AMSONIA

Height 24"- 30"
Spread 12"- 28"
Shade-Sun Part shade/Full sun
Medium blue blossoms great for the spring border. Slender dark green leaves turn bright yellow in the fall adding another season of interest.

Blue Star Flower (Amsonia hubrichtii)

ANEMONE

Height 24"- 36"
Spread 18"-14"
Shade-Sun Part shade/Full sun

Most hardy and vigorous anemone, midsummer bloom. Forms attractive clumps with single pink flowers.

Grape Leaf Anemone (Anemone tomentosa "Robustissima")

ANISE HYSSOP

Height 24"- 36"
Spread 12"- 48"
Shade-Sun Part shade/Full sun

Wonderfully fragrant licorice-scented foliage, exceptionally long bloom time and violet flowers. Attracts butterflies.

Blue Fortune (Agastache x Blue Fortune)

ARTEMESIA

Height 24"-36"
Spread 18"-30"
Shade-Sun Sun/Part sun

Finely-dissected variegated leaves are lemon yellow splashed with green. Leaves are aromatic when brushed. Needs well drained soils.Can be invasive.

Oriental Limelight (Artemisia vulgaris 'Janlim' Oriental Limelight)

ARTEMESIA

Height 6"-10"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Gray silver leaves are finely cut on this compact mounding perennial. Thrives in full sun with well-drained soils.

Silver Brocade (Artemesia stelleriana Silver Brocade)

ARTEMESIA

Height 8"- 16"
Spread 8"- 16"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

A sensational low dome of lacy silver leaves throughout the Summer. An outstanding perennial for sunny borders or rock gardens. Drought tolerant.

Silver Mound (Artemesia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound)

ASTER

Height 36"-48"
Spread 18"-14"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Tall stems with neon rose-pink flowers, blooms late summer into early fall. Excellent cut flower that butterflies love.

Alma Potschke (Aster novae-angliae Alma Potschke)

ASTER

Height 12"-15"
Spread 10"-12"
Shade-Sun Full Sun

Lavender flowers from late summer into fall.

Professor Kippenberg (Aster novae-angliae 'Prof. Anton Kippenberg')

ASTER

Height 12"-16
Spread 12"-16
Shade-Sun Full sun

Light blue flowers late summer into fall. Attractive rust resistant foliage with compact form.

Woods Blue (Aster dumosus Wood Blue)

ASTILBE

Height 18"- 24"
Spread 36"- 48"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade

Deep red flower plumes cover the dark green leaves of this hardy perennial to "fire up" the spring garden.

Fanal (Astilbe X arendsii Fanal)

ASTILBE

Height 18"-24"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/part sun

Beautiful spikes of carmine-pink flowers in June. Showy perennial for rich summer color in shady areas.

Rhineland (Astilbe japonica Rhineland)

ASTILBE

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/part sun

Delicate pink arching flower plumes cover the dark lacy leaves of this small perennial in mid-summer. The 1994 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Sprite (Astilbe simpjlicifolia "Sprite")

ASTILBE

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-14"
Shade-Sun Part shade/part sun

Fluffy spikes of color during June and July. Elegant and lacy foliage. Excellent ground cover and works well in arrangements.

Visions (Astilbe chinensis "Visions")

BABY'S BREATH

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Numerous long lasting double white flowers in summer. Cut back after flowering to promote rebloom. Likes to be left undisturbed after planting.

Brystol Fairy (Gypsophilia " Brystol Fairy")

BACHELOR BUTTON (SEE CORNFLOWER)

BALLOON FLOWER

Height 8"-10"
Spread 10"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Wonderful new dwarf balloon flower with fully double periwinkle blue flowers. Colorful buds and thick petals result in long lasting blooms.

Astra Blue (Platycodon "Astra Double Blue")

BAPTISIA (SEE FALSE INDIGO)

BARRONWORT

Height 10"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part sun

Tolerates heavy shade and once established, will do well under trees. Dainty star-shaped red spring flowers with reddish-bronze spring foliage.

(Epimedium x rubrum)

BASKET OF GOLD

Height 12"-18"
Spread 30"-48"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Drought tolerant plant with yellow fragrant flowers. Spreading horizontal habit.

