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Coreopsis Ladybird (Tickseed)

Red blooms with splashes of yellow grow on top of bright green foliage, adding intense colour into the landscape. Compact habit. Rebloomer. 

Blooms from June to September
10″ tall x 15″ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP27362

(Cara Mia™ Series) Masses of double lemon-yellow flowers that, once fully bloomed, resemble puffballs, grow tall above deep green foliage. Rapid growth rate.

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

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Blooms of thin bright red petals with a yellow midrib sport a green throat and rise high above full green 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 -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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Silvery plumes emerge high above foliage of coarse, dark green blades striped down the middle with creamy white. The plumes turn a striking coral-pink hue in late summer, while the foliage fades to a copper tone once fall arrives. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
6-7 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone 

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This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with purple-speckled pale pink flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 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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Spikes of crisp white flowers grow on bright green 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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(Magic Show® Series) Spikes of bright white grow in a dense habit, along with deep green ribbed foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the flower blooms and may take on tones of red in fall. Moderate growth rate.

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

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(REPEAT BLOOMER) Improved version of ‘Jackmanii’ featuring slightly larger and rounded velvety 4-petaled purple flowers flushed red down the centre of each petal. A profuse bloomer covering the vine followed by showy silky seed heads.

Blooms early to late summer
12′ high x 6′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone

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Compact mounded form of lush green foliage and clusters of tiny white flowers emerge late in the spring. Fall foliage of oval, deeply veined  leaves are brick-red and complemented by white berries. Red twigs in winter contrast the snow.

Blooms late spring
2-3′ tall x 2-3′ spread
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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