150 Wildflowers
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Yarrow
Achillea millefolium
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 2'-3'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates heavier, well-drained clay loam
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: white
Recommended: Deer Resistant
Comments: Drought resistant. Pollution tolerant. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Sweet Flag
Acorus calamus
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Water Use: high
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: yellow, brown
Fruit Color: brown
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Fragrant foliage. Found in marshes. Establishes quickly. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
White Baneberry / Doll's Eyes out
Actaea pachypoda
Height: 1'6"-2'6"
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: rich, well-drained
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: white
Fruit Type: berry
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Showy, fragrant flowers. Showy, poisonous fruit.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Red Baneberry out
Actaea rubra
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: August-October
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Doesn't go dormant in summer. Showy fruit & fragrant flowers. Showy, poisonous fruit.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Fragrant Hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: purple, violet, lavender
Edible Parts: leaves
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Edible Garden
Comments: Glossy, dark green foliage. Anise-scented flowers & foliage. Loved by bumblebees, hummingbirds, finches, and butterflies.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Nodding Onion
Allium cernuum
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 6"-1'
Sun: full, part
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: pink
Edible Parts: leaves, shoots, bulbs
Wildlife: Bee
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Edible Garden
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Prairie Onion
Allium stellatum
Height: 1'-1'4"
Width: 4"-8"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: pink
Edible Parts: leaves, shoots, bulbs
Wildlife: Bee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Edible Garden
Comments: Aromatic. Readily reseeds.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Wild Leek
Allium tricoccum
Height: 8"
Width: 4"-8"
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: white
Edible Parts: leaves, shoots, bulbs
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Edible Garden
Comments: Leaves may go dormant before flowers emerge.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $12.95

Canada Mayflower
Anemone canadensis
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Dark green foliage. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Thimbleweed ref
Anemone cylindrica
Height: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: white
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Pasque Flower out
Anemone patens wolfgangiana
Height: 6"
Width: 6"
Sun: full
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Types: well-drained, sand, loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white, lavender
Zone: 4
Comments: Wonderful in rock gardens. Clump-forming. Deep taproot. Flowers even earlier than tulips in MN!
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95
Rue Anemone
Anemonella thalictroides
Height: 4"-6"
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: pink
Zone: 4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Jewel of SE MN woodlands. Ephemeral.
Retail Pricing 3" pot: $6.50

Prairie Pussy Toes
Antennaria neglecta
Height: 4"
Width: 6"+
Sun: full, part
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Rhizomatous. Dense groundcover for sunny borders/paths.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: red, yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Hummingbird
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Lobed foliage. Found in most woodlands.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Wild Sarsparilla ref
Aralia nudicaulis
Height: 1'-2'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Types: tolerates poor
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: purple
Fruit Type: berry
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Spikenard
Aralia racemosa
Height: 3'-7'
Width: 3'-4'
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Types: rich
Bloom Period: July
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red, purple
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: yellow
Comments: High wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Jack-In-The-Pulpit out
Arisaema triphyllum
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: green, cream, maroon
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Large, dark green leaves. Showy, poisonous fruit in autumn.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $19.95

Prairie Sage
Artemisia ludoviciana
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: green
Zone: 4
Comments: Rhizomatous. Silvery-green foliage. Traditional incense of Dakota.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Ginger out
Asarum canadense
Height: 6"-1'
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: cool
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink, white, maroon
Wildlife: Beetle
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Rhizomatous. Excellent groundcover. Dark green leaves. Aromatic roots.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing Sod Flat: $49.00
Poke Milkweed
Asclepias exaltata
Height: 3'-5'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: green, white, cream
Fruit Period: June-August
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Butterfly
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Marsh/Red Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: July
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow, maroon, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Attractive seed pods in fall. Found at edge of marshes.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Common Milkweed ref
Asclepias syriaca
Height: 2'-6'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Water Use: medium, low
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: yellow, green
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Moth, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Rhizomatous. Readily reseeds.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: well-drained, sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: orange
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Sturdy stems with alternate leaves. Slow grower. Taproot.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50
Whorled/White Milkweed
Asclepias verticillata
Height: 2'
Width: 6"+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: white
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Comments: Rhizomatous. Delicate, lacy foliage.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Heartleaf Aster low
Aster cordifolius
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: September-October
Flower Color: blue, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Woodland margins.
LOW STOCK! Hurry before they're gone!
Retail Pricing 3" pot: $6.50

