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Perennial Gardens Plant Database

Botanical Name Common Name Category Ht. Sp. Form Exp. Leaf Color Flower Color Bloom Time Fruit Zone Comments General Plant Care
Acer buergeranum Maple, Trident Tree, Deciduous 25' 25'   Sun fall-orange to yellow to red         Winged samara in summer, fall color is late  
Acer ginnala Maple, Amur Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Pyramidal to Rounded Sun to part shade fall-red to yellow to pink            
Acer nigrum 'Greencolumn' Maple, Greencolumn Tree, Deciduous 50' 30' Upright   fall color-apricot   April     Discovered by Bill Heard Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer palmatum atropurpureum 'Bloodgood' Maple,  Japanese Bloodgood Tree, Deciduous 15' 8' Rounded Tolerant of light shade Crimson       5 One of the hardiest Japanese Maples Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring
Acer palmatum atropurpureum dissectum 'Crimson Queen' Maple, Japanese Crimson Queen Tree, Deciduous 8' 8' Irregular       April       Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring
Acer palmatum atropurpureum dissectum 'Tamukeyama' Maple, Japanese Tamukeyama Tree, Deciduous 8' 12' Weeping Protected site Deep purple, red in fall       5 Outstanding laceleaf weeper, holds its deep color through summer better than others. Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Acer palmatum 'Ukigumo Maple, Japanese Ukigumo  Tree, Deciduous 6-12' 6' Irregular Part Shade Mottled green with a white/pink blush       5 to 10 Fall color can range from apricot to red Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring. Prefers moist to average soil.
Acer palmatum 'Wollf' Maple, Japanese Red Emperor  Tree, Deciduous 15' 15' Irregular Protected site Deep purple, red in fall Purple Spring   5 Also known as Emperor 1, one of the hardiest Japanese Maples Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Acer platanoides 'Conquest' Maple, Conquest Tree, Deciduous             April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' Maple, Crimson King Tree, Deciduous 25-40' 25-30' oval Sun deep purple, fall color- maroon/ reddish   April   4    
Acer platanoides 'Deborah' Maple, Deborah Tree, Deciduous 50' 50' Rounded   spring-bronze, summer-green   April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer platanoides 'Emerald Lustre' Maple, Emerald Lustre Tree, Deciduous 50' 45'         April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer platanoides 'Emerald Queen'  Maple, Emerald Queen Tree, Deciduous 50' 40' oval   deep green, fall color- yellow       4    
Acer platanoides 'Pond'  Maple, Emerald Luster Norway Tree, Deciduous 35-40' 20-25' rounded oval   medium green, fall color- yellow   April   3   Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold' Maple, Princeton Gold Tree, Deciduous 35' 30'     spring-gold, summer-lt. green   April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer platanoides 'Royal Red' Maple, Royal Red Tree, Deciduous 45' 30'         April   4   Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer rubrum 'Autumn Spire' Maple, Autumn Spire Tree, Deciduous 50' 20' Broad Columnar Sun Green, red in fall   April   3 Consistant early fall color, very hardy  
Acer rubrum 'Burgundy Belle' Maple, Burgundy Belle Tree, Deciduous 45' 35' Upright, oval   fall color-red Red April     Tolerates summer heat & wind, leaves do not droop, red petioles Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer rubrum 'October Glory' Maple, October Glory Tree, Deciduous 40' 35' Oval Sun Green, red in fall Red April   5 Holds green leaves late, delaying the outstanding fall color  
Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset' Maple, Red Sunset Tree, Deciduous 35-45' 25-35' Rounded, pyramidal   fall color-red Red April   4 Not as resistant to scorch/tatter as 'Burgundy Belle', earlier fall color than 'October Glory' Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Bailsta' Maple, Fall Fiesta Tree, Deciduous 60' 40' Broad Oval Sun topart shade Fall-red, yellow, & orange mix Greenish yellow April   4 Leathery foliage rsistant to scorch. Very symmetrical crown at maturity Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Bonfire' Maple, Bonfire Tree, Deciduous 60' 45' Rounded   fall-red Greenish yellow April     Leathery foliage, disappointing fall color Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Commemoration' Maple, Commemoration Tree, Deciduous 50' 35' Oval   Green, yellow to orange to red in fall         One of the best sugar maples, fast growing, tatter and scorch resistant, early fall color Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' Maple, Green Mountain Tree, Deciduous 40' 30' Pyramidal       April     Leathery foliage resistant to scorch, tolerates heat, inferior to 'Legacy' and 'Commemoration' Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Legacy' Maple, Legacy Tree, Deciduous 50' 45' Rounded, dense oval   summer-glossy green, fall-yellow to orange to red Greenish yellow April     Dk green tatter free leaves, clean foliage holds into late fall, one of the best of all sugar maples Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Majesty' Maple, Majesty Tree, Deciduous 80' 50' Upright   green, orange to red in fall Greenish yellow April     Also known as 'Flax Mill Majesty', resistant to sun scald and frost crack, fast-growing Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer saccharum 'Monumentale' Maple, Temple's Upright Tree, Deciduous 60' 17' Columnar       April     Better form than Newton Sentry' maintaining a central leader  
Acer truncatum Maple, Purpleblow Tree, Deciduous 20-25' 20' Rounded   fall-yellow to orange to red   April       Prune winter die-back as needed in early spring
Acer truncatum 'Norwegian Sunset' Maple, Norwegian Sunset Tree, Deciduous 35' 25' Upright   fall-bright red   April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer x freemanii 'Armstrong' Maple, Armstrong Tree, Deciduous 50-70' 15' Columnar, oval   Green, red in fall Red April     Thin bark Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer rubrum 'Brandywine' Maple, Brandywine Tree, Deciduous 40' 30' Oval   Dark Green, deep red in fall Red April Seedless 4 to 8 Cross between 'October Glory' & 'Autumn Flame',  Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer x freemanii 'Celebration' Maple, Celebration Tree, Deciduous 45' 20-25' Upright       April       Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred' Maple, Autumn Blaze Tree, Deciduous 40' 40-50' oval, upright   Green, fall color- orange-red Red April Samara 4 Fast-growing Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Acer x freemanii 'Marmo' Maple, Marmo Tree, Deciduous 50-70' 35-40' Oval   Green, red in fall Red April   4 Outstanding and long lasting fall color Wrap trunk from Nov to April until 4" cal. to help prevent sunscald on thin bark.  
Achillea 'Angelique' Yarrow, Angelique Perennial       Sun              
Achillea x 'Coronation Gold' Yarrow, Coronation Gold Perennial 3' 2' Upright Sun Silver gray Gold June-July   2 to 9    
Achillea 'Credo' Yarrow, Credo Perennial       Sun              
Achillea 'Heidi' Yarrow, Heidi Perennial       Sun              
Achillea 'Nana Compacta' Yarrow, Nana Compacta Perennial       Sun              
Achillea 'Red Beauty' Yarrow, Red Beauty Perennial       Sun              
Achillea 'The Pearl' Yarrow, The Pearl Perennial       Sun              
Achillea 'Walter Funcke' Yarrow, Walter Funcke Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Sun Green Burnt orange June-July   3 to 7 Drought tolerant, excellent cut & dried flower, stays in a clump Deadhead to prolong bloom, cut stems down to foliage when done blooming, foliage remains attractive into winter, deadleaf in spring.
Achillea millefolium 'Summerwine' Yarrow, Summer Wine Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Rounded Sun Wooly Gray Burgundy June-Sept.   4 to 8 Drought tolerant, excellent cut & dried flower, stays in a clump Deadhead to prolong bloom, cut stems down to foliage when done blooming, foliage remains attractive into winter, deadleaf in spring.
Achillea x 'Moonshine' Yarrow, Moonshine Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Upright Sun Gray-green Sulfur yellow June-Sept.   3 to 7 Drought tolerant, excellent cut & dried flower, stays in a clump Deadhead to prolong bloom, cut stems down to foliage when done blooming, foliage remains attractive into winter, deadleaf in spring.
Achillea millefolium Terra Cotta Yarrow, Terra Cotta Perennial 2' 5' Spreading Sun Green Peach June-July   3 to 9 Drought tolerant, excellent cut & dried flower  
Aconitum 'Eleanor' Monkshood, Eleanor                        
Aconitum fischeri Monkshood, Azure Perennial 18-24" 12" Upright Part sun Dk green, glossy Lavender, blue Late summer -early fall   4 to 8 Strong stems don't require staking, deer/rabbit resistant. Toxic if ingested. Wash hands immediately after handling. Deadhead flowers after blooms are spent. Foliage can be left over winter and removed in spring. 
Aconitum napellus Monkshood, Common Perennial 36-42" 12" Upright Part sun Dark green Violet-blue Mid-late Summer   4 to 8 Attractive deeply divided foliage, deer/rabbit resistant   Toxic if ingested. Wash hands immediately after handling. Deadhead flowers after blooms are spent. Foliage can be left over winter and removed in spring. 
Aconitum 'Pink Sensation' Monkshood, Pink Sensation Perennial 36-40" 12" Upright Part sun Dark green Pale pink Mid-late Summer   4 to 8 Deer/rabbit resistant Toxic if ingested. Wash hands immediately after handling. Deadhead flowers after blooms are spent. Foliage can be left over winter and removed in spring. 
Aconitum 'Stainless Steel' Monkshood, Stainless Steel Perennial 36-42" 12" Upright Part sun Dark green Metalic blue Mid-late Summer   4 to 8 Attractive deeply divided foliage, deer/rabbit resistant   Toxic if ingested. Wash hands immediately after handling. Deadhead flowers after blooms are spent. Foliage can be left over winter and removed in spring. 
Acornus calamus Sweet Flag Perennial 2-3' 1.5-2'   Full sun to part shade   cream       Foliage releases cinnamon scent  
Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye Shrub, Deciduous 8-12' 8-12' Spreading Shade/Part Shade Green White June-July   4 to 8 Impressive shrub with large cylindrical flowers Maintain good moisture especially during heat/windy summer days.
Agastache rupestris Anise Hyssop Perennial 18-24"   Upright Full Sun Gray green Rosy orange Mid-late Summer   5 to 9 Fragrant foliage, blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Deadhead as needed. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Ajuga 'Black Scallop' Ajuga, Black Scallop Perennial, Groundcover 6-8" 18-24" Spreading groundcover Sun to Part Shade Dark glossy  Blue Spikes April-May   3 to 9 Scalloped foliage tolerates full sun Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' Ajuga, Burgundy Glow Perennial, Groundcover 6-9" 12-18" Spreading groundcover Sun-Part Shade   Blue Spikes May-June   4 to 9 Walnut compatible, could die-back in harsh winters, tolerates poor soil. Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' Ajuga, Catlin's Giant Perennial, Groundcover 6-9" 12-18" Spreading groundcover Sun-Part Shade Green,Purple,Bronze large leaves in mounds Blue Spikes May-June   4 to 9 Walnut compatible, could die-back in harsh winters, tolerates poor soil. Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' Ajuga, Chocolate Chip Perennial, Groundcover 3-6" 12-18" Spreading groundcover Sun-Part Shade Green,Purple,Bronze mini leaves in tight clumps Blue Spikes May-June   4 to 9 Walnut compatible, could die-back in harsh winters, tolerates poor soil. Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Ajuga reptans 'Gaity' Ajuga, Gaity Perennial, Groundcover 3-6" 12-18" Spreading groundcover Sun-Shade Bronze purple leaves Lilac spikes May-June   4 to 9 Walnut compatible, could die-back in harsh winters, tolerates poor soil. Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Ajuga reptans 'Silver Queen' Ajuga, Silver Queen Perennial, Groundcover 3-6" 12-18" Spreading groundcover Shade- Part Sun Variegated  Blue April- June   4 to 8    
Ajuga x 'Toffee Chip' Ajuga, Toffee Chip Perennial, Groundcover 2-3" 2-3' Spreading groundcover Full-part sun Green with gold/cream edge Blue Spikes summer   4 to 9 Smaller, dense foliage, moderate grower for rock walls, between stepping stones or perennial borders. Avoid thick mulch to allow for spreading & avoid shallow rooting.  Ajuga is evergreen, do not prune for winter.
Alcea rosea Hollyhock Biennial 3-7' 3-4' Upright Full Sun Green Singe or double in a variety of colors June-Aug.   3 to 8 Biennial plants will act perennial if deadheaded. Susceptible to rust and Japanese beetles. Deadhead unless wanting to self-sow. Cut flower stalks to ground, remove yellow leaves as necessary, basal foliage can be left over winter.
Alchelmilla mollis Lady's Mantle Groundcover 12-18" 24" mound Part sun Green yellow-green Early Summer   4 to 7 Long blooming flowers, water droplets collect on foliage. Deadhead flowers stems back to center of plant, deadleaf as necessary in summer. Leave foliage over winter.
Allium 'Firmament' Allium, Firmament Bulb 24-30"   Lollipop Sun to part sun Green Silvery purple May-June   4 to 8 Round baseball sized blossom dries well Foliage will die back as flower matures
Allium giganteum Allium, giganteum Bulb 40-48"   Lollipop Sun to part sun Green Lilac purple May   4 to 8 Round softball sized blossom dries well Foliage will die back as flower matures
Allium senescens glaucum Allium, Corkscrew Perennial 6-12" 12" Mounded Sun to part sun Blue green Rosy Late Summer   3 to 9 Small ping-pong ball sized flowers, persistant foliage. Deadhead flowers when faded, divide every 5-7 years.
Allium 'Globemaster' Allium, Globemaster Bulb 30-36"   Lollipop Sun to part sun Green Silvery pink purple May-June   4 to 8 Round softball to volleyball sized blossom dries well Foliage will die back as flower matures
Allium 'Purple Sensation' Allium, Purple Sensation Bulb 20-30"   Lollipop Sun to part sun Green Violet purple May   3 to 8 Round baseball sized blossom dries well Foliage will die back as flower matures
Allium tanguticum 'Summer Beauty' Allium, 'Summer Beauty' Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Upright Sun Green Purple July-Aug.   5 to 8 Persist narrow foliage, seeds are sterile Deadhead flowers when faded, remove foliage after killing frost.
Alnus glutinosa Black Alder Tree, Deciduous 40-50' 25-40' Upright to rounded Sun/Pt. Sun Green, yellow in fall     Nutlets persist in winter 4 to 7 Thrives in wet soil.  
Amelanchier x grandiflora Serviceberry, Autumn Brilliance Tree, Deciduous 20' 15' Upright to rounded Sun/Part Shade Green, red to orange in fall White April Purplish-black edible 4 to 9 Available in clump or single trunk form; blooms before fully leafed out. Prune dead or crossing branches as needed.  May want to protect trunk from winter damage by rabbits. You can pick the delicious fruit if not eaten by birds.
Ampelopsis brevipedunculata 'Elegans' Porcelain Vine, Variegated Vine 10-25'     Sun to part sun Green with white  White   Berries vary from pale lilac to bright turquoise 4 to 8 Petioles and new growth are pink May need assistance initially to be trained on trellis. Remove any stems that have died back after winter.
Amsonia x 'Blue Ice' Amsonia, Blue Ice Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Rounded Sun/Pt. Sun Green, turns golden orange in fall Light blue April-May   4 to 9 Narrow leaves line stem like bottlebrushes. Great fall color. Cut back by one third after flowering to prevent seeding and to shape. Leave up for winter interest and cut down in spring. 
Amsonia hubrichtii Narrow Leaf Blue Star Flower Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Upright Sun/Pt. Sun Green, turns golden orange in fall Light blue April-May   9-May Narrow feathery foliage, golden yellow in fall. Cut back by one third after flowering to prevent seeding and to shape. Leave up for winter interest and cut down in spring. 
Amsonia tabernaemontana  Willow Leaf Blue Star Flower Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Rounded Sun/Pt. Sun Green, turns golden orange in fall Light blue April-June   3 to 9 Lance-shaped leaves Cut back by one third after flowering to prevent seeding and to shape. Leave up for winter interest and cut down in spring. 
Andropogon gerardii Blue Stem, Big Grass 5-6'/5'   clump Sun silver blue Purple August-Sept.        
Anemone  x 'Honorine Jobert' Anemone, Honorine Jobert Perennial 3-4' 2-3'   Sun- Part Shade Green White Aug-Oct.   4 to 9 Morning sun is preferred to afternoon in hot locations. Avoid transplanting in fall. Does not require deadheading to prolong bloom, cut down after hard frost to prevent seeding.
Anemone hupehensis 'September Charm' Anemone, September Charm Perennial 24-36" 24-36" clump Part sun Green Rose-pink w/ silver and mauve Jun-Sept   4 to 8 Morning sun is preferred to afternoon in hot locations. Avoid transplanting in fall. Does not require deadheading to prolong bloom, cut down after hard frost to prevent seeding.
Anemone sylvestris 'Snowdrop' Anemone, Snowdrop Perennial 12-15" 2'   Sun-Part Shade Green White May   9-Apr Wooly seed heads, good for naturalization of woods Deadhead if seedlings is not desired.
Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima' Anemone, Robustissima Perennial 3-4' 2-3'   Sun-Part Shade Green Pink Aug.-Oct   4 to 9 Morning sun is preferred to afternoon in hot locations. Avoid transplanting in fall. Does not require deadheading to prolong bloom, cut down after hard frost to prevent seeding.
Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' Columbine, Denver Gold Perennial  30" 30"   Full sun to part shade Green Yellow May   3 to 9 Blooms heavily in the spring and may rebloom in the summer and fall, especially long spurs Deadhead flowers to prolong bloom and may repeat if flower stems are cut back.  Remove foliage if diseased and after killing freeze.
Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima' Chokeberry, Brilliant Red  Shrub 6-9' 5-8' Upright, rounded   Dark green turns red in fall white May red berries in fall 5 to 8 Red fruit and foliage in fall. Tolerates wet or dry conditions.  Birds will eat fruit in winter. Can produce suckers.  Remove to control spread.
Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic' Chokeberry, Autumn Magic Shrub 3-5' 2-4' upright full sun to part shade dark, glossy green, Fall- red and purple white (fragrant) May Purplish-black edible 3 to 7    
Aronia melanocarpa var elata Chokeberry, Glossy Black Shrub 4-6' 4-6' compact, rounded   Glossy Green, Fall- red white May black berries well into winter 3 to 7 Clusters of purple-black berries follow airy flowers.  
Artemisia schmidtiana 'Nana' Silver Mound Artemisia Perennial 12" 12-18" Mound Full sun silver-gray       3 to 9 Good for rock gardens. Good for kids to touch. If it flops open, cut it down to 1-2" to quickly resprout.
Aruncus aethusifolius Goatsbeard, Dwarf Perennial 10-12" 10" Mound Partial shade Green Creamy White June-July   3 to 7 Fine, glossy fern-like foliage with spiky flowers Does not require deadheading as seedheads are ornamental.
Aruncus dioicus Goatsbeard Perennial 4-5' 4-5' Mound Partial shade green, lacy Creamy White summer   3 to 7 Flowers similar to astilbe. Prefers moist organic soils, can clip off drying flower plumes after bloom.
Asarum canadense Ginger, Wild Groundcover 4-8" 8-12" Spreading Pt. Shade to shade Green Brown insignificant flower April-May   3 to 7 Native Deciduous, no maintenance required.
Asarum europaeum Ginger, European Groundcover 6-8"  8-12" Mounding Pt. Shade to shade Glossy green Brown insignificant flower April-May   4 to 7 Semi-evergreen, slow grower Do not prune for winter, remove dead leaves in spring as needed.
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed Perennial 3-4' 24-36" Upright Full Sun Green Pink July-Aug.   3 to 9 Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Snip off seed pods after flowering to prevent seeding.
Asclepias tuberosa  Butterfly Flower Perennial 24-28" 18-24" Upright Full Sun Green Orange June-Aug.   3 to 9 Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadheading will result in second bloom. Will seed heavily if not deadheaded. Do not prune for winter, cut back in spring.
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Blue' Aster, Wood's Blue Perennial 12-16" 12" Compact mound Full Sun Green Light blue Aug-Oct   3 to 8 Excellent mildew & rust resistance Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink' Aster, Wood's Pink Perennial  12-16" 12" Compact mound Full Sun Green Clear Pink with yellow eye Aug-Oct.   3 to 8 Excellent mildew & rust resistance Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple' Aster, Wood's Purple Perennial 8-12"   Compact mound Full Sun Green Dark Purple Aug- Oct   4 to 9 Highly mildew resistant. Attract butterflies. Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple' Aster, Wood's Purple Perennial  12-18" 12" Compact mound Full Sun Green Purple Aug-Oct.   3 to 8 Excellent mildew & rust resistance Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding
Aster 'Lady in Black'   Perennial                      
Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke' Aster, Alma Potschke Perennial 36" 14-24" Rounded Full Sun Green Bright Rose Late Summer   4 to 8 Can be pruned in June to reduce height and eliminate need for staking  Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding & remove diseased foliage
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' Aster, Purple Dome Perennial 18" 24" Rounded Full Sun Green Deep Purple Sept.-Oct.   4 to 8 Great fall color Cut to ground after flowering to prevent seeding and remove diseased foliage
Aster 'Peach Blossom'                          
Aster 'Professor Kippenberg' Aster, Professor Kippenberg Perennial 12" 12" Compact mound Full Sun Green Lavender blue Aug-Oct   3 to 8 Prolific bloomer Cut down after killing freeze to prevent seeding 
Astilbe 'August Light                          
Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila' Astilbe, Pumila Perennial 10" 18" Spreading Pt. Shade to shade Green Lilac July   3 to 8 Drought tolerant groundcover, walnut compatible Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring.
Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurkerze' Astilbe, Purple Candles Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Pt. Shade to shade Bronze green rosy purple petals surround brown cone August   4 to 9 Good as specimen or in back of the border, leaves will turn crispy in dry conditions. Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring.
Astilbe chinensis 'Visions' Astilbe, Visions Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Upright Pt. Shade to shade  Dark green Mauve July-Aug.   4 to 9 More sun and drought tolerant than others. Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring.
Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in Red' Astilbe, Visions in Red Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Upright Pt. Shade to shade  Bronze green with red stems Dark magenta July   4 to 9   Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring.
Astilbe japonica 'Rheinland' Astilbe, Rheinland Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Upright Pt. Shade to shade Lacy green Pink June-July   4 to 9 Foliage is deeping incised, almost lacy. Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring.
