Poppy. Sun/partial shade; blooms July-Aug.
cordata. 6-8': 10-12" plume-like pearly white
flowers; large silvery-green leaves are grayish-white on the underside; a
spectacular specimen plant; good for screening; vigorous.
Mallow. Sun/part shade; blooms in summer and
fall. Prefers full sun but grows well in part shade.
2'; rose-pink flower clusters on bushy plants; an
old time favorite.
sylvestris ‘Zebrina.’ 2” bowl shaped pink flowers
have striking raspberry-purple veins. Heat and drought tolerant. Flowers
from early summer until frost. Height 24-48”. Will grow in sun or
This robust and tough reseeding biennial
makes a great filler for the middle to rear of the flower border. It forms
a large, dense clump of broad hollyhock-like, rugose, green leaves on strong
stalks. Beginning in early summer, large 2 ½”, bright lavender pink flowers
with heavy grape purple veining and center appear. Long blooming, heat and
drought tolerant, grows quickly in any soil type. Sun or shade. 3-4' tall,
Sun. Pungently aromatic perennial. Small yellow and white daisy like
blossoms. Becoming well known treatment for migraine headaches. Self-seeds
MAZUS. Sun/part shade; blooms heavily in spring
and sporadically all summer.
2"; purple-pink flowers; excellent ground cover
that spreads rapidly; prefers moist, rich soil. Chosen as a
Merit’ by the Missouri Botanical Garden for its
reptans ‘Alba.’ White form of above.
MEEHANIA, Wandering Minstrel. Excellent creeping
plant that thrives in deep shade.
Luscious green carpet of leaves is covered in late
spring and early summer with delightful blue flowers with spotted throats.
Stunning in masse. U.S. native. Its long trailing stems run across the
ground and root along the way. Irresistible in a mixed containers. Grows
well in part or full shade in moist to average soil. Tolerates a dry shady
site, but will not spread as quickly. 2-4”.
Velvet Distinction’ Bastard Balm. Very rare and
unusual plant with profuse wine red flowers that appear over a long time.
Butterflies love this plant. 30”.
Virginia Bluebells. Shade, blooms in early
12-24"; nodding clusters of pink buds open to blue flowers; dormant in
Moss. Dense 3” mat of small, dark green, narrow
leaves. Tiny white flowers. Plant in a shady, protected area.
Partridgeberry. Shade to part shade. Native to
moist and dry woodlands.
reptens: a most attractive woodland creeper with
highly ornamental foliage. White fragrant flowers in June and July. Red,
edible, berry-like fruit. Can be used as a ground-cover under acid-loving
shrubs and in terraria in the winter. Indian women drank a tea made from
the leaves as an aid in childbirth.
Beebalm/Bergamot. Sun/part shade; blooms in
summer; blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds; aromatic mint-like
leaves; looks best in large clumps; deadhead spent blooms to encourage more
‘Cambridge Scarlet.’ A long time favorite with
dark, crimson blossoms.
'Colrain Red.' Excellent red blooms are dark burgundy bracts,
great burgundy tinged foliage, mildew resistant. 36-48", deer resistant.
‘Coral Reef.’ Neon coral pink flowers. Fairly
good mildew resistance. 36-42”.
‘Fireball.’ Bright red flowers, shorter and more
compact than the tall varieties. Considered the best short red. Plants
exhibit mildew resistance. 16-20”.
‘Gardenview Scarlet.’ Highly mildew resistant
with rich red flowers in June and July. Reaches 2 to 3 feet tall and wide.
‘Jacob Klein.’ Large red flowers on mildew
resistant plants to 5’. Considered the best tall red. known.
‘Marshall's Delight.’ 3'; pink flowers; mildew
‘On Parade.’ Velvety fuchsia flowers make a
striking presence. Flowers in almost symmetrical row on the plant.
Excellent form and compact habit. 30”.
‘Petite Delight.’ 2”
vibrant lavender-rose flowers in summer, wonderful dark green foliage,
mildew resistant, a delightful new variety. 15" tall, 24" wide.
Exciting new dwarf variety with brilliant rosy
magenta flowers. Best in full sun and average soil, but tolerates poor
Exhibits superior mildew resistance. Grows to only 15”. Asexual
‘Pink Lace.’ Light pink flowers with a dark
purple center are produced mid to late summer atop dark stems on mid-sized
plants. The perfect size for the front of the border, reaching only 16
inches tall. Grow in full sun to part shade in moist soil. Fragrant
foliage is deer resistant.
‘Pink Supreme.’ Excellent new dwarf pink
variety. Soft pink flowers. Fragrant. 16”.
‘Purple Mildew Resistant.’ Purple flowers on 4’
plants. Great disease resistance.
‘Purple Rooster.’ Large, royal purple flowers
bloom mid to late summer. Mildew resistant. No staking required. Height
d. ‘Raspberry Wine.’ Raspberry-like buds open to
clear wine-red flowers. Dark green, highly mildew resistant foliage. 2-3’.
MUEHLENBECKIA axillaries nana,
Wire Vine. As the name implies a tough and
resilient ground cover with tiny shiny leaves. Grows 2-4” and prefers part
MUKDENIA. A Heuchera cousin from China.
Unique perennial for partial shade. Green, fan
shaped leaves are topped by delicate panicles of starry white flowers in
spring. As the leaves age, deep red tones creep inward from the edges.
Reaches 8 to 12 inches tall. Grow in part shade in moist soil. Fire red
fall color. Shade to part shade.
Shade/partial shade; excellent ground cover; prefers moist soil.
palustris. Tiny blue
flowers on low growing plants.
Cream-edged foliage brightens up dark corners. Clusters of tiny bright-blue
flowers are borne on long, prostrate stems. 8”.
‘Bobo Blue.’ A heavy blooming update of a
traditional favorite. Rounded heads of intensely blue sweetly scented
flowers on mounded medium green foliage bloom in spring, and sporadically
through summer. Grows to 6 inches tall and wide.
s. ‘Mon Amie Blue.’ Delicate light blue starry
flowers with small yellow centers. Height 6-8”.
Radiant pink flowers
on compact, almost globe shaped plants. 8". Shade to part shade. Winner
of the 1997 Fleuroselect Gold Medal.
s. ‘Royal Blue Compact.’
Dwarf, compact, bushy plants give way to brilliant blue forget-me-not
flowers. With consistent moisture this plant will continue to bloom.