(Aurinia saxatilis)

BEE BALM

Height 25"-48"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Very large bright red flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms from mid summer to fall. One of the most mildew resistant varieties.

Jacob Cline (Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline')

BEE BALM

Height 12"-16"
Spread 14"-18"
Shade-Sun Part Shade/full sun

Very compact and upright variety from Canada. blooms from mid to late summer. Attracts scores of butterflies and hummingbirds.

Grand Parade (Monarda didyma 'Grand Parade')

BEE BALM

Height 12"-16"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Forms perfect medium-sized clumps with bright fuchsia-purple flowers. Attractive dark green foliage exhibits very good mildew resistance. An introduction from Canada.

Grand Marshall (Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall)

BEE BALM

Height 12"-15"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Fragrant leaves are used to make tea and potpourri mixtures. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

Petite Delight (Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight')

BEE BALM

Height 15-18"
Spread 18-24"
Shade-Sun Full Sun

The first in a series of dwarf monarda selections from the Morden Research Station in Canada. 'Petite Delight' blooms in midsummer with lavender-rose flowers atop a mound of dark green, crinkled and highly mildew resistant foliage. The very compact form is excellent for the front of the perennial border. Moist, well-drained soils are best.

Monarda 'Petite Delight'

BEE BALM

Height 9-12"
Spread 18"
Shade-Sun Full Sun

'Petite Wonder' is the second in a series of dwarf monardas developed at the Morden Research Station in Canada. Slightly smaller in stature than 'Petite Delight', it reaches a mature height of 9-12" and spreads to approximately 18" in width. With lovely clear pink flowers in July atop very compact, dark green foliage that has good disease resistance, 'Petite Wonder' prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils.

Monarda 'Petite Wonder'

BELLFLOWER

Height 24"-30"
Spread 10"-14"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Sharply serrated bristly foliage, fully double deep lilac-blue flowers bloom mid to late summer on strong upright arching stems.

Bernice (Campanula trachelium 'Bernice')

BELLFLOWER

Height 4"-6"
Spread 18"- 20"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Forms low mounds of crisp green foliage with a profusion of lavender-blue flowers late spring to early summer. Excellent for rock gardens.

(Campanula x Birch Hybrid)

BELLFLOWER

Height 6"-9"
Spread 10"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Sky blue bellflowers on a compact plant. Blooms from June to October and is excellent in a perennial bed.

Blue Clips (Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips')

BELLFLOWER

Height 6"-8"
Spread 10"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Compact plant with white flowers in summer. Light green leaves.

White Clips (Campanula carpatica 'White Clips')

BERGENIA

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full shade

Large glossy and leathery dark green leaves that are heart-shaped at the base. Large pink flowers in May. Used as a groundcover. Slow growing.

(Bergenia cordifolia)

BLACK-EYE SUSAN

Height 24"-30"
Spread 12"-30"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

This compact perennial produces masses of yellow, daisy-like flowers throughout the summer. Birds love the seeds of this 1999 Perennial Plant of the year.

Goldsturm (Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm')

BLANKET FLOWER

Height 30"-32"
Spread 24"-30"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Large frilly golden yellow flowers with prominent bright red centers. The tips of the petals are fringed and forked for a unique look. Summer blooms.

Amber Wheels (Gaillardia aristata 'Amber Wheels')

BLANKET FLOWER

Height 18"-24"
Spread 16"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Forms neat compact mounds. Trumpet-shaped scarlet petals flare open to reveal bright yellow. A prolific bloomer will flower from June through fall.

Fanfare (Gaillardia x 'Fanfare')

BLANKET FLOWER

Height 12"-15"
Spread 14"-16"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Low mounding grey-green foliage with masses of bright yellow daisy flowers. Blooms all summer. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant.

Dwarf Golden Goblin (Gaillardia X 'Dwarf Golden Goblin')

BLANKET FLOWER


Height 12"-18"
Spread 16"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Tangerine to peachy-orange petals with golden tips surrounding a large golden cone. Flowers are very long lasting. Deer resistant.

Oranges & Lemons (Gaillardia X 'Oranges & Lemons')

BLEEDING HEART

Height 24"-30"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full shade

Nodding white heart-shaped flowers that bloom in mid to late spring.

(Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba')

BLEEDING HEART

Height 12"-15"
Spread 18"-20"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Deeply cut fern-like gray-green foliage. Pink blooms appear from mid-spring to mid-summer if spent flowers are removed.