Astilbe 'Ostrich Plume'                          
Astilbe 'Pink Lightning'                          
Astilbe 'Red Sentinel'                          
Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite' Astilbe, Sprite Perennial 12-18"   Upright part shade bronze, fine textured Pink mid to late summer   4 to 8 1994 Perennial of the Year  
Astilbe taquetti 'Superba' Astilbe, Superba Perennial 36"     Sun or part shade green magenta or reddish- purple late summer   4 to 8 Good heat tolerance, wide range of soil types  
Astilbe 'White Wings'                          
Astilbe x arensii 'Beauty of Ernst' Astilbe, Colorflash Perennial 8-12" 12-18"   Pt. Shade to shade Tri-color Pink June-Aug.   4 to 8 Striking foliage  Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring
Astilbe x arensii 'Beauty of Lisse' Astilbe, Colorflash Lime Perennial 8-12" 12-18"   Pt. Shade  Glossy green changing to gold Pink June-Aug.   4 to 8 Striking foliage  Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring
Astilbe x arensii 'Deutschland' Astilbe, Deutschland Perennial 20" 24"   Pt. Shade to shade Green Creamy White June-July   3 to 8 Walnut compatible, leaves can turn crispy in dry conditions. Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring
Astilbe x arensii 'Fanal' Astilbe, Fanal Perennial 24" 18"   Pt. Shade to shade Dk bronze Blood Red June-July   3 to 8 Walnut compatible Faded flowers are ornamental and can be left for winter interest, cut back to ground in spring
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' Fern, Japanese Painted Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Mounding Shade to Pt. Shade Silver, green, burgundy       3 to 8 Beautiful foliage. Perennial Plant of the Year 2004. Best color with some morning sun, prefers humusy soil. Remove dead foliage after killing frost. 
Athyrium x Ghost  Fern, Ghost  Perennial 2-3'   Upright, clump Shade Silver, grey       3 to 0 Cross between Lady Fern and Jap. Painted Fern, can tolerate some dryness Low maintenance - foliage remains attractive all season, remove after killing frost in fall or wait until early spring.
Aurinia saxatilis Basket of Gold Perennial 12" 18" Spreading Sun Gray green Yellow April-May   3 to 7 Vibrant flowers can be seen at long distance, needs excellent drainage. Can be sheared back by half after flowering, deadleafing may be necessary in summer, do not cut back for winter, semi-evergreen, cleanup damaged foliage in spring.
Azalea 'Golden Lights' Azalea, Golden Lights  Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 3-4' Upright, rounded Part shade to sun Dark green Golden May   4 to 7 Blooms before foliage emerges. Resistant to mildew, great fall color  
Azalea 'Karen' Azalea, Karen Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3' Rounded Pt. shade to sun Glossy green, crimson in fall Fuschia  May NA 4 to 7 Holds some leaves through winter, stays compact, does best in well-drained soil and protected from direct winter wind. Does not require pruning, add acid to soil as needed
Azalea 'Poukhanense' Azalea, Korean Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3' Rounded Pt. shade to sun Dark green Rose-purple May NA 4 to 9 Larger flowers than Karen Prefers acidic soils, benefits from mulch, avoid cultivating around shallow roots.
Azalea 'Mandarin Lights' Azalea, Mandarin Lights Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 4-5' Upright, rounded Part Shade to sun Green Mandarin Orange May   4 to 7 Blooms before leafing out, fall color is bronze  
Azalea 'Northern Hi-Lights' Azalea, Northern Hi-Lights Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 5' Upright, rounded Part shade to sun Green Creamy white with yellow May   4 to 7 Fall foliage is an outstanding bronzed burgundy.  
Azalea 'Rosy Lights' Azalea, Rosy Lights  Shrub, Deciduous 4-5'  5-6' Spreading  Part shade to sun Green Dark rosy pink May   4 to 7 Fragrant flowers whose buds are hardy to -45  
Azalea 'White Lights' Azalea, White Lights Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded  Part shade to sun Dark Green Pale pink fades to white May   4 to 7 Blooms before foliage emerges. Resistant to mildew, great fall color  
Baptisia australis  False Indigo Perennial 3-4- 3-4' Upright Sun/Part Shade Blue-Green Blue April-May 2-3" pod 3 to 9 Deadheading unnecessary, seeds heads are ornamental May want to leave standing for winter interest but often fall over in mid winter
Baptisia leucantha White Wild False Indigo Perennial 3-4' 2-3' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green White May-June   3 to 7 Deadheading unnecessary, seeds heads are ornamental May want to leave standing for winter interest but often fall over in mid winter
Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow' False Indigo, Screaming Yellow Perennial 2-3' 2' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Green Yellow Jun-Jul   3 to 9 Deadheading unnecessary, seeds heads are ornamental May want to leave standing for winter interest but often fall over in mid winter
Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite' False Indigo. Twilite Prairieblues Perennial 3-4' 3-4' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Deep violet to purple  May-June   4 to 9 Deadheading unnecessary, seeds heads are ornamental May want to leave standing for winter interest but often fall over in mid winter
Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Concorde' Barberry, Concorde Shrub, Deciduous 2' 3' Compact,                                                                                                                             Mounded Sun Dark red       4 Slow-growing, most compact variety Rarely needs pruning, just occasional dead gray twigs.
Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Nana' Barberry, Crimson Pygmy Shrub, Deciduous 2' 3' Mounded Sun Burgundy-red       4 Slow-growing, very tough plant Rarely needs pruning, just occasional dead gray twigs.
Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Rose Glow' Barberry, Rosy Glow Shrub, Deciduous 3-5' 4' Arched, rounded Sun Young foliage red with pink flecks       4 Very showy tough plant Prune as desired in early spring
Berberis thunbergii 'Helmond Pillar Barberry, Helmond Pillar Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 1-2' Columnar Sun  Reddish-purple       4 to 8 Fall color is orange-red, slow growth,   
Berberis thunbergii 'Royal Burgandy' Barberry, Royal Burgundy Shrub, Deciduous 1-2' 1' Compact, rounded Sun Rich burgundy     Bright Red 4 More compact than Crimson pigmy, holds color throughout summer  
Bergenia cordifolia 'Winter Glow' Bergenia (Pigsqueak) Perennial. Groundcover 12-18" 18-24" Spreading Shade-Pt. Shade Green, red in fall Red April   3 to 8 Evergreen leathery leaves Deadhead flower stems after blooming, do not cut back in fall, faded or damaged leaves can be pulled off in spring.
Betula 'Crimson Frost' Birch, Crimson Frost Tree, Deciduous 30-35' 20' Broad, upright   foliage-burgundy all season       4 to 7 Cross between Betula platyphylla szechuanica & Betula pendula purpurea  
Betula nigra 'Cully' (Heritage) Birch, Heritage River Tree, Deciduous 40' 25-30' oval           4 to 8    
Betula papyrifera 'Uenci' Birch, Renaissance Upright Tree, Deciduous 50' 15' Narrow Upright   Green, golden yellow in fall       3 Semi-exfoliating white bark, resistant to bronze birch borer.  
Betula pendula 'Youngii' Birch, Young's Weeping Tree, Deciduous 12-18"  15-20" Weeping   Dark green       3 to 7 White exfoliating bark, yellow fall color  
Betula platyphylla 'Fargo' Birch, Dakota Pinnacle Asian White Tree, Deciduous 30' 7-8' Columnar   bark-creamy white       3 to 7 Resistant to bronze birch borer.  Tolerates wind, drought & heat.  
Betula populifolia 'Whitespire' Birch, Whitespire Tree, Deciduous 40' 25' Pyramidal   bark-white       4 to 7 Bark does not exfoliate.  
Betula utilis 'Madison'  Birch, White Satin Tree, Deciduous 35' 20' Pyramidal   Dark green, yellow in fall       4 White bark, excellent borer resistance  
Betula x 'Royal Frost' Birch, Royal Frost Tree, Deciduous 30' 15' Pyramidal   foliage-burgundy all summer, turning orange to bronze in fall       4 Cross between 'Crimson Frost' and 'Whitespire'  
Boltonia asteroides 'Nana'  Boltonia, Nana  Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Mounding Full Sun Blue-green White Late summer through fall   4 to 8 Dwart form native to midwest, attracts butterflies Blooms late, cut down after killing frost.
Boltonia asteroides 'Snowbank' Boltonia, Snowbank Perennial 3-4' 3-4' Mounding Full sun to light shade Blue-green White Late summer through fall   3 to 9   Blooms late, cut down after killing frost.
Brunnera macrophylla Siberian Bugloss Perennial 15-18" 15-18" Mounding Partial shade Green Blue Early April through Mid-May   3 to 8   Deadhead spent flowers. Cleanup foliage after killing frost or in early spring.
Brunnera macrophylla  'Looking Glass' Heartleaf Brunnera Perennial  12-15"   Mounding Part shade to shade Silver Blue Early April through Mid-May   3 to 8   Deadhead spent flowers. Cleanup foliage after killing frost or in early spring.
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' Siberian Bugloss, Jack Frost Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Mounding Part shade to shade Silver leaves veined with green Blue Early April through Mid-May   3 to 8 Blue flowers are like Forget-Me-Nots Deadhead spent flowers. Cleanup foliage after killing frost or in early spring.
Buddleia davidii Butterfly Bush, Variegated Shrub, Deciduous                     Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Adokeep' Butterfly Bush, Adonis Blue Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' round Sun Green Deep blue June-July   5 Refined, fast growth habit, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight' Butterfly Bush, Black Knight Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' Upright Round Sun Gray-green Dark purple June-Sept.   5 to 9 Refined, fast growth habit, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Blue Chip' Butterfly Bush, Low and Behold Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mounding Sun Gray-green Blue June-Sept.   5 to 9 Dwarf form with attractive blue-purple flowers Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Purple' Butterfly Bush, Nanho Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 4-5' Upright Spreading Full sun blue-green/silver reverse mauve-blue     5 to 9 Flowers on new growth Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Peekeep' Butterfly Bush, Peacock Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' Round Sun Green Pink June-July   5 Refined, fast growth habit, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight' Butterfly Bush, Pink Delight Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' Upright round sun Gray-green Bright pink     5 to 9 Refined, fast growth habit, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'Pyrkeep' Butterfly Bush, Purple Emperor Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' Round Sun Green Mauve-Purple June-July   5   Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion' Butterfly Bush, White Profusion Shrub, Deciduous 4' 4' Upright round Sun Gray-green White     5 to 9   Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buddleia X 'Miss Molly' Butterfly Bush, Miss Molly Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 3-4' Upright Round Sun Gray-green Red Summer thru fall   5 to 9 Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Deadhead spent flowers to keep tidy appearance, prune back to the ground in spring.
Buxus microphylla 'Wintergreen' Boxwood, Wintergreen Shrub, Evergreen 3-4' 3-4' Mounding Sun to shade Light green       5 to 9 Deer resistant, flowers are scented, but not showy Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Buxus sempervirens 'Monrue' Boxwood, Green Tower Shrub, Evergreen 9' 1-2' Columnar Full sun Dk green Yellow April-May   5 tp 9 Deer resistant, moderate to fast grower Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Buxus x 'Glencoe' Boxwood, Chicagoland Green Shrub, Evergreen 3-4' 4-5' Mounding Sun to shade Dk green       4 to 8 One of the best for holding green winter color, similar to 'Green Velvet', deer resistant, a var. koreana x sempervirens hybrid,  flowers are scented, but not showy Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Buxus x 'Green Mountain' Boxwood, Green Mountain Shrub, Evergreen 4-5' 3-4' Pyramidal, oval Sun to shade Dk green Yellow April- May   4 to 9 Deer resistant, var. koreana x sempervirens hybrid, flowers are scented, but not showy. Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Buxus x 'Green Velvet' Boxwood, Green Velvet Shrub, Evergreen 3' 3' Round Sun to shade Dk green Yellow April-May   4 to 9 Deer resistant, var. koreana x sempervirens hybrid, flowers are scented, but not showy Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Buxus x 'True Spreader' Boxwood, True Spreader Shrub, Evergreen 2' 3' Spreading to rounded Sun to shade Dk green         Deer resistant, flowers are scented, but not showy Spray with an antidessicant in fall  to avoid winter burn, especially first few years & in areas of high wind - only light pruning if desired in late winter/early spring.
Calamagrostis arundinacea var. brachytricha Feather Reed Grass, Korean Grass 3-4' 3-4' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Burgundy Sept.   4 to 9 More shade tolerant than most grasses, a cool season grass.  Cut back to 6" in very early spring before new green growth comes up
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Avalanche' Feather Reed Grass, Avalanche Grass 3-4' 2-3' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green with center white stripe Silver-gold plumes June-July   4 to 9 Variegated form of feather reed grass and slight smaller than species. Cut back to 6" in very early spring before new green growth comes up
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Feather Reed Grass, Karl Foerester Grass 4-5'/3' 3' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Gold feather-like plumes June-July   4 to 9 More shade tolerant than most grasses, a cool season grass. 2001 Perennial of the Year. Cut back to 6" in very early spring before new green growth comes up
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' Feather Reed Grass, Overdam Grass 3'/12-18" 2-3' Upright Pt. Shade Green with white stripes Gold feather-like plumes June-July   4 to 9 Beautiful variegated form and slightly smaller than species Cut back to 6" in very early spring before new green growth comes up
Calamintha nepeta ssp. Nepeta Lesser Calamintha Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Mounding Sun Green White Jun-Oct   4 to 9 Mint -scented leaves Cut back in fall after killing freeze or in spring.
Callirhoe involucrata Purple Poppy Mallow Perennial 8-12" 24-36" Spreading Sun Green Magenta Jun-Aug.   4 to 8 Cup shaped flowers on mat forming foliage, native to Missouri Easily grown in dry to medium well drained soil.  Deep tap root makes drought tolertant but difficult to transplant
Campanula 'Birch Hybrids' Bellflower, Dwarf Perennial 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Sun to Part Shade Green Purple blue April -May   4 to 7 Great plant for walls & crevices Cut back to new growth in spring.
Campanula 'Samantha' Bellflower, Samantha Perennial      Low mounding Full sun  Dk. Green Violet Blue  May-August   3 to 9 Flowers face upwards, extended bloom time. Cut back stems after flowers have finished
Campanula 'Sarastro' Bellflower, Sarastro  Perennial  18-20"   Low, compact mound Sun to Part Shade Green Dk purple-blue June-Aug.   4 to 9 Similar to C. Kent Belle but shorter and more compact, blooms more Cut back stems after flowers have finished
Campsis radicans Trumpetvine Vine     Shrubby, Twining vine     orange and Scarlet Mid-summer    4 to 9 Protect in zone 4 locations Cut back to 8" to insure better bud break.
Carex glauca Sedge, Blue Grass 3-6" 18-24" Spreading Sun-part sun Blue-gray Purple Mid-summer'   5 to 9 Matting groundcover, will withstand light traffic Can be sheared in spring with lawn mower.
Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' Sedge, Ice Dance Grass 8-12" 12-18" Mounding Shade to part shade Green with white edge       5 to 9 Semi evergreen, drought tolerant when established Cut back in spring
Carex morrowii 'Siver Sceptre' Sedge, Silver Scepter Grass 8-12" 8-12" Mounding Shade  Green with white edge       5 to 9 Evergreen leaves, drought tolerant when established Evergreen foliage usually only requires minor deadleafing in spring.
Carex oshimensis 'Evergold' Sedge, Evergold Grass 8-12" 8-12" Mounding Sun -part sun Green with cream center       5  to 9 Leaves cascade in fountain-like manner. Makes good ground cover. Evergreen foliage usually only requires minor deadleafing in spring.
Carex pensylvanica Penn sedge, oak sedge Grass 6-8" 18-24"   Pt. Shade         3 to 7 Can do well in sunnier locations with adequate moisture. Prefers dry, well-drained soils Semi-evergreen, can be mowed.
Caryopteris incana 'Jason' Caryopteris, Sunshine Blue Shrub 3' 3' Rounded Sun-part shade Yellow Blue Aug-frost   5 to 9 Blue flowers contrast with yellow foliage Dies back to the ground in winter, remove stems in spring. Flowers on new growth.
Caryopteria x clandonensis 'Blue Mist' Caryopteris, Blue Mist Shrub 2' 3' Rounded Sun  to part shade Silvery-green Blue Late July-frost   5 to 9 The blue flowers bloom on new growth. Dies back to the ground in winter, remove stems in spring. Flowers on new growth.
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' Bluebeard, Dark Knight Shrub 2' 2-3'  Rounded Sun- Part Shade Silvery-green Deep Blue Aug-Frost   4(5) to 9 Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Dies back to the ground in winter, remove stems in spring. Flowers on new growth.
Centaurea montana Bachelor's Button Perennial 12-24" 12-18" Mounding Full sun Gray-green Blue, feathery Early summer, rebloom late summer   3 to 8 Can spread quickly in moist fertile soil. Deadhead to prevent excessive seeding and promote reblooming, shear entire clump to 4" in midsummer to get fresh growth.
Centranthus rubur 'Coccineus' Red Valarian Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Mounding Full sun Green Red June-Sept.   4 to 9 Fragrant flowers, clean foliage Cut foliage to ground after killing frost in fall.
Cerastium tomentosum Snow in Summer Perennial 6-8" 8-12" Low mounding Full sun Silver white Mid-April to Early July   1 to 9 Tough plant for front of garden or rock garden. Cut foliage back after flowering to promote a more compact plant.
Cercidiphyllum japonicum Katsura Tree  Tree, Deciduous 40' 25-35' Pyramidal when young, rounded with age Sun Bronze in spring, blue green in summer, yellow-orange in fall Inconspicuous  Spring   5 to 8 Heart shaped leaves similar to redbud,  Maintain good moisture especially during heat/windy summer days.
Cercis canadensis Redbud Tree, Deciduous 20-30' 20-30' Irregular Sun-Pt. Shade Green, yellow-green in fall Reddish purple April Seed pods persist through winter 4 to 9 Good small specimen tree with intense early spring color Prune out deadwood in spring.
Cercis canadensis 'Alba' Whitebud Tree, Deciduous 20-30' 20-30' Irregular Sun-Pt. Shade Green, yellow-green in fall White April Seed pods persist through winter 4 to 9 Good small specimen tree with intense early spring color Prune out deadwood in spring.
Cercis canadensis 'Covey' Redbud, Lavender Twist Tree, Deciduous 8' 8' Weeping Sun-Pt. Shade Dark green Lavender April Seed pods persist through winter 5 to 9 Specimen tree with unique form. Prune out deadwood in spring.
Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' Redbud, Forest Pansy Tree, Deciduous 20' 25' Irregular Sun-Pt. Shade Scarlet-purple matures to maroon Rosy-pink April Seed pods persist through winter 5 to 9 Specimen tree with unique foliage Prune out deadwood in spring.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop' False Cypress, Golden Mop Conifer 4-5' 5-6' Mounding Full sun Golden yellow       4 to 8 Thread-like foliage forms semi-weeping habit. Matures very slowly. 
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Vintage Gold' False Cypress, Vintage Gold Conifer 5-7' 2-2.5' Mounding Full sun Yellow       4 to 8 Ferny foliage that holds it's color well  Low maintenance, 
Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats Grass 30"-36" 18-24" Clump Sun-Pt. Shade Green Green to reddish bronze to tan Late June-July   4 to 9 Warm season grass with drooping seed heads on bamboo like foliage Seedheads have winter interest. Cut foliage down in spring
Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' Turtlehead, Hot Lips Perennial 36-40" 24-36" Upright Pt. Shade Green Pink Aug. - Sept.   3 to 8 Spikes of pink flower heads look like turtleheads Moisture loving plants with attractive seed heads after blooming. Cut down in fall after killing frost or wait till spring.
Chrysanthemum x hybrida '95-105-6'  Mammoth Mum, Coral Daisy Perennial 2-3' 2-4' Mounding Full Sun Green Coral with yellow center Aug-Sept.    4 to 9 True perennial, flowers cover dense foliage. No pruning, pinching, deadheading. After flowering, let stand through winter, cut off dead stems in spring.
Chrysanthemum x hybrida '98-E90-15'  Mammoth Mum, Twilight Pink Daisy Perennial 2-3' 2-4' Mounding Full Sun Green Mauve Pink Aug-Sept.    4 to 9 True perennial, flowers cover dense foliage. No pruning, pinching, deadheading. After flowering, let stand through winter, cut off dead stems in spring.
Cimicifuga ramosa Snakeroot Perennial 4-6' 3-4' Spiky when in flower Pt. Shade Green White Aug.-Sept.   3 to 8 Striking moisture loving perennial Allow seedheads to remain for winter interest if desired. Cleanup foliage/stems in spring.
Cimicifuga ramosa 'Brunette' Cimicifuga, Brunette Perennial 36-48" 18-24" Spiky when in flower Pt. Shade Dk. Purple White Aug.-Sept.   3 to 9 Striking moisture loving perennial Allow seedheads to remain for winter interest if desired. Cleanup foliage/stems in spring.
Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty' Cimicifuga, Hillside Black Beauty Perennial 36-48" 18-24" Spiky when in flower Pt. Shade Dk. Purple White Aug.-Sept.   4 to 8 Striking moisture loving perennial Allow seedheads to remain for winter interest if desired. Cleanup foliage/stems in spring.
Clematis x 'Comtesse de Bouchaud' Clematis, Comtesse de Bouchaud Vine 10'         Bright mauve-pink, satin sheen, crimpled edges, 5" Mid-summer to early- autumn       Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis 'Durandii' Clematis, Durandii Vine 3-5'   Non-clinging habit     Clear Purple to Indigo Blue, semi-nodding, 4" Mid-summer to early- autumn   4 to 9 Stiff stems good for cutting, non-clinging habit, height good for mailboxes.  
Clematis 'Edmouard Andre' Clematis, Edmouard Andre Vine     Twining               Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring.  1st Year-Cut back to 15/18" to encourage bushy growth at base.  2nd Year-Cut back to slightly above last year's cut, about 24".  3rd & Subsequent Years-Cut back to just above previous year, about 3/4'.
Clematis x 'Ernest Markham' Clematis, Ernest Markham Vine 10-13'   Twining     Magenta 4-6" Late June-Sept.   3 to 9 Robust grower Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis x 'Henryi' Clematis, Henryi Vine 6-10'   Twining Sun, shade or mulch the roots Green White withchocolate stamens June, September   4 to 9 Very large 6-7" flowers Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem.
Clematis integrifolia 'Caerulea' Clematis, Bushy Blue Bell Vine 1-2' 2-3' Bushy Full to partial sun green violet- blue     3 to 7    
Clematis x 'Jackmanii' Clematis, Jackman Vine 8-12'   Twining Sun-Part Sun   Purple June-Sept.   2 to 9 Dark velvet purple flowers bloom profusely Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis x 'Nelly Moser' Clematis, Nelly Moser Vine 8-10'         Pink Striped         Pruning Group 2 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis x 'Niobe' Clematis, Niobe Vine 8-10'   Twining Sun to Part Sun Leathery Green Deep Ruby May through September   4 to 9 Roots prefer cool area, Keep mulched. Pruning Group 2 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis x 'Rouge Cardinal' Clematis, Rouge Cardinal Vine 9-10'   Twining Sun-Part Sun Leathery Green Crimson Summer   4 to 9 Roots prefer cool area, Keep mulched. Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis paniculata 'Sweet Autumn' Clematis, Sweet Autumn Vine 15-20'   Twining Sun-Part Sun Green White Sept.-Oct.   4 to 9 Masses of small white fragrant flowers in fall  Pruning Group 2 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis 'Pope John Paul II' Clematis, Pope John Paul II Vine           White          
Clematis 'Raymond Evision X Arctic Queen' Clematis, Arctic Queen Vine 10'   Twining Sun-Part Sun   Ruffled White June-Sept.   3 to 9 Large white ruffled flowers Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis 'Snow Queen' Clematis, Snow Queen Vine 8'         White         Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis viticella 'Etoile Violette' Clematis, Etoille Violette Vine 10-13'   Twining     Violet Purple Mid-summer to early- autumn   3 to 9   Pruning Group 3 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clematis 'Westerplatte'                         Pruning Group 2 - Prune late winter/early spring, remove dead leaves.  1st Year-Cut back to 15/18" to encourage bushy growth at base.  2nd Year-Cut back to 3', remove weak & dead growth.  Subsequent Years-Cut back to pair of strong buds to maintain shape.  Remove any overcrowded or dead stems.
