Plant List

Species NameCommon NameSunWaterHeightBloom Time
Allium cernuumNodding OnionFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1.5′Purple July-Aug
Anaphalis margaritaceaPearly EverlastingFull to Part SunMesicHt. 3′White July-Aug
Andropogon gerardiiBig BluestemFull SunMesic to DryHt. 6′
Anemonella thalictroidesRue AnemonePart Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. .6″Pink April-June
Aquilegia canadensisWild ColumbineFull Sun to ShadeMesic to DryHt. 2′Bicolor April-June
Asclepias exaltataPoke MilkweedPart Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 5′White June-July
Asclepias incarnataSwamp MilkweedFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 4′Pink June-Aug
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed Full to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 3′ Pink June-Aug
Asclepias tuberosaButterflyweed    Full to Part SunMed to DryHt. 2′        Orange  Jun-Aug
Baptisia australisBlue Wild IndigoFull to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 4′Blue May-July
Baptisia tinctoriaSm Yellow Wild IndigoFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 2′Yellow June-Aug
Blephia ciliataDowny Wood MintFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 1′Purple June-July
Bromus latiglumisEar-leaved BromePart Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′
Callirhoe triangulataClustered Poppy MallowFull to Part SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 1′Pink July-Sept
Campanula americanaTall BellflowerFull to Part SunMesicHt. 6′Blue June-Aug
Castilleja coccineaindian PaintbrushFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 2′Red May-June
Chamaenerion angustifoliumFireweedFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′Pink July-Aug
Chelone glabraTurtlehead  Full SunWet to Wet MesicHt. 5′Cream  July-Sept
Claytonia virginicaSpring BeautyShadeWet to MesicHt. .5″Pink April-June
Conoclinium coelestinumBlue MistflowerFull to Part SunMesicHt. 3′ Blue July-Oct
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance Leaf CoreopsisFull SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 2′Yellow June-Aug
Coreopsis tripterisTall CoreopsisFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 7′Yellow July-Oct
Corydalis sempervirensPale CorydalisFull to Part SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 3′ Pink May-Sept
Dasistoma macrophyllaMullein-foxglovePart Sun to ShadeMesicHt. 7′Yellow June-Sept
Dodecatheon amethystinumAmethyst Shooting StarFull Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Purple April-May
Dodecatheon meadiaMidland Shooting StarFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Pink April-June
Echinacea purpureaPurple Coneflower   Full to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′Purple Jul-Sept
Elymus histrixBottlebrush GrassFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 3′
Eryngium yuccifoliumRattlesnake MasterFull SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′White July-Sept
Eupatorium altissimumTall Boneset      Full to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′White Aug-Oct
Euthamia graminifoliaGrass-leaved GoldenrodFull to Part SunWet to Dry MesicHt. 4′Yellow July-Sept
Eutrochium fistulosumHollow Joe Pye WeedFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 7′Dusky Rose July-Sept
Eutrochium maculatum Joe Pye WeedFull SunWet to MesicHt. 7′Pink July-Sept
Filipendula rubraQueen of the PrairieFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 7′Pink June-Aug
Gaillardia aristataBlanket FlowerFull SunMesic to DryHt. 1′Bicolor May-Sept
Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket Full SunMesic to DryHt. 1.5′Bicolor June-Frost
Gentiana andrewsiiBottle GentianFull to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 2′        Blue Aug-Oct
Gentiana puberulentaDowny GentianFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 1′Blue Aug-Oct
Geranium maculatumWild GeraniumFull Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Purple April-July
Helenium autumnaleSneezeweedFull to Part SunWet to Wet MesicHt. 4′Yellow Aug-Oct
Helianthus maximilianiMaxmillian’s SunflowerFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 7′Yellow Aug-Sept
Helianthus mollisDowny SunflowerFull SunMesic to DryHt. 4′Yellow July-Sept
Heliopsis helianthoidesEarly SunflowerFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 5′Yellow June-Sept
Hepatica acutilobaSharp-lobed HapaticaPart Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. .8″White April-May
Hypericum pyramidatumGreat St. John’s WortFull to Part SunMesicHt. 5′Yellow July-Aug
Iris versicolorNorthern Blue FlagFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 3′ Purple May-July
Isopyrum biternatumFalse Rue AnemoneShadeWet Mesic to MesicHt. .6″White April-June
Lespedeza capitataBush CloverFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 4′Grean Aug-Sept
Liatris asperaButton Blazing StarFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 3′Purple July to Oct
Liatris spicataDense BlazingstarFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 5′Purple Jul-Sept
