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Perennial Plants

Perennial Plants

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Check out this detailed list of our perennials in Plant Finder. There may be plants we grow that are not listed in Plant Finder. We are working to make the listing complete, but if you want to be sure then give us a call!

Quick links for Perennials:

Walnut Tree Tolerant Plants

Rabbit Resistant Plants

Deer Resistant Plants

Perennials for Border Planting (three different heights)

Perennials that Attract Butterflies and Birds

Perennial Cross Reference Index

Perennials that cut well

Perennial Flowers that dry well

Fall Blooming Perennials  August through heavy Frost

Spring blooming Perennials April to Mid-June

Summer blooming Perennials Mid-June to August

Perennial Plants for moist soils

Perennials requiring shade or part shade

Perennials that tolerate dry shade

Blue Flowers

Yellow Flowers

Purple Flowers

Pink Flowers

Red Flowers

White Flowers

Frost protection for Perennials

 

Walnut Tolerant Plants - Juglan Tolerant

Plant TypeCommon nameLatin name
AnnualsBegonia 
 Calendula 
 Geranium 
 Impatiens 
 Morning Glory 
 Salvia 
 Viola 
EvergreenArborvitaeThuja
 Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis
 Common JuniperJuniperus communis
 Eastern HemlockTsuga canadensis
 Red CedarJuniperus virginiana
PerennialMulleinVerbascum
 Shasta DaisyChrysanthemum superbum
 YarrowAchillea
 AsterAster spp
 AstilbeAstilbe
 Bea BalmMonarda
 BellflowerCampanula
 Bellwort (Merry Bells)uvularia
 Black-eyed SusanRudbeckia
 Bleeding HeartDicentra spectabillis
 BloodrootSanguinaria canadensis
 BugleweedAjuga
 Bush CloverLespedeza
 ButtercupRannuculus
 Christmas FernPolystichum
 Cinnamon FernOsmunda cinnamomea
 Coral BellHeuchera
 CranesbillGeranium
 DaffodilNarcissus
 DaylilyHemerocallis
 Evening PrimroseOenothera
 False DragonheadPhysostegia
 GoldenrodSolidago
PerennialGrape HyacinthMuscari
 HollyhockAlcea rosea
 HostaHosta
 Jack-in-the-pulpitArisaema triphilyum
 Jacob's LadderPolemonium reptans
 Joe-pyeweedEupatorium
 Lady FernAthyrium
 Lamb's EarsStachy byzantina
 LobeliaLobelia
 LungwortPulmonaria
 MayapplePodophylium peitatum
 PeppermintMentha piperita
 Perennial SunflowerHelianthus
 PrimrosePrimula
 Siberian IrisIris sibirica
 Solomon's SealPolygonatum
 SpeedwellVeronica
 SpiderwortTradescantia virginiana
 StonecropSedum
 Summer PhloxPhlox paniculata
 Sweet WoodruffGallium odoratum
 TrilliumTrillium
 TulipTulipa
 VioletViola
 Wild GingerAsarum
 WindflowerAnemone
 Winter AconiteEranthis hyemaiis
 Wood FernDryopteris
ShrubNinebarkPhysiocarpus opulifolius
 Adams's NeedleYucca
 American HazelnutCorylus americana
 Arrowoodviburnum dentatum
 BarberryBerberis
 Beau bushkoIkwitzie amabillis
 Black RaspberryRubus occidentalis
 CurrantRibes
ShrubElderberrySambucus
 EuonymusEuonymuss
 ForsythiaForsythia
 Fragrant SumacRhus aromatica
 Fragrant ViburnumViburnum cariesil
 HoneysuckleLonicera
 Pagoda DogwoodComus aftemifolia
 Purple RaspberryRubus odoratus
 Rose of SharonHibiscus syfizous
 Smooth SumacRhus glabra
 St JohnwortHypericum profificum
TreeAmerican ElmUlmus americana
 American HornbeamCarpinus caroliniana
 American PlumPrunus americana
 BeechFagus grandifolia
 Black AshFrasinus nigra
 Black LocustRobinia pseudoacacia
 Black OakQuercus velutina
 BlackgumNyssa sylvafica
 Box ElderAcer negundo
 Carolina SilverbellHalesia carolina
 CatalpaCatalpa bignonoides
 Cucumber TreeMagnolia acuminata
 Flowering DogwoodCornus florida
 HawthornCrataegus spp.
 HickoryCarya spp
 Hone locustGleditsia tricanthos
 Japanese MapleAcer palmatum
 MulberryMorus
 Ohio BuckeyeAesculus labra
 PawpawAsimina triloba
 Red Mapleacer rubrum
 Red OakQuercus rubra
 RedbudCercis canadensis
 River BirchBetula nigra
 Scarlet OakQuercus coccinea
TreeServiceberryAmelanchier
 Staghorn SumacRhus typhina
 Sugar MapleAcer saccharum
 Sweet BirchBetula lenta
 Sweet BuckeyeAesculus octandra
 SweetgumLiquidambar styracillua
 SycamorePlatanus occidentalis
 Tree of Heavenailanthus altissima
 TuliptreeLirodendron tuiipifera
 White AshFraxinus americana
 White OakQuercus albs
 WillowSalix
 Witch hazelHamameliss
 Yellow BirchBetula lutea
 ChestnutCastanea dentata
VegetablesLima Bean 
 Onion 
 Parsnip 
 Snap Bean 
 Sweet Corn 
VinesBittersweetCelastrus
 ClematisClematis
 Honeysuckle VineLonicera
 Virginia CreeperParthenocissus
 Wild GrapeVitis