(Dicentra 'Luxuriant')

BLEEDING HEART

Height 12"-20"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full shade/full sun

Blue-green fern-leaf foliage with dark red flowers. Best fern-leaf red variety. Reblooms periodically throughout summer. Drought tolerant.

Bachanal (Dicentra formosa 'Bachanal')

BLUE FLAX

Height 8"-10"
Spread 10"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

A compact 10" plant with brilliant sapphire blue flowers. Drought tolerant. Plant in partial shade for longer bloom.

Nanum Sapphire (Linum perene 'Nanum Sapphire')

BUGBANE

Height 6'- 7'
Spread 24"-48"
Shade-Sun Full shade/full sun

The darkest purple-black foliage to date. Foot long bottle brush flowers are white with a pale pink tinge blooming in late summer on tall stems.

Hillside Black Beauty (Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty')

BUGBANE

Height 36"-48"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part sun

Green foliage more vigorous than the darker foliage varieties. Exceptionally long (up to 24") fragrant bottle brush-like flowers. Deer resistant.

White Pearl (Cimicifuga simplex ' White Pearl')

BUGLEWEED

Height 3"-4"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full shade

Glossy foliage with oval-shaped leaves in tight rosettes. Blue violet flowers in spring. Spreads by stolons making it a fast growing groundcover.

(Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant')

BUGLEWEED

Height 4"-6"
Spread 12"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/ full sun

Very dark, purplish-black, glossy scalloped foliage with violet flowers. Spreads by runners.

Black Scallop (Ajuga 'Black Scallop')

BUGLEWEED

Height 4"-6"
Spread 24"-30"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full shade

Green, pink and cream-colored foliage with blue flowers. Tends to spread more slowly than other varieties.

Burgundy Glow (Ajuga ' Burgundy Glow')

BUTTERFLY WEED

Height 18"-30"
Spread 12"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Vibrant orange flowers are a butterfly magnet. Prefers drier soils and is late to break dormancy in spring.

(Asclepias tuberosa)

BUTTERFLY WEED

Height 36"-60"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Grows best in moist soil but can also tolerate some drier locations, upright growth with long lasting flower clusters. Attracts butterflies.

Cinderella (Asclepias incarnate 'Cinderella')

BUTTERFLY WEED

Height 18"-24"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun

Bright yellow flowers, prefers drier and well drained soil. Attractive seed pods are used in floral arrangements. Attracts butterflies

Hello Yellow (Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow')

CAMPANULA (SEE BELLFLOWER)

CANDYTUFT

Height 6"-8"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Compact spreading plant with narrow evergreen foliage. Long lasting clusters of large white flowers. Use as edging or in rock gardens.

Purity (Iberis sempervirens 'Purity')

CATMINT

Height 12"-15"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Very compact with grey-green foliage with 6" spikes of lavender-blue. Continuous bloomer from May through August.

Blue Wonder (Nepeta x faassenii 'Blue Wonder)

CATMINT

Height 24"-36"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Pink summer and fall blooms with attractive and scented foliage. Continuous bloom from early summer to mid fall.

Dawn to Dusk (Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk')

CATMINT

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Compact plants with grey-green foliage. Unbelievable flower display with large lavender blue flowers all summer. 2007 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Walker's Low (Nepeta fassenii 'Walker's Low')

CIMICIFUGA (SEE BUGBANE)

COLUMBINE

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun

Dragonfly Mix is known for its wide range of colors, from roses, blues, yellows to whites, and pinks and reds.

Dragonfly Mix (Aquilegia 'Dragonfly Mix')

CONEFLOWERS (SEE PURPLE CONE FLOWER)

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Glowing golden-orange leaves turning a bit more apricot with warmer weather. Foliage is pubescent giving plants a more frosted look.

Caramel (Heuchera x 'Caramel')

CORAL BELLS

Height 12"-24"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Crimson-red flowers crown the compact mound of bright green leaves in spring. A wonderful care-free perennial for the shade garden.

(Heuchera sanguinea)

CORAL BELLS

Height 20"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Unbelievable ruffled and curly foliage forms nice compact mounds. Purple-green leaves combine with burgundy-red undersides producing a crimson color.

