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Paeonia suffruticosa Hana-kisoi ('Floral Rivalry') (Tree Peony )

This tree peony produces semi double coral pink blooms with ruffled edges and a centre of bright yellow petaloids. Foliage is comprised of dark green, pointed leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
4-5 ft tall x 3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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

Star-shaped chartreuse flowers bloom in loose clusters on light green soft, velvety leaves that are partially folded. Toothed scalloped leaves are lobed and hairy and the leaves sparkle with the morning dew.

*Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread*

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies

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Clusters of periwinkle blue saucer-shaped flowers grow on green foliage that turns orange red in fall and creates a dense spreading mound. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
1-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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This herbaceous perennial poppy features ruffled red-tipped white ‘crepe-paper’ flowers with dark basal blotches and dark purple centre stamens atop tall stems on a low mound of grayish-green thistle-like leaves that yellow and wither shortly after flowering. Mats of new foliage appear in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This perennial produces lavender, pincushion-like flowers atop thin, wiry stems on a compact cushion of tiny emerald, evergreen lobed foliage.

Blooms early to late spring
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Drought tolerant

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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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This tree peony produces semi double bright lemon-yellow blooms with ruffled edges, red flares, and a centre of bright yellow petaloids. Foliage is comprised of dark green, pointed leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
4-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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