Ribes hirtellum Pixwell (Gooseberry)

Large, tart fruit grows on branches with small, bright yellow blooms bright 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


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Tubular creamy white or pink flowers with lilac or rose hoods that resemble snapdragons bloom vertically on bold flower spikes, bearing leaves that are lobed and shiny dark green. Moderate growth rate.

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, which emerge bronze, then to a rich green, and finally shades of yellow in fall, forming a dense, multi-stemmed habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to winter
4-6 ft tall x 8 ft wide
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)

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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
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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3 COLOURS IN ONE BLOOMING SEASON. Red buds open to big ruffled blooms with deep pink undersides and soft pink inside, maturing to pure white before falling. Upright habit. 3′ tall x 3′ spread. Part Shade.

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Large sweet, everbearing red raspberries grow on thorny stems bearing bright green serrated foliage . Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6 ft tall x 5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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