Crimson Curls (Heuchera x 'Crimson Curls')

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"-10"
Spread 8"-10"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Leaf color is a combination of lemon, lime and chartreuse. Pure white flowers on lime-colored stems. Good vigor and growth.

Lime Rickey (Heuchera x 'Lime Rickey')

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/part sun
Large bronze-purple leaves hold their color through the summer and make an attractive 18 inch mound on this 1999 Perennial Plant of The Year.

Palace Purple (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/part sun
Long lived perennial with creamy-white and green mottled foliage which looks great as a backdrop to its pink blossoms.

Snow Angel (Heuchera sanguinea 'Snow Angel')

CORAL BELLS

Height 10"-12"
Spread 10"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Another new color of bright burgundy to sparkle in your garden. New leaves continue to glow all spring and summer. Clean white flowers.

Sparkling Burgundy (Heuchera x 'Sparkling Burgundy)

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"-14"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Maroon purple leaves aging to pewter-green with bright purple undersides. Cream-colored flowers appear on purple stems.

Stormy Seas (Heuchera 'Stormy Seas')

CORAL BELLS

Height 8-12"
Spread 12-16"
Shade-Sun Full Sun to Part Shade
Chartreuse in color.

Heuchera 'Harvest Lemon Chiffon'

CORAL BELLS

Height 16-24"
Spread 10-12"
Shade-Sun Full Sun/Part Shade
'Obsidian' has quickly become the favorite dark-leaved variety on the market. Dark maroon, almost black foliage is as glossy and smooth as the volcanic glass it was named for. Has a compact habit and holds its intense color all season long. Flowers are insignificant on this cultivar.

Heuchera 'Obsidian'

CORAL BELLS

Height 8"
Spread 12-16"
Shade-Sun Part Sun
Plum colored foliage with darker purple veins. The leaves have a nice ruffle and pointed tips. Forms a spreading clump and makes an excellent ground cover when planted en masse. Creamy white flowers appear in early summer.

CORAL BELLS

Height 8-12"
Spread 14-18"
Shade-Sun Full Sun to Part Shade

Heuchera hybrida 'Melting Fire'

COREOPSIS

Height 16"-20"
Spread 16"-20"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
A Moonbeam on steroids. More vigor with earlier and longer blooming, large 1.5" flowers. Blooms all summer. Tolerates a wide range of soils.

Cru00e8me Brulee (Coreopsis x'Cru00e8me Brulee)

COREOPSIS

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Double yellow flowers crown this compact perennial throughout the summer. An excellent cut flower plant. A 1989 All American Award winner.

Early Sunrise (Coreopsis lanceolata 'Early Sunrise')

COREOPSIS

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Part shade/ full sun
Creamy yellow flowers all summer, especially if spent flowers are trimmed off. One of the best everblooming perennials for the garden.

Moonbeam (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam')

COREOPSIS

Height 24"-30"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Forms large clumps and very early to bloom. Super 2" golden-yellow double flowers have bold mahogany-red centers and unusual fringed petals.

Rising Sun (Coreopsis grandiflora 'Rising Sun')

COREOPSIS

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Bright yellow daisy-like flowers blanket the dark green leaves all summer long on this compact perennial. Excellent for borders or naturalizing.

Zagreb (Coreopis verticillata 'Zagreb')

CORNFLOWER

Height 30"-36"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Summer blooming pink flowers, very suitable for cut flowers.

Rosea (Centaurea dealbata 'Rosea)

CORNFLOWER

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Cobalt-blue frilly flowers that bloom from late spring to early summer.

(Centaurea montana)

CRANESBILL (SEE GERANIUM)

DAYLILY

Height Height 12"-18"
Spread 24"-48"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Large 6" creamy white fragrant ruffled flowers. Extended bloom, proven performer.

Joan Senior (Hemerocallis x 'Joan Senior')

DAYLILY

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-14"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Tough adaptable plant for cut flowers and attracting butterflies.

Little Grapette (Hemerocallis x Little Grapette')

DAYLILY

Height 18"-26"
Spread 18"-36"
Shade-Sun Part Shade/full sun
Large 5.5" creamy-white flowers with a dark purple eye and picotee edge.