Rabbit Resistant Plants

 

Plant TypeCommon nameLatin name
   
PerennialSilver nettleLamium
 Cranes Bill Ingwerson'sGeranium macrorrhizum
 CatnipNepeta
 Russian SagePerovskia
 Gas PlantDictamus alba
 IrisBearded and non bearded
 Foam FlowerCoral Bells
 OnionsAlliums
  Daffodils
  Grape hyacinths
  Siberian Squills
 In general Rabbits avoid scented plantsIn general Rabbits avoid poisonous plants
   

Deer Resistant Plants

Acontium - Mookshood

Anemone - Windflower

Asclepias - Butterfly Weed

Astilbe - False Spirea

Coreopsis - Tickseed

Echinacea - Purple Cone Flower

Ferns

Galium oderatum - Sweet Woodruff

Helleborus - Lenten Rose

Iberis sempervirens - Candytuft

Polygonatum commutatum - Solomon's Seal

Salvia - Meadow Sage

Sedum spectabile

Tiarella - Foam Flower

Veronica - Speedwell

Perennials for Border Planting (three different heights)

Tall: Plant these at the back of the border

PlantHeightFlowering Season
Anchusa italica (Summer Forget-Me-Nots)4’June - July
Delphinium3 - 5'August - September
Digitalis (Foxglove)3’June - July
Eremurus (Giant Desert Candle)4 - 8’July
Helenium3 - 4’June
Hollyhocks4 - 6’June - October
Iris (Japanese)2 - 3’July
Lilies3 - 6’June - October
Penstemon3 - 4’July - August
Rudbeckia (Gloriosa Daisy)4’July - Frost
Yucca4 - 6’June - July

Medium: Plant in the middle of the border

Plant

Height

Flowering Season

Aquilegia (Columbine)2’May - June
Chrysanthemum2 - 3’August - November
Coreopsis1’June - August
Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)1’June - September
Gypsophila (Baby-s Breath)2 - 3’July - September
Iris (Bearded)1’May - June
Lupine2’June - July
Lychnis (Maltese Cross)2’June - August
Poppy (Oriental)2 - 3’June - July
Peonies2 - 3’May - June
Phlox (Garden)2 - 3’July - August
Platycodon (Balloon Flower)2’July - September
Pyrethrum (Painted Daisy)2 - 3’May - June
Veronica (Speedwell)2 - 3’July - September

DWARF: Plant in the front of the border

Plant

Height

Flowering Season

Alyssum (Basket-of-Gold12"April - May
Arabis (Rockcress)6"April - May
Armeria (Sea Pinks)12"May - August
Aster (Alpine)9"May - June
Aubrieta (Rockcress)4"April - May
Campanula carpatica6"June - October
Dianthus (Pinks)12 - 18"May - June
Phlox subulata (Creeping)4 - 6"April - May

Perennials that Attract Butterflies and Birds

Plants to Attract Birds

AquilegiaHelianthus
AsclepiasLimonium
AsterRudbeckia
CoreopsisSedum spectabile
DianthusScabiosa
Echinops 

Hummingbird Plants

AlceaIris
AquilegiaLobelia cardinalis
DelphiniumMonarda
Heuchera sanguinea 

Butterfly Plants

AchilleaLavandula
AgastacheLiatris
AngelicaLobelia
ArabisPlox
AsclepiasPrimula
AsterPrunella
AstilbeRudbeckia
CoreopsisSalvia
DianthusScabiosa
EchinaceaSedum spectabile
EchinopsSolidago
GaillardiaStokesia
HelianthusThalictrum
HemerocallisTrollius
IberisVerbena

 

 

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