Smooth Blue Aster
Aster laevis
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: blue, lavender
Edible Parts: leaves
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Edible Garden
Comments: Long-lived perennial. Blue-green foliage. Sturdy stems.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Large-Leaved Aster
Aster macrophyllus
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: September-October
Flower Color: blue, white, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Prefers filtered light / part shade. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $11.95

New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae
Height: 4'-5'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: September-October
Flower Color: magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4
Comments: Dense foliage. Freely reseeds. Cut to 6" < July 4 for best display.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Aromatic Aster
Aster oblongifolius
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: September-October
Flower Color: purple
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Groundcover
Comments: Aromatic flowers. Rhizomatous. Excellent for massing.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Sky Blue Aster
Aster oolentangiensis (azureus)
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: blue, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Dark green, narrow, heart-shaped leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

White Upland Aster
Aster ptarmicoides
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: calciferous sand/loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Compact, with small dense flowers. Excellent for massing.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Silky Aster
Aster sericeus
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'6"
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: sandy, rocky
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: purple, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Silvery-green foliage. Open, branching habit.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Ground Plum
Astragalus crassicarpus
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Fruit Color: red, purple
Fruit Type: pod
Edible Parts: fruit
Recommended: Groundcover, Edible Garden
Comments: Clump-forming. Excellent in dry soils.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $7.50

White Indigo
Baptisia alba
Height: 4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: green, black
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Recommended: Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Great for borders or massing. Winter interest. SE MN native.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Blue Indigo
Baptisia australis
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 3'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: blue, violet
Fruit Color: green, black
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 4-7
Recommended: Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Blue-green foliage. Excellent as specimen or for massing. Winter interest. Long-lived. WI native.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Cream Indigo
Baptisia leucophaea
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: cream
Fruit Color: green, black
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Bee
Recommended: Rabbit Resistant
Comments: AKA Baptisia bracteata var. glabrescens.
Retail Pricing #01 bag/pot: $9.95
Downy Wood Mint out
Blephilia ciliata
Height: 1'
Width: 10"-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: purple, lavender
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 4-8
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Pollinator magnet. Fragrant foliage. Native to WI.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Hairy Wood Mint
Blephilia hirsuta
Height: 1'4"-2'6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: purple, white
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Rhizomatous. Pollinator magnet. Fragrant foliage. Woodlands.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Marsh Marigold
Caltha palustris
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: yellow
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Stout stems with smooth, glossy leaves. Found in marshes & wet meadows.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Wild Hyacinth
Camassia scilloides
Height: 2'
Width: 8"-1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: acidic, rich, clay tolerant
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: blue
Edible Parts: bulbs
Zone: 4-8
Recommended: Edible Garden
Comments: Good for pollinators. Dormant by midsummer. Native to WI. Bulbs are edible, but plants can easily be confused with the extremely toxic Death Camas (Zigadenus).
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $15.00

Harebell
Campanula rotundifolia
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: purple, lavender
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Delicate, bell-shaped flowers. Excellent border plant.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 4" pot: $6.50

Blue Cohosh out
Caulophylum thalictroides
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 2'
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: yellow, green
Fruit Color: blue
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: yellow, brown
Zone: 3-7
Comments: Showy berries. Blue-green foliage.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $19.95

Partridge Pea
Chamaechrista fasciculata
Height: 6"-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: brown
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Ant, Bee, Bumblebee
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Nitrogen fixer. Extra-floral nectaries. Annual. Freely reseeds.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 4" pot: $6.50

White Turtlehead out
Chelone glabra
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: organic
Bloom Period: August-September
Flower Color: white, cream
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-7
Comments: Sturdy stems; pairs well with Lobelia spp.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Spring Beauty out
Claytonia caroliniana
Height: 3"-6"
Width: 4"
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: cool
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: pink, white
Wildlife: Bee
Comments: Ephemeral.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 2.5" pot: $8.50

