Plant Library - Perennials


Rose Mallow

Perennials for Sunny, Moist Conditions

Bee Balm (Monarda)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Japanese Iris (Iris ensata)
Rose Mallow (Hibiscus)
Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus)


Dianthus

Perennials for Sunny, Dry Conditions

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Coneflower (Echinacea)
Cranesbill (Geranium)
Dwarf Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana pumila)
False Indigo (Baptisia)
Fescue (Festuca)
Fountain grass (Pennisetum species)
Gayfeather (Liatris spicata)
Goldenrod (Solidage)
Lamb's Ears (Stachys)
Lavender Cotton (Santolina)
Ornamental grasses (Miscanthus species)
Pinks (Dianthus)
Sage (Salvia)
Sea Thrift (Armeria)
Switch grass (Panicum species)
Tickseed (Coreopsis)
Torch Lily (Kniphofia)
Wild Rye (Elymus)
Wormwood (Artemesia)
Yarrow (Achillea)


Astilbe

Perennials for Shady, Moist Conditions

Bugbane (Cimicifuga)
Bugloss (Brunnera)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)
False Spirea (Astilbe)
Foxglove (Digitalis)
Hakone grass (Hakonechloa)
Hardy Begonia (Begonia grandis)
Japanese Primrose (Primula japonica)
Ligularia (Ligularia)
Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum pedatum)
Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia pensylvanica)
Royal Fern (Osmunda regalis)
Spiderwort (Tradescantia)
Variegated Japenese Sedge (Carex morrowii)
Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia)

Perennials for Shady, Dry Conditions

Autumn Fern (Dryopteris erythrosora)
Barrenwort (Epimedium)
Bear's Breeches (Acanthus mollis)
Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra)
Blue Star (Amsonia)
Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)
Columbine (Aquilegia)
Coral Bells (Heuchera)
Dwarfed Crested Iris (Iris cristata)
Hay-scented Fern (Dennestaedtia punctilobata)
Hellebores (Helleborus)
Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum)
Male Wood Fern (Dryopteris felix-mas)
Periwinkle (Vinca minor)
Robb's Wood Spurge (Euphorbia var robbiae)
Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum)

Perennials Tolerant of Deep Shade

Barrenwort (Epimedium)
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Himalayan Sarcococca (Sarcococca hookeriana)
Irish Moss (Sagina subulata)
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)
Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum)
Wood Fern (Dryopteris)

Perennials That Attract Hummingbirds

Beardtongue (Penstemon cardinalis)
Bee Balm (Monarda)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Coral Bells (Heuchera)
Japanese Honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
Montbretia (Crocosmia)
Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria)
Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)
Trumpet Vine (Campsis)


Coneflower

Perennials That Attract Butterflies

Aster (Aster)
Beard Tongue (Penstemon)
Bee Balm (Monarda)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Candytuft (Iberis)
Coneflower (Echinacea)
Daylily (Hemerocallis)
False Spirea (Astilbe)
False Sunflower (Heliopsis)
Gayfeather (Liatris)
Goldenrod (Solidago)
Honeysuckle (Lonicera)
Hyssop (Agastache)
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium)
Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa)
Pinks (Dianthus)
Primrose (Primula)
Sage (Salvia)
Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum)
Stoke's Aster (Stokesia)
Summer Phlox (Phlox paniculata)
Sunflower (Helianthus)
Tickseed (Coreopsis)
Yarrow (Achillea)

Early Summer Blooming Sun Perennials

Bellflower (Campanula)
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Larkspur (Delphinium)
Peony (Paeonia)
Pinks (Dianthus)
Siberian Iris (Iris siberica)
Tickseed (Coreopsis)
Variegated Iris (Iris pallida variegata)

Early Summer Blooming Shade Perennials

Coral Bells (Heuchera)
False Spirea (Astilbe)
Foxglove (Digitalis)
Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)
Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata)


