Magnolia x soulangiana (Saucer Magnolia)

This early blooming deciduous shrub features starbursts of pink flowers that open to reveal bright white inner petals, creating a stunning bicolour effect. Once the blooms appear, deep green ovate foliage cover the branches, and turn golden bronze in fall. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring
10-25 ft tall x 10-25 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Scarlet red, aromatic plumes grow on thin green stems high atop red-tinted dark green deeply lobed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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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
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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(Endless Summer® Series) 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 vivid rose-pink or purple blooms, depending on the pH of the soil. Blooms on burgundy stems with dark green leaves that bear red petioles and veins. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Neutral pH preference
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Rebloomer
Deciduous

Other plants in the Endless Summer® Series

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This dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems, along with bright red berries that bloom prolifically if paired with a pollinator, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

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

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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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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)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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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) 
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant 
 

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