Ribes sativum (White Currant)

Compact clusters of white, sweet fruit grow on branches with small pale green blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3 ft tall x 3 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 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent 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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Silver-pink pincushion-like flowers gather in dome formation in the middle of the elegant pink petals. The medium green foliage forms a basal clump. The plants have a tendency to spread easily but can be easily held back.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
1.5- 2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts butterflies

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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)
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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Compact clusters of bright red, sweet fruit grows on branches with small pale green blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green before yellowing in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-5 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Chartreuse, sweet fruit with tart skin grow on branches with small white blooms and green leaves that change to glossy, dark green before turning red in fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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