Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue Oat Grass )

Dense clumps of tall, narrow, spiky blue-grey blades resemble a larger version of Festuca glauca. Among the foliage are bluish brown flowers in arches of one-sided panicles that mature to a wheat shade in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

An attractive dense, mound of golden-yellow flowers in spring turn into various hues of red, purple or orange in the cooler weather. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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This evergreen, clump-forming, fragrant perennial features green foliage and deep violet purple flower spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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An abundance of feathery burgundy plumes, that change to silver as they mature, rise above narrow serrated green blades with silver midribs in a dense clumping habit. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late spring  
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
5-6 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Salt tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This perennial features upright stems bearing pale lilac flowers and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
0.75-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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Dark rose changing to red, dark green leaves, moderate growth rate, blooms late summer to late fall, 2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Light pink flowers, grey green foliage, slow growth rate, blooms in early to mid summer, 0.25ft tall x 0.5ft wide, full sun

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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
Shade tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Dense clumps of tall, upright bright green blades that turn fiery burgundy in summer, then deepen in colour in fall, then goes dormant in winter. Among the foliage are panicles of silvery-white spikelets. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies

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