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Cornus sericea Kelseyi (Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood)

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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -50°F (-45.6°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds

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

This deciduous shrub features panicles covered with delicate white flowers that bloom on glossy green foliage and give way to dark brown seedheads. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
3-6 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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Soft peach double blooms rise high above full semi-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 mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Rebloomer
Diploid

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(Summerific® Collection) 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)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Humidity tolerant
Long blooming
Salt tolerant
Deciduous

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(Everlasting® Series) 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 rounded flower clusters of cherry red that mature to soft apple-green with red highlights. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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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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This deciduous shrub has multiple stems of twiggy branches bearing glossy foliage that in spring is red-tinged green and becomes dark blue-green in summer, then turning shades of yellow, orange, and burgundy in fall. Clusters of small, pink-flushed white flowers in spring give way to edible powdery-blue berries. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
5-6 ft tall x 5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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

Blooms from June to September
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in spring and again in late summer-fall
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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