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Whorled Milkweed

Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias verticillata Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial • Soils: medium to dry • Bloom Time: July, August • Size: 1-2 feet in height A Cape Cod native, but rare in Massachusetts. Drought-tolerant. Leaves are narrow, needle...

Blue-eyed Grass

Blue-eyed Grass

Sisyrinchium angustifolium Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial • Soils: medium • Bloom Time: May-June • Size: 8-10 inches in height A Cape Cod native! Prefers well-drained soils in full sun or part shade, and drought tolerant...

Eastern Bluestar

Eastern Bluestar

Amsonia tabernaemontana Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial • Soils: sandy, clay, loamy • Bloom Time: Blue flowers in May-June • Size: 2-3ft tall with 2-3ft spread Native to southern states and according to...

Silverrod / White Goldenrod

Silverrod / White Goldenrod

Solidago bicolor Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full to partial sun • Soils: poor, sandy, clay; dry to average moisture • Bloom Time: White to yellowish flowers July through October • Size: 1-3 feet tall; 1ft spread This is an east coast...

Green and Gold

Green and Gold

Chrysogonum virginianum Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Partial to full shade • Soils: moist, well-drained • Bloom Time: Yellow flowers mostly in spring, with sporadic flowers into September • Size: 6 inches, spread 24 inches Low growing...

New York Ironweed

New York Ironweed

Vernonia novaboracensis Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full sun to part shade • Soils: Medium moisture • Bloom Time: Purple flowers late August through September • Size: 4-6 foot in height A tall, coarse, and upright plant that creates...

Nodding Onion

Nodding Onion

Allium cernuum Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full to part sun • Soils: prefers moist, circumneutral pH soils, but is tough and adaptable to drier spots. • Bloom Time: June-September • Size: Up to 2 feet tall when flowering. Pompom-shaped,...

Common Blue Violet

Common Blue Violet

Viola sororia Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Part shade or light, filtered shade. Tolerates full sun in wetter soil. • Soils: Average to moist, well drained soils • Bloom Time: April, May, June • Size: 4-10 inches high A wonderful and easy to...

Field Pussytoes

Field Pussytoes

Antennaria neglecta Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full to part sun • Soils: Dry-Average, sandy or gravelly soils. Needs lean soils with good drainage. • Bloom Time: April, May, June • Size: 4-10 inches high. A cute, inconspicuous groundcover...

Wild Sundial Lupine

Wild Sundial Lupine

Lupinus perennis Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun to part shade. • Soils: Dry to Moist, well drained soils. Prefers light, sandy or gravelly soil. • Bloom Time: May-July • Size: Up to 2ft tall in bloom An excellent choice for barren areas as...