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower    Full to Part SunWet to Wet MesicHt. 4′Red July-Sept
Lobelia siphiliticaGreat Blue LobeliaFull to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 3′Blue July-Sept
Maianthemum racemosumSolomon’s PlumeFull Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to DryHt. 2′White April-June
Mertensia virginicaVirginia BleubellsPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to MesicHt. 2′Blue April-May
Mimulus ringensMonkey FlowerFull to Part SunWet to Wet MesicHt. 2′Purple  June-Sept
Monarda fistulosaWild BergamotFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 4′Purple July to Sept
Oxalis violaceaViolet Wood SorrelFull to Part SunDry Mesic to DryHt. .4″Purple April-June
Panicum virgatumSwitch Grass Full to Part SunWet to MesicHt. 6′
Parthenium integrifolium Wild QuinineFull SunMesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′ White June-Sept
Penstemon digitalisFoxglove BeardtongueFull SunMesic to DryHt. 5′White April-June
Penstemon grandiflorusLarge-flowered BeardtongueFull to Part SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 2′Purple May-June
Penstemon hirsutusHairy BeardtongueFull Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to DryHt. 1.5′Purple May-June
Phlox divaricata Wild Blue PhloxPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Blue April-June
Phlox maculataWild Sweet WilliamFull to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 3′Pink June-Aug
Phlox pilosaPrairie PhloxFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 2′Pink May-July
Physostegia virginianaObedient Plant Full SunMesicHt. 4′Pink June-Sept
Polemonium reptansJacob’s LadderFull Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Blue April-June
Polygonatum biflorumSolomon’s SealFull Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′Cream May-June
Pycnanthemum virginianumMountain MintFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 3′White June-Sept
Ratibida columniferaLong-headed ConeflowerFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 3′Yellow June-Aug
Ratibida pinnataGray Headed ConeflowerFull SunMesicHt. 5′ Yellow June-Aug
Rudbeckia fulgidaOrange Coneflower   Full to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 3′Orange July to Sept
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed SusanFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DrHt. 2′ Yellow June-Oct
Ruellia humilisWild PetuniaFull SunMesic to DryHt. 1′Purple June-Aug
Salvia azureaBlue SageFull SunMesic to DryHt. 5′
Sanguinaria canadensisBloodrootPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. .6″White April-May
Scrophularia lanceolataEarly FigwortPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to DryHt. 5′Green May-July
Senna hebecarpaWild SennaFull to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 5′Yellow July-Aug
Silene regiaRoyal Catchfly  Full to Part SunMesic to Dry MesicHt. 4′Red  July-Aug
Silphium laciniatumCompass PlantFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 8′Yellow June-Sept
Silphium perfoliatumCup Plant       Full to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 8′Yellow July-Sept
Solidago nemoralisOld Field GoldenrodFull to Part SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 2′Yellow Aug-Oct
Solidago rigidaStiff Goldenrod  Full to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 4′Yellow Aug-Oct
Solidago speciosaShowy GoldenrodFull SunMesic to DryHt. 3′ Yellow July-Sept
Solidago ulmifoliaElm-leaved GoldenrodPart Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 3′ Yellow July-Oct
Sorghastrum nutansIndian GrassFull to Part SunMesic to DryHt. 6′
Sporobolum hererolepisPrairie DropseedFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 2′
Stylophorum diphyllumCellandine PoppyPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Yellow April-May
Symphiotricum novae-angliaeNew England AsterFull to Part SunWet to Dry MesicHt. 5′Purple Aug-Oct
Symphiotricum oblongifoliusAromatic AsterFull SunDry Mesic to DryHt. 2′Purple Aug-Nov
Taenidia integerrimaYellow PimpernelFull Sun to ShadeMesic to Dry MesicHt. 3′Yellow May-July
Tradescantia ohioensisOhio SpiderwortFull to Part SunWet Mesic to DryHt. 3′Blue May-July
Trillium grandifoliumLarge-flowered TrilliumPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to MesicHt. 1′White April-June
Uvularia grandifloraBellwortPart Sun to ShadeWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 1′Yellow April-May
Verbena hastataBlue VervainFull SunWet to MesicHt. 6′Purple July-Sept
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain Full SunMedium-Dry to DryHt. 2′Purple  June-Sept
Vernonia  missuricaMissouri Ironweed Full to Part SunWet Mesic to MesicHt. 5′Purple Aug-Sept
Vernonia altissimaTall Ironweed Full SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 5′Purple July-Oct
Veronicastrum virginicumCulver’s RootFull SunWet to MesicHt. 7′White June-Aug
Zizia aureaGolden AlexandersFull to Part SunWet Mesic to Dry MesicHt. 3′Yellow April-June
*Availability of plants will vary through the season