This perennial features dark buds topped with bright magenta flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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This herbaceous perennial features racemes of pink flowers on tall stems bearing long deep wine purple basal and stem leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant

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(REPEAT BLOOMER) Velvety 4-petaled intense purple flowers are pale down the centre of each petal. A profuse bloomer covering the vine followed by showy silky seed heads.

Blooms early to late summer
8′ high x 3′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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White, nodding, bell-shaped flowers grow on one side of racemes that typically carry 5-10 blooms. Makes an ideal ground cover, as it spreads quickly to form thick colonies. 

Blooms early spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft wide
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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