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Hosta Great Arrival

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear thick, heavily corrugated leaves with a blue green centre and gold margin that turns creamy white as the season matures. Purple bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Reversed sport of ‘Great Expectations‘.

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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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Full 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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Sweet, pink, heart-shaped flowers 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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A midsized choice of Joe-Pye weed, with magenta pink umbrella-like flower heads that sit atop deep green foliage and form a bushy, upright mass. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Clusters of periwinkle blue saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage that turns orange red in fall and creates a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 2-3 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 ivory leaves with chartreuse streaks and green margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Fast growth rate. Sport of ‘Captain Kirk‘.

Blooms mid to late summer
1-2 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear shiny, broad, bright yellow leaves with light apple-green margins. Pale lavender to white bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Lakeside Meter Maid‘.

Blooms mid-summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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