Moonlit Masquerade (Hemerocallis x 'Moonlit Masquerade')

DAYLILY

Height 12"-18"
Spread 24"-48"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
The flowers of 'Pardon Me' are fragrant and suitable for cut flowers. Tolerant of a wide range of soils.

Pardon Me (Hemerocallis x Pardon Me)

DAYLILY

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Heavily textured, golden apricot flowers bloom in mid-summer. Great for attracting butterflies and cut flowers. Works best in mass plantings.

Ruffled Apricot (Hemerocallis x 'Ruffled Apricot')

DAYLILY

Height 16"-20"
Spread 16"-20"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
The most popular daylily due to its compact size and the reblooming golden yellow flowers. Great for borders and mass plantings

Stella d' Oro (Hemerocallis x Stella d' Oro')

DELPHINIUM

Height 8"-10"
Spread 15"-18"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Gentian-blue trumpet-shaped flowers that are in bloom from early to mid summer. Great as a border plant or cut flower.

Butterfly Blue (Delphinium grandiflorum 'Butterfly Blue')

DELPHINIUM

Height 24"-48"
Spread 24"-30"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Regular fertilizing will promote good blooms. May require staking to keep blooms upright.

Magic Fountains (Delphinium elatum 'Magic Fountains')

DELPHINIUM

Height 10"-12"
Spread 6"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
New pink flowering form on compact mounding plants, more heat tolerant. Plants bloom early summer. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Summer Morning (Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Morning')

DIANTHUS

Height 4"-6"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Masses of bright magenta blooms contrast beautifully with silvery-blue foliage. Excellent for in front of the border or as an edging. 2006 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Firewitch (Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch')

DIANTHUS

Height 6"-12"
Spread 6"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Fragrant, showy flowers changing from pure white to deep rose. Long blooming, and suitable for cut flowers.

First Love (Dianthus chinensis 'First Love')

DIANTHUS

Height 4"-12"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Fragrant, double dark pink flowers in late spring, shimmer like tiny rubies above the silvery-green dense leaves of this low-growing perennial.

Tiny Rubies (Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies')

DIANTHUS

Height 9"-12"
Spread 9"-12"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Rose-red flowers in early spring rise up from the shimmering green leaves of the groundcover perennial. Excellent for massing and in rock gardens.

Zing Rose (Dianthus gratianoplitanus 'Zing Rose')

EVENING PRIMROSE (SEE MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE)

FALSE INDIGO

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Very showy flower that are held well above the foliage.

(Baptisia alba macrophylla)

FALSE INDIGO

Height 36"-48"
Spread 36"-48"
Shade-Sun Part shade/full sun
Blooms in spring with lupine-like blooms that produce attractive seed pods. Tolerates drought or poor soils.

(Baptisia australis)

FALSE SUNFLOWER

Height 24"-30"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full sun
Spectacular highly variegated plant with silver-white leaves and dark green veins. Large golden-yellow daisy-like flowers bloom mid-summer to frost.

Summer Sun (Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun')

FALSE SUNFLOWER

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full Sun
Tall erect growth with strong stems. Has large 4"-5" golden yellow flowers.

Venus (Heliopsis helianthoides 'Venus')

FERN

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
Easy to grow, medium sized ferns.

Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)

FERN

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
Showy, spore-bearing, stiff fertile fronds appear in early spring and turn quickly bright cinnamon brown.

Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)

FERN

Height 24"-36"
Spread 12"-24"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
Light green, fine textured, good for background foliage. Easy to grow.

Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina)

FERN

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
A striking addition to the shade garden because of its burgundy stems and leaves tinged with blue and silver. A very cold hardy fern.

Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum')

FERN

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
Similar to Cinnamon Fern but with broader fronds. if given constant moisture in well drained soils, can reach 4 feet.

Interrupted Fern (Osmunda claytoniana)

FERN

Height 12"-24"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Full shade/part shade
Finely texture, somewhat frilly fronds with curved stalks. Wiry stems are reddish-brown to black.

Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)

FOXGLOVE

Height 24"-60"
Spread 12"-15"
Shade-Sun Part shade/ full sun
Pink, purple or white flowers in spring and summer.

(Digitalis purpurea)

GAYFEATHER

Height 18"-36"
Spread 12"-18"
Shade-Sun Full sun
More compact, shorter spikes of mauve-purple flowers, blooming early summer.

Kobold (Liatris spicata 'Kobold')