Clematis 'Will Goodwin' Clematis, Will Goodwin Vine 10'         Mid-Blue       Ruffled edges Pruning Group 2 - Prune late winter/early spring removing deadwood down to lowest emerging bud on each stem
Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird Clethra, Hummingbird Summersweet Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Mound Sun to pt. shade Med to dark green White July   4 to 9 Very fragrant flowers, slow to leaf out in spring, tolerates shady, wet sites.  Prune in spring to remove spent flowers and shape.
Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spires' Clethra, Pink Spires Shrub, Deciduous 4-8' 4-6' Oval Sun to pt. shade Med to dark green Pink July   4 to 9 Very fragrant flowers, slow to leaf out in spring, tolerates shady, wet sites.  Prune in spring to remove spent flowers and shape.
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' Clethra, Ruby Spice Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 4-6' Oval Sun to pt. shade Med to dark green Pink July   4 to 9 Very fragrant flowers, slow to leaf out in spring, tolerates shady, wet sites.  Prune in spring to remove spent flowers and shape.
Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles' Clethra, Sixteen Candles Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Oval Sun to pt. shade Med to dark green White July   4 to 9 Very fragrant flowers, slow to leaf out in spring, tolerates shady, wet sites.  Prune in spring to remove spent flowers and shape.
Coreopsis 'Crème Brulee' Coreopsis, Crème Brulee Perennial 20" 3' mounding full sun to part shade green deep yellow May-Sept.   4 to 9 Simiiar to Moonbeam in color with slightly thicker foliage Cut back mid-season
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Flying Saucer' Coreopsis, Flying Saucer Perennial 16-18"   Mounding  Full sun to part shade Green Golden yellow  June- October   5 to 9 Very large flowers with zigzag edge, blooms till frost Not reliably perennial, grown as annual.
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray' Coreopsis, Sunray Perennial 24" 8-12" Mounding Sun Green Yellow Late May-Early August   4 to 9 2" diameter double flowers Deadhead flowers throughout season to prolong bloom and keep plant healthy. Cut foliage off after killing frost.
Coreopsis lanceolata 'Sterntaler Coreopsis, Sterntaler Perennial  2' 2' Upright Sun Green Yellow with maroon center June - September   4 to 9 Excellent cut flowers Deadhead flowers throughout season to prolong bloom and keep plant healthy. Cut foliage off after killing frost.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Golden Showers' Coreopsis, Golden Showers Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Mounding Sun Green Gold May-Oct   4 to 9 Golden flower color with long bloom time Deadhead flowers to keep plant tidy.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' Coreopsis, Moonbeam Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Mounding Sun Green Pale Yellow June- October   5 to 9 Perennial Plant of the Year 1992  Blooms continuously from June on  Deadhead flowers in late July or August by shearing top 3". Can cut foliage off after killing frost.
Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' Coreopsis, Zagreb Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Mounding Sun Green Deep Yellow June-Aug.   5 to 9 Compact, bushy plant, blooms for long time. Deadheading usually won't promote rebloom. Shear to ground for cleanup in fall or spring.
Cornus alba 'Bailhalo' Dogwood, Ivory Halo Shrub, Deciduous 6' 6' Rounded Full or Part Sun White leaf margin White May-June White berries 3 to 7 Red winter stems Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Cornus alba 'Bud's Yellow' Dogwood, Bud's Yellow Shrub, Deciduous 8' 6' Rounded, Upright   Lt. green Creamy white       Yellow winter stems, canker resistant  
Cornus alternifolia Dogwood, Pagoda Tree, Deciduous 15-20' 20-25' Horizontal branching Part sun Green, red in fall White May Blue-black berries 4 to 7 Understory tree  
Cornus hessei 'Garden Glow' Dogwood, Garden Glow Shrub, Deciduous 3-4.5' 3' Rounded Part sun to heavy shade Chartreuse to gold White Summer White to pale blue 2 to 7 Red to burgundy foliage in mild fall, red winter stems Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' Dogwood, Milky Way Tree, Deciduous 15-20' 15-20' Horizontal   Green White, large   Red fall fruit      
Cornus kousa 'Wolf's Eye' Dogwood, Wolf's Eye Tree, Deciduous 20'   Horizontal Part sun Cream leaf margin White to pale green   red berries in fall 5 to 8 Slow growing.  
Cornus mas  Dogwood, Cornelian Cherry Shrub, Deciduous 15-20' 10-12' Upright Full sun to partial sun Green, yellow to red in fall Yellow Early spring Red cherry-like fruit 4 to 8 Attracts birds, tolerant of dry soil, useful as hedge or screen  
Cornus mas 'Golden Glory' Dogwood, Golden Glory Corneliancherry Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Rounded, oval   Glossy, Dk Green Yellow, small Early spring Red cherry-like fruit 5 to 8 2001 Gold Medal Award Winner  
Cornus racemosa Dogwood, Gray Shrub, Deciduous 10' 12' Wide spreading Full sun to partial sun Light green, purple in fall Creamy white Spring White berries 3 to 8 Cluster of white berries on red stalks with gray stems  
Cornus sericea 'Alleman's Compact' Dogwood, Alleman's Compact Shrub, Deciduous 5'-6' 5-6' Rounded, compact Full sun Green, red-purple in fall Creamy white Spring into summer   2 to 8 Red winter stems Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Cornus sericea 'Cardinal' Dogwood, Cardinal Shrub, Deciduous 8' 10' Spreading Full sun to partial shade Green Creamy white Spring     Red to orange winter stems Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Cornus sericea 'Isanti' Dogwood, Isanti Shrub, Deciduous 5' 6' Rounded, compact Full to partial sun Green Creamy white Spring   2 to 7 Red winter stems Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Cornus sericea 'Silver & Gold' Dogwood, Silver & Gold Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded Sun or Shade Green with cream/white edge White     3 to 7 Yellow winter stems  
Cornus stolonifera 'Farrow' Dogwood, Artic Fire Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounder Part Sun Green White May-June   3 to 7 Red stems, compact form Prune out old stems that loose red color.
Corydalis lutea Corydalis lutea Perennial 9-15" 8" Rounded Shade/Pt. Shade Green Golden yellow May-fall   5 to 7 Ferny foliage Will bloom sporadically all season if kept moist. May go dormant during hot dry summers.
Cotinus coggygria 'Golden Spirit' Smokebush, Golden Spirit Tree, Deciduous 6-8' 6' Broad Sun/Part Shade Gold, orange to red fall color Yellow June-July   4 to 8 Particularly attractive when planted near bronze-leafed shrubs. Prune late winter as desired, do not top
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple' Smokebush, Royal Purple Tree, Deciduous 8-10' 8-10' Upright, spreading Sun Dk. Purple Purple plumes July   4 to 8 Holds foliage color all summer. May be cut back hard each spring to control size and accentuate foliage color.
Cotinus coggygria 'Young Lady' Smokebush, Young Lady Tree, Deciduous 8' 8' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Green, orange fall color Pink plumes     4   Prune late winter as desired, do not top
Cotoneaster apiculatus Cranberry Cotoneaster Shrub 2-3' 3-4' Spreading, arching Full to Part sun Green Pink May- June        
Crategus phaenopyrum Hawthorn, Washington Tree, Deciduous 25-30' 20-25' Oval, rounded  Sun Glossy, Dk Green White   Red 4 Persist red fruit, reddish purple fall color  
Delphinium 'Blue Mirror' Delphinium, Blue Mirror Perennial 8-12" 12-18" Bushy mound Sun to part sun Green Blue All summer   3 to 9 Fragrant flower does not need staking. Deadhead regularly to encourage repeat bloom.
Delphinium grandiflora 'Butterfly Blue' Delphinium, Butterfly Blue Perennial 12-14"     Full Sun Green Deep. Blue June - July   3 to 9 Striking blue color rarely seen in garden Can be shortlived plant. Allow to seed. Cut down only after foliage dies back.
Deschampsia caespitosa Tufted Hair Grass Grass 2-3' 1.5-2'   Sun/Part Shade Deep green   June   4 to 9    
Deutzia gracilis 'Duncan' Deutzia, Chardonnay Pearls Shrub 2-3' 2-3' Round Partial Shade Lime  White Spring   5 to 8 Fragrant flowers  
Deutzia gracilis 'Nana' Nikko Slender Deutzia Shrub 2' 5' Compact, Spreading Full to Part sun green white mid to late May   3 to 8    
Deutzia x'Monzia' Pink-A-Boo Deutzia Shrub 6-8' 6' Multi-stem Full to Part sun green pink     3 to 8    
Dianthus deltoides 'Brilliant' Dianthus, Brilliant Perennial 3-6" 18-24" Mounding Full to Part sun Green Red June-July   3 to 8 Great groundcover, striking flowers last 8 to 10 weeks Shear after blooms fade for additional flowers later.
Dianthus 'First Love' Dianthus, First Love Perennial 8-10"     Full Sun Green White to deep rose  April - Aug.   3 to 9 Fragrant flowers bloom spring to fall Deadhead to prolong bloom and maintain neat appearance
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch' Dianthus, Firewitch Perennial 8-12" 8-12" Mounding Full Sun Blue Magenta pink April - Aug.   3 to 9 Heavy bloom in spring with sporadic bloom through summer, evergreen foliage. Perennial Plant of the Year 2006 Deadhead to prolong bloom and maintain neat appearance
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies' Dianthus, Tiny Rubies Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Mounding Full Sun Green Deep pink April-Aug.   3 to 9 Heavy bloom in spring with sporadic bloom through summer, evergreen foliage. Deadhead to prolong bloom and maintain neat appearance.
Dicentra formosa 'King of Hearts' Bleeding Heart, King of Hearts Perennial 8-12" 12-18" Mounding Partial-full shade   Pink April- July   3 to 9 Long blooming, prefers rich, well drained soil. Deadhead individual flower stems to basal foliage after flowers fade to prolong blooming. Deadleaf any browning or fading foliage.
Dicentra spectabilis  Bleeding Heart, Pink Old Fashioned  Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright, rounded Partial-full shade   Pink April-May   2 to 8 Will go dormant in heat & dryness of summer. Pair with fall bloomer like anemone. Cut to ground when foliage turns yellow and goes dormant.
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'  Bleeding Heart, White Old Fashioned  Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright, rounded Partial-full shade   White April-May   2 to 8 Will go dormant in heat & dryness of summer. Pair with fall bloomer like anemone. Cut to ground when foliage turns yellow and goes dormant.
Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart' Bleeding Heart, Gold Heart Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright, rounded Partial-full shade Gold Pink April- May   3 to 8 Will go dormant in heat & dryness of summer. Pair with fall bloomer like anemone. Cut to ground when foliage turns brown and goes dormant.
Dicentra x eximia 'Luxuriant' Bleeding Heart, Luxuriant Perennial 12" 12-18" Mounding Partial-full shade Gray green Cherry red Everblooming   3 to 9 Long blooming, prefers rich, well drained soil. Deadhead individual flower stems to basal foliage after flowers fade to prolong blooming. Deadleaf any browning or fading foliage.
Diervilla lonicera Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Mounding Sun to part sun Green, yellow to orange to red in fall pale yellow/orange, or purple/red     3 to 7 Excellent for mass planting and slopes Foliage free of disease and tolerant of many soil conditions.
Diervilla sessilifolia 'LPDC Podaras' Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, Cool Splash Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green and white variegated Yellow June-July   3 to 8 Densely branched shrub forms underground suckers, great for slopes. Variegated foliage stays clean and bright until frost
Echinacea 'CBG Cone 2' Coneflower, Pixie Meadowbright Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Pink July-Sept.   4 to 8 Compact and prolific bloomer Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea 'CBG Cone 3' Coneflower, Mango Meadowbright Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Upright Sun Green Yellow Jun-Sept   4 to 9 Nice after 1st year, holds color well Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea 'Harvest Moon' Coneflower, Harvest Moon Perennial 24-30" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Yellow gold petals with golden orange cone July-Sept.   4 to 8 Maintains yellow flower color better than other varieties Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea 'Pica Bella' Coneflower, Pica Bella Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Upright Sun Green Deep pink June-Aug.   3 to 9 Good cut flower. Flowers have narrow petals. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea pallida Coneflower, Pale Purple Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Upright Sun Green Pink July-Aug.   3 to 8 Native prairie plant tolerant of dry soil Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea purpurea 'PAS702917' Coneflower, Powwow Wild Berry Perennial 16-20" 12-16" Upright Sun Green Rosy-purple June-Sept.   3 to 9 Longer blooming, fade proof flowers Deadheading not necessary to prolong bloom time on this cultivar.
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower Perennial 24-30" 12-18" Upright Sun Green rosy purple petals surround brown cone midsummer until fall   3 to 8 Good cut flower. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea purpurea 'Alba' Coneflower, White Perennial 2-3' 12-18" Upright Full sun to part shade Green White midsummer   3 to 8 Good cut flower. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea purpurea 'Butterfly Kisses' Coneflower, Butterfly Kisses Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Upright Full sun Green Pink July-Sept.   3 to 8 Pink double pompom flowers Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel' Coneflower, Fragrant Angel Perennial 32-40" 24" Upright Full sun Green White July-Sept.   4 to 9 Fragrant flowers attract butterflies Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' Coneflower, Magnus Purple Perennial 28-36" 18-24" Upright Sun -part sun Green Rosy-purple July-Sept.   3 to 8 1998 Perennial of the Year, birds like seedheads Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or  leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea purpurea 'Tiki Torch' Coneflower, Tiki Torch Perennial 28-32" 18-24" Upright Sun-part sun Green Orange July-Sept.   4 to 9 Extra large pumpkin orange flowers on strong stems. Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or  leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea purpurea 'Tomato Soup' Coneflower, Tomato Soup Perennial 26-28" 18-24" Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Red July-Sept.   4 to 9 Fragrant flowers on sturdy stems make good cut flower and will attract butterflies. Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or  leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea Sombrero 'Salsa Red' Coneflower, Sombrero Salsa Red Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Sun Green Red June-Sept.   5 to 9 Compact and well branched with brilliant flowers Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea Sombrero 'Sandy Yellow' Coneflower, Sombrero Sandy Yellow Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Sun Green Yellow June-Sept.   5 to 9 Compact and well branched with lovely flowers Deadheading spent blooms will make new flowers more prominent and avoid seeding, or leave for winter interest and birds. 
Echinacea 'Sundown' Coneflower, Sundown Perennial 32-40" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Orange petals with brown cone July-Sept.   4 to 8 Rose like fragrance and strong stems make it a good cut flower. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea tennessiensis hybrids Coneflower, Rocky Tops Hybirds Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Full sun Green Purple May-Sept.     Foliage distinctively different from typical coneflower. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea 'Twilight' Coneflower, Twilight Perennial 24-30" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Rose-red petals with dark red cone July-Sept.   4 to 8 Strong stems with impressive large flowers Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea x 'Art's Pride' Coneflower, Orange Meadowbright Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Upright Sun Green Orange Jun-Oct   4 to 9 Nice after 1st year,  holds color well Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea x 'Sunrise' Coneflower, Sunrise Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Soft yellow July-Oct.   4 to 9 Soft yellow petals with a green cone that changes to gold Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Echinacea x 'Sunset' Coneflower, Sunset Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Upright Full-part sun Green Orange June-Aug.   4 to 9 Lightly scented, orangy flowers contrast with copper colored cone.  Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom time.  Cones also provide winter interest and attract birds if left standing.
Epimedium x rubrum Barrenwort, Red Perennial 8-12" 8-12" Groundcover Part Shade to Shade Green Yellow April-May   5 to 8 Heart shaped leaves prefer moist soil but can tolerate dry conditions Slow growing plant requires little maintenance
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum' Barrenwort, Sulphureum Perennial 8-12" 8-12" Groundcover Part Shade to Shade Green Red and yellow April-May   4 to 8 Heart shaped leaves prefer moist soil but can tolerate dry conditions Slow growing plant requires little maintenance
Erianthus ravennae (Saccharum ravennae) Pampas Grass, Hardy Grass 8-10'   Clump Sun   silvery white     4 to 10    
Euonymus alatus Burningbush Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 8-12' Rounded Sun- Shade Green, red in fall Inconspicuous yellow-green May Red-orange 3 to 8 Brilliant fall color and interesting corky winged bark in winter Prune as needed in spring.
Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' Burningbush, Compact Shrub, Deciduous 5-8' 4-6' Rounded Sun-Shade Green, red in fall Inconspicuous yellow-green May Red-orange 4 Brilliant fall color and interesting corky winged bark in winter Prune as needed in spring.
Eupatorium dubium 'Phantom' Joe Pye Weed, Phantom Perennial 36-40" 36" Unright Sun-Part Sun Green Rose-pink July-Sept.   4 Attracts butterflies  Can be left for winter interest. Cut to ground in fall or spring.
Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway' Joe Pye Weed Perennial 5-6' 3-4' Upright Sun Green Rose-pink July-Sept.   2 to 9 Large impressive flower heads will develop fluffy seedheads. Can be left for winter interest. Cut to ground in fall or spring.
Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate' Joe Pye Weed, Chocolate  Perennial  3-4' 36" Upright Sun-Part Sun Purple Blush-white Aug-Sept   4 to 9 Used primarily for dark foliage not flowers Deadhead flowers to avoid seeding. 
Eupatoruim purpureum 'Little Joe' Joe Pye Weed, Little Joe Perennial  4' 36" Upright Sun to part shade  Green Rose-Pink July- Sept.   3 to 9 More compact version of regular Joe Pye Weed Can be left for winter interest. Cut to ground in fall or spring.
Fagus grandifolia Beech, American Tree, Deciduous 50-70' 50-60' Wide spread crown Sun Dark Green Nut  April to May   4 to 9    
Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula' Beech, Weeping European Tree, Deciduous 50-60' 60'+ weeping Full Sun Summer- deep green, fall- golden bronze       4 to 7 A natural work of art, a living, growing sculture. Tends to maintain upright central leader. Pendulous branches hang from great heights.
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula' Beech, Purple-Leaf Weeping European Tree, Deciduous 10-12' 12'+ weeping, mushroom dome   spring- deep purple, summer- purple/green       4 to 7    
Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii' Beech, River's Purple European Tree, Deciduous 40-50' 20-30'   Full Sun Black-purple       4 to7    
Fagus sylvatica 'Tricolor' Beech, Tricolor Tree, Deciduous 30' 20' Upright, oval Partial Sun  Purple with pink and cream       5 Slow growing with striking foliage.  
Festuca ovina 'Elijah Blue' Blue Fescue Grass 6-8" 6-8" Clump Full Sun Blue       4 to 9    
Forsythia 'Courtasol' Forsythia Gold Tide Shrub, Deciduous 24-30" 4' Spreading Full sun to light shade green lemon yellow  Early spring   4 Flower buds need adequate snow cover in zone 4 for consistent spring bloom  
Forsythia 'Meadowlark' Forsythia, Meadowlark Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 6-10' Semi-arching Full sun Green Bright yellow Earlly spring   3 to 8 Developed for the northern plains, flower buds hardy to -35.  If pruned, try to maintain arching form.
Forsythia 'MINBUS' Forsythia, Show Off Sugar Baby Shrub, Deciduous 18-24" 24-36" Upright Full sun to part shade Deep green Yellow Early spring   4 A miniature upright plant with fully display of yellow flowers. Low maintenance, prune after flowering if necessary.
Forsythia 'Sunrise' Forsythia, Sunrise Shrub, Deciduous 5' 5' Rounded, Clump Full sun to part shade Medium green Bright yellow March-April    5 to 8 Iowa State University introduction; flower buds hardy to zone 5, Low moisture requirements, low maintenance  
Forsythia viridissima 'Bronxensis' Dwarf Forsythia Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Compact, flat-topped   bright green, Fall- bronze  bright yellow Early spring   5 to 8    
Forsythia viridissima koreana 'Kumson' Kumson Forsythia Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 4-5' Upright arching   dark green with silver variegation  bright yellow early spring   5 to 8 Accent plant  
Forsythia viridissima 'McKCitrine' Forsythia 'Citrus Swizzle' Shrub, Deciduous 12-24" 2' Round Full sun to part shade Lime green with cream margin Yellow Early spring   4 Variegated foliage is burgundy red in fall, best color in full  sun Low maintenance
Forsythia x 'Mindor'' Forsythia, Show Off Shrub, Deciduous 3-6' 3-6' Round Full sun to part shade Deep green Yellow Early spring   4 A compact rounded plant with fully display of yellow flowers Low maintenance
Fothergilla gardenii Fothergilla, Dwarf Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Sun/Pt. Shade Green, yellow to orange to red in fall White Spring   5 to 8 Has multiple season interest, fragrant flowers are shaped like bottle brush  Protect from rabbits in winter
Fothergilla major 'Mt. Airy' Fothergilla, Mt. Airy Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 4-5' Upright Sun/Pt. Shade Green, yellow to orange to red in fall White April-May   5 to 8 Has multiple season interest, fragrant flowers are shaped like bottle brush  Protect from rabbits in winter
Gaillardia 'Fanfare' Blanket Flower, Fanfare Perennial 14-24"   Spreading Sun   Scarlet with yellow trumpet-like ends Mid-May - Sept.   3 to 9 Large and most unusual flowers are stunning and cover the entire plant. Will flower continuously without deadheading. Seedheads are ornamental. Cut flower stems down to basal foliage.
Gaillardia grandiflora 'Goblin' Blanket Flower, Goblin Perennial 8-12" 8-12" Spreading Sun   Red with yellow margins June-Oct.   3 to 9 Blooms till frost, excellent cut flower, drought tolerant Will flower continuously without deadheading. Seedheads are ornamental. Cut flower stems down to basal foliage.
Gaillardia 'Tokajer' Blanket Flower, Tokajer Perennial  23"   Mounding Sun  Green Orange-Red     3 to 10 Deere resistant, heat tolerant  
Gallardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' Blanket Flower, Arizona Sun Perennial 8-10" 8-10" Spreading Sun Green Orange-red tipped with yellow June-Oct.   3 to 9 Provides continuous color all season long. Will flower continuously without deadheading. Seedheads are ornamental. Cut flower stems down to basal foliage.
