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Coreopsis Berry Chiffon (Tickseed)

(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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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PPAF

Deep magenta petals droop slightly from a large brown-orange cone and bloom on top of strong stems. Medium growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
3 ft tall x 2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Blooms of orchid-hued petals with a cream eye sport a yellow throat and rise high above full evergreen foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms early to mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Tetraploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Golden brown feathery plumes emerge high above green and yellow variegated foliage. This grass is infertile, making it non-invasive. Grows in an upright clumping, dwarf habit. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
Salt tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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

Blooms mid-summer
1.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 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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Spikes of rose pink flowers on burgundy calyces grow on luminous, dark purple stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic lanceolate foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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Spikes of deep lavender blue grow in a dense habit, along with deep green foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the flower blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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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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(Lil’ Bang™ Series) Red and yellow bicoloured flowers bloom in a compact habit on narrow-stemmed dark green foliage. Adaptable and low maintenance.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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