Loading List...

Perennials

Type Botanical Name Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
Perennial ACHILLEA ‘Little Moonshine’ Yarrow

A smaller version of A. ‘Moonshine’ with the same lemon yellow flower umbels and feathery gray-green foliage.

10-12 inches Sun 4
Perennial Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’ Fern Leaf Yarrow

Luscious apple red and paprika-colored flowers with sulphur yellow centers bloom from early to late summer atop gray-green, ferny leaves.

18-24" Sun 3
Perennial Achillea millefolium ‘Pomegranate’ Fern Leaf Yarrow

Deep, vibrant red flowers with golden yellow centers bloom from early to late summer atop gray-green, ferny leaves. The color stays rich even with the full heat of summer.

18-29" Sun 4
Perennial ACHILLEA ‘Moonshine’ Yarrow

Sulphur-yellow flowers June through August. Silvery foliage.

18-20 inches Sun 2
Perennial ACHILLEA ‘Saucy Seduction’ Yarrow

Long-blooming yellow-centered rosy-pink blooms on sturdy, upright plants. Best grown in lean soils.

18-20 inches Sun 4
Perennial ACHILLEA ‘Strawberry Seduction’ Yarrow

Long-blooming yellow-centered red blooms on a sturdy, upright plant. Best grown in lean soils.

16-18 inches Sun 4
Perennial ACHILLEA ‘Sunny Seduction’ Yarrow

Bright butter-yellow blooms through the summer. Best grown in lean soils.

22-24 inches Sun 4
Perennial ACONITUM carmichaelii ‘Arendsii’ Monkshood

Dark violet spikes in Sept-Oct. Excellent glossy dark-green foliage all season.

48-54 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ACONITUM fischeri Monkshood

Strong stems that don’t require staking. Lovely late summer hooded blue-violet flower spikes.

18-24 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial Adenophora confusa Fairybells ‘Gaudy Violet’ Ladybells

Free flowering habit, terminal racemes of elegant, soft violet drooping bell-shaped flowers, held on upright stems well above the foliage, blooms from early summer to fall, deadhead to re-bloom, tight clumping habit with strong, healthy green foliage.

20-28" Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial Ajuga Feathered Friends ‘Parrot Paradise’ Bugleweed

Three colors on a single plant! Stunning tri-color leaves of bright yellow, orange, and red on this new ultra-hardy hybrid Ajuga, plants are topped in spring with beautifully contrasting cobalt-blue flowers.

6" Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial AJUGA reptans ‘Black Scallop’ Bugleweed

A cultivar with shiny, very dark burgundy scalloped foliage.  Short spikes of deep blue blooms cover the plant in the spring.  Slow-spreading to 3 feet wide.

4-6 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial AJUGA reptans ‘Metallica Crispa’ Bugleweed

Distinctly curled leaves of dark bronze. Unlike other Ajuga, it’s not a rapid spreader.

4-6 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial ALCEA ficifolia ‘Las Vegas’ Hollyhock

A single-flowered species that is more resistant to rust.  This strain is a mixture of bright shades of pink, red, yellow and white.

5-6 feet Sun 4
Perennial ALCEA rosea ‘Blacknight’ Hollyhock

New introduction in the ‘Spotlight’ series. Black-purple single flowers; blooms first year and truly perennial (unlike the old-fashioned biennial varieties). Cut to ground after bloom.

5-6 feet Sun 3
Perennial ALCEA rosea ‘Mars Magic’ Hollyhock

New introduction in the ‘Spotlight’ series. Bright red single flowers; blooms first year and perennial (unlike the old-fashioned biennial varieties). Cut to ground after bloom.

5-6 feet Sun 3
Perennial ALCEA rugosa Russian Hollyhock

Single lemon yellow flowers with rust-resistant wrinkled foliage.

6-7 feet Sun 4
Perennial ALCHEMILLA alpina Lady's Mantle

A dwarf form with sprays of chartreuse flowers.

6-8 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ALCHEMILLA sericata ‘Gold Strike’ Lady’s Mantle

Low tufts of grey-green scalloped foliage, with umbels of bright gold flowers late spring to early summer.

12-14 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ALLIUM aflatunense ‘Purple Sensation’ Ornamental Onion

Lilac-purple 4″ spherical flower heads in May. This plant always attracts lots of attention in the garden. Goes dormant after bloom. Excellent cut.

2-3 feet Sun 3
Perennial ALLIUM christophii Ornamental Onion

Oversized 10”-12″ balls of light purple blooms in summer.

22-24 inches Sun 4
Perennial ALLIUM ‘Medusa’ Ornamental Onion

Profuse 2” lavender-purple globes in midsummer over a mound of twisted gray-green foliage.  Great pollinator plant.

20-24 inches Sun 4
Perennial ALLIUM senescens ‘Glaucum’ Ornamental Onion

Flat corkscrew shoots form a distinctive clump. Pink flowers in late summer.

