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Check out these new plants we have added to our 2014  catalog! 

Herbaceous

Herbaceous cont.

Grasses

Achillea millefolium

Monarda bradburiana

Carex brevior

Antennaria neglecta

Oenothera fruiticosa ‘Cold Crick’

Carex emoryii

Chrysopsis mariana

Phlox divaricate ‘Blue Moon’

Carex hystericina

Dicentra eximia

Phlox stolonifera ‘Bruce’s White’

Carex molesta

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Carex radiata

Liatris aspera

Solidago ohioensis

Carex rosea

Liatris squarrosa

Solidago riddellii

Danthonia spicata

Lobelia cardinalis ‘New Moon Maroon’

 

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ PPAF

We have created several lists of species we carry for various growing conditions. Each of these areas will also have varying degrees of available sunlight. We have created these in an effort to help you choose wisely, the right plant for the right place.  Please check out these plant lists on our Information Page.


 
 
Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium

Common Name: Yarrow

Fragrant white flowers that attract native bees and predatory insects. Great plant for a managed meadow. 

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Acorus americanus

Acorus americanus

Common Name: Sweet flag

Scented, Iris-like foliage. Flowers are inconspicuous

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Allium cernuum

Allium cernuum

Common Name: Nodding onion

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

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Ammophilia breviligulata

Ammophilia breviligulata

Common Name: American beach grass

Necessary dune stabilizer for the East Coast. The massive root system, and vertical rhizomes knit together the ever-changing dune formations.  

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Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Common Name: Thread leafed bluestar

Multiple heads of blue star-like flowers, great glowing yellow fall color. 

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Amsonia tabernaemontana

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Common Name: Bluestar, Blue Dogbane

Prefers well-drained soil. Compact, erect clump, with clusters of pale blue flowers.

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Amsonia tabernaemontana v. salicifolia

Amsonia tabernaemontana v. salicifolia

Common Name: Willow leaf Bluestar

A narrow leaf variety of the above. Slightly taller, and a bit happier in the partial shade, this long lived perennial develops lovely yellow fall color. 

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Amsonia tabernaemontani 'Grande'

Amsonia tabernaemontani 'Grande'

Common Name: Bluestar

Amsonia 'Grande' is a vigorous selection of the species featuring larger blooms and clean, shiny foliage. An excellent selection.

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Amsonia tabernemontana 'Blue Ice'

Amsonia tabernemontana 'Blue Ice'

Common Name: Dwarf blue star

Dwarf selection of our native blue star, long blooming, with good with good fall color. 

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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 glomeratus

Andropogon glomeratus

Common Name: Bushy bluestem

Likes it wet, but will tolerate drought. Found in marshes and coastal areas along much of the east coast. Provides food and cover for wildlife.

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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 canadensis

Anemone canadensis

Common Name: Meadow anemone

Anemone  canadensis is a robust plant with green foliage and white flowers. Typically found along rivers, in flood plants, and low moist areas, this plant prefers moist soils. Light preference is full sun to part shade. Spreads by …

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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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Antennaria neglecta

Antennaria neglecta

Common Name: Field pussytoes

Prairie species best suited to dry, sunny locations; tough. Attracts bees, butterflies, and other insects.

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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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Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Common Name: Wild columbine

Compact, completely yellow version of our native columbine. Comes true from seed. 

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Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Common Name: Wild columbine

A dwarf selection of the species, perfect for a smaller container. 

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Aruncus dioicus

Aruncus dioicus

Common Name: Goats beard

Tall Astillbe-like blooms, brightest in part shade.

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Asarum canadense

Asarum canadense

Common Name: Wild ginger

Attractive groundcover for moist, shady locations. Dark green heart-shaped leaves with cup-shaped purple-brown flowers in the spring. The roots produce a ginger-like aroma when cut or bruised. Good food source for the pipevine swallowtail butterfly.

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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

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. 

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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 divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Common Name: White wood aster

Selected for red stems and glossy leaves, hundreds of white daisies. 

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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 laevis 'Bluebird'

Aster laevis 'Bluebird'

Common Name: Bluebird smooth aster

Wonderful selection, stiffly upright early to bloom, tolerant of a vareity of conditions. 

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Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'

Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'

Common Name: Calico aster

Deep plum foliage with hundreds of small daisy flowers. 

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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 novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Common Name: New England aster

A compact form with deep purple flowers, makes a lovely addition to the garden. 

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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 oblongifolius

Aster oblongifolius

Common Name: Aromatic aster

This species tolerates drought, poor soils, and the heat. Aromatic foliage. 

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Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Common Name: Aromatic aster

Compound mound, with bluer flowers than Raydons. 

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Aster oblongifolius 'Raydons Favorite'

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydons Favorite'

Common Name: Aromatic aster

One of the best aster selections out there, flowers early and long, neatly mounded. 

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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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Aster umbellatus

Aster umbellatus

Common Name: Flat topped white aster

Flat or occasionally dome-shaped white flower clusters. Important host for many butterfly species. 

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Athyrium filix-femina

Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady fern

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Baptisia alba var. alba 'Wayne's World'

Baptisia alba var. alba 'Wayne's World'

Common Name: False indigo

Remarkable white blooms stand out against long, deep purple stems and blue-green foliage. A vigorous grower, looks fresh even in drought conditions. Available June. NAO

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Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis

Common Name: Blue false indigo

A long lived perennial with spikes of blue pea-shaped flowers, glossy green trifoliate leaves. 

