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Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Part shade to shade
  • Medium to moist soil
  • Grows 1 to 2 feet tall
  • Great plant for deep shade
  • Best to grow from corms
  • Can be slow to establish

Jack in the Pulpit (arisaema triphyllum)




Jacobs Ladder (Polemonium reptans)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Full sun to full shade
  • Medium soil
  • Grows to 12 inches tall
  • Blooms April and May
  • Important source of nectar and pollen for some of the season’s first pollinators
  • Easy to grow

Jacobs Ladder (polemonium reptans)




Joe Pye (Eutrochium maculatum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Keystone Plant
  • Full to part-sun
  • Medium to wet soil
  • 4′ to 6′ tall
  • Blooms July through September
  • Easy to grow
  • Attractive seed head
  • Shorter than Sweet Joe Pye

Joe Pye (eutrochium maculatum)




Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)

Category: Flowering Perennials, Shrubs

  • Keystone Plant
  • Full to partial sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Grows to 3′ tall
  • Blooms June through August
  • One of the few woody plants of the prairie
  • Nice flower
  • Can be slow to develop
  • Mammalian herbivores love this plant

Lead Plant (Amorpha canescens)




May Apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Part to full shade
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Grows one to two feet tall
  • Beneficial to early season pollinators
  • Ephemeral
  • Attractive plant
  • Will drop in heavy shade under trees

May Apple (podophyllum peltatum)




Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Full sun
  • Moist to wet soil
  • Grows one to three feet tall
  • Attractive to pollinators and hummingbirds
  • Larval host plant
  • Easy to grow
  • Great rain garden plant
  • Unusually nice flower

Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)




New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Keystone Plant
  • Trim back by one third to one half in June to keep a shorter and bushier plant
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to wet soil
  • Up to 5′ tall
  • Blooms August through October
  • Does not tolerate wet or dry conditions well
  • Can become leggy and flop over
  • Does better with tall competition

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)




New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

Category: Flowering Perennials, Shrubs

  • Great for small landscapes
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Grows 2 to 3 feet tall
  • Blooms July and August
  • Stays small and mounded
  • Looks good in all landscapes
  • Can be planted to create a low growing hedge
  • Protect from rabbits the first two years
  • Larval host plant
  • Loved by pollinators and hummingbirds
  • One of the few woody plants of the prairie
  • Can be slow to develop
  • Mammalian herbivores love this plant

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)




Nodding Onion (Allium cernuum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Full sun
  • Medium to moist soil
  • Grows 1 to 2 feet tall
  • Blooms July and August
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Especially loved by our native bumblebees
  • Will spread by self-seeding

Nodding Onion (allium cernuum)




Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Loved by pollinators and hummingbirds
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to moist soil
  • 2′ to 4′ tall
  • Blooms August, September
  • Spreads via rhizomes
  • Can be aggressive in wet conditions

Obedient Plant (physostegia virginiana)



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