Cyrtomium fortunei (Japanese Holly Fern)

Dull green fronds resembling holly branches, hence it’s common name , are adorned with stiff upright leaves. Moderate growth rate. Acidic.


1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

Tall, white feathery plumes grow high on green fern-like leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early mid summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Large frosted blue-green leaves with crackled veining are covered with tall racemes of tiny blue forget-me-not type flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Delicate pink heart-shaped flowers are contrasted against feathery grey-green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to late summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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(Wedding Party® Series) Double blooms of burgundy-black petals boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens and flower on foliage of thin, wiry stems with bright green leaves. Slow growth rate.

Hellebores get their common name- Lenten Rose- from the fact that they bloom for at least six weeks beginning in late winter, or during the Christian season of Lent, heralding in spring.

Blooms late winter to early spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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(Belarina® Series) This perennial features a profusion of creamy-white double blooms with yellow centres on bright green, compact foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Clump-forming lobed bright green leaves with burgundy veining and midribs grow below tall dark stems with spikes bearing frosty pink buds that open to reveal small creamy white star-shaped flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
12 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover
Fragrant

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Evergreen sterile fronds form a loose spreading rosette, while fertile fronds grow from the centre of the plant to stand erect, turning brown as the season progresses.

1-1.5 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-29°C)
Rabbit resistant

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Green broadleaf fronds grow best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Use as a vertical accent in a woodland or shade garden. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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