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Euphorbia polychroma (Cushion Spurge)

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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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

Mounds of lacy silver-green leaves grow in a clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Fragrant

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Dense clumps of arching stems, with brilliant golden variegated leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. The foliage turns to an attractive copper-orange shade as the weather cools. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Shade tolerant
Groundcover

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This evergreen, clump-forming, fragrant perennial features green foliage and rich lavender purple flower spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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This perennial cactus features fleshy flat pads covered in burgundy hair-like bristles, bearing large yellow flowers.

Blooms early summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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Spikes of rich, violet-blue flowers grow on luminous, dark purple stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This mounding deciduous perennial features daisy-like blooms with rays in a of variety of bright fuchsia pink, deep scarlet red, and white, surrounding a cheery yellow centre, on tall thin stems bearing fine, fern-like leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant

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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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A mound of cymes bearing beautiful delicate yellow flowers and yellow-chartreuse bracts, along with green leaves, makes attractive spring foliage.  Yellow, purple, red, and orange foliage with green undergrowth turns a brilliant shade of red in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance

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