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Cornus alba 'Prairie Fire' (Dogwood)

Colourful shrub with ovate foliage that’s bright yellow in the spring, soft yellow in summer and bright red in fall. Flaming orange-red stems are revealed when foliage drops. Creamy-white flowers in spring yield berries mid summer.

Blooms late spring to late summer
6′ tall & wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies

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Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Extra large white flowers set off the glossy green foliage bloom on new wood and give way to dark brown seedheads. Upright habit.

Blooms mid summer
3-6′ tall x 3-5′ spread
Fragrant
Attracts butterflies

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Deep rich black-red petals sport a prominent bright tangerine 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 1.5-2 ft spread
Diploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Salt tolerant

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(Summerific® Series) Large dinnerplate-sized blooms of white with intense deep pink-tipped petals and matching veining with a small cherry red eye grow on compact dark olive-green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to fall
4-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Humidity tolerant
Long blooming
Deciduous
Salt tolerant

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters of deep violet-mauve blooms in a dwarf habit. Rapid growth rate

Blooms early summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Salt Tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous
Dwarf habit

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This herbaceous perennial features creeping vines bearing bright yellow coin-shaped leaves that form a leafy mat that spreads by rhizomes. Will likely kill off other groundcovers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-summer
0.25-0.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Groundcover

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Blue black, white blooms, red bronze fall foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms late spring, fruit ripens mid to late summer, 1-2 ft tall x 2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Grey-green foliage with creamy-white margins adorning intense red stems add to winter interest. In late spring, tiny white blooms appear in flat-top clusters followed by whitish-blue drupes. Rounded habit.

Blooms in late spring
6-8′ tall x 4-6′ spread
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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White blooms and broad, ovate leaves emerge in spring, followed by clusters of berries in late summer. Showy yellow, orange, and coral stems stand out in the winter landscape.  Upright habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4′ tall x 4-5′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies
Fragrant

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