Geranium 'Brookside' Hardy Geranium, Brookside Perennial 12-18"   Mounding Sun-Pt. Shade Green, red orange in fall Sapphire blue May-July   3 to 8 Flowers cover mound of finely cut leaves. Deadhead by shearing back about 4" of foliage after main flowering is finished. Remove dead leaves in spring.
Geranium endressii 'Wargrave Pink' Hardy Geranium, Wargrave Pink Perennial 18-20" 18" Mounding Sun- Part Shade Green Pink May-June   4 to 8 Flowers cover mound of finely cut leaves. Deadhead entire flower stem back to base of plant when finished blooming. 
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' Bevan's Bigroot Geranium Perennial 8-12" 18-24" Mounding Sun to part shade Green, red in fall Magenta Jun-Jul   2 to 9 Fragrant leaves, foliage turns red in fall Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, plant can be pruned to keep it desired size.
Geranium pratense 'Dark Reiter' Hardy Geranium, Dark Reiter Perennial 8-12" 12" Mounding Sun/Part Shade Dark purple Bluish purple May-June   4 to 8 Deeply cut leaves are a colorful addition to landscape  Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy.
Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' Hardy Geranium, Max Frei Perennial 8-12" 18-24" Mounding Sun-Pt. Shade Green, crimson in fall Reddish purple May-Sept.   3 to 8 Flowers cover mound of finely cut leaves. Deadhead by shearing back about 4" of foliage after main flowering is finished. Remove dead leaves in spring.
Geranium sanguineum 'New Hampshire Purple' Hardy Geranium, New Hampshire Purple Perennial 12-18" 24" Mounding Sun-pt. shade Green, crimson in fall Magenta-crimson May-Sept.   3 to 8 Flowers cover mound of finely cut leaves. Deadhead by shearing back about 4" of foliage after main flowering is finished. Remove dead leaves in spring.
Geranium sanguineum 'Striatum' Hardy Geranium, Striatum Perennial 6-8" 2-3' Mounding Sun- Part Shade Green Pink with dark pink veins May-Sept.   4 to 8 Early flush of blooms followed by sporadic blooming rest of season Deadhead if desired to remove spent blooms. Cut back in fall or spring.
Geranium sanguineum 'Vision Violet' Hardy Geranium, Vision Violet Perennial 10-16" 16" Mounding Sun-Part Shade Green Violet May-Aug.   4 to 8 Flowers cover mound of finely cut leaves. Deadhead by shearing back about 4" of foliage after main flowering is finished. Remove dead leaves in spring.
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' Geranium, Biokovo Perennial, Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Sun to Part Shade Green Pink May-July   3 to 8 Fragrant foliage Deadhead flowers for neatness. Remove matted foliage in spring.
Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge' Geranium, Cambridge Perennial, Groundcover 6-12" 5-12" Mounding Sun to Part Shade Green Dark pink May-June   4 to 9 Fragrant foliage Deadhead flowers for neatness. Remove matted foliage in spring.
Geranium x 'Johnson's Blue' Hardy Geranium, Johnson's Blue Perennial 18" 18" Mounding Sun-Pt. Shade Green, red orange in fall Blue May-June   4 to 8 Best known blue geranium Deadhead entire flower stem back to base of plant when finished blooming. 
Geranium x 'Rozanne' Hardy Geranium, Rozanne Perennial 18-20" 2-3' Mounding Sun-pt. shade Green Violet-blue with white eye May-Sept.   5 to 8 Perennial Plant of the Year 2008 Deadhead if desired to remove spent blooms. Cut back in fall or spring.
Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Spreading Sun Green Pink April-June   3 to 8 Native prairie plant tolerant of dry soil Pink feathery seed heads are ornamental.
Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo Tree, Deciduous 50-80' 30-40' Pyramidal when young Sun Bright green, gold in fall     1" plum-like tan to orange, messy & malodorous - only on females after 10-20 years 4 to 8 Tolerates salt, air pollution and heat, a grand specimen tree, slow to medium growth rate, intense fall color, usually free of pests and disease  
Ginkgo biloba 'Autumn Gold' Ginkgo, Autumn Gold Tree, Deciduous 50' 30' Pyramidal when young Sun Bright green, gold in fall     1" plum-like tan to orange, messy & malodorous - only on females after 10-20 years 4 to 8 Tolerates salt, air pollution and heat, a grand specimen tree, slow to medium growth rate, intense fall color, usually free of pests and disease  
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Shademaster' Honeylocust, Shademaster Tree, Deciduous 45' 35' Upright, spreading Sun Green to yellow in fall, small leaflets     Podless 4 to 9 Ascending branches, filtered shade, salt tolerant, tolerates drought Prune in late spring, summer or fall to avoid excessive sap flow.
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Skyline' Honeylocust, Skyline Tree, Deciduous 45' 35' Pyramidal, upright Sun Green, yellow in fall, small leaflets Yellow, not showy Spring Podless 4 to 9 Ascending branches, filtered shade, salt tolerant, tolerates drought Prune in late spring, summer or fall to avoid excessive sap flow.
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis 'Sunburst' Honeylocust, Sunburst Tree, Deciduous 35'   Pyramidal to spreading Sun Bright yellow new growth to green to yellow in fall, small leaflets     Podless 4 to 9 Provides filtered shade, drought tolerant, salt tolerant Prune in fall, susceptible to canker
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee Tree Tree, Deciduous 50' 35' Oval to vase shape Sun Green, doubly compound, yellow in fall Inconspicuous greenish white May-June Pods persist on tree until late winter 4 to 8 Native of the midwest, leaves give tropical feel. Prune in late winter or early spring as needed.
Hakonechola macra 'Aureola' Golden Japanese Forest Grass Grass 18" 18" Clump Pt. Shade to Shade Yellow with thin green stripes       5 to 9 Graceful weeping habit Remove old foliage in spring before new leaves emerge.  Divide clump every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
Hamamelis vernalis Witchhazel, Vernal Shrub, Deciduous 6' 6' Upright, rounded Sun to Shade Dark green Yellow Early Spring   4 Fragrant  
Hamamelis virginiana Witchhazel, Common Shrub, Deciduous 15' 12-15' Irregular, rounded Sun to Shade Green, yellow in fall Yellow Fall 1/2" capsule 4 to 8 Flowers on old wood, works well in shaded natural areas Prefers moist organic soils
Hedera helix 'Wilson' Small Leaf Baltic Ivy Vine, Woody 6-8" 12-18" Climbing Shade to part sun Green       4 to 9 Smaller leaves than the species Evergreen. Remove any deadleaves in spring to tidy up plant. May need assistance to climb some structures.
Helictotrichon sempervirens Blue Oat Grass Grass 24-30" 24-30" Upright, fan-shaped Sun Silver-blue, evergreen White May   4 to 7 Must have well-drained soil, great for rock gardens Cut back foliage in spring to a low mound.
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Ballerina' False Sunflower, 'Ballerina' Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Bushy Sun to part sun Green Gold  July-Aug.   3 to 9 Long blooming, make good cut flowers, goldfinches will feed on seeds Allow flowers to seed for birds and to insure future plants since plant can be short-lived. Cut stems down if they become diseased. 
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights' False Sunflower, Summer Nights Perennial 3-4' 18-24" Upright Sun Bronzy leaves with purple red stems Golden yellow with wine eye July-Aug.   3 to 9 Long blooming, make good cut flowers, goldfinches will feed on seeds Deadhead for first six weeks to prolong bloom, then let set seed for birds.
Helleborus 'Royal Heritage' Lenten Rose, Royal Heritage Perennial 12-18" 18-24"   Shade to Part Shade Dark Green, leathery Mixed March- April   4 to 9 Color can range from cream to rose to yellow,  Evergreen foliage usually only requires minor deadleafing in spring.
Helleborus x hybridus 'Walhelivor' Lenten Rose, Ivory Prince Perennial  12" 12-18" Upright Shade to Part Shade Bluish-green with silver vein Creamy white with pink/green hues March-April   4 to 9 Flowers are held above the foliage on red stems Evergreen foliage usually only requires minor deadleafing in spring.
Hemerocallis 'Big Smile' Daylily, Big Smile Perennial 23"   Grass like Sun-Pt. Sun Green Yellow with pink edge, ruffled Late July-Aug.   2 to 9 Has huge 7" flowers Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Catherine Woodbury' Daylily, Catherine Woodbury Perennial 30"   Grass like Sun-Pt. Sun Green Pale pink, yellow throat, 4" July-Aug.   2 to 9 Fragrant Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Apache' Daylily, Chicago Apache Perennial 18-24" 24-36" Grass like Sun-Pt. Sun Green Scarlet red, ruffled, 5" July-Aug.   2 to 9 Large 5" flowers won't fade in sun Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tail Pink' Daylily, Fairy Tale Pink Perennial 24"   Grass like full sun green pink with yellow throat Midseason, repeat   4 5.5" flowers that are extremely showy; winner of Stout Medal Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Fire and Fog' Daylily, Fire and Fog  Perennial 28"   Grass like Sun - part sun Green Pink     2 to 9 Looks like a Lilium Stargazer Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis  x 'Malja' Daylily, Golden Zebra Perennial 12" 24" Grass like Sun/Part Shade Green and white variegated Gold July   4 to 11 Striking foliage when not in bloom Remove spent blooms as they fade to keep plant neat. Cut flower stalk down after blooming is done. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' Daylily, Happy Returns Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Grass like Sun-Pt. Sun Green Clear yellow, rebloomer, 2.5" Everblooming June-fall   3 to 9 Blooms profusely in early summer then sporadically until frost. Deadhead to encourage bloom and keep plants neat. Older plants may need deadleafing. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Joan Senior' Daylily, Joan Senior Perennial 25"   Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Near white, yellow throat, 6" Reblooms June-July   2 to 9 Large flowers with extended bloom Remove spent blooms as they fade. Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Jolyene Nicole' Daylily, Jolyene Nicole Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Melon Pink with lemon throat Reblooms June-August   3 to 9   Remove spent blooms as they fade. Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Little Business' Daylily, Little Business  Perennial 16"   Grass like full sun green Raspberry red with band of white blended with chartreuse Early midseason that repeats later in season       Remove spent blooms as they fade. Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Little Grapette' Daylily, Little Grapette Perennial 16"   Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Lavender purple steady through season       Remove spent blooms as they fade. Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Little Wine Cup' Daylily, Little Wine Cup Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Purple with yellow throat Reblooms   3 to 9 Repeat bloomer Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Pardon Me' Daylily, Pardon Me Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Red, yellow throat, 3" Reblooms June-Aug.   2 to 9  Fast growing prolific bloomer Deadhead to encourage bloom and to keep plants neat. Older plants may need deadleafing. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Purple D'Oro' Daylily, Purple D'Oro Perennial 16"   Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Red/Purple Reblooms June-Aug.   2 to 9  Fast growing prolific bloomer Deadhead to encourage bloom and to keep plants neat. Older plants may need deadleafing. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Rocket City' Daylily, Rocket City Perennial 36"   Grass like Sun to Part sun Green Burnt orange Midseason   3 to 9   Remove spent blooms as they fade. Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Rosy Returns' Daylily, Rosy Returns Perennial 16"   Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Pink. Yellow throat Reblooms June-frost   3 to 9 Long bloom season like Stella Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Royal Occasion' Daylily, Royal Occasion Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Burgundy, lime green throat 4.5" Reblooms June-July   3 to 9 Color of a king's royal robe. Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Ruby Stella' Daylily, Ruby Stella Perennial 25-27" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Red Reblooms June-frost   4 to 8 Best repeat red Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' Daylily, Stella de Oro Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Gold, rebloomer, 2.5" Reblooms June-frost   2 to 9  Fragrant, has one of the longest bloom seasons Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy' Daylily, Strawberry Candy Perennial 26" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-sun Green Pink, ruffled, green throat, 4.5" June-July   2 to 9  Numerous award winner Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Strutter's Ball' Daylily, Strutter's Ball Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Cranberry purple with lemon throat June-July   3 to 9 Large 6" flowers Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Hemerocallis 'Woodside Fire Dance' Daylily, Woodside Fire Dance Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Grass like Sun to Part-Sun Green Blazing scarlet, 5" June-July   3 to 9 Large 5" flowers Remove spent blooms as they fade.  Cut flower stalk down after last flower fades. Remove any leaves that turn brown. Cut to ground after killing frost.
Heptacodium miconioides Seven-Son Flower Shrub or  Small Tree 10-15' 8-10' Arching Sun to Part-Sun Glossy green Whtie flowers followed by red sepals September Inconspicuous  5 Fragrant flowers, exfoliating bark. Can be pruned into multi-stem tree form, prune in late winter before flower buds form. 
Heuchera americana 'Green Spice' Coral Bells, Green Spice Perennial 12" 12" Mounding Full sun to partial shade Silver with green edge and purple veins Pink June   4 to 9 Nice foliage colors Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' Coral Bells, Palace Purple Perennial 12-18" 12-18' Mounding Part Sun to Shade Bronzy green to rich purple White June   4 to 9 Maple-shaped leaves. Perennial Plant of the year 1991. Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera 'Caramel' Coral Bells, Caramel Perennial  12-18" 12-15" Mounding Sun or part sun Caramel- rose Light pink July   5 to 10 Durable, tolerates heat and humidity, deer resistant Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera 'Citronelle' Coral Bells, Citronelle Perennial  8-12" 12-18" Mounding Sun to part shade Yellow White Aug-Sept   4 to 9 Better tolerance for heat, humidity and sunlight. Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera 'Key Lime Pie' Coral Bells, Key Lime Pie Perennial                     Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune in winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Can frost heave in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil.
Heuchera 'Lime Rickey' Coral Bells, Lime Rickey Perennial 8-12" 12-18" Mounding Partial shade Chartreuse foliage turns lime green White July   3 to 9 Fantastic color contrast with dark foliage plants Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune in winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Can frost heave in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil.
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose' Coral Bells, Midnight Rose Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Mounding Sun/Part Shade Dark purple with pink spots White May   4 to 9 Flowers not showy, grown for foliage. Deadhead flowers. Do not prune in winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Can frost heave in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil.
Heuchera 'Obsidian' Coral Bells, Obsidian Perennial  24" 12-18" Mounding Sun or shade Crimson White May-June   4 to 9 Ruffled and curly foliage Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Can frost heave in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil.
Heuchera 'Plum Pudding' Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Perennial 6-8" 8-12" Mounding Partial-full shade Purple-plum leaves with darker purple veining & deep purple undersides White June-July   3 to 8 Very compact with attractive ruffled leaves. Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Can frost heave in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil.
Heuchera sanguinea 'Chatterbox' Coral Bells, Chatterbox Perennial 12-18" 24-36" Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green Deep pink Jun-Jul   3 to 9   Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera sanguinea 'Firefly' Coral Bells, Firefly Perennial 6-8" 8-12" Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green Red June-July   3 to 9 Flowers reach 18" tall above foliage on wispy red stems. Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Heuchera 'Southern Comfort' Coral Bells, Southern Comfort Perennial 1-2' 1.5-2' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Peachy-amber White June-July   4 to 9 Flowers reach 18-22" tall above foliage on wispy stems. Deadhead flowers when faded. Do not prune for winter. Deadleaf or shear off any damaged leaves in early spring. Frost can heave plant in spring with fluctuating temperatures. Gently press back into soil. 
Hibiscus 'Kopper King' Hibiscus 'Kopper King' Perennial 3-4' 3' Upright Sun Coppery-red White with red eye Aug.   4 to 9 Huge ruffled flowers up to 10" across, tolerates wet soil. Remove individual flowers as they fade. Deadheads are attractive and can be left for winter interest. Cut stalks to ground  in spring.
Hibiscus 'Fireball' Hibiscus, Fireball Perennial 4' 3' Upright Sun Coppery -red Red Aug   4 to 9 Huge ruffled flowers up to 10" across, tolerates wet soil. Remove individual flowers as they fade. Deadheads are attractive and can be left for winter interest. Cut stalks to the ground in spring. 
Hibiscus 'Lord Baltimore' Hibiscus, Lord Baltimore Perennial 4-5' 3' Upright Sun Green Crimson-red Aug.   4 to 9 Huge ruffled flowers up to 10" across, tolerates wet soil. Remove individual flowers as they fade. Deadheads are attractive and can be left for winter interest. Cut stalks to ground  in spring.
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Cranberry Punch' Hibiscus, Cranberry Punch Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mounding Full Sun Dk. Leathery green Deep Red Mid summer   5 to 9 5" flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies Remove individual flowers as they fade. Deadheads are attractive and can be left for winter interest. Cut stalks to ground  in spring. Average moisture.
Hibiscus syriacus 'JWNfour' Rose of Sharon, Pink Chiffon Shrub, Deciduous 6-12' 4-6' Upright Sun Green Pink Late summer   5 to 9 Deer resistant Low maintenance, late to leaf out in spring
Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina' Rose of Sharon, Blue Satin Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 5-6' Upright Sun Green Deep Blue Late summer   5 Deer resistant. Low maintenance, late to leaf out in spring
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone' Rose of Sharon, Lavender Chiffon Shrub, Deciduous 8-12' 5-6' Upright Full sun Green Lavender Late summer   5 Improved vigor over older varieties. Winner of Royal Boskoop Horticulture Society Gold Medal. Deer resistant. Low maintenance, late to leaf out in spring
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodtwo' Rose of Sharon, White Chiffon Shrub, Deciduous 8-12' 5-6' Upright Full sun Green White Late summer   5 Winner of the Royal Doskoop Horticulture Society Silver Medal. Great complement to Lavender Chiffon. Deer resistant. Low maintenance, late to leaf out in spring
Hibiscus syriacus 'Floru' Hibiscus, Violet Satin Shrub, Deciduous 8-12'   Upright Full sun Green Violet with prominent red center Late summer   5 Deer resistant. Low maintenance, late to leaf out in spring
Hosta 'August Moon' Hosta, August Moon Perennial 20" 42" Mounding Shade to partial shade Gold, brighter with some direct sunlight Pale lavender Mid July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Noted for its bright gold color, corrugated leaves with good substance Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Big Mama' Hosta, Big Mama Perennial 28" 60" Mounding Shade Blue-green White Mid June-early July   3 to 9 Impressive large mound, heavily corrugated leaves with thick substance Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Blue Angel' Hosta, Blue Angel Perennial 32" 70" Mounding Shade Blue-green White with pale lavender midrib Late June - July   3 to 9 One of finest large blue-leaved cultivars, some corrugation, thick substance Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Blue Wedgewood' Hosta, Blue Wedgewood Perennial 19" 44" Mounding Shade Deep blue Very pale bluish lavender Late July -Aug.   3 to 9 Often considered the bluest cultivar Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Diana Remembered' Hosta, Diana Remembered Perennial    15" Mounding Shade  Blue-green, white margins White     3 to 9 Fragrant, has one of the longest bloom seasons Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Earth Angel' Hosta, Earth Angel Perennial  24" 48" Mounding Shade  Blue-green, cream margins Lt lavender     3 to 9 Use as a specimen. 2009 Hosta of the Year. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Fragrant Bouquet' Hosta, Fragrant Bouquet Perennial 20" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Light green with yellow to cream edge White July-Aug.   3 to 8 Fragrant flowers. 1998 Hosta of the Year. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Francee' Hosta, Francee Perennial 18" 50" Mounding Shade Green with creamy white edge Lavender Late July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Growth rate is moderately fast. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Francis Williams' Hosta, Francis Williams Perennial 22" 30" Mounding Shade Blue-green with gold margins White July   3 to 9 Leave are leathery, corrugated and slug resistant Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Ginko Craig' Hosta, Ginko Craig Perennial 12" 30" Mounding Shade Green with white edge Medium purple August   3 to 9 Good growth rate makes it a great edger for shady gardens Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Gold Edger' Hosta, Gold Edger Perennial 12" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Lt. green to chartreuse by mid summer Lavender Late June - July   3 to 9 Develops very symmetrical dense mound of heart shaped golden foliage Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Gold Standard' Hosta, Gold Standard Perennial 22" 48" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Dark green edge, center changes from green to chartreuse to gold to white-gold Pale lavender Late July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Rapid growth rate, used as showy specimen, edger, ground cover, or background plant Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Golden Tiarra' Hosta, Golden Tiarra Perennial 10" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Green with gold edge Pale to medium purple Late July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Rapid growth rate, used as showy specimen, edger, ground cover Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Guacamole' Hosta, Guacamole Perennial 22" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Apple green with dark green margins White August   3 to 9 Leaf centers will become brighter gold in summer. Flowers are fragrant. 2002 Hosta of the Year. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'June' Hosta, June Perennial 12" 30" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Gold with irregular blue-green margin Lavender Summer   3 to 8 2001 Hosta of the Year, leaves have heavy substance. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Krossa Regal' Hosta, Krossa Regal Perennial 28" 70" Vase-shaped mound Shade Frosty blue-green Lavender Late July - mid Aug.   3 to 9 Flower scapes reach 4-5' Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Love Pat' Hosta, Love Pat Perennial 20" 40" Mounding Shade Deep blue-green White Late June - early July   3 to 9 Round leaves are heavily puckered with a more upright growth Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta montana 'Aureomarginata' Hosta, Montana Aureomarginata Perennial 27" 60" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Green with gold edge Lavender July   3 to 9 Gracefully drooping long pointed foliage, green edge often streaks into gold center Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Olive Bailey Langdon' Hosta, Olive Bailey Langdon Perennial 24" 48" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Blue green with gold edge Lavender July   4 to 8 Heavy substance resistant to slugs, good sub for Frances Williams Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Patriot' Hosta, Patriot Perennial 18" 48" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Green with wide creamy white edge Lavender Late July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Better that average substance  1997 Hosta of the Year Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Paul's Glory' Hosta, Paul's Glory Perennial 25" 48" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Blue-green to dark-green edge with gold center Pale lavender Mid-July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Vigorous grower with medium to fast growth rate. Beautiful contrast between green edge and gold center  1999 Hosta of the Year Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta plantaginea 'Aphrodite' Hosta, Aphrodite Perennial 15" 15-18" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Glossy green Double white Summer   4 to 9 Highly fragrant flowers on 2 foot stems Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Regal Splendor' Hosta, Regal Splendor Perennial 36" 60" Vase-shaped mound Shade to Part Shade Frosty blue with creamy edge Lavender July-Aug.   3 to 8 A sport of Krossa Regal. 2003 Hosta of the Year. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Royal Standard' Hosta, Royal Standard Perennial 26" 60" Mounding Shade to Part Sun Bright shiny green White Aug. - early Sept.   3 to 9 Rapid growth rate, more sun tolerant than most, lots of fragrant flowers Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta seiboldiana 'Great Expectations' Hosta, Great Expectations Perennial 24" 48" Mounding Shade Wide blue-green edge, center creamy yellow to white with some green White with lavender stripe Late June - early July   3 to 9 Slow growth rate, mature plant is one of the larger center variegated cultivars Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Serendipity' Hosta, Serendipity Perennial 13" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Blue-green Lavender Late June - mid July   3 to 9 Dense habit makes it useful as edger, groundcover, or specimen Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring. 
Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans' Hosta, Elegans Perennial 28" 61" Mounding Shade Blue-green White June - July   3 to 9 Heavily textured leaves Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Stained Glass' Hosts, Stained Glass Perennial  2' 3-4' Mounding Shade to Part Sun Dk green/
gold
Lt lavender Aug.   3 to 9 Vigorous, sun tolerant, mutation of Guacamole. 2006 Hosta of the Year. Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Striptease' Hosta, Striptease Perennial 20" 48" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Dark green with narrow gold center & some white streaks Pale lavender Mid-July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Hosta of the Year 2005 Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Subchrocea' Hosta, Subcrocea Perennial 6-8" 12" Mounding Shade to Part Sun Gold Pale lavender July   3 to 9 Great for edging or groundcover Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Sum and Substance' Hosta, Sum and Substance Perennial 32" 70" Mounding Shade to Part Sun Light green in early summer becoming chartreuse Pale lavender Late July - mid Aug.   3 to 9 Imposing plant with relatively rapid growth & thick substance  Hosta of the Year 2004 Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Sun Power' Hosta, Sun Power Perennial 28" 70" Mounding Shade to Part Sun Bright gold Pale lavender July   3 to 9 One of the best golds, long pointed wavy leaves that tolerate sun Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta tardiana 'Hadspen Blue' Hosta, Hadspen Blue Perennial 18" 36" Mounding Shade Blue-green Lavender Late July - mid Aug.   3 to 9 One of the bluest that will remain blue into late summer Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta tardiana 'Halcyon' Hosta, Halcyon Perennial 14" 36" Mounding Shade Deep blue-green Bluish lavender Late July - mid Aug.   3 to 9 Thick substance, dense growth habit Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Titanic' Host, Titanic Perennial    40" Mounding Shade to Part shade Green and gold Lt lavender Mid Summer   3 to 9  Big, son of Sum & Substance Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta undulata 'Albo-marginata' Hosta, Variegated Perennial 18" 36" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Green with creamy white edge Pale lavender July   3 to 9 Most commonly planted white-edged hosta in the last 100 years Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hosta 'Wide Brim' Hosta, Wide Brim Perennial 18" 40" Mounding Shade to Part Shade Green with creamy yellow edge Pale lavender Late July - early Aug.   3 to 9 Striking foliage has some corrugation and substance, fast growth rate Remove spent blooms after flowering, remove foliage after killing freeze in fall or spring.
Hydrangea anomala subsp. Petiolaris Hydrangea, Climbing Vine, Woody 50-60'   Clinging vine Sun-Part Shade Glossy green, yellow in fall White  Late June-Early July   4 to 7 Vigorous once established, can climb trees, rich cinnamon brown exfoliating bark Prune as desired to shape in spring.
Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' Hydrangea, Annabelle Shrub, Deciduous 3-5' 3-5' Rounded Sun-Part Shade Green 4-6" dia. Green to white to brown June-Sept   4 to 9 Great cut flower, may sag due to heavy large blooms Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Cut plant to the ground in spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer' Hydrangea, Endless Summer Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Part Shade  Deep green, bronze in fall Blue or pink June-Sept   4 tp 9 Blooms on old & new wood.  Pink blooms in alkaline soil, blue in acidic. Remove spent blooms to encourage blooming.  Feed ammonium sulphate for blue blooms. Prune out dead wood in spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lynn' Hydrangea, Let's Dance Starlight Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Part Shade Green Pink June-Aug.   5 to 9 Blooms on odl & new wood. Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune out dead wood in spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'PIIHM-I' Hydrangea, Twist-n-Shout Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Part Shade Glossy green, red in fall Blue or pink June-Aug.   4 t0 9 Blooms on old & new wood.  Pink blooms in alkaline soil, blue in acidic. Remove spent blooms to encourage blooming.  Feed ammonium sulphate for blue blooms. Prune out dead wood in spring.
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Robert' Hydrangea, Let's Dance Moonlight Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Part Shade Green Pink June-Aug.   5 to 9 Blooms on old & new wood.   Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune out dead wood in spring.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Angel's Blush' Hydrangea, Angel's Blush Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 8-10'   Sun/Part Shade     Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8   Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk' Hydrangea, Quickfire Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Round Sun/Part Shade Green White turns pink May-June   4 Provides color throughout summer Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'DVP pinky' Hydrangea, Pinky Winky Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 5-6' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green White turns to pink in fall Mid summer   4 12-16" blooms, provides color throughout summer Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' Hydrangea, Pee Gee Shrub, Deciduous 10-20' 8-15' Rounded, Upright Sun/Part Shade Green White to pinkish purple to brown, compact Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Rather floppy, due to large heavy blooms Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Hypmad II' Hydrangea, Tickled Pink Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 5-6' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green White turning pink July-Sept.   4 to 8 Compact version of Pink Diamond Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'ILOVOBO' Hydrangea, Bobo Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3-4' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green White to pinkish in fall July-Sept.   3 to 9 Very compact with masses of showy blooms Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane' Hydrangea, Little Lime Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded to upright Sun/Part Shade Green Light green changes to pink in fall Mid July-Sept.   3 to 8 Dwarf form of Limelight.  Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Kyushu' Hydrangea, Kyushu Shrub, Deciduous 8' 8' Upright Sun/Part Shade Lt. green White Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Very showy Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' Hydrangea, Limelight Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 4-6' Rounded to upright Sun/Part Shade Lt. green White to pale lime Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Very showy unique flowers Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb' Hydrangea, Little Lamb Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Round Sun/Part Shade Green White July-Sept.   3 to 8 Compact growing form with large showy flowers Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Pee Wee' Hydrangea, Pee Wee Shrub, Deciduous 10-15'   Upright, rounded Sun/Part Shade Green White to pinkish purple to brown, compact Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Smaller flowers than Pee Gee Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink Diamond' Hydrangea, Pink Diamond Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded to upright Sun/Part Shade Green 8-12" long x 3-6" wide, lt. pink to rosy purple Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Very showy unique blooms, selected from 'Unique' Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Renhy' Hydrangea, Vanilla Strawberry Shrub, Deciduous 6-7' 4-5' Upright becoming cascading Sun/Part Shade Green Cream turning to pink and red Mid July -Sept.   4 to 8  Enormous flowers are a blend of vanilla and strawberry on red stems. Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Rensun' Hydrangea, Strawberry Sundae Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Vase-shaped mound Sun/Part Shade Green White turning pink, then strawberry red June - Sept.   4 to 8 Small compact form  Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Snow Mountain' Hydrangea, Snow Mountain Tree Form Shrub, Deciduous 12' 10' Ornamental tree Sun/Part Shade Lt. green Cream turning rose-pink Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Very showy Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' Hydrangea, Tardiva Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 8-10' Rounded to upright Sun/Part Shade Green 6-12" long green to white to pink to brown Aug. - Sept.   3 to 8 Large, showy, hardy Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Unique' Hydrangea, Unique Shrub, Deciduous 10-13' 8-12' Rounded to upright Sun/Part Shade Green Huge pure white flowers Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Very showy  Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea paniculata 'White Moth' Hydrangea, White Moth Shrub, Deciduous 6-7' 5-6' Upright, rounded Sun/Part Shade Green White fading to green Mid July - Sept.   3 to 8 Longer blooming than 'Unique' Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Prune plant in spring back to desired size.
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice' Hydrangea, Oakleaf Alice Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 10-12' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green, red to burgundy fall color 8-14" long white to pink to brown Late June-July   5 to 9 Shield from winter winds Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Plants bloom on previous season's growth, so prune lightly to avoid removing future blooms.
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alison' Hydrangea, Alison Shrub, Deciduous 8-10'   Upright Sun/Part Shade Green, red to burgundy fall color 8-12" white to pink to brown Late June-July   5 to 9 Broader than 'Alice', shield from winter winds Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Plants bloom on previous season's growth, so prune lightly to avoid removing future blooms.
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee' Hydrangea, Pee Wee Oakleaf Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded, compact Sun to Part shade Green, red to purple in fall White to pink to brown Late June to July, persistent   5 to 9 Nice compact cultivar Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Plants bloom on previous season's growth, so prune lightly to avoid removing future blooms.
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Sikes Dwarf' Hydrangea, Sikes Dwarf Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded, compact Sun /Part Shade Green, red to purple In fall White to pink to brown Late June to July, persistent   5 to 9 Oak -like leaves, Tolerant of shady, moist sites Blooms can be cut & dried if desired or allowed to remain for winter interest. Plants bloom on previous season's growth, so prune lightly to avoid removing future blooms.
Hypericum  St. Johnswort, Sunburst Shrub, Deciduous     Rounded                
Hypericum  St. Johnswort, Gemo Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Sun Green Yellow Mid summer to fall   4 Tight branching, leaves are willow like Leaves are slow to emerge in spring.
Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow' Winterberry, Afterglow Shrub, Deciduous 3-6' 3-6' Rounded Sun to Part Shade Dk. Glossy green White Early spring Orange/red 4 Very clean foliage all season long  
Ilex verticillata 'Simpson' ('Jim Dandy')   Winterberry, Jim Dandy Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 3-6' Rounded Sun to Part Shade Dk. Glossy green       4 Very clean foliage all season long, pollinator for 'Afterglow' and others  
Ilex x 'Mesdob Holly, China Boy Shrub, Evergreen, Broadleaf 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Part Shade Dark glossy green     No fruit, use as pollinator for China Girl 5 Prefers acidic soil and protection from cold winter wind and hot afternoon sun. Light pruning as needed in early spring.
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Girl' & 'Blue Boy' Holly, Berri-Magic Kids Shrub, Evergreen, Broadleaf 4-6'   Upright , Rounded Full to Part Sun Dark glossy green     Bright red 4 to 9 Blue Girl' and 'Blue Boy' in same container, purple stems Light pruning as needed in early spring.
Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess' & 'Blue Prince' Holly, Berri-Magic Royalty Shrub, Evergreen, Broadleaf 4-6'   Upright , Rounded Full to Part Sun Dark glossy green     Bright red 5 to 9 Blue Prince' & 'Blue Princess' in same container, wind and salt tolerant, purple stems  
Ilex x 'Mesgob' Holly, China Girl Shrub, Evergreen, Broadleaf 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Pt Shade Dark glossy green Yellow tiny insignificant   Red, requires a cross pollinator 5 Prefers acidic soil and protection from cold winter wind and hot afternoon sun. Light pruning as needed in early spring.
Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' Grass, Japanese Blood Grass 12-18"   Upright clumps Sun Green with red tips       5 to 9 May revert to its green leaved parent - green shoots should be removed. Prune to ground in spring.
Iris 'Breakers' Bearded Iris, Breakers Perennial 24-36"   Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Blue June   4 to 9 May rebloom in late fall Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris 'Champagne Elegance' Bearded Iris, Champagne Elegance Perennial 24-36"   Upright Sun to Part Sun Green White with peach falls June   4 to 9 May rebloom in late fall Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris ensata 'Mount Fujiyama Iris, Mount Fujiyama Japanese Perennial 28-36" 24" Upright Sun to Part Shade Green White June   4 to 9   Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris 'Immortality' Bearded Iris, Immortality Perennial 29"   Upright Sun to Part Sun Green White Late May to early June   4 to 9 Often reblooms in late fall Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris pallida 'Variegata' Iris, Pallida Variegated Perennial 24-36" 24" Upright Sun to pt. shade Blue-green with cream edge Lilac-blue June   4 to 9 Grown mostly for variegated foliage, flowers are a bonus Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'Butter and Sugar' Iris, Butter and Sugar Perennial 28"   Upright Sun to Part shade Green White standards with Yellow falls June   3 to 9 Likes moist conditions. Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'Caeser's Brother' Iris, Caesar's Brother  Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Upright Sun to pt. shade Green Deep violet blue June   3 to 9 Grassy -like foliage is attractive after blooms are spent. Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'Contrast in Styles' Iris, Contrast in Styles Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Sun  Green Purple with white & yellow markings June   3 to 9 Grassy -like foliage is attractive after blooms are spent. Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'Eric the Red' Iris, Eric the Red Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Upright Sun to pt. shade Green Dark red violet June   3 to 9 Grassy -like foliage is attractive after blooms are spent. Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'Spuria' Iris, Spuria Perennial 60" 36" Upright Sun  Green Purple with yellow throat Late May -June   3 to 9   Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Iris siberica 'White Swirl' Iris, White Swirl Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Sun to part shade Green White with touch of gold June   3 to 9 Grassy -like foliage is attractive after blooms are spent. Deadhead individual flowers as they fade, remove entire flower stem after last flower fades. Cut down foliage for winter.
Itea 'Red Splendor' Virginia Sweetspire                     better than 'Little Henry', name tentative  
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' Virginia Sweetspire, Henry's Garnet Shrub, Deciduous 4' 5' Rounded to irregular Part Shade to Sun Green, intense orange to red in fall 4-5" long droopy white flowers June   5 to 9 Prefers/tolerates moisture, tolerates drought once well established, stunning fall color, casual/informal shrub due to irregular shape. Prune as desired after blooming for best results, also remove winter die back in early spring.
Itea virginica 'Merlot' Virginia Sweetspire, Merlot Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Irregular Part Shade to Sun Green, intense orange to red in fall 3-4" long droopy white flowers June   5 to 9 Prefers/tolerates moisture, tolerates drought once well established, stunning fall color, casual/informal shrub due to irregular shape. Prune as desired after blooming for best results, also remove winter die back in early spring.
Itea virginica 'Sprich' Virginia Sweetspire, Little Henry Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Compact Rounded Pt shade to sun Green, intense orange to red in fall 3-4" long droopy white flowers June   5 to 9 Prefers/tolerates moisture, tolerates drought once well established, stunning fall color, casual/informal shrub due to irregular shape. Prune as desired after blooming for best results, also remove winter die back in early spring.
Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point' Juniper, Blue Point Shrub, Evergreen 12' 8' Pyramidal Full Sun Blue green       4 to 9 Deer resistant Once established needs only occasional watering.
Juniperus chinensis 'Hetz Columnaris' Juniper, Columnar Hetz Shrub, Evergreen 15' 5-6' Upright columnar Sun Dark green       4 Also known as Fairway Juniper  
Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' Juniper, Blue Chip Shrub, Evergreen 8-10" 3-5' Spreading Sun or light shade Blue green       3 to 7 requires little pruning  
Juniperus horizontalis 'Hughes' Juniper, Hughes Shrub, Evergreen 12" 6' Spreading Sun Silver blue       4 Great for weed control. Prune occasional brown twigs.
Juniperus horizontalis 'Monber' Juniper, Icee Blue Shrub, Evergreen 4" 8' Spreading Full sun Silver blue       3 to 9 Best silver blue color  
Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni' Juniper, Wilton Blue Rug Shrub, Evergreen 4-6" 3-5' Spreading full sun to light shade Blue green       3 to 8    
Juniperus sabina 'Monna' Juniper, Calgary Carpet Shrub, Evergreen 5-10" 5-6' Spreading Sun Green       3 to 7 Soft foliage tolerates heat, cold and drought May be pruned or sheared to shape.
Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl' Juniper, Grey Owl Shrub, Evergreen 3-4' 6-8' Arching Full sun Silvery-gray       4 to 9 Tolerates hot, dry soil. May produce silvery berries. May be pruned or sheared to shape.
Kerria, japonica 'Golden Guinea' Japanese Kerria, Golden Guinea Shrub 4-6' 6-8' Upright arching Sun to Shade Green Yellow April-May   5 to 9   Can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Kniphofia 'Alcazar' Red Hot Poker Perennial 36-40"   Spiky Full Sun   Orange-red July   5 to 10 Excellent specimen plant Remove spent blooms, foliage may be cut back in half to improve appearance, bundle leaves over crown for winter to insulate crown and prevent excess moisture
Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Maradco' Beautybush, Dream Catcher Shrub 6-8' 8-12' Mounding Sun-Pt. Shade Orange and gold Pink April-May   4 to 8 Good foliage color throughout season Prune after flowering. Buds set in summer for following spring.
Lamium 'Anne Greenway' Lamium, Anne Greenway Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade-Pt. Shade Green with silver center and gold edges Pink May-June   3 to 8 Good groundcover for dry shade once established.  Minimal care required, leaves may get ratty in heat of summer, can be sheared back if desired.
Lamium maculatum 'Shell Pink' Lamium, Shell Pink Groundcover 8-12" 12-18" Spreading Shade-Pt. Shade Silver with green edge Pink May-June   3 to 8 Good groundcover for dry shade once established.  Minimal care required, leaves may get ratty in heat of summer, can be sheared back if desired.
Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' Lamium, White Nancy Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade- Pt. Shade Silver with green edge White May-June   3 to 8 Good groundcover for dry shade once established.  Minimal care required, leaves may get ratty in heat of summer, can be sheared back if desired.
Lavandula augustifolia 'Munstead' Lavender Perennial 8-12" 12-18"   Full Sun Silver-green Lavender July- Aug.   5 to 9 Aromatic foliage Deadhead after first bloom for a second later bloom. Avoid pruning after late August to prevent winter kill. Prune to shape in spring after new growth starts. Shear back to 6-8" every 2-3 years to maintain compact growth.  
Leptinella squalida Green Brass Buttons Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Spreading Full sun to part shade Green Yellow Apr-May   5 to 9 Feathery green foliage forms a flat carpet. Don't let the plants get too moist.
Leptinella squalida 'Platt's Black' Black Brass Buttons Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Spreading Full sun to part shade Silver, black and green Purple May-Aug.   5 to 9 Feathery foliage forms a flat carpet. Don't let the plants get too moist.
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' Daisy, Becky Perennial 3-3 1/2' 18-30" Upright Full Sun Dk. Green White Fall   4 to 9 Strong, sturdy stems will hold up well in rain or wind. Perennial Plant of the Year 2003. Deadhead to prolong bloom and keep plant tidy. Cut stems to basal foliage after blooming is done.
Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazing Star Perennial 4-6'   Spiky, Upright Full Sun Green Purple Late summer   3 to 9 Drought tolerant native. Deadhead if desired or leave for winter interest. Cut to ground for cleanup in fall or spring.
Liatris spicata  Spike Blazing Star Perennial 24-36" 12-18" Spiky Full Sun Green Violet purple July   3 to 8 Flowers open from the top down. Deadhead if desired or leave for winter interest. Cut to ground for cleanup in fall or spring.
Liatris spicata 'Floristan Weiss' Gayfeather, Floristan White  Perennial  24-36" 18" Spiky Sun to pt. shade Green White  July    3 to 9 Flowers open from the top down, long lasting, good cut flower Deadhead if desired or leave for winter interest. Cut to ground for cleanup in fall or spring.
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' Gayfeather, Kobold Perennial 18-24" 8-12" Spiky Sun/Pt. Sun Green Rosy-lavender July   3 to 9 Flowers open from the top down. Deadhead if desired or leave for winter interest. Cut to ground for cleanup in fall or spring.
Ligularia dentata 'Britt-marie Crawford' Ligularia, Britt-marie Crawford Perennial 30" 24-30" Rounded Partial Shade Chocolate Golden orange July   4 to 9 A bold plant with dark foliage and bright daisy-shaped flowers. Deadhead after flowers fade unless seeding is desired, cut foliage to ground after killing freeze. Prefers moist, cool site. Protect from afternoon sun.
Ligularia dentata 'Desdemona' Ligularia, Desdemona Perennial 3-4' 2-3' Rounded Shade Green with maroon underneath Orange-yellow July   4 to 8 A bold plant with dark foliage and bright daisy-shaped flowers. Deadhead after flowers fade unless seeding is desired, cut foliage to ground after killing freeze. Prefers moist, cool site. Protect from afternoon sun.
Lilium 'Aculpulco' Lily, Aculpulco Perennial, Bulb 4'   Upright Sun-pt. shade Green Dk. Pink July     Toxic to dogs  Deadhead flower heads after blooms have fades, leave stem to feed bulb.
Lilium 'Mona Lisa' Lily, Mona Lisa Perennial, Bulb 18-24"   Upright Sun- Part Shade Green Soft Pink July       Deadhead flower heads after blooms have fades, leave stem to feed bulb.
Lilium 'Muscadet' Lily, Muscadet Perennial, Bulb     Upright Sun-Pt. Shade  Green         Toxic to dogs  Deadhead flower heads after blooms have fades, leave stem to feed bulb.
Lilium 'Star Fighter' Lily, Star Fighter Perennial, bulb     Upright Sun-Pt. Shade Green Dk. Pink with white edge July     Toxic to dogs, fragrant  Deadhead flower heads after blooms have fades, leave stem to feed bulb.
Lilium 'Stargazer' Lily, Stargazer Perennial, Bulb 36"   Upright Sun-Pt. Shade Green Dk. Pink with white edge July     Toxic to dogs, fragrant  Deadhead flower heads after blooms have fades, leave stem to feed bulb.
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree Tree 60' 30' Oval Sun Green, yellow in fall Yellow-green with orange center May-June   5 Flower shape resembles a tulip, native to eastern U.S. Maintain good moisture especially during heat/windy summer days.
Liriope spicata Creeping Lilyturf Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Mounding Sun to shade Green Purple Aug.   4 to 9 Evergreen, great as groundcover Requires good drainage. Can be mowed off in spring to produce fresh foliage.
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower Perennial 3-4' 2' Spiky Partial Shade Green Red Early to late summer   3 to 9  Native, favorite of hummingbirds Prefers moist soils
Lonicera x brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' Honeysuckle Vine, Dropmore Scarlet Vine 15-20'   Twining Sun to shade Blue-green Red-orange June-Oct.   4 to 9 Everblooming Vigorous plant that requires a heavy support for the woody stems.
Lysimachia clethroides Gooseneck Loosestrife Perennial 3'     Full sun to part shade   White July-August   3 to 8    
Lysimachia 'Golden Alexander' Loosestrife, Golden Alexander Perennial 2' 18-24" Rounded Full Sun Variegated green & gold Yellow June - July   4 to 8   Deadhead after flowers fade, cut foliage to ground in fall after killing freeze
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' Lysimachia, Aurea Perennial, groundcover  2-4"   Creeping Full sun to shade Gold       3 to  8 Great to cover slopes, drape over walls, or trail from a container Vigorous grower, pull out where not wanted.
Lysimachia punctata 'Alexander' Lysimachia, Alexander
Variegated Loosestrife
Perennial 24-26"   Upright Full Sun Green with wide creamy white edge Yellow June - July   4 to 8   Deadhead after flowers fade, cut foliage to ground in fall after killing freeze
Magnolia 'Jane' Magnolia, Jane Tree, Deciduous 8-12' 8-12' Rounded Sun to part shade Green Reddish purple April-May   4 to 7 Blooms later than traditional saucer magnolia. Prune any crossing or dead branches during dormant season.