Lance-leaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata
Height: 1'6"-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sandy, rocky, poor
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Bumblebee
Comments: Long bloom period.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Prairie Coreopsis
Coreopsis palmata
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: yellow
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Narrow, dark green leaves. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Pink Cordalis out
Corydalis sempervirens
Height: 1'6"-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Bloom Period: May-September
Flower Color: pink, yellow
Comments: Lacy, blue-green foliage. Great for rock gardens. Biennial.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
White Prairie Clover
Dalea candida
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sandy, rocky
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: white
Comments: Nitrogen fixer.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Cutleaf Toothwort out
Dentaria laciniata
Height: 6"
Width: 1'
Sun: part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: pink, white
Fruit Color: white
Zone: 3-7
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Slow-spreading woodland groundcover. Now assigned to Cardamine concatenata.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.

Dutchman's Breeches
Dicentra cucullaria
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: rich
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Lacy, blue-green foliage. Arching habit. Great border plant. Ephemeral.
Retail Pricing 3" pot: $6.50 4" pot: $6.50

Shooting Star
Dodecatheon meadia
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: well-drained loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink, white
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Comments: Shooting-star-shaped flowers. Lush basal foliage. Goes dormant in August.
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Narrow-leaved Coneflower
Echinacea angustifolia
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Pale Purple Coneflower
Echinacea pallida
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Zone: 4-5
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Purple Coneflower ref
Echinacea purpurea
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: August-September
Flower Color: pink
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Native to WI.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Fireweed
Epilobium angustifolium
Height: 4'-5'
Width: 2'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: pink, magenta
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Rattlesnake Master
Eryngium yuccifolium
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: green, white
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Fragrant flowers.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
White Trout Lily out
Erythronium albidum
Height: 4"-6"
Width: 4"+
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Attractive, blue-green & maroon spotted foliage. Long-lived colonies. Rhizomatous spreader. Ephemeral.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 2": $6.50
Yellow Trout Lily out
Erythronium americanum
Height: 6"
Width: 6"-8"
Sun: shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: yellow
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Silvery-maroon, mottled leaves. Ephemeral.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 2.5" pot: $6.50

Joe-Pye Weed
Eupatorium maculatum
Height: 4'-6'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: rich loam
Bloom Period: July
Flower Color: pink, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Sturdy stems. Found in moist meadows & marshes.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Boneset
Eupatorium perfoliatum
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: white
Fall Color: red, yellow, maroon
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bee, Wasp
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Sturdy stems; perfoliate leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Sweet Joe-Pye Weed
Eupatorium purpureum
Height: 4'-6'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Sturdy stems. Found in moist, open woods of eastern MN.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Flowering Spurge
Euphorbia corollata
Height: 3'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: white
Fall Color: magenta, red, orange, yellow
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Queen of the Prairie out
Filipendula rubra
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 2'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Soil Types: rich, cool
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: pink
Fall Color: red, yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4
Comments: Sturdy stems. Found in moist prairie steeps. Rhizomatous.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Strawberry
Fragaria virginiana
Height: 6"
Width: 8"+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: June-July
Fruit Color: red
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, maroon
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover, Edible Garden
Comments: Tasty, edible 3/8" fruit in summer. Spreads by runners. Excellent groundcover.
Retail Pricing Sod Flat: $39.00

Blanket Flower
Gaillardia aristata
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Bloom Period: May-September
Flower Color: red, yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Recommended: Ornamental Garden
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Northern Bedstraw out
Galium boreale
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: white
Zone: 4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Fine-textured foliage. Rhizomatous.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Bottle Gentian
Gentiana andrewsii
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Soil Types: organic
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: blue, purple, violet
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Sturdy stems. Closed, bottle-shaped flowers require bumblebees for pollination.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 4" pot: $6.50

