Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley)

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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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Blue flowers that resemble Forget-Me-Not’s, with their yellow centres, grow on large silver-green heart-shaped leaves with green veining and creamy white margins. Sport of Jack Frost.

Blooms mid to late spring
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Grown in a stiff clumping habit, vibrant aqua blue flowers bloom profusely in spring and rise above the attractive blue-green bronze foliage.

Blooms in spring and again in late summer-fall
10-12″ tall x 19″ spread
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Orange-to-red-copper-pink young fronds unfurl in spring and turn to shiny deep green in the warmer months. Grown best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Wet soil tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear long, narrow, crimped chartreuse leaves that develop red speckled petioles as they mature. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This grass bears dramatic black blades that shine black purple in the sun. Small pale pink flowers bloom on dark stems before glossy dark purple berries appear. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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White, variegated green leaves with white margins, fragrant, moderate growth rate, blooms late spring, 2 ft tall x 1 ft wide, partial to full shade.

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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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(Satin & Lace™ Series) Raspberry red flowers sport a vibrant eye and white accents on the ends of the petals. Feathery, bright green, threadleaf foliage forms a strong, upright clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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