NAME

TYPE

BLOOM

HT

LIGHT

BLOOM TIME

SOIL

SPREAD

SMELL

NJ NAT

COMMENT

Anemone

Perennial

white

3-4 ft

sun, part shade

fall

moist, rich

 

 

 

 

Anemone

Perennial

pink

3-4 ft

sun, part shade

fall

moist, rich

 

 

 

 

Artemisia 'gizhou'

Perennial

white

2 ft

sun

fall

average

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Clematis Vine

Perennial

white

vine 20 ft

sun,  part shade

fall

rich

 

fragrant

 

 

Comfrey

Perennial

white

12 in

sun or shade

spring

moist, rich

 

 

 

 

Corydalis lutea

Perennial

yellow

12-15 in

sun, part shade

spring

average

 

 

 

 

Fern, Japanese Painted

Perennial

 

12-15 in

shade

 

moist

 

 

 

 

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

Perennial

magenta

12 in

Sun, part shade

summer

Dry or average

 

 

 

 

Hibiscus

Shrub

pink

36-40 in

sun

summer

moist

 

 

 

Comes up late

Hosta, ‘ventricosa’

perennial

Dk. purple

36 in

Shade or part shade

summer

Moist

 

 

 

 

Hypernicum

Shrub

yellow

2-4 ft

sun or part shade

summer

moist

 

 

 

 

Iris, bearded 'honoralbe' (historic)

Perennial

Yellow with rust

15-20 in

sun

summer

average

 

 

 

 

Iris, bearded 'oris root'

Perennial

whiteish / silver

15-20 in

sun

summer

average

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Lambs Ear

Perennial

 

18 in

sun

 

Dry or average

 

 

 

 

Lamium

perennial

White or lavender

4-6 in

Sun or part shade

Spring through summer

moist

Spreads

 

 

 

Lamium, ‘red nancy’

perennial

magenta

4-6 in

sun

Spring through summer

moist

Spreads

 

 

 

Lemon Balm

Perennial

 

12 in

Sun or part shade

 

average

Slef sows

 

 

Herb

Lily turf

Perennial

purple

12-15 in

sun, part shade

fall

moist

 

 

 

 

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

Paxistema

Perennial

none

1-3 in

shade or part shade

 

moist

 

 

 

 

Phlox 

Perennial

lt pink

3-4 ft

sun

summer

moist,rich

 

 

 

 

Phlox 'David'

Perennial

white

3 ft

sun

summer

moist,rich

 

 

 

resists mildew

Pulmonaria (misses moon')

Perennial

pink/blue

10 in

shade, part shade

spring

moist

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

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 or cream

3-4 in

shade or part shade

spring

moist or average

 

 

native

 

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

 

Wood Poppy

Perennial

yellow

12-15in

shade

spring

moist, rich

self sows