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Hydrangea petiolaris (Climbing 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 white lacecap flower clusters that grow on lush green foliage in a climbing habit. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer
Can reach 50-80 ft long
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Climbing habit
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Full 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 that open pure white, turning soft pink then deep fuchsia from the bottom of the blooms upward to the tip, finally becoming completely pink red. Foliage is comprised of ovate green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
4-6 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Early bloomer
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 pyramidal panicles of white blooms that turn an attractive shade of purplish pink, on medium green foliage resembling oak-leaves that turns bright crimson in fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer
12-15 ft tall x 12-15 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Salt Tolerant
Deciduous

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