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Monarda Rockin' Raspberry (Bee Balm)

(Sugar Buzz® Series) This perennial features dark burgundy buds topped with magenta flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1.5 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP28752

Tiny, tube-shaped, lavender-blue flowers are tightly packed on top of stiff square stems adorned with leaves that have downy undersides and a minty, licorice fragrance, that can be used to flavour cold drinks

Blooms summer to early fall
2-3 ft tall x 1.5 -2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Planate leaves emerge blue-green in the spring and turn green with touches of red as the warmer weather comes, then take on burgundy-lavender tones in the fall. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
4-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant

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(Satin & Lace™ Series) Raspberry red flowers sport a vibrant eye and white accents on the ends of the petals. Feathery, bright green, threadleaf foliage forms a strong, upright clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy deep lavender to magenta flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant

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Bright yellow ray flowers with black centres bloom on bright green, hairy foliage in a compact habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This graceful, fine-textured perennial grass features slender blue-green stems that become mahogany in the fall and sprout shiny white tufts. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late summer
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Leading Lady® Series) This perennial features dark purple buds topped with lilac-purple flowers that grow on fragrant dark green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
1 ft tall x 2-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Fragrant

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This perennial features green fan-shaped leaves that turn red at the beginning of summer and as the season progresses the leaves turn redder and the edges curl downward. Dainty white star-shaped flowers rise high above the foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring
0.75-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Groundcover

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