Plantain Lily

Late or Fall Blooming Perennials

Aster (Aster)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
Blue Mist Shrub (Caryopteris)
Bugbane (Cimicifuga)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)
Chrysanthemum (Dendranthema)
Coneflower (Echinacea)
Coral Bells (Heuchera Autumn Bride)
Goldenrod (Solidago)
Hardy Begonia (Begonia)
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium)
Ligularia (Ligularia)
Lilyturf (Liriope)
Meadow Sage (Salvia)
Monkshood (Aconitum)
Obedient Plant (Physostegia)
Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa)
Plantain Lily (Hosta)
Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
Rose Mallow (Hibiscus)
Russian Sage (Perovskia)
Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum)
Speedwell (Veronica)
Stoke's Aster (Stokesia)
Stonecrop (Sedum)
Sunflower (Helianthus)
Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis paniculata)
Toad Lily (Tricyrtis)
Trumpet Vine (Campsis)
Turtlehead (Chelone)
Wind flower (Anemone)


Creeping Phlox

Long Blooming (6-10 weeks) Perennials

Aster (Aster varieties)
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra)
Bugloss (Brunnera)
Calamint (Calamintha)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia)
Catmint (Nepeta)
Coneflower (Echinacea)
Coral Bells (Heuchera)
Corydalis (Corydalis)
Cranesbill (Geranium)
Creeping or Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata)
Daisy (Leucanthemum)
Daylily (Hemerocallis)
False Sunflower (Heliopsis)
Flowering Strawberry (Fragaria)
Hardy Begonia (Begonia grandis)
Hyssop (Agastache)
Ice Plant (Delosperma)
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium)
Lamb's Ears (Stachys)
Lavender (Lavandula)
Lenten Rose (Helleborus)
Meadow Sage (Salvia)
Mountain Bluet (Centaurea)
Obedient Plant (Physostegia)
Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa)
Pinks (Dianthus)
Russian Sage (Perovskia)
Sea Thrift (Armeria)
Speedwell (Veronica)
Spiderwort (Tradescantia)
Stoke's Aster (Stokesia)
Stonecrop (Sedum)
Summer Phlox (Phlox paniculata)
Sundrops or Evening Primrose (Oenothera)
Sunflower (Helianthus)
Tickseed (Coreopsis)
Turtlehead (Chelone)
Wandflower (Gaura)
Yarrow (Achillea)


Lavender

Fragrant and Aromatic Perennials

Bee Balm (Monarda)
Candytuft (Iberis)
Catmint (Nepeta)
Dead Nettle (Lamium)
Honeysuckle (Lonicera)
Hosta (Hosta Royal Standard)
Hyssop (Agastache)
Lavender (Lavandula)
Lavender Cotton (Santolina)
Lily (Lilium orientale)
Lily of the Valley (Convallaria)
Meadow Sage (Salvia)
Peony (Paeonia)
Pinks (Dianthus)
Plantain Lily (Hosta plantaginea)
Russian Sage (Perovskia)
Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis paniculata)
Sweet Woodruff (Galium)
Wormwood (Artemisia)
Yarrow (Achillea)

Native Ferns

Christmas (Polystichum acrostichoides)
Cinnamon (Osmunda cinnamomea)
Evergreen Wood (Dryopteris marginalis)
Hayscented (Dennstaedtia punctilobata)
Lady (Athyrium filix-femina)
Maidenhair (Adiantum pedatum)
Male Robust (Dryopteris robusta)
Ostrich (Matteuccia pensylvanica)
Royal (Osmunda regalis)
Sensitive (Onoclea sensibilis)

Native Ornamental Grasses

Broom Sedge (Andropogon virginicus)
Little Blue Stem (Schizachyrium scoparium)
Northern Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium)
Pink Hair Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris)
Switch grasses (Panicum virgatum)
Tufted Hair Grass (Deschampsia cespitosa)


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