Plants for the Week of November 16th
The Blue Muffin Viburnum is a tall shrub (5 to 7 feet tall and wide) for partial shade to full sun. It has white flowers in the spring and blue berries that appear in summer to feed birds. The most striking surprise this shrub has is it's fall color. The fall colors range from fire engine red to burgundy. It is also deer resistant and very cold hardy (USDA zone 3).
October Daphne Sedum is a hardy succulent that enjoys sunny hot spots in the yard. It can also enjoy drier spots too. The blue gray foliage reaches about 6 to 12 inches tall and spreads to 24 inches wide. In late summer it flowers the pink flower pictured above that attract butterflies.