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Baptisia minor

Baptisia minor

Common Name: Dwarf false indigo

A shorter Baptisia, equally wonderful. Flower spikes remain upright, supporting large black summer seed pods. Finer texture leaves of silvery-blue-green. Available in June. NAO

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Baptisia sphaerocarpa

Baptisia sphaerocarpa

Common Name: Yellow wild indigo

This central US native offers blue/green foliage with yellow blossoms. NAO

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Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow'

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow'

Common Name: Wild indigo

Epitomizes the glory of yellow; a bold display of erect flower stems offset by deep green foliage. Born to make a statement. Compact and drought resistant. Available June. NAO

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Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'

Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'

Common Name: False indigo

Creamy butter yellow flowers on 18" spikes pair beautifully with blue-green foliage. An elegant hybrid of alba and sphaerocarpa. Exceptionally drought tolerant. Available in June. NAO

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Baptisia x 'Purple Smoke'

Baptisia x 'Purple Smoke'

Natural hybrid between B. alba and B. australis, with good traits of both. Available in June. NAO

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Blephilia ciliata

Blephilia ciliata

Common Name: Downy wood mint

Stout central stem has prominent ridges. The top half of the stem is perforated by whorled clusters of white, light pink, or blue flowers. Attracts a wide variety of bees. Most commonly found in open areas. Shared with us by our friend Peter He…

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Boltonia asteroides

Boltonia asteroides

Common Name: Thousand-flowered aster

Explodes into bloom in late summer, lives up to its common name. 

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Bouteloua curtipendula

Bouteloua curtipendula

Common Name: Sideoats grama

Low stature grass that combines well with lower growing wildflowers, delicate oat-like seed heads.

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Calamagrostis canadensis

Calamagrostis canadensis

Common Name: Canada Bluejoint

Cool season, strong aggressive grower. Great for soil stabilization, quickly forms dense stands.

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Common Name: Feather reed grass

Non-naitve. Slow spreading, clump forming cool season ornamental grass. Produces purplish-green flowers.

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Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata

Common Name: Wine cups

Mid-west native, good creeping habit, extremely drought tolerant, good filler plant. 

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Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris

Common Name: Marsh marigold

A succulent early blooming species for wet spaces. Glossy heart-shaped leaves accompany shiny large buttercup-like flowers. Great addition to the water garden.

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Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia

Common Name: Harebell

Circumboreal. One half to one inch wide, blue, bell-shaped flowers. Needs good drainage. 

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Campsis radicans

Campsis radicans

Common Name: Trumpet creeper

Vigorous and fast growing, with clusters of red/orange trumpets, attracts hummingbirds. 

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Carex albicans

Carex albicans

Common Name: White-tinged sedge

Upland sedge forms dense tufts of narrow, bright green foliage. Can be used as a groundcover, spreads slowly by rhizomes and will self-seed. Tolerant of dry soil conditions. Usually found in wooded areas. 

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Carex amphibola

Carex amphibola

Common Name: Creek sedge

A compact and vigorous clump, with shiny semi-evergreen foliage. Excellent choice for the woodland or shade garden. Very adaptable. Host plant for some Skippers, and seeds are eaten by several reptiles.

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Carex appalachica

Carex appalachica

Common Name: Appalachian sedge

Forms a neat clump of fine foliage. Elegant texture. Limited supply.

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Carex brevior

Carex brevior

Common Name: Plains oval sedge

Provides a soft texture with a gently curving seed head. Found in drier praries, meadows, and woodlands. 

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Carex cherokeensis

Carex cherokeensis

Common Name: Cherokee sedge

Evergreen, clumping sedge with wheat-like pendulous seed heads form in spring and mature in autumn. Marginally drought tolerant, may suffer in extended drought conditions. Valuable garden accent, or for low spots, pond and stream edge.

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Carex comosa

Carex comosa

Common Name: Bristly sedge

Erect clumps of triangular stems form from short rhizomes. Drooping spikelets impart a bottlebrush effect. Found along ponds, lakes, in wetlands and wet meadows, providing food and cover for water fowl.

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Carex crinita

Carex crinita

Common Name: Fringed sedge

This sedge is suited for shaded wetlands, it has blue/green foliage and drooping seed heads.

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Carex emoryii

Carex emoryii

Common Name: Emory's sedge

An aquatic emergent, great selection for stormwater projects. 

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Carex flaccosperma

Carex flaccosperma

Common Name: Blue wood sedge

Beautiful glaucus blue foliage, tolerates wide range of conditions, good liriope replacement.

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Carex grayi

Carex grayi

Common Name: Bur sedge, Grays sedge

Carex grayi is a cool season grass with semi-evergreen light green, grass-like foliage. Interesting spiked seed heads develop and remain in the winter. This plant prefers full sun, will tolerate some shade, in moist to wet conditions. It thrive…

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Carex hystericina

Carex hystericina

Common Name: Porcupine sedge

A marginal aquatic for use in a variety of wet areas with fertile soil. Provides shelter and food for wildlife. 

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Carex laxiculmis

Carex laxiculmis

Common Name: Creeping sedge

A perfect moist woodland groundcover, this carex forms a mat of wide blue green, semi-evergreen foliage. This straight species provides every bit of blue color many named selections are known for, yet maintains genetic diversity. A food source for …

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Carex lurida

Carex lurida

Common Name: Lurid sedge

Excellent plant for wetland restoration, interesting seed heads make it a good choice for ornamental ponds. 

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Carex molesta

Carex molesta

Common Name: Field oval sedge

Adaptable, often found in areas that have been disturbed. Important food source for wildlife. 

