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Agastache foeniculum

Agastache foeniculum

Common Name: Anise Hyssop

An upright perennial with light green angular stems.  Plants are clothed in lovely anise scented leaves. In summer, lavender to purple flower spikes draw a crowd of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.  Plants thrive in sunny well dr…

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Allium cernuum

Allium cernuum

Common Name: Nodding onion

Nodding pink flowers. Use in woods' edge, meadows, average garden soil.

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Allium stellatum

Allium stellatum

Common Name: Prairie Onion

Allium stellatum is a diminutive bulb with narrow grass-like leaves.  In summer flower scapes tower above the foliage bearing 2-3” umbrella shaped flower clusters.  The white, lavender or pink florets are star shaped and a…

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Amorpha canascens

Amorpha canascens

Common Name: Lead plant

Amorpha canescens is an upright shrubby perennial with fine textured compound gray-green leaves.  In summer, plants are crowned by purple pubescent flower spikes.  This durable long lived species originates from a deep taproot …

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Andropogon gerardii

Andropogon gerardii

Common Name: Big bluestem

Classic grass of the tall grass prairies, tolerates a wide variety of soils in full sun, good livestock forage. 

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Andropogon gyrans

Andropogon gyrans

Common Name: Elliott's beard grass (No Advance Orders)

Andropogon gyrans is a clump forming perennial grass that grows in narrow upright tufts.  In late summer blue green leaves are topped with silvery panicles.  Foliage turns reddish to a lovely coppery color in fall and winter.  On …

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Andropogon virginicus

Andropogon virginicus

Common Name: Broom sedge

Short, warm season bunch grass, with golden fall color. Tolerates drought and poor soils. 

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Anemone virginiana

Anemone virginiana

Common Name: Thimble weed

This tall anemone is found in the thickets and dry open woods, great in the natural garden, and woods' edge. 

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Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Common Name: Wild columbine

One of the earliest of wildflowers to bloom, attracts hummingbirds, easy to grow. 

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Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Common Name: Swamp milkweed

Food source for monarch butterfly larvae, does well in any open, moist location.

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Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet'

Common Name: Swamp milkweed

White, more compact selection of the species. Good food source for monarch butterfly larvae.   

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Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias syriaca

Common Name: Common milkweed (No Advance Orders)

Tall, stout. Flowers are a nectar source for many butterflies, leaves are a food source for monarch butterfly larvae. Farmers curse it, monarchs love it, you decide. No advance orders on this item.  NAO

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Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name: Butterfly weed

Bright orange, butterfly magnet, superbly drought tolerant, a personal favorite. 

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Asclepias verticillata

Asclepias verticillata

Common Name: Eastern whorled milkweed

Fine foliage on un-branched stems. Creamy white flowers. Larval host and nectar source for the monarch butterfly. 

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Aster cordifolius

Aster cordifolius

Common Name: Blue wood aster

Good naturalizer for woods' edge and shade, does well in dry conditions. Lovely arching flower stems brighten up the shade. 

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Aster divaricatus

Aster divaricatus

Common Name: White wood aster

Good native groundcover for woods' edge and shade, does well in dry conditions. Provides a mass of small white flowers to usher in the fall season. 

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Aster ericoides

Aster ericoides

Common Name: heath aster

Along with the goldenrods and native grasses, asters are the quintessential herbaceous fall color plants of North America.  This one is a compact bushy perennial with pubescent gray-green leaves.  Aster ericoides thrives in sun a…

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Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'

Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'

Common Name: Snow Flurry heath aster

The fine foliage of Aster ericoides, and the trailing habit of this selection make this essential in the landscape border.  Allow it to flow over a wall, or let it ramble along the ground.  Low maintenance and salt tolerant, this can be…

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Aster laevis

Aster laevis

Common Name: Smooth blue aster

Early blooming, tolerant of a variety of conditions. 

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Aster macrophyllus

Aster macrophyllus

Common Name: Big leaf aster

Vigorously growing aster has large heart shaped basal leaves, can form dense carpets. 

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Aster novae-angliae

Aster novae-angliae

Common Name: New England aster

Lovely tall aster of wet spaces; for me its blooming means fall is coming. 

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Aster novi-belgii

Aster novi-belgii

Common Name: New York aster

Rhizomatous species with violet or blue flowers. 

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Aster pilosus

Aster pilosus

Common Name: Frost aster

Aster pilosus is a shrubby native wildflower with erect or arching stems. It is often described as a weedy species and if all humans were environmental stewards it might have no merit.  In reality though, disturbance happens and this troup…

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Aster puniceus

Aster puniceus

Common Name: Purple stemmed aster

Found along creeks, pond's edge. Great naturalizer for moist areas. 

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Aster spectabilis

Aster spectabilis

Common Name: Showy aster

Bright violet single, graceful blooms encircle a yellow disk near the top of arching stem with grass green foliage. Found along pond's edge, stream banks, and open meadows. Perfectly simple, and simply perfect. Shared with us by our friend Jas…

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Athyrium filix-femina

Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady Fern

Athyrium filix-femina is a hardy perennial fern with arching feathery fronds.   Foliage is twice compound with each frond consisting of 12-24 pairs of small narrow leaflets.  The leaflets and supporting stalks are a soothing lime …

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