Royal Fern

Royal Fern

Osmunda regalis Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Wet • Bloom Time: Non-flowering • Size: 24-42 inches in height; 24-36 inch spread Plant Royal Fern as a visual attraction in a moist to wet woodland or native shade...

Baptisia

Baptisia

Baptisia australis Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full sun, part shade • Soils: Acidic moist, well-drained, average • Bloom Time: Blue flowers in May, June • Size: 3-5 feet in height; 2-4 foot spread In the legume family, also called Wild Blue...

Bearberry

Bearberry

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Average to dry moisture • Bloom Time: White to pinkish bell-shaped flowers in April, May • Size: 12 inches tall, spreading to 15 feet Woody plant that is slow...

Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger

Asarum canadense Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Shade • Soils: Dry to moist • Bloom Time: Inconspicuous, burgundy-colored flowers in May, June • Size: 1-2 feet in height, spreads by rhizomes Also called American Ginger, Asarum canadense...

Heath Aster

Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun • Soils: Dry, average • Bloom Time: White flowers in August, September, October • Size: 1-3 feet in height; up to 1.5 foot spread Colony forming Heath Aster provides profuse, bloom...

Pennsylvania Sedge

Pennsylvania Sedge

Carex pensylvanica Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun to shade • Soils: Average, dry • Bloom Time: Non-flowering • Size: 6-12 inches in height; 12-18 inch spread Plant fine-textured Pennsylvania Sedge as a shade ground cover, border, or...

Culver’s Root

Culver’s Root

Veronicastrum virginicum Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Moist, average • Bloom Time: Flowers light pink to white in July, August • Size: 3-5 feet in height; 1-3 foot spread Candelabra-like flower spikes top an erect...

Teaberry

Teaberry

Gaultheria procumbens Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Shade, Part Shade • Soils: Average, dry • Bloom Time: White flowers in June, July, August • Size: 1-4 inches in height; 6-12 inch spread Plant evergreen Teaberry as a low, woody, ground...

New England Aster

New England Aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun, Part Shade • Soils: Average to moist • Bloom Time: Deep violet to pink flowers appear in August, September • Size: 3-4 feet in height Two adaptations of being a meadow plant are...

Barren Strawberry

Barren Strawberry

Waldsteinia fragarioides Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun, Part Shade • Soils: Sandy, well-drained to clay and medium loam, dry to moist • Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in May, June • Size: 3-6 inches in height; 6-12 inch spread Plant the...

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