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Carex muskingumensis

Carex muskingumensis

Common Name: Palm sedge

This distinctive sedge resembles a miniature palm. Slow, creeping.

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Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Common Name: Palm sedge

Similar to the species, but with a clear gold border. Named for Wolfgang Oehme, famed landscape architect.

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Carex pennsylvanica

Carex pennsylvanica

Common Name: Pennsylvania sedge

Stoloniferous sod forming species for dry shade, one of the first to green up in the spring.

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Carex plantaginea

Carex plantaginea

Common Name: Seersucker sedge

Deep green foliage with a seersucker texture. Semi-evergreen. Limited supply.

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Carex platyphylla

Carex platyphylla

Common Name: Silver sedge

Clump forming, wide powder-blue leaves. Choice! Limited supply. 

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Carex radiata

Carex radiata

Common Name: Eastern star sedge

An ornamental sedge forming dense clumps of slender leaves. Important food source for insects and birds. 

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Carex rosea

Carex rosea

Common Name: Rosy sedge

Very tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Features softly arching leaves. 

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Carex stipata

Carex stipata

Common Name: Awl-fruited sedge

Common and very adaptable sedge, good choice for use in wetlands restoration.

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Carex stricta

Carex stricta

Common Name: Tussock sedge

This beautiful sedge deserves a spot in the ornamental water garden, great form. 

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Carex vulpinoidea

Carex vulpinoidea

Common Name: Fox sedge

Tough and adaptable, should be used in all wetlands restoration projects. 

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Cassia marilandica

Cassia marilandica

Common Name: American senna

Clear yellow blooms, accented with deep brown anthers are held above yellowish green, fine textured foliage. Prefers a rich, well-drained soil, but still performs well in clay. Excellent choice for open woods and moist meadows. Attractive, 4-in…

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Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus americanus

Common Name: New Jersey tea

Multi-stemmed small shrub, with ornamental flowers, tolerates shade and dryness. 

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Chasmanthium latifolium

Chasmanthium latifolium

Common Name: Northern seaoates

Makes great sounds in the wind, attractive oat-like seed heads, self-sows where happy.

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Chelone glabra

Chelone glabra

Common Name: Turtlehead

Used by the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, flowers resemble a turtle's head. 

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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Common Name: Pink turtlehead

Selected for its red stems, beautiful in wet meadows and at pond's edge. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum

Chrysogonum virginianum

Common Name: Golden star

Good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Common Name: Golden star

More compact and floriferous, good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar'

Common Name: Golden star

A fine selection of chrysogonum offering multitudes of golden yellow flowers in the spring, and strong reblooming throughout late summer. Drought tolerant,  excellent ground cover.

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Chyrsopsis mariana

Chyrsopsis mariana

Common Name: Maryland golden star

A fall blooming species with a long bloom period and bright yellow flowers. 

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Clematis virginiana

Clematis virginiana

Common Name: Virgin's bower

This vine produces numerous showy clusters of white blossoms, seed provides equal ornamental appeal.

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Coreopsis articulata 'Nana'

Coreopsis articulata 'Nana'

Common Name: Mouse-eared coreopsis

Dark green, shiny foliage, loaded with orange/yellow flowers. Stoloniferous and reblooming. 

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Coreopsis lanceolata

Coreopsis lanceolata

Common Name: Lanceleaf tickseed

Thrives in poor, sandy, rocky soils. Tolerant of heat and drought. Hairy lance-shaped leaves remain low. One to two inch yellow ray flowers bloom atop slender, erect stems. 

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Coreopsis rosea

Coreopsis rosea

Common Name: Pink tickseed

Mauve pink flower, thread leafed, give it space, can be used as groundcover. 

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Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Common Name: Tall coreopsis

Dozens of single yellow flowers, very showy. Will reseed. 

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Coreopsis verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Drought tolerant and carefree, great for combining with grasses. 

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Pale lemon yellow flower over dark green thread-like foliage, a perennial standard. 

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Golden yellow flower, compact and slightly shorter than Moonbeam, needs good drainage. 

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Danthonia spicata

Danthonia spicata

Common Name: Poverty oat grass

An important host plants for several insects. This plant shows promise for use in golf courses and as a native turf lawn replacement. 

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Deschampsia caespitosa

Deschampsia caespitosa

Common Name: Tufted hairgrass

Cool season, with fine hair-like green foliage, cloud-like flowers that change colors as they mature. 

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Deschampsia flexuosa

Deschampsia flexuosa

Common Name: Crinkled hairgrass

Similar to the D. caespitosa, but smaller. Wonderfully arching flowers have a crinkle to them. 

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Dryopteris marginalis

Dryopteris marginalis

Common Name: Eastern wood fern

Stout, leathery, blue green leaves form a tidy vase shape clump. This evergreen fern provides much needed cover in winter months A non agressive grower, tolerant of dry areas once established. Great for woodland or shade garden, found along wo…

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Echinacea purpurea

Echinacea purpurea

Common Name: Purple coneflower

Butterfly magnet, goldfinch love the seeds as well. Drought tolerant, tolerates wide range of conditions. 

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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Common Name: Purple coneflower

A violet red selection with horizontal petals. Tolerates a wide range of conditions. 

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Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

Common Name: Purple coneflower

An introduction from Jellito Seed, 'Ruby Star' (Rubinstern) has the horizontal qualities of 'Magnus' with a deeper, richer magenta hue. Performs best with good drainage. 

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Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Common Name: White coneflower

A white selection of purple coneflower.

