Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star' (Star Magnolia)

This slow-growing deciduous shrub features showy flowers of showy white petals that cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of dark green, oblong and elliptical leaves that turn golden-brown in the fall. Winter interest comes in the form of fuzzy buds that are revealed on the branches once the leaves have fallen. Slow growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring 
10-15 ft tall x 10-12 ft spread 
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C) 
Fragrant 
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds 
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate 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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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 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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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 large, rounded flower clusters of rich pink, or blue, depending on the pH of the soil, and turn a lovely shade of green as the season progresses, and glossy 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
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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This deciduous shrub sports elliptic, glossy, slightly serrated dark green leaves in late spring, along with small pale green flowers that give way to a profusion of bright red berries in fall and winter. Ideal for use as hedging, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

*This plant is a female, and needs a male, such as Ilex Mr. Poppins®, to produce its notable berries.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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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 slow-growing deciduous shrub features showy, upright, flowers with masses of light pink outer tepals that hold their colour all season and cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of medium green, oblong and elliptical leaves that turn golden-brown in the fall. Winter interest comes in the form of fuzzy buds that are revealed on the branches once the leaves have fallen. Slow growth rate. 

Blooms mid-spring
18-20 ft tall x 12-15 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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This late-blooming deciduous shrub features small yellow blooms with plum bases that are lightly fragranced. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring 
20-30 ft tall x 8 ft spread 
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C) 
Fragrant 
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds 
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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