Deer Resistant Sunscape #1

Featuring
'Cat's Pajamas' Catmint (Nepeta) • 'Serendipity' Ornamental Onion (Allium) • PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grass

Watercolor

About this EZ Scape™

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    Seasonal Progression

    Use this simple sun loving combo of plants to get season long interest with minimal deer disturbance. This recipe matches fine foliage textures of varying colors and successive bloom times. ‘Cat’s Pajamas’ Nepeta will get things going in late spring with long spikes of purple-blue flowers. Cutting back after bloom will ensure rebloom through the rest of the year. ‘Serendipity’ Allium will come next in midsummer, with globes of rosy purple flowers that will turn into decorative seedheads by fall. The PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grass will take center stage to close the year with strong fall and winter presence.

    Environmental Requirements

    Light: Full Sun
    Moisture: Light to Moderate
    Soil: Best in loose, well-drained soils
    Zones: (4)5-9
    Features: Pollinator Friendly, Heat Tolerant, Low Water Requirements (when established)


Perennials in this EZ Scape™

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    'Cat's Pajamas' (Nepeta)


    Brilliant Foliage Color • Excellent Leaf Texture • Spring Interest
    Height: 12-14"
    Spread: 18-20"
    Zones: 3-8
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Spring
    Secondary Season of Interest: Summer and Fall (Rebloom)
    Care Tips: Prefers full sun and average, well-drained soil of low to average moisture. Plants respond well to shearing to promote rebloom.

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    'Serendipity' (Allium)


    Pollinator Friendly • Deer & Rabbit Resistant • Summer Interest
    Height: 15-20"
    Spread: 10-15"
    Zones: 4-8
    Plant Ratio: 3
    Primary Season of Interest: Summer
    Secondary Season of Interest: Spring (Foliage) and Fall (Seedheads)
    Care Tips: Easy to grow in any soil in full to part sun. Deer and rabbit resistant. If desired, trim stems after it has finished flowering.

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    PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grass


    Excellent Leaf Texture • Fall Interest • Winter Interest
    Height: 36-72"
    Spread: 18-48"
    Zones: (4)5-9
    Plant Ratio: 2
    Primary Season of Interest: Late Summer, Fall
    Secondary Season of Interest: Winter
    Care Tips: One of the easiest ornamental grasses to grow in full sun. Does well in any soil from sand to clay. Cut back in spring before new growth appears.

    More About PRAIRIE WINDS® Ornamental Grasses

Planting Plans


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