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Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'

Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'

Common Name: Tennessee coneflower

Hybrid of the endangered species, flower's petals are held upright instead of drooping, lovely. 

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Elymus hystrix

Elymus hystrix

Common Name: Bottlebrush grass

A woodland species with bottle brush-like flowers, tolerates dry shade. 

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Elymus virginicus

Elymus virginicus

Common Name: Virginia wild rye

Great for soil stabilization, provides food and cover for wildlife. 

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Eragrostis spectabilis

Eragrostis spectabilis

Common Name: Purple love grass

Fields come alive with clouds of purple in late summer when this species is in bloom. Drought tolerant. 

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Eryngium yuccifolium

Eryngium yuccifolium

Common Name: Rattlesnake master

A tall prairie plant, preferring well drained, dry to moist conditions. Unique. 

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Eupatorium coelestinum

Eupatorium coelestinum

Common Name: Mistflower

Great in a natural meadow, along creek banks, as well as the border. Forms small colonies. 

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Eupatorium dubium

Eupatorium dubium

Common Name: Three-nerved Joe pye

Think of it as the Joe that never really grew up! Shorter, much friendlier to smaller gardens and spaces. 

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Eupatorium fistulosum

Eupatorium fistulosum

Common Name: Joe pye weed

Huge, founded flower heads. Butterflies love it. 

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Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Common Name: Hyssop leaved boneset

Prefers to be on the dry side, great with grasses, and golden rods. 

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Eupatorium maculatum

Eupatorium maculatum

Common Name: Spotted Joe pye weed

Light purple flower heads, many reaching up to 8 inches across. Lightly fragrant, especially attracts the swallowtail butterfly, along with many other pollinators. 

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Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Common Name: Gateway Joe Pye

Big and beautiful, best known Joe pye cultivar, brings the butterflies in drones. 

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Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Common Name: Boneset

Another one for wet spaces found along streams and at woods' edge. 

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Eupatorium purpureum

Eupatorium purpureum

Common Name: Sweet Joe pye weed

Found in thickets and open woods this Joe Pye tolerates some shade, sweet odor when crushed. 

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Eupatorium rugosum

Eupatorium rugosum

Common Name: Snake root

For brightening up shady spots in the early fall, does self-sow. Tolerates wide range of conditions. 

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Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'

Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'

Common Name: Carolina jessamine

Semi-evergreen leaves, profuse display of yellow trumpets. PA gold medal winner selected for winter hardiness. 

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Common Name: Big root geranium

Flowering, dense, non-native groundcover with magenta flowers and fragrant leaves. Drought tolerant. 

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Helenium autumnale

Helenium autumnale

Common Name: Common sneezeweed

It doesn't make you sneeze. Occurs in wet meadows and moist places. 

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Helianthus angustifolia

Helianthus angustifolia

Common Name: Swamp sunflower

Numerous, bright blooms, narrow shiny deep green leaves. A spectacular show. Should be kept moist for best performance. 

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Helianthus decapetalus

Helianthus decapetalus

Common Name: Ten petaled sunflower

Spreads by rhizome and reseeds abundantly. Tough. 

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Helianthus divaricatus

Helianthus divaricatus

Common Name: Woodland sunflower

Found in open rocky woods and thickets. This sunflower brightens up dappled shade. 

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Heliopsis helianthiodes 'Summer Nights'

Heliopsis helianthiodes 'Summer Nights'

Common Name: Ox-eye sunflower

Dark red stems and red tinted foliage, flowers are yellow with mahogany eye. 

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Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides

Common Name: Ox-eye sunflower

Blooms early and for a long period of time, birds love the seeds. 

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Heuchera americana

Heuchera americana

Common Name: American coral bell

Insignificant flowers over handsome marbled foliage in hues of green, brown, and grey. 

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Heuchera americana 'Dales Strain'

Heuchera americana 'Dales Strain'

Common Name: Dales alum root

A green, silver, and red marbled selection of alum root. Tough selection, handles dry shade. 

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Heuchera villosa

Heuchera villosa

Common Name: Hairy alumroot

One of the biggest alum roots, and the last one to flower, hairy light green leaves. 

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Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Common Name: Hairy alumroot

Hairy light green leaves, semi-evergreen. Large, creamy white flower spikes. 

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Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus

Common Name: Scarlet rose mallow

Showy, bright red flowers. Attractive to a number of pollinators.  Found along pond and stream edges, marshes, and swamps. Tolerates standing water. 

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Hibiscus moscheutos

Hibiscus moscheutos

Common Name: Swamp mallow

The large blossoms grab your attention, found in swamps and wet meadows, this plant is great for ponds. 

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Iris cristata

Iris cristata

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris

Elegant groundcover for a well drained location. tolerates full sun in areas that are consistently moist. NAO

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Iris cristata 'Alba'

Iris cristata 'Alba'

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris

White version of the above groundcover for a well drained location. Tolerates full sun in areas that are consistently moist. NAO

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Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'

Iris cristata 'Tennessee White'

Common Name: Dwarf crested iris

Prolific, white blooms with yellow crests. Tends to bloom earlier and longer than the straight species. Adaptable and vigorous, it will quickly form a groundcover. A star preformer that should be in every landscape.

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Iris versicolor

Iris versicolor

Common Name: Blue flag

An emergent aquatic, beautiful blue flowers with yellow throat, moisture is required. 

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Iris virginica

Iris virginica

Common Name: Southern blue flag

Easy to grow. Will do well in average garden soil, but is more at home in wetter conditions, even shallow water and brackish tidal marshes. The roots provide excellent soil stabilization. 