Magnolia stellata 'Royal Star' Magnolia, Royal Start Tree, Deciduous 15' 10' Upright, rounded Full Sun Green White April   5 Has larger flowers with more petals than other cultivars Low maintenance, prune any crossing branches during dormant season.
Malus 'Adirondack' Crabapple, Adirondack Tree, Deciduous 18' 10' Upright, Inverted Sun Green White April Red 1/2" 4 Very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'American Masterpiece' Crabapple, American Masterpiece Tree, Deciduous 25' 18' Pyramidal Sun Maroon Red April Orange 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'American Triumph' Crabapple, American Triumph Tree, Deciduous 20' 12' Columnar Sun Red to Purple Red April Red 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Candymint' Crabapple, Candymint Tree, Deciduous 10' 15' Spreading Sun Purple to Green Dark Pink April Red 1/4" 4 Showy flowers Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Centurion' Crabapple, Centurion Tree, Deciduous 20' 15' Upright, Inverted Sun Reddish Purple to Green Pink Red April Red 5/8" Persistent 4 Very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Cinderella' Crabapple, Cinderella Tree, Deciduous 8-10' 5-8' Upright, Oval Sun Green Red Bud to White April Gold 1/4" 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Coralburst' Crabapple, Coralburst Tree, Deciduous 15' 15' Rounded, Compact Sun Green Coral Pink April Bronze 1/2" 4 Slight resistance, slow grower, tight round form Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'David' Crabapple, David Tree, Deciduous 12' 12' Rounded, Compact Sun Green White April Red 3/8" Persistent 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Donald Wyman' Crabapple, Donald Wyman Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Rounded, Compact Sun Green White April Red Persistent 4 Good fruit display, slight mildew Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Guinevere' Crabapple, Guinevere Tree, Deciduous 10' 10' Rounded Sun Dark Green Mauve White April Red 4 Resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Hamlet' Crabapple, Hamlet Tree, Deciduous 10' 10' Rounded Sun Red Rose Pink April Red 1/4" 4 Fragrant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Harvest Gold' Crabapple, Harvest Gold Tree, Deciduous 20' 15' Upright Sun Dark Green Pink Bud to White April Gold 1/2" 4 Very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Lancelot' Crabapple, Lancelot Tree, Deciduous 10' 8' Upright, Oval Sun Green Red Bud to White April Gold 3/8" Persistent 4 Sparse blooms and fruit, tight oval form Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Lollipop' Crabapple, Lollipop Tree, Deciduous 10' 10' Rounded Sun Green White April Yellow 3/8" 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Louisa' Crabapple, Louisa Tree, Deciduous 15' 15' Weeping Sun Dark Green Pink April Yellow 3/8" 4 Susceptible to scab Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Mary Potter' Crabapple, Mary Potter Tree, Deciduous 10' 18' Spreading Sun Dark Green Pink Bud to White April Red 3/8" Persistent 4 Medium resistance Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Pink Sparkles' Crabapple, Pink Sparkles Tree, Deciduous 15' 12' Upright, Oval Sun Glossy green Pink April Bright red/burgundy 4 Excellent disease resistance Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Pink Spire' Crabapple, Pink Spire Tree, Deciduous 15' 12' Upright Sun Reddish to Bronze Pink April Dark Red 1/2" 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Prairiefire' Crabapple, Prairiefire Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Rounded, Upright Sun Reddish to Bronze Red Bud to Deep Pink April Dark Red 1/2" Persistent 4 Fragrant, very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Profusion' Crabapple, Profusion Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Rounded Sun Reddish to Bronze Deep Pink April Dark Red 1/2" Persistent 4 Blooms and fruits profusely, disappointing foliage Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Purple Prince' Crabapple, Purple Prince Tree, Deciduous 20' 20' Rounded Sun Reddish to Bronze Red Bud to Deep Pink April Dark Red 3/8" Persistent 4 Outstanding flower display, similar to 'Prairiefire' Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Red Barron' Crabapple, Red Barron Tree, Deciduous 18' 8' Columnar Sun Reddish to Bronze Red April Dark Red 1/2" 4 Very susceptible to scab Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Red Jade' Crabapple, Red Jade Tree, Deciduous 10' 15' Weeping Sun Green White April Red 1/2" 3   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Red Jewel' Crabapple, Red Jewel Tree, Deciduous 18' 12' Upright, Pyramidal Sun Dark Green White April Red Persistent 4 Great fruit display Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Royal Gem' Crabapple, Royal Gem Tree, Deciduous 5-8' 5-8' Rounded, Compact Sun Reddish to Green Red to Pink April Dark Red 3   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Royal Raindrops' Crabapple, Royal Raindrops Tree, Deciduous 15-20' 15' Upright Sun Purple cut leaf foliage maintains color through season Pink April Dark Red 1/2" Persistent 4 Serrated leaves, very resistant, orange to red fall color Prune suckers as needed.
Malus sargentii Crabapple, Sargent Tree, Deciduous 8' 15' Spreading Sun Dark Green White April Dark Red 1/3" Persistent, Profuse 4 Fragrant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus sargentii 'Tina' Crabapple, Sargent Tina Tree, Deciduous 5-8' 5-8' Spreading Sun Green White April Red 1/4" 4 Fragrant, very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Sir Galahad' Crabapple, Sir Galahad Tree, Deciduous 10' 8' Rounded Sun Green White April Gold to Red 4 Fragrant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Snowdrift' Crabapple, Snowdrift Tree, Deciduous 15-20' 15-20' Rounded Sun Dark Green Pink Buds to White April Orange to Red 3/8" 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Spring Snow' Crabapple, Spring Snow Tree, Deciduous 25' 20' Rounded Sun Bright Green White April Sterile 4 Sterile, susceptible to scab Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Sugar Tyme' Crabapple, Sugar Tyme Tree, Deciduous 18' 15' Upright, Oval Sun Green Pink Bud to White April Red 1/2" Persistent 4 Profuse blooms, very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus transitoria 'Golden Raindrops' Crabapple, Golden Raindrops Tree, Deciduous 20' 15'   Sun Light Green White April Gold 1/4" 3 Serrated leaves, very resistant Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Velvet Pillar' Crabapple, Velvet Pillar Tree, Deciduous 20' 10' Columnar Sun Reddish Purple to Green Pink April Red, Sparse 4 Susceptible to scab Prune suckers as needed.
Malus x zumi 'Redbud' Crabapple, Redbud Tree, Deciduous 15' 15-20' Rounded Sun Dark Green Red Bud to White April Red 1/2" Persistent 4   Prune suckers as needed.
Malus 'Zumi' Crabapple, Zumi Tree, Deciduous 20' 24' Rounded, Spreading Sun Green Pink Bud to White April Red 3/8" Persistent 4 Fragrant Prune suckers as needed.
Miscanthus sinensis   'Hinjo' Zebra Grass, Little Nicky Dwarf  Grass 4'/3'     Full Sun              
Miscanthus sinensis  'Morning Light' Grass, Morning Light Grass 6'/4'   Arching Full Sun Green & white striped Red-bronze         Cut back to 6" in spring
Miscanthus sinensis  'Nippon' Maiden Grass, Nippon Grass 4-6' 24-36"   Full Sun Reddish bronze in fall Silver   Jun-Oct   5 to 9 Compact and clump forming  
Miscanthus sinensis  'Purpurascens' Flame Grass, Purpurescens Grass Grass 4-5'/3-4' 2-3' Upright Full Sun Bright red-orange in fall Purple plume Late summer   4 to 9 Great fall color, warm season grass Cut back to 6" in spring
Miscanthus sinensis  'Silver Feather' Miscanthus, Silberfeder Grass 6-8'   Arching Full Sun     August       Cut back to 6" in spring
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' Japanese Silver Grass Grass 3-5'  20" Upright Sun Green, Variegated Maroon Fall   5 to 8    
Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' Maiden Grass Grass 6'-8' 3-4' Vase-shaped clump Full Sun Green w/ silver midrib Red October   5 to 9 Graceful finely textured clumps Winter interest, cut clump back to 6" from ground in spring.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus' Porcupine Grass Grass 4-6' 3-4' Vase-shaped clump Sun-Pt. Sun Green with yellow horizontal stripes Coppery-tan October   5 to 9 Distinctive banded leaves, more upright than Zebra grass, useful as specimen Winter interest, cut clump back to 6" from ground in spring.
Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus' Miscanthus, Variegated Grass 7'/5' 4-6' Arching Sun/Part Shade Green & white striped Red September   5 to 9 More tolerant of shade than most grasses, warm season grass Cut back to 6" in spring
Molinia caerulea 'Heidebraut' Moor Grass, Heather Bride Grass 3-4' 24-36" Upright Full sun Green Purple Jul-Aug   4 to 9 A soft, elegant grass with a very vertical, slightly open appearance. Clean up dead foliage in spring
Molinia caerulea 'Moorflamme' Moor Grass, Flaming Grass 3-4' 2-3' Upright Full sun Green Tan Sept - Oct.   4 to 9 Fine textured grass forms upright clumps Cut foliage down in spring
Molinia caerulea 'Moorhexe' Moor Grass, Moor Witch Purple Grass 26-36" 24-36" Vase shaped Full sun   Purple Jun-Sept   4 to 9 Airy purple flowers Clean up dead foliage in spring
Molinia caerulea 'Skyracer' Moor Grass, Skyracer Purple Grass 7-8'/2'   Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Purple July - Oct.   4 to 9 Very airy plant that turns a rich golden yellow in fall Cut foliage down in spring
Molinia caerulea 'Strahlenquelle' Moor Grass, Fountain of Rays Grass 2-3' 2-3' Open, Arching Sun Green Purple July-Oct.       Cut foliage down in spring
Molinia litoralis 'Transparent' Moor Grass, Transparent Grass 6-8' 4-6' Upright Sun Green Dark brown Mid-July -Oct.   4 to 9 Airy spikes above tufts of foliage Cut foliage down in spring
Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' Beebalm, Coral Reef Perennial 2-3' 2-3' Upright Full sun to part shade Green Salmon pink June-Sept   4 to 9 Long blooming and highly mildew resistant foliage Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline' Bee Balm, Jacob Cline Perennial  2-4' 2-3' Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Scarlet June-July   4 to 9 Fragrant, attracts bees, good resistance to mildew Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Monarda 'Petite Delight' Bee Balm, Petite Delight Perennial 15-18" 18-24" Mounding Full sun  Dark Green lavender-rose midsummer   2 to 8 Crinkled and highly mildew resistant foliage Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Mondarda ' Marshall's Delight' Bee Balm, Marshall's Delight Perennial 2'   Upright Full sun to part shade green pink all summer   4 to9 High resistance to mildew Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Mondarda 'Petite Wonder' Bee Balm, Petite Wonder' Perennial 9-12" 18" Mounding Full sun dark green  clear pink July   2 to 9 Good disease resistance Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Monarda 'Raspberry Wine' Beebalm, Raspberry Wine Perennial 2-3' 2-3' Upright Full sun to part shade Dark green Raspberry red July-Aug.   4 to 9 Long blooming and highly mildew resistant foliage Deadheading can prolong bloom. If foliage develops mildew, cut to base.
Nepeta x faassenii 'Kit Kat' Catmint, Kit Kat Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Mounding Sun Gray green Nearly blue June-Aug.   4 to 8 Fragrant foliage with long bloom time Shear after blooms fade for flush of new growth if desired. Prune in late fall after several killing frosts. 
Nepeta x faassenii 'Six Hills Giant' Catmint, Six Hills Giant Perennial 36" 36" Mounding Sun-Part Shade Gray green Lavender June-Aug.   3 to 8 Fragrant foliage with long bloom time Shear after blooms fade for flush of new growth if desired. Prune in late fall after several killing frosts. 
Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low' Catmint, Walker's Low Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Mounding Sun-Part Shade Gray green Lavender June-Aug.   3 to 8 Fragrant foliage with long bloom time. Perennial Plant of the Year 2007 Shear after blooms fade for flush of new growth if desired. Prune in late fall after several killing frosts. 
Nepeta subsessilis 'Sweet Dreams' Catmint, Sweet Dreams Perennial 24-36" 3-4' Spreading Sun Gray green Pink June-Sept.   3 to 9 Hummingbirds love the long lasting tubular flowers Shear after blooms fade for flush of new growth if desired. Prune in late fall after several killing frosts. 
Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' Pachysandra, Green Carpet Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade to Part Shade Green White April-May   5 to 9 Evergreen groundcover with glossy leaves Low maintenance, deadhead spent flowers if foliage doesn't hide them.
Pachysandra terminalis 'Variegata' Pachysandra, Variegated Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade Gray green variegated White May   4 to 8 Fragrant flowers, evergreen foliage. Deadhead spent flowers 
Paeonia 'Coral Charm' Peony, Coral Charm Perennial 28" 2-3' Rounded Sun Green Peachy coral Late May   3 to 8 Semi-double flowers on strong stems Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Festiva Maxima' Peony, Festiva Maxima Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Rounded Sun Green White with red flecks in center May   3 to 8 Large double flower Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall
Paeonia 'Kansas' Peony, Kansas Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Round Sun Green Bright red May   3 to 8 Double  flowers with strong stems. Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Krinkled White' Peony, Krinkled White Perennial 3' 3' Round Sun Green White May   3 to 8 Single white cup shaped flower has ruffled petals and yellow stamens Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall
Paeonia 'Nippon Beauty' Peony, Nippon Beauty Perennial 30-40" 30" Round Sun Green Deep red with yellow center June   3 to 8 Japanese variety that blooms later Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Paula Fay' Peony, Paula Fay Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Round Sun Green Hot Pink May   2 to 8 Unusual crepe paper-like edge on semi-double fragrant flower Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Raspberry Sundae' Peony, Raspberry Sundae Perennial 30" 30" Round Sun Green White with pink  May   3 to 8 Fragrant bomb type flower that looks like vanilla ice cream with raspberry syrup.  Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Sarah Bernhardt' Peony, Sarah Bernhardt Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Round Sun Green Pink May   3 to 8 Very large double  flowers. Good cut flower. Fragrant Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Scarlet O'Hara' Peony, Scarlet O'Hara Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Round Sun Green Red May   4 to 8 Single large fragrant  flowers. Good cut flower.  Deadhead spent flowers to enhance plant appearance, cut foliage to ground in late fall.
Paeonia 'Shimadaijin' Peony, Purple Tree Shrub 4-5' 4-6'       Purple red     4 Semi-double, should be treated like a shrub Tree peonies have woody stem like a shrub and will not die all the way back to the ground in winter.
Paeonia suffruticosa  Peony, White Tree Shrub 4-5'   Round Sun-part sun Green White May-June   4 to 7   Tree peonies have woody stem like a shrub and will not die all the way back to the ground in winter.
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Hanakisoi' Peony, Pink Tree Shrub 4-5' 4-6' Vase-shaped Sun   Apricot pink May   4 Semi-double, should be treated like a shrub Don’t not cut down to the ground during winter
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Hoki' Peony, Red Tree Shrub 4-6' 3-4' Vase-shaped Sun/Part Shade Green Red May-June   4 to 7 Huge lipstick red semi-double blooms Tree peonies have woody stem like a shrub and will not die all the way back to the ground in winter.
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Kinkaku' or 'Kinshi' Peony, Yellow Tree Shrub 3-4'     Sun-part sun   Yellow May-June   4 to 7 Double blossoms with yellow petals edged in bright orange Tree peonies have woody stem like a shrub and will not die all the way back to the ground in winter.
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum' Poppy, Oriental Patty's Plum Perennial 24-36" 24-36" Upright Sun Green Purple May-June   3 to 9 Blooms have black centers above feathery foliage Foliage will go dormant in summer, brown leaves can be removed.  Fresh foliage will emerge in fall.
Papaver orientale 'Prince of Orange' Poppy, Oriental Prince of Orange Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Sun Green Orange May-June   3 to 7 Traditional orange poppy with black center Foliage will go dormant in summer, brown leaves can be removed.  Fresh foliage will emerge in fall.
Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky' Switchgrass, Cheyenne Sky Grass 30-36" 18-24" Upright Sun Blue green, wine in fall Purple Late summer   4 to 9 Effective as speciman, in masses, screening, or in pots. Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum  'Prairie Fire' Switchgrass, Prairie Fire Grass 3-4' 3-4' Vase-shaped clump Full Sun Blue green, wine in fall Rosy red Late summer   5 to 8 Warm season grass with beautiful fall color.  Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum  'Shenandoah' Switchgrass, Shenandoah Grass 3'-4' 18-24" Vase-shaped clump Full Sun/Pt Shade Green with red tones, wine in fall Red July   4 to 9 Warm season grass with beautiful fall color. Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blue' Switchgrass, Dallas Blues  Grass 6'/8' 3-4' Vase-shaped clump Full Sun/Pt Shade Blue-green Mauve Aug. - Sept.   4 to 9 Warm season grass. Airy flowers can be useful as cut flowers for dried arrangements Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal' Switchgrass, Heavy Metal Blue Grass 4-5' 2-3' Vase-shaped clump Full Sun/Pt Shade Metallic-blue, yellow in fall Pinkish  Aug.-Sept.   4 to 9 Warm season grass. Airy flowers can be useful as cut flowers for dried arrangements Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' Switchgrass, Northwind Grass 4-6' 2-3' Upright Full Sun Green Yellow Sept.   5 to 9 Warm season grass tolerant of many soils. Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Panicum virgatum 'Prairie Sky' Switchgrass, Prairie Sky Grass 4-5' 2-3' Vase-shaped clump Full Sun/Pt Shade Blue Silver pink Aug-Sept.   4 to 9 Warm season grass Provides winter interest. Cut down in early spring.
Parhenocissus tricuspidata Boston Ivy, Fenway Park                        
Parthenocissus quinquefolia 'Monham' Virginia Creeper, Star Showers Vine 20-35'   self clinging Full to Part sun Paint splattered white on green       4 to 9    
Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' Boston Ivy Vine  30-45'   self clinging Full to Part sun green, fall- orange to red     blue-black berries 4 to 9 Excellent for covering masonry.  
Pennisetum alopecuroides  Fountain Grass Grass 2-3' 3-4' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green fading to tan during winter White/tan July   5 Narrow leaves create fountain effect, warm season grass Cut back to 6" in spring
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'  Fountain Grass, Hameln Dwarf Grass 2' 2' Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green fading to tan during winter White/tan July   5 Narrow leaves create fountain effect, warm season grass Cut back to 6" in spring
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head' Fountail Grass, Red  Grass 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Full sun Green turning golden in fall Reddish purple Jul-Oct   4 to 9 Deer resistant Cut back to 6" in spring.
Penstemon digitalis Beardtongue, Foxglove Perennial 4-6'   Upright Part Sun/Shade Green White May-June   3 to 8 Native prairie plant attracts butterflies Cut back flower stems in fall or early spring.
Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' Beardtongue, Husker Red Perennial 30" 2' Upright Sun to pt. shade Purple-bronze White June   3 to 8 Perennial Plant of the Year 1996 Spent flower heads can be decorative or cut to basal foliage. 
Penstemon 'Purple Riding Hood' Beardtongue, Purple Riding Hood Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Upright Sun to shade Green Purple May-July   4 to 8 Bell -shaped flowers are loved by hummingbirds Spent flower stems can be cut after  blooming.
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage Perennial 36-48" 36-48" Open Full Sun Gray green fragrant foliage Lavender blue Mid June-Sept.   4 to 9 Airy spikes of lavender blue flowers top strong stems with finely dissected leaves. 1995 Perennial Plant of the Year Cut back to 6" above ground in spring, remove suckers to contain size.
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire' Russian Sage, Little Spire Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Full sun Gray green fragrant foliage Lavender blue Mid June- Sept.   5 to 9 Shorter, more upright than regular species; silvery stems provide winter interest Cut back to 6" above ground in spring
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Longin' Russian Sage, Longin Perennial 36-48" 36" Open, upright Full sun Gray green fragrant foliage Lavender blue Mid June-Sept.   5 to 9 Airy spikes of lavender blue flowers top strong stems. Cut back to 6 " above ground in spring.  Remove suckers to contain size.
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' Fleece Flower, Firetail Perennial  36-48' 36-48"   Partial Shade Green Red June-Aug   3 to 9 Prefers cool, moist location Cut back after killing frost.
Persicaria polymorpha Persicaria, White Fleece Flower Perennial 4-6' 2-3'   Sun to part shade Green White July-Sept.   3 to 9 Good back of the border plant Cut back after killing frost.
Phlox arendsii 'Baby Face' Phlox, Baby Face Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Upright Sun to part shade Green Pink with dark center July-Sept.   4 to 9 Mildew resistant Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox carolina 'Miss Lingard' Phlox, Miss Lingard Perennial 24"   Upright Sun Green White June-Sept   3 to 9 Good cut flower, fragrant, early and long blooming, mildew resistant Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtyfive' Phlox, Volcano Pink with White Eye Perennial 12-18" 8-12" Upright Sun to part sun Green Pink with white centers June-Sept.   3 to 9 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtyfour' Phlox, Volcano Pink with Red Eye Perennial 12-20" 8-12" Upright Sun to part sun Green Pink with red centers June-Sept.   3 to 9 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtyone' Phlox, Volcano Ruby Perennial  12-18" 8-12" Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Ruby red June-Sept   4 to 8 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtysix' Phlox, Volcano Red Perennial  12-20" 8-12" Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Red June-Sept   3 to 9 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtythree' Phlox, Volcano Purple Perennial  12-20" 8-12" Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Lavender, Purple June- Sept   3 to 9 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Barthirtytwo' Phlox, Volcano White Perennial 12-18" 8-12" Upright Sun to Part Sun Green White June-Sept   3 to 9 Tolerates powdery mildew Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Becky Towe' Phlox, Becky Towe Perennial  3-4' 18-24" Upright Full Sun Green, Variegated Salmon/
Rose
July- Sept.   3 to9 Sweet smelling, sturdy stems Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' Phlox, Blue Paradise Perennial 36-48" 18" Upright Sun to Part Sun Green Indigo Blue to Purple July - Sept.   4 to 8 Mildew resistant Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage
Phlox paniculata 'David'  Phlox, David Perennial 42" 18" Upright Sun Green White July-Aug.   4 to 8 Best resistance to powdery mildew. Perennial Plant of the Year 2002. Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage
Phlox paniculata 'Eva Cullum' Phlox, Eva Cullum Perennial 24-28" 24" Upright Sun Green Pink with darker pink eye July - Aug.   3 to 9 Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds Most plant will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Laura' Phlox, Laura Perennial 24"   Upright Sun Green Bright purple with white star center July - Aug.   3 to 9 Mildew resistant Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Lord Clayton' Phlox, Lord Clayton Perennial 24-36" 18-24" Upright Sun/Part Shade Deep purple w/ lime-green veins aging to bronze Red June-August   4 to 9 Unique color combination makes a striking statement in the garden Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox paniculata 'Red Magic' Phlox, Red Magic Perennial 28"   Upright Sun   Rose-red July - Aug.   3 to 9 Mildew resistant Most plants will bloom twice in succession, deadhead after second bloom to prevent seeding. Cut stems to ground in fall and remove any diseased foliage.
Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes' Phlox, Candy Stripes Creeping Perennial, Groundcover 6" 12" Spreading Sun Green Pink & white striped April-May   2 to 9 Great plant for rock gardens and walls Plants are evergreen, clean-up any winter damaged growth in spring
Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue' Phlox, Emerald Blue Creeping Perennial, Groundcover 6" 12" Spreading Sun Green Lavender-blue April-May   2 to 9 Great plant for rock gardens and walls Plants are evergreen, clean-up any winter damaged growth in spring
Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink' Phlox, Emerald Pink Creeping Perennial, Groundcover 6" 12" Spreading Sun Green Pink April-May   2 to 9 Great plant for rock gardens and walls Plants are evergreen, clean-up any winter damaged growth in spring
Phlox x 'Minnie Pearl' Phlox, Minnie Pearl Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Mounding Sun/Part Shade Green White May to June     A native hybrid, earlier blooming than most garden phlox Deadhead spent flowers to keep plant tidy, cut stems to the ground after flowers are finished and remove any diseased foliage.
Physocarpus 'Center Glow' Ninebark, Center Glow Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded, Upright Full Sun Rosy-red with yellow center new foliage matures to burgundy White June Reddish, fall 2 to 8 Straight species with Dart's, more coppery than coppertina (Dart's Gold and Diablo) Low maintenance 
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Mindia' Ninebark, Coppertina Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 5-6' Upright Sun/Part Shade Copper to Red White May to June Reddish, fall 3 Cross between 'Dart's Gold' and 'Diablo' Low maintenance 
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold' Ninebark, Dart's Gold Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded, Upright Sun/Part Shade Yellow, Lt. Green White May to June Reddish, fall 3   Low maintenance 
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' Ninebark, Diablo Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 6-8' Rounded, Upright Sun/Part Shade Dark Purple White to Pink May to June Reddish, fall 2 to 7   Low maintenance 
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May' Ninebark, Little Devil Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Upright Sun/Part Shade Dark Purple White to Pink June   3 to 7 Keeps its compact shape without pruning Low maintenance
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward' Ninebark, Summer Wine Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 4-6' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Dark Purple White to Pink May to June Reddish, fall 3 to 8 Compact growth habit, tolerant of most soils. Low maintenance 
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Tuilad' Ninebark, Lady in Red Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 3-4' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Tones of copper, burgundy,pinkish-red Pink May to June Reddish, fall 4 to 7 Compact growth habit, tolerant of most soils, striking foliage. Low maintenance 
Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners' Obedient Plant, Miss Manners Perennial 18-24" 8-12" Upright Sun/Part Shade Green White Aug. - Sept.   2 to 9 Plants are clump forming, not invasive Deadhead spent flowers to improve appearance. Cut down in fall.
Picea abies  Spruce, Norway Tree, Evergreen 50-60' 15-20' Pyramidal Sun/Part Shade Dark Green       3 to 7 Fast growth rate, speciman tree. Requires no pruning
Picea abies "Nidiformis' Spruce, Bird's Nest Shrub, evergreen 24" 24"-36" Rounded, layered Sun Dark Green   None None 3 Slow growing, beautiful in rock gardens  
Picea abies 'Pendula' Spruce, Weeping Norway Shrub, Evergreen 6' 6' Weeping Sun/Part Shade Dark Green       3 to 7 Slow growing, grafted  
Picea glauca 'Conica' Spruce, Dwarf Alberta Shrub, Evergreen 5-7' 3-5' Pyramidal Sun Med Green         Slow growing  
Picea glauca 'Densata' Spruce, Black Hills Tree, Evergreen 20-40' 12-15' Pyramidal Sun Green        2 Slow growing  
Picea glauca 'Yukon Blue' Spruce, Yukon Blue Shrub, Evergreen 12' 5' Pyramidal Sun Blue-gray     Small brown cones 3 Slow growing  Requires no pruning
Picea mariana 'Nana' Spruce, Blue Nest Shrub, Evergreen 18-24" 24-30" Globe Sun Blue-green       3 to7 Slow growing, dense  
Picea omorika Spruce, Serbian Tree, Evergreen 35-40' 10-12' Narrow, Pyramidal Sun White underside       4 Graceful branching habit  
Picea pungens 'Fat Albert' Spruce, Fat Albert Blue Tree, Evergreen 15' 10-12' Pyramidal Sun Silver-blue       3 to 7 Slow grower,dense, compact, drought tolerant once established Low maintenance, trim only if necessary to remove dieback. 
Picea pungens 'Glauca' Spruce, Colorado Blue Tree. Evergreen 30-60' 10-20' Pyramidal Sun Silver-blue       3 to 7 Excellent for specimen or windbreak Easily shaped, little shearing is needed, needs fully exposed, well drained location
Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa' Spruce, Dwarf Globe Blue Shrub, Evergreen 3-4' 3-4' Rounded, flat top Sun Silver-blue       3 to 7 Dwarf compact habit makes excellent accent Prune as desired late winter or early spring, slow growing
Picea pungens 'Montgomery' Spruce, Montgomery Shrub, Evergreen 10-15' 10-12' Dwarf broad cone  Sun Silver-blue       3 to 7 A dwarf globe form that will eventually form a leader and become broadly pyramidal Prune as desired late winter or early spring, slow growing
Pinus mugo Pine, Mugo Shrub, Evergreen 3-5' 6-10' Broad Mound Sun Dark green       2 to 7 Slow growing   
Pinus strobus Pine, Eastern White Tree, Evergreen 50-80' 15-20' Pyramidal full sun blue-green       3 to 9 Open, broad, irregular habit with age  
Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' Pine, Columnar Eastern White Tree, Evergreen 20-30' 5-6' Columnar full sun soft green       3 to 9 Slow growing, bears cones up to 8"  
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fugi Blue' Balloon Flower, Fugi Blue Perennial 20-30" 18-24" Upright Sun-Pt. Shade Green, yellow foliage in fall Blue-purple July-Aug.   3 to 9 Flower buds are like balloons until they open Late to emerge in spring. May need to be supported, cut to ground for winter 
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii' Balloon Flower, Mariesii Perennial 18-24"   Upright Sun-Pt. Shade Green, yellow foliage in fall Blue-purple July-Aug.   3 to 9 Flower buds are like balloons until they open Late to emerge in spring. May need to be supported, cut to ground for winter 
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue' Balloon Flower, Sentimental Blue Perennial 6-9" 12-18" Upright Sun- Part Shade Green, yellow foliage in fall Blue July-Aug.   3 to 8 Excellent dwarf variety. Flower buds are like balloons until they open.  Late to emerge in spring. Deadhead spent flower to keep plant tidy. Cut to ground for winter.
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Zwerg' Balloon Flower, Zwerg Perennial 8" 18" Upright Sun-Pt. Shade Green, yellow foliage in fall Blue July-Aug.   4 to 9 Dwarf variety, flower buds are like balloons until they open Late to emerge in spring. May need to be supported, cut to ground for winter 
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' Jacob's Ladder, Stairway to Heaven Perennial 12" 18" Mounding Partial Shade Green edged in cream Blue Spring   3 to 7 Variegation has a pink tint in cool weather.  Deadhead spent flowers.
Polygonatum falcatum 'Variegatum' Variegated Solomon' Seal Perennial 2' 2' Upright, arching Partial to full shade Green with white edge, red stems White Spring   3 to 9 Companion to ferns and hosta Cut to ground after killing freeze.
Pulmonaria 'Cotton Cool' Lungwort, Cotton Cool Perennial 8-12" 18-24" Mounding Partial to full shade Green silvery  Blue April   3 to 8 Prefers shade but will take morning sun. Deadhead spent flowers stems. 
Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash' Lungwort, Raspberry Splash Perennial 8-12" 12-18" Mounding Partial to full shade Silver bloches on green foliage Pink April   4 to 9 Has a more upright growing habit than most varieties Deadhead spent flower stems.
Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford' Pear, Bradford Flowering Tree, Deciduous 30-35' 20-25' narrow conical  Full sun Fall- yellow to red to purple  White early in season   5 to 8    
Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select' or 'Chanticleer' Pear, Cleveland Select Tree, Deciduous 35' 15' Pyramidal, Upright Sun Glossy green, reddish purple in fall White Late April - Early May   4 to 9 Blooms later and longer lived than 'Bradford', less susceptible to early freezes than 'Bradford'  
Quercus alba Oak, White Tree, Deciduous 70' 60' Rounded Sun fall-crimson Catkins   1" long acorn 4 to 9 Claimed by several states as their official tree  
Quercus bicolor Oak, Swamp White Tree, Deciduous 60' 50' Rounded Sun fall-brown       4 Tolerates wet soil, fast grower  
Quercus imbricaria Oak, Shingle Tree, Deciduous 50' 60' Pyramidal Sun              
Quercus macrocarpa Oak, Bur Tree, Deciduous 40-50' 40' Broad Oval Sun Dk green, yellow brown in fall     Acorns with bir-like cap 3 to 8 Long lived Adapts to variety of soils and city conditions
Quercus michauxii Oak, Swamp Chestnut Tree, Deciduous 70' 40' Irregular Sun             Prefers acid soils, likes moist areas.
Quercus muehenbergii Oak, Chinquapin Tree, Deciduous     Rounded Sun              
Quercus phellos Oak, Willow Tree, Deciduous 55' 40' Pyramidal Sun green willow-like            
Quercus robur 'Fastigiata' Oak, English Tree, Deciduous       Sun              
Quercus robur 'Skyrocket' Oak, Skyrocket Tree, Deciduous     Upright Sun              
Quercus rubra Oak, Red Tree, Deciduous 65' 60' Pyramidal Sun              
Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia' Buckthorn, Fernleaf Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 6-8' Upright, oval Full sun to part shade Green, yellow in fall Creamy green May Green to red to black eaten by birds 3 Very fine textured foliage that can form attractive hedge or screen. Low maintenance, if desired, prune off lower branches to create a tree-like appearance.
Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams' Buckthorn, Fine Line Fernleaf Shrub, Deciduous 6-9' 2-3' Upright, columnar Full sun to full shade Green, yellow in fall Insignificant creamy white May Non viable seeds 3 Cross between Columnar Buckthorn (Tallhedge) and Fernleaf Buckthorn Low maintenance.
Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla' Rhododendron, Nova Zembla Shrub, Evergreen 5' 5'   Part sun Green Red Mid spring     Prefers acidic soil and protection from cold winter wind and hot afternoon sun.  
Rhododendron 'PJM' Rhododendron, PJM Shrub, Evergreen 3-5' 3-5' Rounded Sun-Pt. Shade Glossy dk. Green, burgundy in fall Bright lavender April   4 to 7 Prefers acidic soil and protection from cold winter wind and hot afternoon sun. Spraying with an antidessicant in early winter will help maintain leaf moisture. Any pruning should be done after flowering.
Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' Sumac, Gro-Low Fragrant Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 6-8' Spreading Sun to shade Green, orange to red in fall Yellow March-April   3 Ideal for erosion control, deer resistant.   
Rhus copallina latifolia 'Morton' Sumac, Prairie Flame Shrub, Deciduous 3-5' 4-5' Upright Sun to pt. shade Glossy green, red in fall Yellow to white April   4 Will colonize; deer resistant  
Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger' Sumac, Tiger Eyes Shrub, Deciduous 5-10' 5-10' Spreading Sun to pt. shade Yellow cutleaf, deep apricot to orange to red in fall Yellow April   4 Will colonize; deer resistant, best coloring in full sun Will not tolerate wet soils.
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe' Locust, Purple Robe Tree, Deciduous 50' 30' Upright, outward arching branches Sun Purple tinted new growth ages to bronze-green Dark purple Spring   3 Tough, fast growing well adapted to hot, dry climates Prune suckers.
Rosa 'AUSmas' Rose, Graham Thomas Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 2-3' Upright Full sun Green Yellow May- Aug   5 to 9 Double flowers, Fragrant  
Rosa 'BAIgirl' Rose, Easy Elegance My Girl Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Full sun Green Pink May-Sept.   5 to 9 Hybrid tea-like flowers, disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'BAIief' Rose, Easy Elegance Little Mischief Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Full sun Glossy green Deep pink Everblooming   4 to 9 Double 1" flowers Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'BAImir' Rose, Easy Elegance Kashmir Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 2-3' Rounded Full sun Green Red Everblooming   4 to 9 Closest thing to a hybrid tea in a shrub rose. Fragrant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'BAInce' Rose, Easy Elegance Sweet Fragrance Shrub, Deciduous 2-4' 2-4' Upright Full sun Green Apricot Everblooming   5 to 9 Grandiflora type with sturdy canes for cutting Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert' Rose, Blanc Double de Coubert Shrub, Deciduous 5-7' 2.5-3' Upright Full sun Green White Recurrent blooming Scarlet hips 3 to 7 Very hardy hybrid rugosa, fragrant licorice scent Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'Chuckles' Chuckles Shrub, Deciduous 2'     Full sun Green Deep Pink Everblooming small red fruit 4 to 7 Floribunda Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'Flower Carpet Yellow' Rose, Yellow Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Yellow Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 4 to 10 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa glauca Rose, red leaf Shrub, Deciduous 5-6'   Uprught Full sun Green with blue, red, plum Pink June Purple-red hips 2 to 7 Foliage color intensifies in fall with purple canes Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'RADcon' Rose, Pink Knockout Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 2-3' Compact, rounded Full sun Green with burgundy new foliage Medium pink Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 4 to 9 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'RADramblin' Rose, Ramblin'  Red Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 3-4' Upright Full sun Green Red June-July   5 to 10 Vigorous and disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'RADrazz' Rose, Knockout Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Full sun Green with burgundy new foliage  Red Everblooming Orange-red hips 4 to 7 New foliage emerges dark red.  Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'RADsun' Rose, Carefree Sunshine Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Upright Full sun Green Yellow Everblooming   4 to 9 Disease resistant, yellow flowers hold color Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'RADtko' Rose, Double Knockout Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3' Rounded Full sun to part sun Green with burgundy new foliage Red Everblooming Orange-red hips 4 to 7 Disease resistant. Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'RADtkopink' Rose, Pink Double Knockout Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Rounded Full sun Green Pink Everblooming   4 to 9 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'RADyod' Rose, Blushing Knockout Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-4' Compact, rounded Full sun Green Light pink Everblooming Orange-red hips 4 to 9 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa rugosa 'Hansa' Rose, Hansa Shrub, Deciduous 4-6'     Full sun Green with orange hue in fall Red Recurrent blooming Red hips 3 to 7 Vigorous plant with clove like fragrance Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa rugosa 'Therese Bugnet' Rose, Therese Bugnet  Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 3-6' Upright Full sun Gray-green turns red in fall Dark red buds open to pink Recurrent blooming   3 to 7 Fragrant, nearly thornless stems, good in hedges, border, or mass barrier plantings Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. NOA168098F' Rose, Pink Supreme Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Bright Pink Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 10 Semi double blooms with improved disease resistance. Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'NOA83100B' Rose, Scarlet Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Scarlet Red Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 4 to 11 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'NOA97400A' Rose, Amber Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Spreading Full sun Green Peach Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 9 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'Noala' Rose, Coral Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Bright Pink Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 11 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'Noamel' Rose, Appleblossom Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Light pink Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 10    
Rosa var. 'Noaschnee' Rose, Red Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Red Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 4 to 11 Single red blooms with disease resistant foliage Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'Noaschnee' Rose, White Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 18-24" 2-3' Spreading Full sun Green White Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 11 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa var. 'Noatraum' Rose, Pink Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Bright Pink Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 5 to 10 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'WEKcisbako' Rose, Home Run Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 4' Rounded Full sun Green True red May-Oct   4 to 9 True red. Has Knockout bloodline, foliage and size Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'Wild Spice' Rose, Wild Spice Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 4-6' Rounded Full sun Green White June to September Orange-red hips 5 to 8 Great fragrance and salt resisitant. Rugosa hybrid. Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa 'William Baffin' Rose, William Baffin Shrub, Deciduous 8-10'   Climber Full sun Green Deep pink June to frost Red-orange hips 3 to 7 Explorer Series, resistant to disease and pests Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa x 'ANGelsie' PPAF Lady Elsie May Rose Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mound Sun Waxy Green Coral  May-Oct   5 to 10 Disease resistant, delicate scent Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems. Mulch crown in late fall for winter protection.
Rosa x 'Nearly Wild' Rose, Nearly Wild Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Full sun bright green pink with white centers       Stiff prickly stems create an impenetrable barrier Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa x 'Noasplash' Rose, Pink Splash Flower Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3-4' Spreading Full sun Green Hot pink & pale pink bicolor Recurrent blooming Orange-red hips 4 to 9 Disease resistant Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rosa 'Zephrine Droughin' Rose, Zephrine Droughin Shrub, Deciduous 4-8'   Climber Sun to part shade Green Bright red turning deep pink Recurrent blooming   5 Thornless canes, bourbon fragrance Prune in spring to remove any dead or crossing stems
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' Black Eyed Susan, Goldstrum Perennial 24-30" 18-24" Upright Sun   Golden yellow with brown cone July-Sept.   3 to 9 Seedheads provide food for birds and provide winter interest. Perennial Plant of the Year 1999. Can be deadheaded or left for winter interest. Plants may seed. Cut flower stems to ground in fall or spring.
Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida Black Eyed Susan  Perennial  24-30"   Upright Sun Green Deep yellow with brown cone Aug-Oct.   4 to 10 Seedheads provide food for birds and provide winter interest. Can be deadheaded or left for winter interest. Plants may seed. Cut flower stems to ground in fall or spring.
Rudbeckia maxima Black Eyed Susan, Giant Coneflower Perennial 5-8' 3' Upright Full sun Green Yellow with black cone August   5 to 9 Bold plant that will not need support if planted in full sun Deadhead individual flowers to prolong blooms. Cut stems to ground after killing frost.
Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne' Autumn Sun Coneflower Perennial 6-8'   Upright Full sun Green Bright yellow petals droop from green cone mid to late summer   4 to 9    
Rudbeckia 'Tiger Eye' Black Eyed Susan, Tiger Eye Annual 16-24" 16-20" Mounding Sun Green Golden yellow with brown cone all summer   5 Prolific bloomer  Can be deadheaded or left for winter interest. Plants may seed. Cut flower stems to ground in fall or spring.
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Viette's Little Suzy' Black Eyed Susan, Little Suzy Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Upright Sun Green changing to mahogany in fall Golden yellow with brown cone July-Sept.   3 to 9 Seedheads provide food for birds and provide winter interest. Shorter. Can be deadheaded or left for winter interest. Plants may seed. Cut flower stems to ground in fall or spring.
Ruellia humilis Wild Petunia Perennial 8-12" 15" Mounding Sun Green Pale blue-purple July   3 to 9 Native that mixed well with non-natives Will reseed if not deadheaded.
Salix integra 'Flamingo' Willow, Flamingo Shrub, Deciduous 3-6' 3-6' Arching Sun/Part Shade Lt. Green mottled with white and pink       3 to 8 Pink stems, variegated foliage flecked with cream and pink. Performs best in partial shade. Can be pruned several times during summer for fuller plant.
Salix integra 'Hakura Nishiki' Willow, Nishiki Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Upright, Open Sun/Part shade Lt. Green mottled with white and pink       3 to 8 Pink stems, variegated foliage flecked with cream and pink. Performs best in partial shade. Can be cut back in spring to produce fuller growth.
Salix purpurea 'Nana' Willow, Dwarf Blue Leaf Artic Shrub, Deciduous 3-4' 3-6' Upright, rounded   Bluish, fine textured       4 to 6 Purplish twigs in winter. Does well in wet soil.
Salvia nemerosa ' Pink Friesland' Salvia, Pink Friesland Perennial 12-18" 12-18" Spiky Full sun Gray green Pink June-July   3 to 8 A compact sister to East Friesland Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Salvia nemerosa 'Caradonna' Salvia, Caradonna Perennial 24' 18'24" Spiky Sun/Part Shade Green Blue-violet June - Aug.   3 to 8 Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies. Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Salvia nemerosa 'Marcus' Salvia, Marcus Perennial 12" 18-24" Spreading Full sun   Deep violet blue June - July   4 to 7 A dwarf salvia for front of the border or groundcover  Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Salvia nemerosa 'May Night' Salvia, May Night Perennial 18" 18-24" Spiky Full sun Gray green Violet blue June - July   3 to 8 1997 Perennial of the Year Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Salvia nemerosa 'Snow Hill' Salvia, Snow Hill Perennial 20" 18-24" Spiky Full sun Gray green White June-July   3 to 8   Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Salvia nemerosa 'Wesuwe' Salvia, Wesuwe Perennial 12-18" 18-24" Spiky Full sun Gray green Reddish purple June-August   3 to 8   Deadhead to prolong bloom time. Cut back to basal foliage if too leggy. Cut back for the winter leaving low basal growth.
Sambucus nigra 'Eva' Elderberry, Black Lace Shrub, Perennial 6-8' 6-8' Rounded Sun to partial shade Purple black Soft pink   Blackish red, fall  4 Finely textured foliage is attractive all season Cut out any stems with winter injury. 
Sambucus nigra 'Gerda' Elderberry, Black Beauty Shrub, Perennial 8-12' 7-8' Upright Sun to partial shade Dark black Pink Mid-summer   4 Flowers are lacy, lemon scented.  
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Heavenly Blue' Little Blue Stem, Heavenly Blue Grass 24-36" 18-24"   Full Sun             Cut back to the ground in spring
Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues' Little Blue Stem, The Blues Grass 2-4" 18-24" Upright Full Sun Dusty blue White Sept-Oct   3 to 9   Cut back to the ground in spring
Sedum  'Black Jack' Sedum, Black Jack Perennial  24"   Upright Full Sun Black purple Pink Aug- Oct.   3 to 9 Incredible colorful foliage Leave standing in the garden through winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum 'Autumn Joy' Sedum, Autumn Joy Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Mounding Sun Green Deep rose Aug.-Sept.   3 to 9 Great plant for fall color or winter interest Leave standing in the garden through winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum cauticola Sedum, Stonecrop  Perennial  2" 6-8" Groundcover,
low growing, almost shrub like
Full sun blue-grey Pink July-Aug.   3 to 9 Good for in between rocks Prune back foliage in early spring to fresh new growth.
Sedum 'Matrona' Sedum, Matrona Perennial 18-24" 18-24" Mounding Sun Purple Pink  Aug. - Sept.   3 to 9  The foliage color creates interest all season with greatest color in fall  Leave standing in the garden through winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum 'Purple Emporer' Sedum, Purple Emperor Perennial                   Floppy and fades out with maturity, YUCK!  
Sedum repestre 'Angelina'  Sedum, Angelina  Perennial  3-5"   Spreading Sun Gold, yellow, evergreen Yellow June   3 to 11 Needle-like foliage Pinch back to control sprawl if desired.
