Native Plant Sale Catalogue Spring 2022 - Page 22

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Perennials

Scarlet | Jun-Sep | FS / PS | M / W
Hibiscus coccineus
Height : 3-6 ' | Width : 2-3 ' | EC Scarlet Rose-mallow Showy flowers attract Hummingbirds ; brighten a rain garden or pond side .
ABC
White or pink | Jul-Sep | FS / PS | M / W
Hibiscus moscheutos
Height : 3-6 ' | Width : 3 ' | P / C Swamp Rose-mallow Gigantic flowers with pink centers ; tropical look .
ABC
Purple | Apr-May | PS | M
Iris cristata
Height : 4-8 " | Width : 1 ' | EP Dwarf Crested Iris Petite but tough groundcover ; pretty with Chrysogonum .
A
Purple | May-Jun | FS | M / W
Iris versicolor ' Purple Flame '
Height : 2-3 ' | Width : 2-3 ' | P / C Blue Flag Mt Cuba selected for the intense purple emerging foliage ; stunning beside a pond or in a rain garden
A
White | Apr | PS | M
Jeffersonia diphylla
Height : 8-18 " | Width : 4-18 " | EP
Twinleaf Foliage like butterfly wings ; very early bloom ; neat seedpods .
A
Lav-rose | Aug-Sep | FS / PS | D
Liatris microcephala
Height : 1-2 ' | Width : 9-24 " | EP Small-headed Gayfeather ( Blazing Star ) Delicate , with spikes of wispy blooms ; takes drought , poor soil .
ABC
Rosy purple | Jul-Aug | FS / PS | M / W
Liatris spicata
Height : 2-4 ' | Width : 12-18 " | P / C Spike Gayfeather ( Dense Blazing Star ) Blooms like exclamation points ; use with grasses ,
Eutrochiums .
ABC
Mauve | Aug-Sep | FS | M
Liatris spicata ' Kobold '
Height : 2 ' | Width : 6-12 " | P / C Spike Gayfeather ( Dense Blazing Star ) Compact ;
use among coneflowers for knockout color .
ABC
Red | Jul-Sep | FS / PS | M / W
Lobelia cardinalis
Height : 2-4 ' | Width : 1 ' | P / C Cardinal Flower Stunning ; hummingbird favorite ; long-blooming .
ABC
Blue | Aug-Oct | FS / PS | M / W
Lobelia siphilitica
Height : 3-4 ' | Width : 12-16 " | P / C Great Blue Lobelia Butterflies love it ; combine with red , gold or pink flowers for contrast .
AB
White | May-Jun | PS | M
Maianthemum ( Smilacina ) racemosum
Height : 2 ' | Width : 2 ' | P / C False Solomon ' s-seal Billowy flowers , arching stems ; pretty berries in fall .
A C
Blue | Apr-May | PS | M / W
Mertensia virginica
Height : 1-2 ' | Width : 12-18 " | P / C Virginia Bluebells Enchanting , nodding flowers ; sometimes draws hummingbirds .
AC
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