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Gaura lindheimeri Rosy Jane (Whirling Butterflies)

Small airy white flowers edged with bright picotee pink grow on stems of green with a pink tinge, forming a low branching and compact habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early spring to early summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP 22290

Olive green blades turn a warm copper hue in the summer, then fade to  orange when the colder winter weather arrives. In early summer, brown blooms of inconspicuous flowers form on stems that wilt delicately as the season progresses. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms in early summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40­°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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This graceful clump-forming warm season grass features narrow variegated red, green, and white leaves, while showy crimson bottlebrush flower panicles appear in late summer. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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(Bumble Series) Petite spikes of deep fuchsia-pink flowers on dark burgundy calyxes grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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This mat-forming perennial features large leaves with a velvety, gray-green felted surface. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early fall
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Groundcover

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These daisy-like flowers don petals of intense red and bloom from a dark red centre and grow on thin stems with sparse olive-green leaves in a bushy habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Heat tolerant
High salt tolerance

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Clusters of large white saucer-shaped flowers with rosy-purple veining grow on deep green foliage that turns brilliant red in the fall creates a dense spreading mound. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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