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Juncus effusus

Juncus effusus

Common Name: Soft rush

Tight clumping growth habit, prefers saturated soils or shallow water, good for the ornamental water garden. 

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Juncus tenuis

Juncus tenuis

Common Name: Path rush

Thrives on abuse, great for pathways or any compact soil, tolerant of sun, shade, flooding, and drought. 

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Liatris aspera

Liatris aspera

Common Name: Tall, Rough blazing star

Purple flower stalks around 3 feet tall. Tough plant, tolerant of many growing conditions. Excellent choice for any garden. 

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Liatris microcephala

Liatris microcephala

Common Name: Appalachian blazing star

A dwarf blazing star, grass-like leaves, many flowering spikes, needs good drainage. Cute.

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Liatris spicata

Liatris spicata

Common Name: Blazing star

A popular cut flower, with long spikes. Tolerates a variety of conditions, drought tolerant. 

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Liatris squarrosa

Liatris squarrosa

Common Name: Scaly blazing star

One of the earliest Liatris to bloom. Produces an interesting purple bloom and seed head. Suited for rough, rocky conditions. 

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Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis

Common Name: Cardinal flower

Vibrant red flowers, a favorite of hummingbirds, needs a moist site. 

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Lobelia cardinalis 'New Moon Maroon'

Lobelia cardinalis 'New Moon Maroon'

Common Name: Cardinal flower

A new selection from New Moon Nursery! This one has deeper maroon foliage. Hummingbirds love it. 

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Lobelia siphilitica

Lobelia siphilitica

Common Name: Great blue lobelia

This plant prefers wet feet and some shade, blue spikes appear over a stout stem. 

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Lonicera sempervirens

Lonicera sempervirens

Common Name: Trumpet honeysuckle

Tolerates a wide range of conditions, attracts hummingbirds.

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Lonicera sempervirens 'Alabama Crimson'

Lonicera sempervirens 'Alabama Crimson'

Common Name: Trumpet honeysuckle

A strong growing, long blooming, red selection.

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Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Common Name: Trumpet honeysuckle

A selected yellow form with good compact form and repeat bloom.

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Lonicera x heckrottii 'Gold Flame'

Lonicera x heckrottii 'Gold Flame'

Common Name: Trumpet honeysuckle

Rose pink and yellow blooms with blue-green foliage, fragrant. Hummingbirds love it. 

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Luzula acuminata

Luzula acuminata

Common Name: Hairy woodrush

Small but distinct. Attractive, hairy, semi-evergreen foliage, makes an excellent filler plant. Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanter's Garden. 

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Lysimachia lanceolata

Lysimachia lanceolata

Common Name: Lace-leaved loostrife

Nodding yellow flowers with small orange centers appear on the upper most portion of a central stem. Attractive to bees. Most often found in moist meadows or open woodlands, it can also tolerate sandy or rocky soil. Shared with us by our frie…

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Marshallia grandiflora

Marshallia grandiflora

Common Name: Barbara's buttons

Deep green basal rosettes, topped with silver pink blossoms. 

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Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Common Name: Ostrich fern

Large dark green, feathery fronds resemble long ostrich plumes. Good for shade garden, can be an aggressive spreader.

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Mimulus ringens

Mimulus ringens

Common Name: Square stem monkey flower

Blue snapdragon-like flowers. Needs adequate moisture and full sun. 

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Monarda bradburiana

Monarda bradburiana

Common Name: Eastern beebalm

An excellent choice for any garden. This Monarda doesn't take over, get mildew or flop over. 

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Monarda didyma

Monarda didyma

Common Name: Bee balm

Scented foliage, spreads rapidly. A hummingbird favorite.

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Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Common Name: Bee balm

The most mildew resistant of the cultivars. Taller than other varieties.

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Monarda fistulosa

Monarda fistulosa

Common Name: Wild bergamot

This species, with its light lavender flowers, is known for its ability to tolerate dry conditions. 

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Monarda punctata

Monarda punctata

Common Name: Horsemint

Very interesting and colorful biennial, flowers are arranged in whorls around the stem. 

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Monarda x 'Peter's Fancy Fuchsia'

Monarda x 'Peter's Fancy Fuchsia'

Common Name: Peter's bee balm

We loved this the moment we saw it. Judging by the sheer number of butterflies and hummingbird moths on the plant, they love it, too. The exact parentage is unknown. Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanter's Garden. 

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Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Common Name: Pink hair grass

Neat clump forming grass, topped with lush plumes of pink/purple in late summer. Highly ornamental. Good drainage a must. 

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Oenothera fruiticosa 'Cold crick'

Oenothera fruiticosa 'Cold crick'

Common Name: Sundrops

Selected for it's low stature and fabulous fall color. 

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Oenothera fruticosa

Oenothera fruticosa

Common Name: Sundrops

Tough, loves it hot and dry, does self-sow. Drought tolerant. 

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Oenothera fruticosa 'Fireworks'

Oenothera fruticosa 'Fireworks'

Common Name: Sundrops

A selection of the above with bronze foliage, with all of the toughness of the species. 

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Onoclea sensibilis

Onoclea sensibilis

Common Name: Sensitive Fern

Sensitive to frost and drought. Needs consistent moisture.

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Osmunda cinnamomea

Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name: Cinnamon Fern

Naturally found in wet areas, makes a good addition to a water garden. 

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Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'

Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue'

Common Name: Atlantic coastal panic grass

Stunning selection, powder-blue foliage with beige seed heads. 

