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Common Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

A long-blooming perennial with delicate white flowers from May to September that attract both bees and butterflies. Highly dissected, fern-like, grey-green foliage provides interesting texture throughout the growing season. Pleasant fragrance makes it great for use in the sensory or medicinal garden. Heat, humidity, drought, and salt tolerant.

H: 30 Inches  ·   S: 30 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Yarrow

Achillea millefolium New Vintage™ 'White' PP25711

H: 14 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


White Baneberry - Doll's Eyes

Actaea pachypoda

White flower spikes appear above green Astilbe-like foliage in spring. White berries with a black dot on the end, looking like doll's eyes, appear in summer. The fruit is highly toxic.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 30 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


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


Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum

Lavender flowers on erect stems bloom June through September. Anise scented foliage adds another dimension to an already great native perennial.

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 24 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


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


Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis

Red and yellow flowers hover above attractive green foliage in April and May. An important food source for hummingbirds and native pollinators.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

All of the best qualities of our native perennial columbine with an incredible show of pale to bright yellow bell-shaped flowers from April to June, and often reappearing infrequently throughout the summer and into the fall.

H: 14 Inches  ·   S: 10 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Showy Milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Blue Wood Aster

Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'

Lots of small light blue daisy-like flowers over fine green foliage in August and September. Tolerates shade well and is not attractive to deer.

H: 36 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


White Wood Aster

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

'Eastern Star' White Wood Aster is shorter than the species and has dark burgundy stems to set off the white daisy-like flowers better. 'Eastern Star' blooms in September and October, and tolerates poor soils. An introduction from Canyon Creek Nursery from a plant from coastal Rhode Island (New name is Eurybia divaricata).

H: 18 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae

H: 40 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


New York Aster

Aster novi-belgii

Light pink to lavender purple daisy-like blooms dominate the autumn landscape at a height of 3-5’ from September to October. While this native perennial has no problem attracting a variety of pollinators to its flowers and songbirds to its seedheads, it tends to keep deer and rabbits at bay. Prefers well drained conditions but is capable of handling nutrient-poor and somewhat moist soils.

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


Hardy Begonia

Begonia grandis

Showy, pendulous clusters of fragrant pink flowers appear from July to October, adding color to woodland sites and gardens with deep shade and rich, organic soil.

H: 24 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Blue Grama

Bouteloua gracilis

Native warm-season grass with persistent, unique looking inflorescences that remain upright from their arrival in late June and persist deep into winter. Highly drought tolerant, adaptable to poor soils, occasional mowing, and light foot traffic. Lawn alternative.

H: 14 Inches  ·   S: 20 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Heartleaf Brunnera

Brunnera macrophylla

Heartleaf Brunnera has blue flowers in mid April to June over green foliage. Must have a moist spot. A slow spreader.

H: 12 Inches  ·   S: 18 Inches  ·   Zone: 3


Lesser Catmint

Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta

Lots of small white to lavender flowers cover grey-green fragrant foliage in mid summer to fall. A good pollinator-friendly informal groundcover.

H: 12 Inches  ·   S: 16 Inches  ·   Zone: 5


Poppy-mallow/Wine Cups

Callirhoe involucrata

Large cup-shaped magenta flowers above green dissected leaves all summer. Needs full sun and good drainage. Makes a sprawling mat.

H: 6 Inches  ·   S: 24 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Cherokee Sedge

Carex cherokeensis

Cherokee Sedge is an increasingly rare native that tolerates a wide range of conditions throughout the Southeast. The fine green foliage is fountain-like in habit, and the clumps slowly widen to make a natural looking groundcover. It tolerates dry conditions but is happiest in moist sites. Since it is deer resistant as well as at home in both sun and shade, this Carex deserves more usage. Avoid hard cutback.

H: 18 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 6


Grassland Sedge

Carex divulsa

Narrow green leaves arch out from central clumps. A low maintenance alternative to grass in sun or shade. Deer resistant and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.

H: 15 Inches  ·   S: 30 Inches  ·   Zone: 4


Bristleleaf Sedge

Carex eburnea

Native cool season sedge perfect for adding a soft textural accent to the shady rock garden. Can be used as an accent, groundcover, or lawn alternative. Deer and heavy shade resistant.

H: 8 Inches  ·   S: 8 Inches  ·   Zone: 2


Blue Wood Sedge

Carex flaccosperma

H: 8 Inches  ·   S: 12 Inches  ·   Zone: 5