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Hosta Francee

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear heart-shaped, slightly glossy, dark green leaves with narrow, crisp white margins. Near white bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
1 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Lilac purple aromatic plumes grow on thin dark purple stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Bright rose-pink, heart-shaped flowers grow on tall burgundy stems and are contrasted against feathery blue-green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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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
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Clusters of magenta purple saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage and create a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to mid fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Clump-forming vibrant mint-green leaves grow under small bell-shaped flowers that turn from light pink to deep red and appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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This perennial features foliage of silver-speckled green leaves that become almost completely silver when mature. Flowers emerge a delicate shade of pink but become pale blue/white. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear heart-shaped, slightly corrugated blue-green leaves. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear very large blue-green leaves with wide, chartreuse margins that become wider as the plant matures. White bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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