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Panicum virgatum

Panicum virgatum

Common Name: Switch grass

Attractive clump forming grass with airy panicles, outstanding for erosion control and wildlife cover. 

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Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine'

Panicum virgatum 'Cloud Nine'

Common Name: Switch grass

Large vase-shaped selection with green/blue foliage and huge cloud like flowers, a very popular selection. 

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Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'

Common Name: Switch grass

Stiffly upright selection with metallic blue foliage. 

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Panicum virgatum 'North Wind'

Panicum virgatum 'North Wind'

Common Name: Switch grass

Excellent selection. As upright as they come, withstanding pushing winds. Panicum v. tolerates a wide variety of conditions, an almost bullet proof choice, barring extended drought. Switch grass is always a good choice when your goal is to …

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Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'

Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky'

Common Name: Switch grass

The bluest of the virgatum cultivars. A strong, quick grower. 

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Panicum virgatum 'Rostrahlbusch'

Panicum virgatum 'Rostrahlbusch'

Common Name: Red switch grass

One of the older red selections of Panicum, and one of the best. Upright, holds its form. Typically reaching to only three feet, with a finer texture than most, well suited to a smaller landscape. Rich fall color perfect for elegant accent, or us…

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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Common Name: Switch grass

Shortest Panicum virgatum. A burgundy foliage selection that begins to show color by June. 

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Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Common Name: Virginia creeper

Aggressive grower, tolerates all light levels, it's worth growing for the beautiful fall color alone.

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Common Name: Dwarf fountain grass

Ornamental non-native grass. Graceful arching foliage that turns orange-bronze in the fall. 

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Penstemon calycosus

Penstemon calycosus

Common Name: Calico penstemon

Blooming for a full month, this lovely woodland penstemon will tolerate full sun with adequate moisture. Large lavender flowers are a favorite of many bees. 

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Penstemon digitalis

Penstemon digitalis

Common Name: Beard tongue

Durable, flowers early in the season, found in old fields and at woods' edge. 

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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'

Common Name: Beard tongue

Beautiful burgundy foliage, neat clump, strong long-lasting flower. 1996 PPA winner. 

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Penstemon smallii

Penstemon smallii

Common Name: Smalls penstemon

A neat southern native, with pink/white flowers. Dark green foliage with reddish veins. 

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Phlox caroliniana

Phlox caroliniana

Common Name: Carolina Phlox

Thick, leathery leaves on erect stems hold a single, loose flower cluster. May rebloom during milder fall seasons. 

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Phlox divaricata

Phlox divaricata

Common Name: Woodland Phlox

Excellent groundcover, fragrant, attractive to birds and butterflies, pairs perfectly with bulbs. 

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Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon'

Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon'

Common Name: Woodland phlox

Blue violet, fragrant flowers. Essential woodland native. 

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Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

Common Name: Wild sweet William

Deep blue selection of our woodland phlox, slowly creeps, not quite a ground cover, fragrant. 

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Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd'

Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd'

Common Name: Smooth phlox

Excellent cultivar. Disease resistant and vigorous. Smooth, clean foliage. 

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Phlox maculata

Phlox maculata

Common Name: Wild sweet William

Prefers moist, rich soil in full sun. Found in open, low areas that provide adequate moisture and good drainage. A fragrant, rhizomatous perennial, forming upright clumps, slowly spreading. An excellent bird and butterfly plant. Will benefit …

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Phlox paniculata

Phlox paniculata

Common Name: Summer phlox

Tall, summer color, fragrant and attractive to birds and butterflies. WV provenance. 

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Phlox paniculata 'David'

Phlox paniculata 'David'

Common Name: Garden phlox

The best pure white available, fragrant, mildew resistant. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Jeana'

Phlox paniculata 'Jeana'

Common Name: Garden phlox

Fragrant pink flowers are very attractive to pollinators, very large, and lasts longer than other paniculata cultivars. Disease resistant, one of the best Phlox paniculata you can choose. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Robert Poore'

Phlox paniculata 'Robert Poore'

Common Name: Garden phlox

Similar to the species with more robust growth and clean foliage. 

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Phlox pilosa

Phlox pilosa

Common Name: Prairie phlox

Short, early summer flowering species. Showey flower clusters over narrow green foliage. Fragrant. 

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Phlox stolonifera

Phlox stolonifera

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Low growing, tolerant of heavy shade, and tolerant of more sun in cooler climates. Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanger's Garden. 

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Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Low growing, and tolerant of heavy shade with lilac-blue flowers. 

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Phlox stolonifera 'Bruce's White'

Phlox stolonifera 'Bruce's White'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

'Bruce's White' offers pure white flowers with a yellow eye. Drough tolerant. 

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Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Low growing, tolerant of heavy shade, with purple-blue flowers, fragrant. The best ground cover of the bunch. 

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Phlox subulata

Phlox subulata

Common Name: Moss phlox

Short semi-evergreen groundcover. Dark green needle-like foliage forms a dense carpet. Adaptable to poor, dry or sandy soil. Unbeatable floral display. 

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Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'

Common Name: Moss phlox

Dense blue flowers over a carpet of semi-evergreen foliage. An ideal ground cover. Good drainage a must. 

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Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Common Name: Moss phlox

Long flowering pink selection over a carpet of semi-evergreen foliage. An ideal ground cover. Good drainage a must. 

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Physostegia virginiana

Physostegia virginiana

Common Name: Obedient plant

The not-so-obedient plant, pink snapdragon-like flowers, rampant, aggressive, spreader. 

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Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'

Common Name: Obedient plant

Selected for its vibrant pink flowers and good demeanor. 

