Ribes aureum (Yellow Flowering Currant)

Yellow, red, and black, juicy fruit grows on branches with small, bright yellow blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green, before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-6 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Tubular creamy white or pink flowers with lilac or rose hoods resemble snapdragons that bloom vertically on bold flower spikes, bearing leaves that are lobed and shiny dark green. The genus ‘Acanthus’ comes from the Greek work ‘akantha’ meaning spine, in reference to the tooth-like leaves found on some species.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to 0°F (-17.8°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies

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Buttonhead deep reddish-purple dome-like flowers grow on tall stems that rise on green divided foliage. Bears fruit that is ornamentally insignificant.

Blooms early to late summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

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In late winter, masses of fragrant pale yellow flowers are produced in pendent racemes before the leaves show. Leaves emerge bronze and turn to a rich green, and shades of yellow in fall to form a dense, multi-stemmed habit.

Blooms early spring to winter
4-6 ft tall x 8 ft wide
Fragrant

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(Wedding Party® Series) Double blooms of stunning white and magenta boast a small centre bunch of yellow stamens surrounded by petals with a white halo that fades into deep rose picotee edges. Slow growth rate.

Hellebores get their common name- Lenten Rose- from the fact that they bloom for at least six weeks beginning in late winter, or during the Christian season of Lent, heralding in spring.

Blooms late winter to early spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Red-flushed green stalks topped with large green, ruffled, inedible leaves, have a wonderful tart flavour, and are perfect for pies and jams. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 3 ft wide

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Large, black tart fruit grows on branches with small, bright yellow blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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