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Hydrangea macrophylla Everlasting Bride (Mophead)

Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces rounded flower clusters of bright, crisp white that mature to soft green, and green foliage. The flowers resemble lace and pearls once fully open. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Salt Tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deciduous
Rebloomer

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP25579

Tall, white feathery plumes grow high on green fern-like leaves. 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)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear deep green leaves with a faint hint of blue and deep golden-yellow margins. Pale lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 3.5 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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This deciduous fern gets its common name from the long, upright feathery fronds that resemble ostrich plumes. Before the fronds unfurl in the spring, they can be harvested and cooked to make a delicious side dish. Fast growth rate.  
 
Blooms mid-spring to fall
HARDY to -40 °F (-40 °C) 

4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide 
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Clusters of deep fuchsia flower buds open to reveal pink blooms with a contrasting pink-red blotch on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which remains attractive into the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
5-6 ft tall x 5-6 ft spread
Evergreen
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces rounded flower clusters of vivid pink or bright blue, depending on the pH of the soil, and dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Salt Tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deciduous
Dwarf habit

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces rounded flower clusters of cherry red that mature to soft apple-green with red highlights. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Salt Tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deciduous

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