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Polemonium reptans

Polemonium reptans

Common Name: Jacobs ladder

Good foliage plant, charming plants for shade, not an aggressive spreader. 

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Polystichum acrostichoides

Polystichum acrostichoides

Common Name: Christmas Fern

Evergreen and robust. Forms fountain-like clumps. 

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Pycnanthemum muticum

Pycnanthemum muticum

Common Name: Short-toothed mountain mint

Pinkish-white flowers surrounded by silver bracts, compact in form, a winner.

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Rhexia virginica

Rhexia virginica

Common Name: Meadow beauty

This garden-worthy species sports clear, pink flowers for the entire summer into the fall. Scarlet fall foliage! Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanter's Garden. 

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Common Name: Black Eyed Susan

"THE" black-eyed Susan. Enormously popular. 

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Rudbeckia fulgida v. deamii

Rudbeckia fulgida v. deamii

Common Name: Black-eyed Susan

Attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds. Drought tolerant and semi-evergreen. This is another great, long-blooming selection of Black-eyed Susans. 

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Rudbeckia fulgida v. fulgida

Rudbeckia fulgida v. fulgida

Common Name: Black-eyed Susan

Flowers later, but longer, than Goldstrum. Flowers also slightly smaller than Goldstrum.

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Rudbeckia hirta

Rudbeckia hirta

Common Name: Sweet black-eyed Susan

Probably the most drought tolerant of the susans, re-seeds with abandon. 

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Rudbeckia laciniata

Rudbeckia laciniata

Common Name: Green-headed coneflower

Deeply cut leaves, with drooping yellow ray flowers on 4-foot stems, likes wet feet. NAO

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Rudbeckia maxima

Rudbeckia maxima

Common Name: Giant coneflower

Huge, bold blue/green leaves. A goldfinch favorite. South-central US native. 

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Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Common Name: Sweet coneflower

A long blooming and long-lived Rudbeckia with large blooms. 

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Rudbeckia triloba

Rudbeckia triloba

Common Name: Brown-eyed Susan

Biennial, though self-sews regularly, dainty one-inch flowers on branched stems. 

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Ruellia humilis

Ruellia humilis

Common Name: Wild petunia

This cute, drought tolerant species makes a good garden plant. Long bloomer. 

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Schizachyrium scoparium

Schizachyrium scoparium

Common Name: Little bluestem

Native warm season grass, beautiful orange fall color, tolerates poor soils, extended drought. 

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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'

Common Name: Little bluestem

An upright selection with outstanding fall color. PPAF, price includes royalty. 

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Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues'

Common Name: Little bluestem

A lovely blue selection of the species, with beautiful orange fall color. Tolerates poor soils and extended drought. Will tend to flop if planted in rich soil. NAO

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Scirpus atrovirens

Scirpus atrovirens

Common Name: Green bulrush

A moist meadow, pond shore, and wet ditch rush with interesting flowers. 

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Scirpus cyperinus

Scirpus cyperinus

Common Name: Wool grass

Clumping species that provides food and cover for wildlife. 

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Scirpus pungens

Scirpus pungens

Common Name: Common three-squared bulrush

Excellent shallow water emergent, spreads by rhizomes, good for erosion control. 

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Scirpus validus (tabernaemontani)

Scirpus validus (tabernaemontani)

Common Name: Soft stemmed bulrush

Gracefully arching foliage makes this a good choice for ornamental water gardens. 

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Scutellaria ovata

Scutellaria ovata

Common Name: Heart leaved skull cap

Fantastic metallic foliage. Needs excellent drainage. Slightly aggressive. Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanter's Garden. 

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Sedum telephioides

Sedum telephioides

Common Name: Allegheny stone cap

Super tough, incredibly drought tolerant. Excellent choice for xeriscape, greenroof, rock gardens. Lovely white blooms fade to pink as summer succumbs to fall. 

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Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Common Name: Three-leaved stone crop

Delicate star shaped white flowers over whorled evergreen foliage, tolerates shade and moist soils. 

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Senecio aureus

Senecio aureus

Common Name: Golden ragwort

Nearly evergreen foliage, with small, golden daisy blossoms. Good ground cover, completely under used. 

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Senecio smalli

Senecio smalli

Common Name: Smalls ragwort

Upland version of the golden ragwort. Semi-evergreen, early, small, golden daisy blossoms. Good ground cover. 

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Silene caroliniana

Silene caroliniana

Common Name: Wild pink

Semi-evergreen foliage, good early color, requires good drainage. 

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Silene virginica

Silene virginica

Common Name: Fire pink

Brilliant red flowers attract hummingbirds, does best in partial shade with good drainage, tolerates full sun.

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Silphium perfoliatum

Silphium perfoliatum

Common Name: Cup plant

Perfoliate cupped leaves, towering yellow ray flowers provide cover, food, and drink to a wide range of wildlife, from birds to frogs. Drought tolerant. 

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Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Common Name: Blue-eyed grass

Narrow iris-like foliage with branched stems, often found growing in lawns. 

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Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'

Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne'

Common Name: Blue-eyed grass

A selection of the species, selected for larger flowers with yellow eye, proven to be very popular. 

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Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Suwannee'

Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Suwannee'

Common Name: Blue-eyed grass

Multitudes of flowers and a very vigorous plant makes this an excellent performer. Shared with us by our friends at Growild, Inc. 

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Solidago caesia

Solidago caesia

Common Name: Blue-stem goldenrod

Good late season color for shade, flowers appear in leaf axils along the stem.

