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Hosta Half and Half

These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear pure white centres and dark green margins, with lighter green variegation between the two colours. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate. Sport of ‘Lakeside Cupcake’.

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

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

Blush pink-white aromatic blooms grow high atop chocolate brown/maroon foliage.

Blooms mid summer
1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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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
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Bright yellow flowers bloom on variegated foliage of green with white margins. New growth has a pink tinge on the tips of the leaves, accompanied by pink buds. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
6-12″ tall x 6-12″ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance

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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
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Clump-forming rose-pink leaves that darken to bronze-pink as they mature. Small bell-shaped flowers appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

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

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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)
Attracts pollinators
Deer and rabbit resistant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear green leaves with crisp white margins. Bright lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

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

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(Mad About Mangave® Collection) This hybrid perennial succulent sports dark green sword-like leaves with burgundy spotting, making it appear purple, with the latter shade becoming more intense when exposed to more sunlight. The spiny arms are much less thorny than its agave parent.  Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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