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Ohio Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Can be cut down to 6 inches when foliage starts to decline after blooming
  • Full to part sun
  • Moist to dry soil
  • 2′ to 3′ tall
  • Blooms May through July
  • Flowers open in the morning and close in the afternoon in sunny weather
  • Will spread by self-seeding
  • Very adaptable to almost all conditions

Ohio Spiderwort (tradescantia ohiensis)




Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Grows 3 to 5 feet tall
  • Full sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Blooms June and July
  • Favorite nectar source for butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Very drought tolerant
  • Does not like wet soils
  • Flowers earlier than Purple Coneflower
  • Flowers more droopy
  • Long, narrow leaves

Pale Purple Coneflower (echinacea pallida)




Prairie Alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Grows 2 feet tall
  • Part to full sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Blooms May, June, July
  • Likes good drainage
  • Hummingbirds and butterflies like the tubular flowers
  • Our native “Coral bell”
  • Adapts well to rocky or poor soils
  • Won’t do well against tall competition

Prairie Alumroot (Heuchera richardsonii)




Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Loved by butterflies, pollinators, and hummingbirds
  • Larval host plant
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to wet soil
  • Up to 4′ tall
  • Blooms July through September
  • Spectacular flower
  • Can be difficult to transplant and establish
  • Flowers from top down

Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya)




Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Grows 6 inches
  • Full sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Blooms May and June
  • Great edge or rock garden planting
  • Won’t tolerate tall competition
  • Likes barren soil that is rocky, gravelly, or sandy
  • Can be divided

Prairie Smoke (geum triflorum)




Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • A favorite nectar source for butterflies, bees, and other pollinators
  • Visited by hummingbirds
  • Looks great in any size garden
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium wet to medium dry soil
  • Grows to 4′ tall
  • Blooms July through September
  • Beautiful flower
  • Easy to grow
  • Could be considered a short-lived perennial
  • Will self-seed and move around

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)




Purple Meadow Rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to moist soil
  • 2′ to 6′ tall
  • Blooms June, July
  • Unique delicate flowers
  • Non-aggressive
  • Upright stems

Purple Meadow Rue (thalictrum dasycarpum)




Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Grows 1 to 2 feet tall
  • Full sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Blooms July, August
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Larval host plant
  • Attractive flower
  • Well-behaved once established
  • Doesn’t like tall competition
  • Nitrogen-fixing plant
  • Great for soil development and water retention
  • Large tap root

Purple Prairie Clover (dalea purpurea)




Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Grows to 5 feet tall
  • Full to part sun
  • Wet soil
  • Blooms June, July, August
  • Great unique flower
  • Excellent rain garden plant
  • Clump-forming

Queen of the Prairie (filipendula rubra)




Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Category: Flowering Perennials

  • Attractive to many pollinators
  • Can fall over if not supported by other plants
  • Very deer and rabbit resistant
  • Full sun
  • Medium soil
  • 3′ to 5′ tall
  • Blooms July through September
  • Interesting Yucca-like looking plant
  • Will self-seed and move around

Rattlesnake Master (eryngium yuccifolium)



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