6-8 inches Sun 4
Perennial AMSONIA ‘Blue Ice’ Bluestar

A new, long-blooming form with dark blue flowers. Habit is dense and mounding.

14-16 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial AMSONIA ciliata ‘Hubrichtii’ Bluestar

Thread-like leaves and very pale blue flowers in June-July. Awesome yellow fall color for weeks.

22-24 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial AMSONIA montana Bluestar

Pale blue flowers in June. Broader foliage is soft yellow in fall. Forms a full shrub-like clump.

22-24 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial AMSONIA tabernaemontana Bluestar

Blue flowers in June. Green willow-like foliage is soft yellow in fall.

22-24 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial ANEMONE ranunculoides ‘Flore Pleno’ Wood Anemone

Double yellow blooms in early spring. Summer dormant.

6-8 inches Part Shade/Shade 4
Perennial ANEMONE tomentosa ‘Robustissima’ Grapeleaf Anemone

Delicate pink flowers in September. Spreads. Hardier than other tall, fall anemones.

30-36 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial ANEMONE x hybrida ‘Honorine Jobert’ Japanese Anemone

Clear white flowers atop 3’-4’ stems in fall.

3-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Perennial ANEMONE x hybrida ‘Pamina’ Japanese Anemone

Large double purple-pink flowers starting in late summer.

30-36 inches Sun/Part Shade 5
Perennial ANEMONE x hybrida ‘Whirlwind’ Japanese Anemone

Semi-double white flowers on 2-3′ foot stems make great cut flowers. Blooms from September to October.

2-3' feet Part Shade/Shade 5
Perennial ANEMONOPSIS macrophylla False Anemone

Elegant woodland plant with waxy lavender bells in airy panicles. Summer-blooming.

22-24 inches Part Shade 4
Perennial ANTENNARIA dioica ‘Rubra’ Pussytoes

Gray mats with pink flower “tufts” in spring. Tolerant of dry conditions.

2-4 inches Sun 3
Perennial AQUILEGIA vulgaris ‘Grandmother’s Garden’ Columbine

Antique form with rose, violet and wine, short-spurred flowers in spring.

30-36 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARALIA cordata ‘Sun King’ Golden Aralia

Beautiful gold foliage glows in the shade. Small clusters of white flowers in late summer are followed by purple berries.

36-42 inches Part Shade/Shade 4
Perennial ARISAEMA triphyllum Jack in the Pulpit

Our native Jack in the Pulpit with green-bronze spathes.

16-18 inches Part Shade 3
Perennial ARTEMISIA stelleriana ‘Silver Brocade’ Beach Wormwood

Wide, lobed, silvery foliage and prostrate habit. Doesn’t sucker.

3-4 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARUNCUS aethusifolius Dwarf Goatsbeard

Creamy white flower spikes over attractive delicate ferny foliage in early summer. Lovely red fall color.

10-12 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARUNCUS dioicus Goatsbeard

Our native goatsbeard with creamy white plumes June through July. Dramatic and easy.

4-5 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARUNCUS dioicus ‘Whirlwind’ Goatsbeard

Creamy white plumes June through July. Dramatic. Shorter than the straight species with lacy foliage.

26-28 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARUNCUS ‘Horatio’ Goatsbeard

A cross between A. aesthusifolius and A. dioicus. Bronze stems with cream flowers. Foliage turns corals to reds in the autumn.

30-36 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ARUNCUS ‘Misty Lace’ Goatsbeard

A cross between the taller A. dioicus and more diminutive A. aethusifolius, this hybrid make a compact clump with creamy plumes in early summer.

22-24 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Perennial ASARUM canadense Wild Ginger

Native non-evergreen ginger with lustrous heart-shaped leaves. Unusual flowers hidden under the foliage. Makes a great groundcover.

6-8 inches Part Shade 2
Perennial ASARUM europaeum European Ginger

Distinctive shiny round leaves on an evergreen groundcover for humusy shade.

6-8 inches Part Shade 4
Perennial ASCLEPIAS incarnata ‘Cinderella’ Swamp Milkweed

Soft pink flowers in showy clusters in July.  Milkweeds are excellent pollinator plants.

12-18 inches Sun 3
Perennial ASCLEPIAS incarnata ‘Ice Ballet’ Swamp Milkweed

Showy white flowers in summer. Long lasting. Good cut.

36-42 inches Sun 3
Perennial ASCLEPIAS tuberosa Butterfly Weed

Large heads of brilliant orange flowers July through August. Best in drier conditions.

22-24 inches Sun 4
Perennial ASTER ericoides ‘Snow Flurry’ Heath Aster

A dense carpet of snow-white daisies in the fall. Looks great with heathers and sedums.

8-10 inches Sun 4
Perennial ASTER novae angliae ‘Alma Potschke’ New England Aster

Hot salmon-pink flowers August through September.

36-42 inches Sun 3