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...

Seaside Goldenrod

Seaside Goldenrod

Solidago sempervirens Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Sun • Soils: Sandy, average moisture to dry • Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in August, September, October • Size: 2-6 feet in height; 2-3 foot spread Perennial with low maintenance is perfect...

Lady Fern

Lady Fern

Athyrium filix-femina Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Part Shade, Shade • Soils: Well-drained soils, moist to dry • Bloom Time: Non-flowering • Size: 1-2 feet in height; 12-18 inch spread Plant low maintenance Lady Fern in perennial borders,...

Golden Groundsel

Golden Groundsel

Packera aurea Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Prefers full sun to shade. • Soils: Moist to dry • Bloom Time: Spring blossoms - April, May, June • Size: 1 foot in height Also called Golden Ragwort and Butterweed, this rugged plant can handle...

Blue Vervain

Blue Vervain

Verbena hastata Growing Information • Plant Type: Perennial • Sunlight: Full to part sun • Soils: Medium to Moist • Bloom Time: July, August • Size: 3-4 feet in height Short-lived, doesn’t compete well with more aggressive vegetation. It self-seeds readily and is easy...

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