Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow' (Fetterbush)

This graceful multi-stemmed evergreen shrub features remarkable arching red stems bearing creamy white-and-green mottled foliage that are accented with shades of scarlet and purple in fall above drooping clusters of small white bell-shaped flowers. Slow growth rate.

Blooms 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

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Lilac purple feathery plumes bloom atop deep green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1.5-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Tolerant to juglone

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Silvery light green fronds show their best colour in the shade. Too much sunlight will cause the colour to fade. Once the weather cools the foliage turns an attractive burgundy hue. Moderate growth rate

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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This dense, round broadleaf evergreen sports small, delicate, shiny deep green leaves with tips that turn an interesting shade of red during the spring flush. Ideal for use as hedging or as a container plant. Produces insignificant berries. Makes a suitable substitute for boxwood. Fast growth rate.

2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Dwarf habit
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of copper in fall. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
3-6 ft tall x 2-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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Bright pink, bell-shaped flowers with a red throat and wavy edges bloom in mid spring. Dark green foliage turns maroon in fall. Moderate growth rate. Open, mounded habit. 3-4′ tall x 3-4′ spread. Part Shade. HARDY to -25F (-32C)

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This dense, evergreen shrub features ornate clusters of light pink buds in spring that open to crisp white flowers on foliage of shiny, dark green leaves. Slow growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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This broadleaf evergreen shrub features clusters of bell-shaped rich yellow flowers that appear before bunches of delicate blue globe-shaped berries. Foliage of dark green toothed leaves turns an attractive shade of purple in fall. Edible fruit is sour, but can be used in jams and jellies. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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