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Fothergilla major Mt. Airy

After the foliage emerges, white bottlebrush blooms consisting of clusters of white stamens with yellowish anthers appear. The leaves are dark green underneath and bluish-gray beneath that turn yellow, orange & red purple in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 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

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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, crimson 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 early to late spring
8-12 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 shrub features clusters of long panicles covered in burgundy-pink flower buds that open to reveal sweetly fragrant, bright purple flowers. Foliage of dark green, ovate-elliptic leaves may turn burgundy or bronze in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-8 ft tall x 6 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant

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Bright yellow flowers bloom from the ground to the end of each branch of this beautiful, compact accent plant. Mounded dwarf habit.

Blooms early spring
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance

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This very floriferous shrub produces waves of bright yellow, pea-like flowers on a dense mound of arching/ trailing branches that softens the edges of raised beds. Fast growth rate.

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

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