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Last updated ->

4/23/2012

Aconite

Perennial

Yellow

4-8 in

Sun or partial shade

Feb.

Moist, rich

spreads

 

 

leaves die down after plant blooms

Ajuga

Perennial

purple

6 in

shade

Spring

average

 

 

 

Ground cover

Anemone

Perennial

pink

3-4 ft

sun, part shade

fall

moist, rich

 

 

 

 

Anemone

Perennial

white

3-4 ft

sun, part shade

fall

moist, rich

 

 

 

 

Artemisia 'gizhou'

Perennial

white

2 ft

sun

fall

average

 

 

 

 

Aruncus

(goatsbeard)

Perennial

White cone shaped

3 ft

Part shade

summer

moist

 

 

 

 

Aster - 'alma potschke'

Perennial

bright pink

3 ft

sun

fall

dry or average

 

 

 

 

Aster, New England

Perennial

purple

3 ft

sun

fall

dry or average

 

 

 

 

Bishops Cap

Perennial

yellow

12 in

shade

spring

dry

 

 

 

 

Bishops Cap

Perennial

red

12 in

shade

spring

dry

 

 

 

 

Black Cohosh

(bugbane)

Perennial

white

4-7 ft

shade

summer

 

 

 

 

NATIVE

Clematis Vine

Perennial

white

vine 20 ft

sun,  part shade

fall

Moist, rich

 

fragrant

 

 

Coleus

 

 

 

 

Tender Perennail

 

(bring inside in fall)

Bloom is usually insignificant

Varies, 9 inch  to 3 ft, most about 2 ft

Most do well in shade, but varies with the particular kind

varies

moist

 

 

 

There are many kinds. Most   in plant sale are named on our COLEUS LIST. http://mtlaurelgardenclub.tripod.com/coleus3/coleustable3.htm

Find  name then search for information on that particular coleus.

Columbine

Perennial

Purple or pink

2 ft

Sun, part shade

Spring

average

 

 

 

 

Comfrey

Perennial

white

12 in

sun or shade

spring

moist, rich

 

 

 

Medicinal herb

Corydalis lutea

Perennial

yellow

12-15 in

sun, part shade

spring

average

 

 

 

 

Daylily (common roadside)

Perennial

orange

24-36

Sun to part shade

summer

any

Some what invasive

 

 

 

Daylily

stella d’ oro

Perennial

yellow

12 in

sun

May-July

average

 

 

 

 

Fern, ‘ghost’

Perennial

 

12-15 in

Part shade, shade

 

average

 

 

 

hybrid of Japanese Painted Fern), crossed with a Lady Fern

Fern, Japanese Painted

Perennial

 

12-15 in

shade

 

moist

 

 

 

 

Fern, ‘maidenhead’

Perennial

 

24-30 in

Part shade, shade

 

Very moist

 

 

 

There are a lot of different varieties. Feed every two weeks

Feverfew

Perennial

White

2 ft

Sun or part shade

spring

average

 

 

 

Medicinal herb

Feverfew – golden feather

Perennial

White, leaves are golden

2 ft

Sun or part shade

spring

average

 

 

 

Medicinal herb

Forget Me Not

Perennial

blue

8-10in

part shade

spring

average

self sows

 

 

 

Garlic Chives

Perennial

white

24 in

sun or part shade

fall

average

 

 

 

herb

Geranium (Biokovo)

Perennial

white

5 in

sun

summer

 

 

 

 

fragrant

Geranium

Perennial

magenta

12 in

Sun, part shade

summer

Dry or average

 

 

 

 

Hibiscus

Shrub

pink

36-40 in

sun

summer

moist

 

 

 

Comes up late

Hosta, maybe

‘diamond tiara’

Perennial

lavender

30

Sun or shade

Late summer

average

 

 

 

 

Hosta, ‘frances williams

Perennial

white

22-30 in

shade

Late summer

average

 

 

 

Leaves will burn if in direct sun

Hosta

Don’t know name, but it’s chartreuse

Perennial

lavender

12 in

shade

Late summer

average

 

 

 

 

Hosta, ‘gold standard’

Perennial

Pale lavender

 

Shade or part shade

summer

average

 

 

 

 

Hosta, ‘ventricosa

perennial

Dark purple

20-36 in

Shade or part shade

summer

Moist

 

 

 

 

Hypernicum

Shrub

yellow

2-4 ft

sun or part shade

summer

moist

 

 

 

 

Iris

Perennial

Purple with white

26 in

sun

Early summer

average

 

 

 

Don’t overwater

Iris, bearded 'honorable' (historic)

Perennial

Yellow with rust

15-20 in

sun

summer

average

 

 

 

Don’t overwater

Iris, bearded 'oris root'

Perennial

whitish / silver

15-20 in

sun

summer

average

 

 

 

Don’t overwater

Iris, Siberian

Perennial

purple

20-30 in

Part shade

summer

moist

 

 

 

 

Jacobs Ladder

perennial

Blue

12 in

Sun or part shade

spring

Moist

 

 

 

 

Japanese Primrose

Perennial

pink or white

12 in

shade or part shade

summer

average

 

 

 

 

Kerria

Shrub

Yellow

3-6 ft

Part shade to shade

spring

moist

 

 

 

Good for shady locations

Lamb’s Ear

Perennial

 

18 in

sun

 

Dry or average

 

 

 

 

Lamium, ‘archangle

Perennial

Yellow

12 in

Part shade

Spring through summer

Dry or average

invasive

 

 

 

Lamium

perennial

White or lavender

4-6 in

Shade or part shade

Spring through summer

Dry, moist or average

Spreads

 

 

Also comes in white and light pink. Does well in dry shade.

