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Fothergilla intermedia Legend of the Fall 'Alice' (Bottlebrush)

Honey-scented white blooms appear in the spring. The main attraction is the autumn foliage in brilliant shades of orange, yellow and red. Upright habit.

Blooms early spring
4-6 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native
Patent Info PP32049 CBRAF

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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 sweet, deep red 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. Moderate 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 serrated foliage that starts out a glowing orange shade, turning bright yellow while the flowers emerge a lovely pink 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
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 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 dwarf shrub features clusters of panicles covered in small dark rose flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, pretty pink flowers, and foliage of dark green, ovate-elliptic leaves. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
4 ft tall x 4 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Dwarf habit
Fragrant

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Petals that fade from hot pink to lime green radiate from a bronze cone and bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Small, bright white blooms with yellow centres flower on green foliage and sweet, juicy, dark red strawberries hang down in pendulous bunches. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
3-6 in tall x 6-12 in spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Attracts birds
Deer resistant

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