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Rudbeckia fulgida American Gold Rush (Black-Eyed Susan)

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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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP28498 CPBRAF

Dark, dusty purple bubbles of flowers emerge from attractive, glaucous, blue-green curled and twisted foliage. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms from late summer to early fall
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and bees
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Mounds of lacy silver-green leaves grow in a clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Groundcover
Fragrant

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Bright yellow flowers bloom on variegated foliage of green with white margins. New growth has a pink tinge on the tips of the leaves, accompanied by pink buds. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
0.5- 1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance

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Small yellow sunflower-like flowers with purple brown centres grow profusely on tall thin stems with sparse thin, dark green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
2-6 ft tall x 2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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(Mariachi™ Series) Vibrant red flowers rimmed in golden-yellow with brick-red centres bloom on upright densely branched stems above a compact mound of bright green foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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(Color Spires® Series) Spikes of deep violet blue and white flowers grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

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

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Clusters of deep violet-red buds open to reveal dark lavender flowers with pale centres and bright yellow-green blotches that bloom on glossy, deep green evergreen foliage, which retain their colour in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late spring
6-8 ft tall x 6-8 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts pollinators
Rabbit resistant
Evergreen
Fragrant

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This deciduous shrub features lacy, shimmering gold foliage, which grows in a columnar habit, and delicate white flowers which appear in early summer, with red berries following the flowers, if a compatible pollinator is nearby (look for S. Black Beauty® or Laced Up®). Fast growth rate.

Blooms early summer
7-8 ft tall x 4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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