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Cornus sericea Pucker Up!® ('Neil Z') (Red Twig Dogwood)

Glossy, puckered foliage makes this shrub stand out from other red-twig dogwoods. The flowers bloom on old wood early to late spring, along with ovate dark green leaves. The foliage turns shades of red-orange, and fade to purple in the autumn. Younger stems will show some red colour in winter. Compact upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP24812 CPBR4767
Brand Proven Winners

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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Golden orange petals sport a prominent sienna-red eye 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 mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Tetraploid
Fragrant

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(Summerific® Collection) Large dinnerplate-sized blooms of lavender pink with a small dark red eye grow on compact midnight green foliage. Fast growth rate.

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

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(Invincibelle® 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 large, rounded flower clusters of bright green blooms in a dwarf habit. Rapid growth rate

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Dwarf habit
Rebloomer
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 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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White or near-white flowers bloom on old wood in late spring, followed by clusters of berries in late summer. Beautiful red stems stand out in the winter landscape. Compact upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Early spring to summer, with winter interest
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Attractive variegated white-green foliage is prevalent throughout the season. In late spring, clusters of white flowers bloom, followed by white berries later in the summer. The showy yellow branches add winter interest. Rounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
5-7 ft tall x 6-8 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds

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