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Black Walnut Tolerant Plants

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Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum Legacy®

Dense, glossy, tatter-resistant foliage takes on an array of stunning reds, oranges and yellows in the fall. Drought resistant.

H: 50 Feet  ·   S: 35 Feet  ·   Zone: 4


Fischer's Monkshood

Aconitum fischeri

Spikes of deep azure blooms appear from August to October Great for deterring rabbits, deer, and slugs due to highly toxic sap.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Snakeroot - Cohosh

Actaea racemosa

Snakeroot or Cohosh is a spectacular addition to the late summer flower garden with tall, rocket-like spires of ivory white, fragrant flowers which are held high above the green foliage. The bloom period is longer than a month and insects love it (great for nature photographers). Actaea racemosa is best in moist, shady locations.

H: 72 Inches  ·   S: 48 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Branched Bugbane

Actaea simplex 'Atropurpurea'

Branched Bugbane has fragrant white flowers in late summer, over purplish bronze foliage. By mid summer the leaves take on a green hue. Bees and butterflies love the blooms. Per noted plantsman David Culp, Actaea do very well under Black Walnuts.

H: 48 Inches  ·   S: 36 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Branched Bugbane

Actaea x 'Chocoholic' PP24821

'Chocoholic' Bugbane is shorter than other dark purple Actaeas, but what it lacks in stature it makes up for in the beauty of its foliage. The leaves emerge in the spring as a dark bronzy purple and turn more green by mid summer. The fragrant white flower spikes tower over the foliage in the late summer, attracting all manner of pollinators. This is particularly attractive when paired with shade tolerant gold foliage plants. Consistent moisture is necessary for the best performance.

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' PP15815

The deep purple shiny leaves of 'Black Scallop' ('Binblasca') Bugleweed have ruffled edges. Deep blue flower spikes appear on Ajuga in late spring. From Mike Tristram of the UK.

H: 3 Inches  ·   S: 6 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

The foliage of Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' is composed of stunning shades of pink, white and purple, with blue flower spikes adding to the show in late spring.

H: 3 Inches  ·   S: 6 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

'Catlin's Giant' Bugleweed has bronze leaves that are much larger than other Ajugas, sporting blue flower spikes in late spring. A rapid-spreading evergreen groundcover.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

'Chocolate Chip' ('Valfredda') Bugleweed has tiny purplish chocolate foliage with violet-blue flower spikes in late spring. This Ajuga makes an excellent groundcover around stepping stones. It came to the US from Italy.

H: 2 Inches  ·   S: 4 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans Feathered Friends™ 'Cordial Canary' PPAF

Violet blue flower spikes top low growing lime green to yellow foliage in spring. A colorful low groundcover to lighten up shady areas.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans Feathered Friends™ 'Fierce Falcon' PPAF

Short blue flower spikes top dark purple ground-hugging foliage in spring. A good spreading semi-evergreen groundcover for shade.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans Feathered Friends™ 'Parrot Paradise' PPAF

Cobalt blue flower spikes are held above flat tri-colored evergreen foliage in spring. The leaves are a combination of chartreuse, bronze and red.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning' PP22255

Short mauve pink flower spikes above crinkled green and white leaves in mid spring. A semi-evergreen shade groundcover.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 6 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bugleweed

Ajuga x Feathered Friends™ 'Tropical Toucan'

Cobalt blue blooms from appear from April to June above puckered, electric yellow foliage that remains evergreen year-round in part shade to full shade conditions. Heat tolerant, deer and rabbit resistant.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Nodding Pink Onion

Allium cernuum

Allium cernuum, or nodding Pink Onion, is a tough deer resistant bulb plant which is crowned by multiple pink flower umbels. The blooms appear above the green strap-like leaves in July and August. These are followed by attractive tan seedheads. The clumps increase in size as time goes on and the bulbs can be divided and spread to make a lovely addition to short meadows in mid summer. Self-seeds vigorously in the garden.

H: 16 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Alleghany Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

Amelanchier laevis has white flowers in early April. The reddish purple fruit of Allegheny Serviceberry is loved by birds. Good reddish orange fall color of Amelanchier laevis makes it a wonderful landscape choice to provide interest for each season. A wet site tolerant plant.

H: 25 Feet  ·   S: 15 Feet  ·   Zone: 4


Apple Serviceberry

Amelanchier x grandiflora Autumn Brilliance® PP5717

Small white flowers of Amelanchier x grandiflora Autumn Brilliance® emerge from pink buds in April. Apple Serviceberry has berries in June that will turn magenta to purple. Its brilliant red foliage brightens up the landscape in fall. A wet site tolerant plant introduced by nurseryman Bill Wandell of Illinois.

H: 20 Feet  ·   S: 15 Feet  ·   Zone: 4


Bushy Bluestem

Andropogon glomeratus

Warm season grass with silvery pink, fluffy, brush-like inflorescences and following seedheads starting in September and persisting through much of winter into February or March. Strappy blue-green leaf blades turn a nice bronzy-orange in autumn and remain colorful into the winter. Showy seedheads are good for dried or fresh arrangements. Prefers moist to wet soil conditions. Tolerant of black walnut and air pollution.

H: 60 Inches  ·   S: 30 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Windflower

Anemone canadensis

A lovely North American native perennial known for producing a prolific bloom of bright white, five-petaled flowers with golden yellow stamens from April to June, often reblooming sporadically throughout the summer. Attractive basal clumps of deeply lobed, medium green foliage can spread rapidly by rhizome in the landscape. Tolerant of partial shade and resistant to deer.

H: 14 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Windflower/Snowdrop Anemone

Anemone sylvestris

Snowdrop Anemone or Windflower blooms in April, with single white flowers on delicate stems above the dissected green foliage. The single flowers have showy yellow anthers in the cupped center and are lightly fragrant. Anemone sylvestris spreads by rhizomes to make an attractive underplanting groundcover, and is an excellent naturalizer in woodland settings. The lovely flower display is followed by interesting wooly seedheads.

H: 16 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Wildflower

Anemone x 'Dainty Swan' PP29429

Attractive bicolored white and pink flowers rise above clumping green foliage from June to October. Prefers moist soil and full or dappled sun conditions.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Windflower

Anemone x 'Honorine Jobert'

Anemone x 'Honorine Jobert' is a Japanese Anemone with tall single white flowers, fall blooming. It prefers moist, humus-rich sites, and will make a large clump in time. 2016 Perennial Plant of the Year.

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 36 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Windflower

Anemone x hybrida Fantasy™ 'Jasmine'

Dark pink single flowers over short green foliage appear in quantity in August and September. Sturdy stems and compact habit.

H: 18 Inches  ·   S: 16 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Windflower

Anemone x 'Pamina'

The semi-double pinkish lavender flowers of 'Pamina' Japanese Anemone appear on compact plants. Fall blooming and showy.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 5