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Ranunculus repens   -   Creeping Buttercup

This is an excellent ground cover that will spread quickly. Has bright yellow flowers in spring with slightly variegated leaves. Do not put this in your flower garden as it will take over. It needs a large area to spread, good for holding soil on banks. Stays evergreen in most climates.

Shade to Sun, Moist Soil, Spring, 4-8 in Tall, Groundcover, Zones 3-10

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Ratibida pinnata  -  Gray Headed Coneflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A very tall plant, reaching a height of 4-5 feet, that loves dry soils. Has yellow ray flowers that droop down around the stalk, the central disk flower is gray brown in color. Does well in dry poor soils and does not mind the heat.

Sun, Average to Dry Soil, Summer, 4-5 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Rudbeckia fulgida - Orange Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The flower on this Rudbeckia has more of an orange tint as opposed to the yellow of the hirta  species. Grows in full sun and dry soil. One of the favorite wildflowers. Makes an excellent cut flower. Blooms beginning in the mid to late summer and last well into fall. Will spread and make a nice clump.

Sun, Average Dry Soil, Summer to Fall, 1-3 ft Tall, Zones 3-10

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Rudbeckia maxima  -  Large Coneflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A very interesting plant reaching heights of 5-7 feet tall. Has large basal leaves, with a tall almost leafless stem and a yellow coneflower on top. Needs dry soil and full sun, great for that hot sunny spot.

Sun, Dry to Average Soil, Summer, 5-7 ft Tall, Zones 5-9

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Rudbeckia subtomentosa   -  Sweet Coneflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Somewhat similar to the common Black-eyed Susan. This variety gets taller and it blooms about 2 weeks after the regular Black-eyed Susan. Makes a large clump after a few years. Lower leaves are hairy and divided into 3 parts. Excellent cut flower and attracts Butterflies.

Sun, Dry Soil, Summer to Fall, 3-6 ft Tall, Zones 5-9

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Ruellia humilis – Wild Petunia




This compact, drought-tolerant native is easy to grow and works well in pots. It features tubular, bell-shaped, petunia-like lavender to lilac flowers (to 3" long), each with five shallow rounded lobes. The longer bloom period of May to October makes it a particularly good choice for mixing with other shorter plants for lasting color.


 

Sun to Semi Sun, Average Soil, Spring to Fall, 12-24 in Tall, Zones 4-8

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Sagittaria latifolia  -  Duck Potato

Arrowhead is often used in pond restorations and is well known to most water gardeners.  It’s called Duck Potato because it has been said the tubers are a food source for water fowl. The Native Americans ate the tubers much like we eat potatoes, and called it Wapato.  This special plant will grow submerged in water or on the muddy banks of ponds. The small white flowers are whorled on spikes above the arrow-shaped leaves. A perfect choice for your Bog or Water Garden!  

Sun, Wet Soil, Summer to Fall, 1-4 ft. Tall, Zones 5-10

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Saururus cernuus  -  Lizard’s Tail

The nodding white spikes of this interesting water plant resemble a Lizard’s Tail and, along with the leaves and roots, have a pleasant fragrance of citrus.  It can be grown in the boggy soil of the edge of a pond, or in a container in a water garden under up to 6” of water. Lizard's Tail is a favorite food of turtles, which eat the leaves and bees will visit the flowers for nectar.  This plant will certainly add a point of interest to your pond or garden as well as provide shelter for many different aquatic creatures.

Sun to Semi Sun, Wet Soil, Summer to Fall, 12-2 in. Tall, Zones 3-9

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Saxifraga michauxi   -   Rock Lettuce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is an excellent plant for a rock garden as it has a small root system to plant in rock crevices. The foliage is very showy, green with burgundy underneath. Has numerous small white flowers that bloom all summer. This plant is most often see at high elevations in the Blue Ridge Mountains growing in very little soil in the crevice of a rock in full sun.

Sun, Average Soil, Summer, 6-12 in Tall, Zones 4-8

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Silene carolina   -   Wild Pink

 

 

An excellent choice for a rock garden. Stays low to the ground and has hot pink flowers in the spring. All the foliage is at the base of the plant. The bloom really catches the eye. Give some    winter protection in colder climates. Prefers to be on the dry side and will tolerate sandy soils. Looks more like a short Phlox than a Silene.


Sun, Dry to Average Soil, Spring, 6-10 in Tall, Zones 5-9

 

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Silphium perfoliatum  -   Cup Plant


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Has daisy type yellow flowers in the summer. The leaves are rough and form a cup shape around the square stem hence the common name Cup Plant. This plant will make a very large clump so give it some room, will reach heights of 8 feet or more and will have a spread of 3 to 5 feet. Very hardy and prefers moist soils but will also grow in drier locations, will not get quite as tall if the soil is dry. A large clump of this puts on quite a show during the summer months.

Semi-shade, Moist Soil, Summer, 6-8 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Sisyrinchium angustifolium – Narrow Leaf Blue Eyed Grass

Although it is called a grass it is actually in the Iris family. Native to the eastern half of the US, ranging from Maine to Florida.  It has beautiful blue flowers with a yellow center that appear in the spring. The foliage is light and green as looks like grass. Spreads some by seed by and is considered a slow spreader. In colder climates it will reach a height of 8 to 14 inches, it has been observed up to 2 feet tall is some warmer areas. Will tolerate moist or dry soils and prefers a half a day of sun or more to thrive.

Sun to Semi, Moist or Dry Soil, Spring, 8 – 14” Tall, Zones 3-10

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Solidago altissima  -  Goldenrod


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This well know plant is a real show in the fall of the year with its bright yellow flowers. Will grow in poor dry soils. This plant does not contribute to allergies as once believed. Give it some room because it will spread quickly, not recommended for a small garden. These look great when mixed with late blooming New England Asters, the purple and yellow go great  together.

Sun, Dry Soils, Fall, 5-6 ft Tall, Zones 3-10

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Solidago caesia - Bluestem Goldenrod

First off Goldenrod's do not cause hay fever and are a great fall blooming addition to your garden. This variety is noninvasive and forms a nice clump. Will grow in poor soils and will tolerate full sun to moderate shade. Has golden yellow flowers in the fall. This is a compact variety only reaching a height of 18-24 inches. Great butterfly attractor and is deer resistant.

Sun to Semi-Sun, Poor Dry Soil, Fall, 18-24 in. Tall, Zones 4-8

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Solidago odora - Sweet Goldenrod



This species is also sometimes called Anise-Scented Goldenrod or Fragrant Goldenrod because when its leaves are crushed they smell like anise, which is similar to licorice. This lovely Solidago is clump-forming and is not aggressive in the garden. The lovely yellow flowers appear in rows on the upper sides of the gracefully arching plumes. It is a well behaved, and reliable blooming plant that brings striking color to fall gardens.

 Sun to Semi Sun, Average Soil, Fall,  2-4 ft. Tall, Zones 4-9

 

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Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

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This lovely Goldenrod features tiny, bright yellow, daisy-like flowers that form a broad, flattened cluster atop stiff, hairy stems that stand 2-5 feet tall.  Its velvety leaves are gray-green in summer and dusky rose in autumn.  Remember, since Goldenrods are NOT the cause of hay fever, this is a nice choice for adding a striking  touch to a fall garden.


Full Sun, Average Soil, Fall, 12-24 in. Tall, Zones 3-9

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