RAIN GARDEN PERENNIALS 2017-03-06T12:25:32+00:00

 

PERENNIALS FOR USE IN RAIN GARDENS

Acorus calamus (Sweet Flag)
Actaea racemosa/Cimicifuga racemosa (Black Bugbane)
Agastache foeniculum (Anise Hyssop)
Alisma subcordatum (Mud Plantain)
Allium cernuum (Nodding Onion)
Amsonia (Blue Star)
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
Anemone canadensis (Canada Windflower)
Angelica atropurpurea (Purple-stem Angelica) – biennial
Aquilegia canadensis (Canada Wild Columbine)
Aruncus dioicus (Sylvan Goatsbeard)
Asarum canadense (Canada Wild Ginger)
Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)
Aster lateriflorus/Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Calico Aster)
Aster novae-angliae/Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster)
Aster puniceus/Symphyotrichum puniceum (Swamp Aster)
Aster umbellatus/Doellingeria umbellata (Flat Top Aster)
Baptisia lactea (White False Indigo)
Boltonia asteroides (Thousand Flower Aster)
Bromus ciliatus (Fringed Brome)
Cacalia suaveolens / Hasteola suaveolens (Sweet Indian Plantain)
Calamagrostis canadensis (Blue Joint Grass)
Caltha palustris (Marsh Marigold)
Carex bebbii (Bebb’s Oval Sedge)
Carex comosa (Bottlebrush Sedge)
Carex crinita (Fringed Sedge)
Carex hystricina (Porcupine Sedge)
Carex lupulina (Common Hop Sedge)
Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus Sedge)
Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)
Carex stipata (Common Fox Sedge)
Carex vulpinoidea (Brown Fox Sedge)
Chelone (Turtlehead)
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
Elymus canadensis (Canada Wild Rye)
Elymus virginicus (Virginia Wild Rye)
Eupatorium maculatum / Eutrochium maculatum (Joe-pye Weed)
Eupatorium perfoliatum (Boneset)
Filipendula rubra (Queen of the Prairie)
Gentiana andrewsii (Bottle Gentian)
Gentiana flavida / Gentiana alba (Cream Gentian)
Glyceria grandis (Reed Manna Grass)
Helenium (Helen’s Flower)
Helianthus maximiliani (Maximilian Sunflower)
Heliopsis helianthoides (Oxeye Sunflower)
Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Heuchera (Coral Bell)
Hibiscus militaris (Rose Mallow)
Hosta (Hosta)
Hypericum pyramidatum / Hypericum ascyron (Great St. John’s Wort)
Iris (Siberian Iris)
Iris versicolor (Northern Blue Flag)
Iris virginica var. shrevei (Southern Blue Flag)
Juncus effusus (Canada Rush)
Juncus interior (Inland Rush)
Juncus tenuis (Path Rush)
Liatris ligulistylis (Meadow Blazingstar)
Liatris pycnostachya (Kansas Gayfeather)
Liatris spicata (Spike Gayfeather)
Ligularia dentata (Golden Groundsel)
Ligularia stenocephala (Narrow-spiked Golden Ray)
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia)
Lycopus americanus (Water Horehound)
Lysimachia quadriflora (Prairie Loosestrife)
Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern) – aggressive spreader
Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)
Mimulus ringens (Monkey Flower)
Molinia arundinacea (Tall Purple Moor Grass)
Molinia caerulea (Purple Moor Grass)
Monarda fistulosa (Bergamot)
Myosotis palustris (Forget Me Not)
Onoclea sensibilis (Sensitive Fern)
Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern)
Osmunda regalis (Royal Fern)
Packera aurea/Senecio aureus (Golden Ragwort)
Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)
Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)
Pedicularis lanceolata (Marsh Betony)
Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beard-tongue)
Phlox (Meadow Phlox-Maculata Group)
Phlox (Summer Phlox-Paniculata Group)
Phlox pilosa (Prairie Phlox)
Physostegia virginiana (False Dragonhead)
Polemonium reptans (Creeping Jacob’s Ladder)
Primula japonica (Japanese Primrose)
Pycnanthemum virginianum (Mountain Mint)
Ratibida pinnata (Yellow Coneflower)
Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed Susan)
Rudbeckia laciniata (Cutleaf Black-eyed Susan)
Rudbeckia subtomentosa (Sweet Black-eyed Susan)
Rudbeckia triloba (Brown-eyed Susan)
Sagittaria latifolia (Broad-leaf Arrowhead)
Scirpus atrovirens (Dark-green Bulrush)
Scirpus cyperinus (Woolgrass)
Scirpus validus (Great Bulrush)
Senna hebecarpa (Wild Senna)
Silphium laciniatum (Compass Plant)
Silphium perfoliatum (Cupplant)
Silphium terebinthinaceum (Prairie Dock)
Solidago flexicaulis (Zigzag Goldenrod)
Solidago riddellii / Oligoneuron riddellii (Riddell’s Goldenrod)
Solidago rigida / Oligoneuron rigidum (Stiff Goldenrod)
Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)
Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cord Grass) – aggressive spreader
Thalictrum dasycarpum (Tall Meadow Rue)
Tiarella (Foamflower)
Verbena hastata (Blue Vervain)
Vernonia (Ironweed)
Veronicastrum (Culver’s Root)
Zizia aurea (Golden Alexanders)

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