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Salix x leucopithecia Black Cat® ('Lubber's Zwart') (Pussywillow)

This deciduous shrub features black branches sporting large catskins that start out pink, then turn silver, and finally to deep black. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
10-12 ft tall x 10-12 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Shade tolerant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture High Moisture
Patent Info PP27403 CPBR 6141

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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Rosy pink petals sport a creamy white centre stripe and a bright chartreuse eye. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Tetraploid

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of ‘Gold Drop‘.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Moderate salt tolerance
Tolerant to juglone

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

Blooms late spring
6-8 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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(Bumble Series) Petite spikes of deep fuchsia-pink flowers on dark burgundy calyxes grow in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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