Sedum sieboldii 'October Daphne' Sedum, October Daphne Perennial  6"     Mounding Sun Blue-green edged in pink Pink Fall   3 to 9 Entire plant turns pink in cold weather Prune back foliage in early spring to fresh new growth.
Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Fire' Sedum, Autumn Fire Perennial 18-24" 12-18" Mounding Sun Green Pink to bronze Aug.-Sept.   3 to 9 Great plant for fall color or winter interest Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum spectabile 'Brilliant' Sedum, Brilliant  Perennial  24"   Mounding Sun Green Rose pink Aug-Sept   3 to 9 Great plant for fall color or winter interest Leave standing in the garden through winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum spectabile 'Neon' Sedum, Neon Perennial 18" 12-18" Mounding Sun - part sun   Rose-pink Aug. - Sept.   3 to 9  Great plant for fall color or winter interest Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum spectabile 'Pink Chablis' Sedum, Pink Chablis Perennial 14-18"   Mounding Sun Blue-green with cream edge Pink Aug. - Sept.   3 to 9 The foliage color creates interest all season with greatest color in fall  Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sedum spurium 'Tricolor' Sedum, Tricolor Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Spreading Sun Green with rose & creamy white Rosy pink June-July   4 to 9 The foliage color creates interest all season. Prune back foliage in early spring to fresh new growth.
Sedum spurium 'Voodoo' Sedum, Voodoo Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Spreading Full sun Deep red Rose-red May-July   3 to 8 Drought tolerant. Will tolerate part-shade and moist soils better than other sedum Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements,
Sedum ternatum Sedum, Three Leaved Perennial 4-6" 6-9" Spreading Full sun, part shade Light Green White Apr-May   4 to 8 Will tolerate moist soils. Will naturalize Do not overwater.
Sedum 'Vera Jameson' Sedum, Vera Jameson Perennial 9-12" 12" Mounding Sun Purple Dark Pink Aug. - Sept.   3 to 9 The foliage color creates interest all season with greatest color in fall  Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements
Sedum 'Xenox' Sedum, Xenox Perennial 10-15"   Mounding Full sun Deep purple Rose Aug.-Sept.     The foliage color creates interest all season with greatest color in fall  Leave standing in the garden through the winter, cut stems off in early spring and use for dried arrangements.
Sesleria autumnalis Moor Grass, Autumn Grass 12-18" 12-18"   Full sun Green Silver Jul-Aug   5 to 9 Semi-evergreen foliage. Drought tolerant once established Clean up dead foliage in spring
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks' Goldenrod, Fireworks Perennial 24-36" 36-48" Upright arching Sun Green Yellow Aug-Sept   2 to 8 Great color for late summer garden Cut to ground after killing freeze.
Spirea  x bumalda 'Limemound' Spirea, Limemound Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3' Mounding Sun Lemon yellow then lime green, orange to red in fall Pink     3 Can be used to brighten the shade, but will not be as full Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea fritchiana 'Wilma' Spirea, Pink Parasols Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mounding Sun Blue-green, yellow-orange in fall Pink June   4   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea 'Goldmound' Spirea, Goldmound Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mounding Sun Gold Pink June- July   3 Can be used to brighten the shade, but will not be as full Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea japonica 'Lisp' Spirea, Golden Princess Shrub, Deciduous 1.5-2' 2-3' Mounding Sun Gold Pink     3   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea japonica 'Little Princess' Spirea, Little Princess Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 3' Mounding Sun Green, red in fall Lt. pink June   4   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet' Spirea, Magic Carpet Shrub, Deciduous 1-1.5' 2-3' Mounding Sun Gold with red tips Pink July   3   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea japonica var. alpina 'Shibori' Spirea, Shirobana Shrub, Deciduous 2-4' 2-4' Mounding Sun Green White, lt. pink and pink simultaneously       Nice foliage Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea nipponica 'Snowmound' Spirea, Snowmound Shrub, Deciduous 3-5' 3-5' Rounded Sun Dk. Green, yellowish-red in fall White Late May to June   4   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea thunbergii 'Ogon' Spirea, Mellow Yellow Shrub, Deciduous 3-5' 3-5' Arching Sun to light shade Yellow, orange in fall White Spring   4 to 8 Finely textured foliage is attractive all season Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Spirea, Anthony Waterer Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3-4' Rounded Sun Green Br. Pink to magenta June   3   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea x bumalda 'Goldflame' Spirea, Goldflame Shrub, Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Mounding Sun Coppery orange with red tips Br. Pink June-July   4   Cut back late winter to early spring, can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Spirea x vanhouttei Spirea, Vanhoutte Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 10' Fountain-like Sun Blue-green, yellow in fall White Spring   3 to 8   Can be pruned after flowering to maintain size & shape
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed Grass 2-3' 1.5-2' Upright Sun  Green Gold, 3-4', fragrant Aug-Sept   3 to 9 Native American prairie plant Cut back to ground in spring
Stachys byzantina 'Helene von Stein' Lamb's Ear, Big Ears  Groundcover 8-10" 24-36" Spreading Sun to part sun Silver Lavender-rarely flowers     4 to 7 Grown for its silver wooly foliage Deadhead any flowers that may appear. Remove brown leaves as needed during summer. Cut off winter damaged foliage in spring.
Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet Lamb's Ear, Silver Carpet Groundcover 6-8" 18-24" Spreading Sun to part sun Silver Lavender, rarely flowers     5 to 8 Grown for its silver wooly foliage Deadhead any flowers that may appear. Remove brown leaves as needed during summer. Cut off winter damaged foliage in spring.
Stachys minima Betony, Dwarf Perennial 3-6" 8-12" Spreading Full sun Dark green Pink-purple Jun-Aug   3 to 8 Great for borders  
Stachys monieri 'Hummelo' Stachys, Hummelo Perennial 18-20" 12-18" Upright spikes Sun to part sun Green Lavender rose July-Aug.   4 to 8 Good substitute for lythrum Deadhead flowering stems when blooms have faded. Foliage stays attactive throughout season.
Stokesia laevis 'Honeysong Purple' Stokes Aster, Honeysong Purple Perennial 15" 12-18" Mounding Sun Green with purple stems Purple with white center July- Sept.   5 to 9 Deer and rabbit resistant Spent flower heads can be decorative or cut to basal foliage. 
Syringa  'Baildust' Lilac, Fairy Dust Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded, Upright   Green Pale pink Early to Mid May     More upright than Tinkerbelle, may rebloom Prune after blooming
Syringa meyeri 'Palibin' Lilac, Dwarf Korean Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded, compact   Green, small Lilac Early to Mid May   3 to 7 Strong fragrance, blooms later than traditional lilac. Prune after blooming; plant will set buds for next spring in midsummer.
Syringa meyeri 'Palibin' tree form Lilac, Dwarf Korean Standard Tree, Deciduous 4-6' 4-6' Rounded Upright Sun Green Pale Lilac Early Spring   3 to 7 Good mildew resistanbce Prune after flowering ends, Shear to desired rounded shape
Syringa microphylla x meyeri Lilac, Tinkerbelle Shrub, Deciduous 5' 6' Rounded   Green Pink Early to Mid May   3 to 7 Spicy fragrance, reblooming Prune after blooming
Syringa patula 'Miss Kim' Lilac, Miss Kim Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded, compact Sun Dk. Green, heart shaped Lilac Mid May to June   3 Larger darker leaves and more upright than Dwarf Korean Lilac. Prune after blooming
Syringa reticulata Lilac, Japanese Tree Tree, Deciduous 20-30' 15-25' Rounded, Upright Sun Dk. Green Creamy white Early June    3 to 7 Musky fragrance, shrub-like when young, arching gracefully with maturity Prune off lower branches for a more tree-like appearance,  do not top
Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk' Lilac, Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Tree, Deciduous 20-30' 15-25' Rounded, Upright Sun Dk. Green Creamy white Early June    3 to 7 Musky fragrance, shrub-like when young, arching gracefully with maturity, heavy bloomer Prune off lower branches for a more tree-like appearance,  do not top
Syringa vulgaris 'Miss Ellen Willmott' Lilac, Miss Ellen Willmott Shrub, Deciduous 10' 10' Rounded Sun Green White, double Early to Mid May   3 to 7 Very fragrant Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth' Lilac, Ludwig Spaeth Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 6-8' Upright Sun Green Reddish purple May   3 to 7 An old cultivar that is still one of the best purple blooming varieties. Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'Monge' Lilac, Monge Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 8-12' Upright Sun Blue-green Red-purple May   3 to 7 French hybrid with flowers on long stems, great for cutting. Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'President Lincoln' Lilac, President Lincoln Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 10' Upright Sun Green True blue Early to Mid May   3 to 7   Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' Lilac, Primrose Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 10-12' Rounded Sun Green Yellow bud, creamy white Early to Mid May   3 to 7 Unique color for lilacs Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' Lilac, Sensation Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 8-12' Upright Sun Green Purple with white margins Early to Mid May   3 to 7 Unique blooms with a distinctive white border Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris var. alba Lilac, White Shrub, Deciduous 12-15' 8-12' Vase shaped Sun Green White May   2 to 7 White version of the classic old fashioned lilac Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa vulgaris 'Wedgewood Blue' Lilac, Wedgewood Blue Shrub, Deciduous 6' 6-8' Upright Sun Green Blue Early to Mid May   3 to 7   Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Maiden's Blush' Lilac, Maiden's Blush Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Upright   Green Pink Early May   2 to 7   Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Syringa x 'Penda' Lilac, Bloomerang Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 5-6' Mounded Sun Green Lavender Heavy spring bloom followed by sporadic blooms rest of season   3 to 7 Classic lilac fragrance on blooms that appear through most of the season. Stays compact, prune off individual spent blooms if desired.
Syringa x prestoniae 'Donald Wyman' Lilac, Donald Wyman Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 4-10' Upright, dense   Green Dk purple to wine red Mid to Late May   2 to 7    
Syringa x prestoniae 'Miss Canada' Lilac, Miss Canada Shrub, Deciduous 6-9' 5-8' Upright, rounded   Green Bright pink Mid to Late May   2 to 7   Prune after blooming. Do not remove more than 1/3 of mass when pruning.  To rejuvenate, prune from within, removing larger older stems.  For a bushy base, allow suckering.
Taxodium distichum  Baldcypress Tree, Deciduous                      
Taxus cupidata 'Monloo' Taxus, Emerald Spreader Shrub, Evergreen 30" 8-10' Spreading Sun or shade Dark green     Red berries 4 to 7    
Taxus cupsidata 'Capitata' Yew, Capitata  Shrub, Evergreen 25-30' 20' Pyramidal Sun or shade Bright green       4 to 7 Makes a valuable screen, windbreak or background Prune to shape in early summer
Taxus cuspidata 'Columnaris' Yew, Columnar Shrub, Evergreen 10-12' 3' Columnar Sun or shade Bright green       4 to 7 Excellent choice for tall narrow screen plant Prune to shape in early summer
Taxus cuspidata 'Tvurdy' Yew, Tvurdy Shrub, Evergreen 6-8' 3-4' Pyramidal Sun or shade Dk green       4 to 7 Resistant to winter burn Prune to shape in early summer
Taxus x media 'Chadwickii' Yew, Chadwick Shrub, Evergreen 2-4' 4-6' Spreading Sun or shade Dk green       4 to 7 Dark shiny green foliage hold up well in winter. Prune off brown needles as needed, prune to shape in late winter.  Do not over prune to maintain horizontal to arching habit.
Taxus x media 'Everlow' Yew, Everlow Shrub, Evergreen 2' 6' Spreading Sun or shade Dk green       4 to 7 Low spreader Prune to shape in early summer
Taxus x media 'Runyan' Yew, Runyan Shrub, Evergreen 4-6' 8-10' Spreading Sun or shade Dk green       4 to 7 Heat tolerant, winter hardy, compact grower Prune to shape in early summer
Taxus x media 'Tauntonii' Yew, Taunton Shrub, Evergreen 3-4' 4-6' Spreading globe Sun or shade Lt green       4 to 7 Resistant to winter burn Slow spreading, needs little pruning
Thuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire" Arborvitae, Degroot's spire Shrub, Evergreen 20' 4-5' tall, narrow Full to Part sun rich green, purple cast in winter       3 to 9 tolerates shearing nicely  
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' Arborvitae, Hetz Midget Shrub, Evergreen 2-4' 2-4' Globe Full to Part sun Rich green       3 to 7 Miniature globe arborvitae with dense foliage  
Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'  Arborvitae, Holmstrup Shrub, Evergreen 5-6' 2' Pyramidal   Bright Green       3 Good for low hedges  
Thuja occidentalis 'Rheingold Arborvitae, Rheingold Shrub, Evergreen 4-5' 3-4' Compact  Sun  Bright green/gold       7-Apr Slow growing, foliage is coppery brown is winter  
Thymus serpyllum 'Coccineus' Thyme, Creeping Goundcover 2-4" 8-12" Spreading Full Sun Green Rose-red June-July   3 to 8 Sun loving herb valued as ornamental groundcover Deadleaf as needed in spring
Tiarella 'Mistic Mist' Foamflower, Mystic Mist Perennial 11" 5-8" Mounding Shade Green with white speckles and red veins White Spring   4 to 9 Fast growing clump with variegated foliage that has pink tones in fall. Thrives in woodland garden with good drainage. Deadhead flower spikes after they fade. Remove dead leaves in spring from winter kill.
Tilia americana 'Redmound' Redmon Linden Deciduous 40-60' 25-30' Pyramidal   Lt green, glossy       4    
Tsuga canadensis Hemlock, Canadian Tree, Evergreen 40' 25' Pyramidal Full to Part sun Green       4 to 8 Graceful and densely branched, can be an effective screen, even trimmed as hedge. Very little.
Tsuga canadensis 'Pendula' Sargent's Weeping Hemlock Tree, Evergreen 5-10' 8-10' Mounding Full to Part sun Green       4 to 8 Graceful, dense and mounding with broadly spreading branches that create weeping habit.   
Verbascum 'Caribbean Crush' Mullein, Caribbean Crush Perennial  18-20"   Upright to rounded Full sun Grey Orange, peach May-Aug   5 to 0 Intolerant of wet soil, deadheading increases longevity greatly  
Veronica 'Giles Van Hees' Speedwell, Giles Van Hees Perennial 8-12" 12-18" Rounded Sun Green Pink June-Aug.   3 to 8 Very compact. Deadhead after flowers are spent. Cut back foliage after killing frost in fall.
Veronica prostrata 'Aztez Gold' Speedwell, Aztec Gold  Perennial  6"   Spreading mound Sun to part sun Gold Sky Blue June   4 to 8 Sunproof gold leaves add color to the garden all season. Deadhead after flowers are spent. Cut back foliage after killing frost in fall.
Veronica spicata 'Icicle' Speedwell, Icicle Perennial 18"-24" 12-18" Upright to rounded Full Sun Green White June-Sept   3 to 8 Considered the best, bright white, makes good cut flowers  
Veronica spicata 'Royal Candles' Speedwell, Royal Candles Perennial 12-18" 8-12" Upright Sun/Part Shade Green Blue with white tips June-Aug.   3 to 8 Compact plant with erect foot long spires of color.  Prefers moist soils. Deadhead after flowers are spent.
Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' Culver's Root Perennial  3-4' 12-18"   Full Sun Green Lt Purple July-Aug        
Viburnum carlesii Viburnum, Koreanspice Shrub, Deciduous 4-8' 4-8' Rounded, dense Sun/Part Shade Dull dk. green, pubescent, red to wine in fall Pinkish red buds to white blooms, very fragrant May Red to black 5 to 7 Inconsistent fall color, very fragrant  
Viburnum dentatum 'Christom' Viburnum, Blue Muffin Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 4-6' Upright to rounded Sun/Part Shade Glossy green White, ill-scented May to June Blue clusters, showy 3 to 8 Blue fruit in late summer Low maintenance
Viburnum dentatum 'Ralph Senior'  Viburnum, Autumn Jazz Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 6-8' Upright to rounded Sun/Part Shade Dark green Creamy white May to June Blue black 3 to 8 Uniform growth, impressive blend of fall colors Can be pruned as a hedge
Viburnum dentatum 'Synnestvedt' Viburnum, Chicago Lustre Shrub, Deciduous 10-12' 10-12' Upright to rounded Sun/Part Shade Glossy green Creamy white, ill-scented May to June Black to blue clusters 3 to 8    
Viburnum dilatatum 'Henneke' Viburnum, Cardinal Candy Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 3-4' Broad upright Sun/Part Shade Dark green Creamy white May Shiny scarlet 4 Improved hardiness and abundant fruit  
Viburnum lantana 'Mohican' Viburnum, Mohican Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Upright to rounded Sun/Part Shade Dk green, pubescent, burgundy in fall Creamy white May Orange to red clusters 4 Fuzzy, clean foliage, nice fruit display  
Viburnum opulus Viburnum, European Cranberrybush  Shrub, Deciduous 8-12' 10-15' Rounded, spreading Sun/Part Shade Glossy green, Yellow to red in fall White showy May Red 3 to 8 Available in shrub or tree form, inconsistent fall coloring, fertile and sterile flowers in same inflorescence. Prune occasional suckers.
Viburnum opulus 'Compactum' Viburnum, Compact European Cranberrybush Shrub, Deciduous 4-6' 5-6' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Dk. Green White 2-3" across   Red, 1/4" dia. 3    
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'Mariesii' Viburnum, Mariesii Shrub, Deciduous 6' 8-10' Spreading, horizontal branching Sun/Part Shade Green White, 2" across May        
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum 'Shasta' Viburnum, Shasta Doublefile Shrub, Deciduous 6' 10-12' Spreading Sun/Part Shade Green Pure white, flat May Red to black 5 to 7 Shade tolerant, very showy in bloom  
Viburnum trilobum Viburnum, Highbush Cranberry Shrub, Deciduous 8-12' 8-12' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Green red-purple in fall White May Scarlet berries 2 to 7 Native to midwest  
Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact' Viburnum, Bailey Compact American Cranberrybush Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded, compact Sun/Part Shade Green with slight red on new growth, red in fall White May Scarlet  2 to 7 Grown for its compact form and attractive foliage, blooms/fruit not showy  
Viburnum trilobum 'JN Select' Viburnum, Red Wing American Cranberrybush Shrub, Deciduous 8-10' 6-8' Upright Sun/Part Shade Green, red in fall White May Red berries in fall 2 to 7 New growth is red, impressive fall fruit display. Renewal pruning on older shrub like lilac, remove oldest stem and allow to sucker to renew shrub.
Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk' Viburnum, Mohawk Shrub, Deciduous 6' 6-7' Rounded  Sun/Part Shade Glossy dark green, orange to red to burgundy in fall Coral pink buds to white to pink blooms April Red to black clusters 4 to 5 Strong spicy clove fragrance, outstanding fall color, resistant to mildew and leaf spot, compact clean plant  
Viburnum x carlcephalum Viburnum, Fragrant Snowball Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Dk. Green, reddish purple in fall Pink buds to large 5" white round clusters Late April to early May Red to black 5 V. macrocephalum x V. carlesi, very fragrant  
Viburnum x 'Cayuga' Viburnum, Koreanspice Cayuga Shrub, Deciduous 5' 5-7' Rounded Sun/Pt. Shade Green, red in fall Pink buds to white blooms April to May   4 to 8 Very fragrant  
Viburnum x juddii Viburnum, Judd Shrub, Deciduous 6-8' 6-8' Rounded Sun/Part Shade Green Pink buds to white blooms April to May Red to black 4 to 8 V. carlesii x V. bitchiuense, spicy fragrance, superior to V. carlesii Low maintenance 
Vinca 'Illumination' Vinca, Illumination Groundcover 4-6" 3' Spreading Shade to part shade Golden yellow with green margin Dutch blue Late Spring and periodically through summer        
Vinca minor 'Blue and Gold' Vinca, Blue and Gold Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade to part shade Variegated with a gold margin Blue April-May   4 to 9 Evergreen vigorous plant Deadleaf in spring as necessary to clean up plant
Vinca minor 'Dart's Blue' Vinca, Dart's Blue  Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade to part shade Green  Blue April-May   4 to 8 Evergreen and better resistance to black stem rot Deadleaf in spring as necessary to clean up plant
Vinca minor 'Ralph Schugert Vinca, Ralph Schugert Groundcover 6-8" 12-18" Spreading Shade to part shade Green with white edge Blue April-May   4 to 9 An exciting new plant with robust growth. Deadleaf in spring as necessary to clean up plant
Waldsteinia ternata Strawberry, Barren Groundcover 6-8" 18-24" Spreading Sun- Part Shade Green Yellow May-June   4 to 7 Forms mat of leaves for effective groundcover Deadleaf in spring as necessary to clean up plant
Weigela florida 'Alexandra' Weigela, Wine and Roses Shrub, Deciduous 4-5' 4-5' Rounded Sun Burgundy purple Pink trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi' Weigela, Spilled Wine Shrub, Deciduous 18-24" 2-3' Spreading Sun Burgundy purple Pink Spring   4 to 8 Wider than tall plant produces a mass of floweres Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Bramwell' Weigela, Fine Wine Shrub Deciduous 2-4' 2-4' Rounded Full Sun Burgundy-Purple Rose Pink April-June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring, improved version of 'Wine and Roses' Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Brigela' Weigela, French Lace Shrub, Deciduous 5' 5' Rounded irregular Sun Yellow leaf margin Red trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Elvera' Weigela, Midnight Wine Shrub, Deciduous 1.5-2' 1.5-2' Compact mound Sun Burgundy purple Pink trumpet-shaped Late May to June   5 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Minuet' Weigela, Minuet Shrub, Deciduous 2' 2' Compact mound Sun Purple tinted dark green Pink trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Pink Poppet' Weigela, Pink Poppet Shrub, Deciduous     Compact mound Sun Green Pink trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Red Prince' Weigela, Red Prince Shrub, Deciduous 5-6' 5-6' Rounded   Green Red trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Ruby Queen' Weigela, Ruby Queen Shrub, Deciduous 3' 3' Rounded Sun Burgundy purple Pink trumpet-shaped Late May to June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela florida 'Verweig' Weigela, My Monet Shrub, Deciduous 12-18" 12-18" Mounded Part Sun Green/cream & pink Pink Spring   4 to 8 Has a tight habit and colorful foliage. Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Weigela x 'Dark Horse' Weigela, Dark Horse Shrub Deciduous 2-3' 2-3' Rounded Full Sun Burgundy-Purple Rose Pink April-June   4 to 8 Late to leaf in spring, compact version of 'Wine and Roses' Prune off winter die-back as needed in early spring.
Zauschneria garettii 'Orange Carpet' Hardy Fushia, California Fushia  Perennial  3-4'   Groundcover,
low growing, almost shrub like
Full sun or shade green orange Summer, Fall   3 to 8 Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies.  
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