Pacific Northwest: 5 Plants for Spring Color

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‘Sunshine’ Ligustrum

How did a ligustrum make it into the Sunset Collection? We are always on the lookout for easy care, colorful, water-wise, non-invasive garden solutions. This tough plant is so versatile we keep finding new places to use it!

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‘Lemon-Lime’ Nandina

Finally, a Nandina for those of you who don’t want red in your gardens! Lemon-Lime has chartreuse new foliage that fades to a nice green, and will not turn red, even over the winter.

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‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia

Soft Caress has everything we love about Mahonia, without the pesky thorns! Compact enough to use in containers, yet large enough for foundation plantings or borders, these tough plants provide fabulous texture to the shade garden. Watch out for bunnies—they love them as much as we do!

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White Wedding® Hydrangea

These cold hardy hydrangeas will provide masses of beautiful white blooms from midsummer to fall, without much work. Naturally more compact than most, White Wedding has strong stems to hold up large blooms, which also make fabulous cut flowers.

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Mojo® Pittosporum

Mojo is the perfect easy-care shrub! Excellent as a container plant, mass planted as ground or slope cover, a low hedge, or as an accent plant in borders. Year-round foliage can also be used in cut arrangements and wreaths.

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