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Lagerstroemia Cool Beans (Crapemyrtle)

(Barista® Collection) This dense shrub features shiny red buds that open to reveal small clusters of salmon pink flowers in late summer, on attractive glossy dark olive foliage that are edged with burgundy. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP29940

Yellow centres are surrounded by a frill of semi-double lavender blue-violet petals that grow on deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought tolerant

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(Li’l Bang™ Series) Large blooms of butter-yellow sport a heart of soft red that spreads farther down the petals the cooler the temperature gets, and flower on  medium green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer to early fall
0.75-1 ft tall x 1 ft-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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2021 Proven Winners National Perennial of the Year®

This perennial features upright stems bearing indigo blue flowers on small rosy purple calyxes and small, hairy gray-green aromatic leaves growing in a compact, mounding, low-growing habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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This perennial grass features an upright mound of slender, green blades that turn bronze in fall, and are topped with feathery, light pink flower panicles. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant

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This low-growing evergreen perennial features a mat of small, crisp white flowers with white centres that bloom on lush foliage of silvery blue-green oak-like leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-spring
6 in tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Groundcover

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This deciduous shrub features clusters of large bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups that cover foliage of shiny, dark green, deeply serrated leaves on bright green stems. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Rebloomer

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This deciduous shrub features showy yellow, upright, flowers that hold their colour all season and cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of dark green, oblong and elliptical leaves that keep their shape and colour all season, but do not provide and fall interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
15-20 ft tall x 10-15 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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