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Solidago canadensis

Solidago canadensis

Common Name: Canadian goldenrod

Tolerates a wide variety of conditions, but perhaps prefers a heavier soil with some clay content. Marginally drought tolerant. Attracts a huge variety of insects, is an important nectar source for the bee population. This plant is rhizomat…

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Solidago canadensis 'Crown of Rays'

Solidago canadensis 'Crown of Rays'

Common Name: Canadian goldenrod

This is a sturdy early flowering selection that makes a great cut flower and garden plant. 

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Solidago flexicaulis

Solidago flexicaulis

Common Name: Zig-zag goldenrod

A great choice for dry shade, brightens up the woodlands in the fall.

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Solidago graminifolia

Solidago graminifolia

Common Name: Grass-leaved goldenrod

This flat-topped goldenrod is great with eupatorium and vernonias.

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Solidago nemoralis

Solidago nemoralis

Common Name: Prairie goldenrod

Rhizomatous. Favors poor soils, sand, clay, or gravel, but will flourish in the fertile soils as well. narrow nodding wands of numerous yellow compound flowers. 

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Solidago ohioensis

Solidago ohioensis

Common Name: Ohio goldenrod

Offers some of the largest flowers of the goldenrods. Attracts birds and pollinators. 

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Solidago riddellii

Solidago riddellii

Common Name: Riddell's goldenrod

A lovely plant, a shorter choice for moist areas. 

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Solidago rigida

Solidago rigida

Common Name: Stiff goldenrod

Tolerates poor soils, attracts butterflies, adaptable. 

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Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'

Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'

Common Name: Wrinkle-leaf goldenrod

Selected for its superior bloom, really looks like exploding fireworks when in bloom.

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Solidago sempervirens

Solidago sempervirens

Common Name: Sea shore goldenrod

Tolerates sand and salty spray. If you've been to a beach in the mid-Atlantic, you know this one. 

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Solidago speciosa

Solidago speciosa

Common Name: Showy goldenrod

Typically held upright, this rhizomatous plant will tend to flop if given excessive moisture and nutrients. True to its name, the single, showy inflorescence is up to 1' long, consisting of an erect panicle of small, yellow compound flowers…

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Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece'

Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece'

Common Name: Creeping goldenrod

A well behaved goldenrod for the garden, slow ground cover, heart shaped leaves and wand flowers. 

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Sorghastrum nutans

Sorghastrum nutans

Common Name: Indian grass

A beautiful native grass with golden feather-like seed heads, good fall color, great with taller wildflowers. 

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Spartina patens

Spartina patens

Common Name: Saltmeadow cordgrass

Warm season salt marsh grass is fundemental for the eastern marsh ecosystem. It provides essential nutrients for many creatures, from small crustaceans to ducks, as well as other vegitation in the marsh. A key player in filtering pollutants.

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Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica

Common Name: Indian pink

Absolutely stunning. A hummingbird favorite, you need this plant. Red tubular flower with yellow throat. 

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Sporobolus heterolepis

Sporobolus heterolepis

Common Name: Prairie dropseed

A personal favorite, graceful fine textured grass with an arching fountain form, outrageous fall color. 

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Thermopsis villosa

Thermopsis villosa

Common Name: Carolina lupine

Yellow lupine-like flowers, over four foot blue-green foliage. 

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Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Common Name: Creeping foam flower

Common spring wild flower, makes a good ground cover where it's happy.

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Tiarella cordifolia wherryi

Tiarella cordifolia wherryi

Common Name: Foam flower

All the benefits of the above, but this one is a clump former. 

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Tradescantia ohiensis

Tradescantia ohiensis

Common Name: Ohio spiderwort

Bluish grass-like foliage, tolerates drought, great addition to the border or naturalized garden. 

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Tradescantia virginiana

Tradescantia virginiana

Common Name: Spider lily

Shorter stature and deep, green foliage make this distinguishable from the Ohio spiderwort. Prefers a rich, loamy soil, but will tolerate some sand and gravel in the mix. Will be successful in full sun when given adequate moisture. 

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Tradescantia x 'Sweet Kate'

Tradescantia x 'Sweet Kate'

Common Name: Spiderwort

Selected for its bright golden-yellow foliage, and deep purple flowers. Will brighten up any shady spot. 

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Verbena hastata

Verbena hastata

Common Name: Blue vervain

Purple candelabra blooms on tall stems, self-sows freely.

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Vernonia glauca

Vernonia glauca

Common Name: Upland ironweed

This upland ironweed is a little shorter than New York Ironweed. Will tolerate drier conditions. Ironweeds are a favorite of many pollinators. NAO

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Vernonia noveborecensis

Vernonia noveborecensis

Common Name: New York ironweed

Common in old fields, wet meadows, brings the butterflies in droves. Great with eupatorium. 

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Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Common Name: Culver root

Tall, white blooms above whorled foliage give this native an elegant look.

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Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Common Name: Appalachian blue violet

A silver selection introduced by Mt. Cuba featuring heart-shaped leaves with silver streaks and purple flowers. Long-blooming and drought tolerant, this gem will form a beautiful, dense carpet.

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Waldsteinia fragarioides

Waldsteinia fragarioides

Common Name: Barren strawberry

Primarily grown as a groundcover, evergreen. Features five petaled yellow flowers that appear either singly or in clusters. Excellent choice for a transitional area. Tolerant of a wide range of soils. Performs better in northern climates wi…

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Zizia aureus

Zizia aureus

Common Name: Golden Alexander's

Great early spring color for the naturalized garden, often seen in flood plains and wooded bottom lands. 

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