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Crocosmia 'Walberton Yellow' (Montbretia)

Sprays of star-shaped bright yellow-orange flowers bloom on stiff, upright stems with narrow spiky leaves resembling those of lilies. Best planted in groups of 12.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info COPF

Clusters of brown-orange blooms flower high on top of bright green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant foliage
Moderate salt tolerance

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(Prairie Pillar™ Collection) Large, long lasting flat-petaled golden yellow flowers surrounding a large orange centre cone grow tall en masse 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
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Clusters of magenta purple saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage and create a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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(Salud™ Series) Bright yellow flowers with vibrant gold centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This interesting perennial features bright green spears bearing tiny, drooping, tubular flowers of cinnamon red atop foliage of strap-shaped basal leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Rebloomer

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Bright yellow, brown cone, leaves covered with bristly hairs, moderate growth rate, blooms early summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade, 2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide.

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Sprays of star-shaped bright red-orange sporting yellow centres bloom on stiff, upright stems with narrow spiky leaves resembling those of lilies. Best planted in groups of 12.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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Apricot-haloed daisy-like flowers with a vibrant pink base surrounding a white eye lay atop apple green foliage. The flowers blooms consistently all summer and into fall. The plump evergreen foliage is covered with crystalline flakes resembling ice, hence the common name. Moderate growth rate. Weed suppressing groundcover.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
0.5 ft tall x 0.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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