NATIVE PLANT LIST 2021
Agastache 'Blue Fortune' - purple-blue
flowers are superb bee attractors.
Amsonia 'Blue Ice' nice for part shade.
Amsonia hubrichtii- light blue flower but grown for the gold fall color and great texture. Grow in Sun.
Antennaria plantaginafolia "Pussytoes"
groundcover, swallowtail butterfly host.
Aquilegia canadensis Red Columbine -
earliest hummingbird attractor.
Amsonia hubrichtii - fine texture, blue
flowers, gold fall color.
A. tabernaemontana - willowy shrub-like,
long-lived, great for part-shade.
Anemone canadensis - ground cover for
sun or shade, fills in a space, nice
Aster novae-angliae New England Aster
beautiful for late summer into fall.
Aster 'Raydon's Favorite' - sky-blue
flowers summer through fall. Loved by butterflies.
Aster 'October Skies' fall blooming
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed
likes moist site but takes average site. Food for Monarch caterpillars.
'Ice Ballet' white-flowers.
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed
indispensable Monarch caterpillar food.
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed
the beautiful orange milkweed must
have sun and good drainage.
Asclepias verticillata Whorled Milkweed
Another one for your Monarchs, not
as common. Add it to your native display. White flowers.
Amsonia hubrichtii Light blue flowers
Asarum canadense Great ground cover for shade to part-shade.
Aruncus dioicus Goatsbeard is a dramatic plant for a well-drained part-shaded site. Attains size of a small shrub. Flowers are feathery white.
Carex pennsylvanica "Pennsylania Sedge"
Narrow-leaved, graceful, low-growing will take some sun but will cover the ground in a woodland setting.
Coreopsis verticillata tough, bright yellow in summer, forms a nice clump in full sun.
Coreopsis tripteris Tall coreopsis. Hard to beat for beauty in a sunny place. Grows about five feet tall. Looks super nice with other tall natives like Joe Pye, Common Milkweed or grasses.
Chelone glabra "white Turtlehead" for part-shade. Host for Checkerspot butterfles.
Echinacea purpurea "Purple Coneflower" this is the well-known one that is still the best.
E. 'White Swan' a white-flowered version.
Eryngium yuccifolium "Rattlesnake Master' for a dry sunny site. Unique flowers that add interest to your native landscape.
Eupatorium - the Joe Pye Weed is indispensable. Not sure at this time which ones we will have, but it will be here for you and the Swallowtails.
Eupatorium coelestinum Wild Ageraatum is tolerant of most soils in sun. Fluffy blue flowers in late summer. Important for butterflies. Self-seeder.
Eupatorium perfoliatum "Boneset" brings pollinators.
Heliopsis helianthoides "False Sunflower" Bright gold late summer flowers for pollinators.
Christmas, Cinnamon, Interrupted and Royal, for sure.
Hope to have Dryopteris Goldiana,the largest native fern in our region. Also will have Athyrium 'Lady In Red' and
Maidenhair (Adiantum pedatum).
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem is a meadow mainstay.
Panicum 'Dallas Blues" tall with broad bluish leaves.
Panicum 'Shenandoah' Red color on leaves in late summer to fall when in full sun.
Sorghastrum nutans "Indian Grass" nice with any other natives in your garden. Seed heads great for birds.
Schizacharium 'Standing Ovation' is a great Little Bluestem that stands straight to about 3' tall, shows red color in leaves.
Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' leaves are variegated with silver, for shade-part-shade.
Heuchera 'Autumn Bride' strong plant with large white flowers.
Heuchera 'Palace Purple' tried and true favorite with lustrous purple leaves.
Heliopsis helianthoides False sunflower is a mainstay for pollinators. Birds eat the seeds.
Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant' large lovely blue flowers in spring. Forms a weed-suppressing mat.
Iris cristata 'Tennessee White' is white flowered form.
Iris fulva an unusual copper flowers. Forms a beautiful clump in a sunny moist site.
Iris vwersicolor the "Blue Flag" iris for your wet spot or pond.
Liatris spicata Butterflies find the lavender spikes enhancing your meadow site.
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower - don't let it dry out. Red spikes in sun or shade.
Lobelia syphillitica "Great Blue Lobelia". Easy for shade to part-shade. Self-seeder. Pollinator
Lonicra 'Major Wheeler' A gorgeous vine for hummingbirds.
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot enhances your meadow with lavender flowers for pollinators especially butterflies.
Monarda 'Jacob Cline' the most mildew-resistant monarda. Bright red flowers bring hummingbirds.
Oenothera fruticose "Sun Drops" Bright gold flowers in early summer and even blooms in shade.
Packera aurea Golden Ragwort for a nice patch of gold in shade.
Penstemon digitalis is early blooming white flowered mainstay very reliable in sun.
Penstemon hirsutis "Hairy Penstemon is unommon and a terrific pollinator subject with blue flowers sun.
Phlox paniculata 'David' pure white flowers look good with anything and butterflies like it.
Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' lovely for the shade garden.
Phlox stolonoifera 'Sherwood Purple' also nice for the woodland setting.
Pycnanthemum virginianum "Virginia Mountain Mint" easy and attractive to many pollinators.
Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' is a reliable self-seeder fits in with any other natives for a long-blooming show starting in mid-summer.
Ratitiba pinnata "Pinnate Prairie Coneflower" Graceful pollinator plant with drooping yellow petals.
Rudbeckia laciniata "Green-Headed Coneflower" a super plant grows tall for your meadow garden with grasses or near a fence. A super plant.
Solidago 'Fireworks' graceful, class act Goldenrod.
Solidago cassia "Bluestem Goldenrod' adds color in shade.
Spigelia marilandica 'Little Redhead' let's try this cultivar but how could it be improved? If you said "never' you would be right.
Sedum ternatum is lovely in bloom when it's full of white flowers in shade, but a good ground cover any time.
Silphium perfoliatum "Cup Plant" needs room and a moist site. Outstanding!
Tiarella 'Sugar and Spice' "Foamflower" -groundcover for shade, white spring bloom.
Tiarella "Running Tapestry" same Foamflower looks but travels as a groundcover
Zizia aptera "Heart-leaved Golden Alexander" Early pollinators.
Zizia aurea "Golden Alexander" for butterflies and early bloom.