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Euphorbia epithymoides First Blush (Cushion Spurge)

Bright yellow flowers bloom on variegated foliage of green with white margins. New growth has a pink tinge on the tips of the leaves, accompanied by pink buds. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
0.5- 1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 15,292 COPF

(Origami™ Series) Large upward facing multi-coloured blooms emerge from clumps of delicate foliage. Compact mounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
High salt tolerance

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This perennial produces lavender, pincushion-like flowers atop thin, wiry stems on a compact cushion of tiny emerald, evergreen lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Drought tolerant

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Dark brown-bronze leaves emerge in the spring, giving way to green foliage and clusters of fuzzy white flowers in the cooler months. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone.

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An attractive dense, mound of golden-yellow flowers in spring turn into various hues of red, purple or orange in the cooler weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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