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Hydrangea paniculata Phantom (Panicle Hydrangea)

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 pointed flower clusters of neat white blooms slightly tinted light green and turn soft to rich pink as the season progresses. Foliage is comprised of ovate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
6-10 ft tall x 6-10 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Mild drought tolerance
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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

Crisp white, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop dark green deeply lobed foliage. 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)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
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
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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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
4-6 ft tall x 3-4 ft wide 
HARDY to -40 °F (-40 °C) 

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
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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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 pointed flower clusters of lime green blooms that turn light blush to deep rich pink as the season progresses. Foliage is comprised of ovate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Dwarf compact habit
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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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 pointed flower clusters of white blooms that turn rich pink as the season progresses. Foliage is comprised of ovate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
6-8 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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