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Fothergilla gardenii Blue Mist (Dwarf Fothergilla)

Apetalous, fragrant white bottlebrush flowers appear in spring. In summer the foliage is an attractive frosty blue green, changing to yellow, orange and red in fall. Dwarf, mounded habit.

Blooms early spring
2-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant insignificant flowers
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant
Evergreen

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This dwarf tree boasts loads of tart, wine-coloured fruit that cover the tree in August. Yields over 15 pounds by its fourth year, and 20-30 in its fifth, this shrub it earns its merit. Delicate pink blossoms and dense dark green foliage cover the tree in spring, making it ornamentally beautiful as well. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid to late spring
6-7 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators
Drought resistant

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A showstopping landscape shrub like no other- this magnificent rebloomer features foliage that starts out a bright candy apple red shade, turning bright yellow while the flowers emerge a stunning red-violet colour. Because it does not produce seeds, all of the spiraeas energy goes into flowering, so it has seasons-long interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer
Deciduous

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This deciduous shrub features clusters of long panicles covered in burgundy flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, pale pink flowers. Foliage of dark green, ovate-elliptic leaves may turn burgundy or bronze in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-10 ft tall x 5-10 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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Vibrant dusky pink blooms with red and yellow lips add a dramatic effect to the garden, while the wiry stems, covered with tiny leaves, give an unusual textured effect. Semi-dwarf upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Small, delicate star shaped stalkless flowers bloom in seven-branched clusters. Following the flowers are small burgundy fruit crowned by ornamental rose-hued calyces. Deep beige bark sheds to reveal showy brown inner bark. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
15-20 ft tall x 8-10 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Deciduous
Fragrant

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