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Hakonechloa macra Beni-Kaze (Japanese Forest Grass )

Dense clumps of arching stems, with leaves in various shades of green and red cascade in layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. The foliage turns to an attractive purple-red 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)
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full Moisture

(Songbird Series) Large nodding blooms with bright red outer petals complimented by white inner petals grow on thin stems bearing blue-green foliage. Upright spreading habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
High salt tolerance

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Crisp white, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early mid summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant

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Clusters of rosy pink flowers held above dark green foliage with creamy white margins. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer to late summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer resistant

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Clump-forming deeply lobed soft green leaves with light silvering and burgundy veining grow below tall strawberry-pink stems with small fuchsia bell-shaped flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Did you know: Heucherella is a hybrid genus- it is a cross between Heuchera and Tiarella. Heucherella get their colour from Heuchera, and their leaf shapes and markings from Tiarella

Blooms early to mid-summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear ovate leaves with a dark green centre and creamy-yellow margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Francee‘.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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Wide green leaves with yellow margins form under branching stems bearing purple-pink flushed orchid-like flowers speckled with burgundy. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer resistant

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Dense clumps of arching stems, with brilliant golden green-to-chartreuse leaves in cascading layers resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. The foliage turns to an attractive golden tan 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)
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Dense clumps of arching stems with dark green and yellow variegated leaves cascade in layers to resemble dwarf bamboo. Hidden among the foliage are tiny delicate green flower heads. 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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