Lamium, ‘red nancy

perennial

Rosy pink

4-6 in

Shade or part shade

Spring through summer

Dry, moist or average

Spreads

 

 

Also comes in white and light pink. Does well in dry shade.

Lemon Balm

Perennial

 

12 in

Sun or part shade

 

average

Self sows

 

 

Herb. Add the leaves to your tea. Very tasty.

Lysimachia ciliata

Perennial

yellow

2-3 ft

 

 

 

Fast, invasive

 

 

Purple-leaved Loosestrife

Lily turf

( liriope muscari )

 

Perennial

purple

12-15 in

sun, part shade

fall

moist

 

 

 

Comes in a variegated leave variety too

Lobelia, Great Blue

Perennial

blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Apple

Perennial

white

12-20 in

sun, part shade

spring

average

 

 

 

 

Mint (orange)

Perennial

none

12-18 in

sun, part shade

 

average

 

 

 

 

Monarda 'blue stockings' (bee balm)

Perennial

lavender

24-30 in

sun

summer

moist

 

 

native

 

Money plant

Perennial

magenta

18-20 in

sun, part shade, or shade

spring

moist

 

 

 

pretty fall  seed pods like sliver dollars

Mum

Perennial

Deep pink

15 in

sun

fall

 

 

 

 

 

Pachysandra

Perennial

White

2-7 in

shade

spring

average

 

 

 

Good ground cover. There are many different varieties.

Paxistema

Perennial

none

1-3 in

shade or part shade

 

moist

 

 

 

 

Pelargonium (zonal geranium)

Annual

Red

12 in

sun

summer

average

 

 

 

Small flowers but nice leaves

Phlox 

Perennial

lt pink

3-4 ft

sun

summer

moist,rich

 

 

 

 

Phlox 'David'

Perennial

white

3 ft

sun

summer

moist,rich

 

 

 

resists mildew

plectranthusmona lavender’

Tender Perennial

lavender

18-24 in

Sun, Part shade

Late summer

Moist, rich

 

 

 

Pretty purple on underside of leaf

Pulmonaria (misses moon')

Perennial

pink/blue

10 in

shade, part shade

spring

moist

 

 

 

Has both pink and blue flowers.

Pulmoneria - 'azurea'

Perennial

blue

9 in

shade or part shade

spring

moist

 

 

 

 

Queen of the prarie

Perennial

pink

4-6 ft

sun, part shade

summer

moist

 

 

 

 

Sage, fruity

Tender Perennial

 

3-4 ft

 

 

 

 

fragrant

 

Herb, attracts butterflies, good in drinks

 

Sage, pineapple

Tender Perennial

 

 

 

 

 

 

fragrant

 

Herb, attracts butterflies, good in cream cheese

Sage

Perennial

 

 

 

 

 

 

fragrant

 

Herb

Sedum

Perennial

lt pink

12-18 in

sun

fall

dry,average

 

 

 

pinch at 8in

Sedum - 'autumn joy'

Perennial

rusty red

12-18 in

sun

fall

dry,average

 

 

 

pinch at 8in

Sedum - 'brilliant'

Perennial

pink

12-18 in

sun

fall

dry,average

 

 

 

pinch at 8in

Sorrel (bloody)

Perennial

 

10 in

Sun, part shade

 

 

 

 

 

herb

Sun drops

Perennial

yellow

12-18 in

sun

summer

dry

spreads

 

 

 

Valerian 'golden heliotrope'

Perennial

pink/white

3-5 ft

sun, part shade

summer

moist

self sows

fragrant

native

 

Violet - 'labradore'

Perennial

lavender

3-4 in

shade or part shade

spring

moist or average

 

 

native

 

Violet, striata creame

Perennial

cream

3-4 in

shade or part shade

spring

moist or average

 

 

 

 

Violet - sweet

Perennial

purple

2-4 in

shade or part shade

spring

average

spreads

fragrant

 

 

Virginia Blue Bells

Perennial

blue

15 in

shade or part shade

spring

moist,rich

self sows

 

native

 

Vinca, varigated

Perennial

Bluish purple

12-18 in

Sun or partial shade

Spring through summer

Dry or average

 

 

 

Periwinkle 

 

Nice trailing vine for planters

Wood Poppy

Perennial

yellow

12-15in

shade

spring

moist, rich

self sows