Wild Geranium out
Geranium maculatum
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: humus-rich sand, loam
Bloom Period: April-July
Flower Color: pink, lavender
Fall Color: red
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Excellent for borders & massing.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Prairie Smoke
Geum triflorum
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: pink, red, silver
Fall Color: red, green, maroon, purple
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Attractive, feathery seedheads. Excellent for massing/groundcover. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Sneezeweed / Dogtooth Daisy
Helenium autumnale
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 1'6"-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: rich
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: yellow
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Western Sunflower
Helianthus occidentalis
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates sand, limestone, rocks
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee
Comments: A less-aggressive sunflower. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Stiff Sunflower
Helianthus pauciflorus
Height: 2'-6'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates clay, sand, gravel
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee
Comments: Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Ox-Eye
Heliopsis helianthoides
Height: 4'-5'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Found in open woodlands.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Sharp-Lobed Hepatica out
Hepatica acutiloba
Height: 4"-6"
Width: 6"-1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: orgainic loam
Bloom Period: March-May
Flower Color: pink, blue, white, lavender
Fall Color: red, brown, maroon
Zone: 4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Found in maple forests of southern MN. Ephemeral.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.

Golden Aster
Heterotheca camporum
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sandy
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Comments: Native to IA/IL. Drought tolerant.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Hairy False Goldenaster ref
Heterotheca villosa
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4
Comments: Narrow, hairy, blue-green leaves. Salt tolerant.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Alumroot (Prairie Coralbells)
Heuchera richardsonii
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: red, yellow, green, brown
Wildlife: Hummingbird
Zone: 4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Excellent foliage plant with burgundy-tinged leaves. Use as accent/border plant.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Halberdleaf Rosemallow
Hibiscus laevis
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 2'-3'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, white
Wildlife: Bird, Hummingbird
Recommended: Ornamental Garden
Comments: Large, showy flowers.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 #2: $15.95

Goldenseal
Hydrastis canadensis
Height: 6"-1'4"
Width: 8"+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: humus-rich
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: yellow
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Rare due to over-harvesting in the wild. Likes winter leaf cover. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $15.00

Virginia Waterleaf out
Hydrophyllum virginianum
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 2'+
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white, lavender
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Found in deciduous woodlands. Rhizomatous.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing Sod Flat: $49.00 4" pot: $6.50

Dwarf Crested Iris
Iris cristata
Height: 6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: blue
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Excellent as groundcover or for massing. Native to IL.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Northern Blue Flag Iris
Iris versicolor
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Soil Types: average
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: blue, lavender
Wildlife: Bird, Hummingbird
Zone: 3
Comments: Stiff, swordlike leaves. Clumps suitable for massing. Tolerates standing water to 12" deep.
Retail Pricing #01 bag: $9.95
False Rue Anemone out
Isopyrum biternatum
Height: 4"-1'4"
Sun: part, shade
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Rhizomatous. Now assigned to Enemion biternatum.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 3": $6.50

Rough Blazingstar
Liatris aspera
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 9"
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-October
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Corm. Abundant, button-like flowers along stem. Plant with Little Bluestem for support.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Cylindrical Blazingstar ref
Liatris cylindracea
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 9"
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple, lavender
Fruit Period: August-October
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Corm.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Meadow Blazingstar
Liatris ligulistylis
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: August-September
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-7
Comments: Corm. Prefers full sun. Abundant, button-like flowers along stem. Plant with Big Bluestem for support.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Dotted Blazingstar
Liatris punctata
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 6"
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 2-5
Comments: Corm. Very narrow leaves. Plant with Little Bluestem or Side Oats Grama for support.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Prairie Blazingstar
Liatris pycnostachya
Height: 2'-5'
Width: 6"-1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Fruit Period: July-August
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Corm. Abundant flowers on sturdy stem. Plant with Big Bluestem for support.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Marsh Blazingstar out
Liatris spicata
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Comments: Native to WI.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Michigan Lily ref
Lilium michiganense
Height: 4'-5'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: organic
Bloom Period: July
Flower Color: orange
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Nodding flowers. Excellent for moist garden areas. Rhizomatous.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.
Wood (Prairie) Lily
Lilium philadelphicum
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 8"-10"
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: red, orange
Recommended: Ornamental Garden
Comments: Woods, meadows, prairies.
Retail Pricing 3" pot: $10.95

Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 8"-1'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: rich loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: red
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Hummingbird
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Shallow roots need to be kept moist.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Great Blue Lobelia
Lobelia siphilitica
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: blue, purple
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Tubular flowers. Readily reseeds.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Pale Spiked Lobelia
Lobelia spicata
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 8"-1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: poor
Bloom Period: May-August
Flower Color: blue, violet, white, lavender
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Slender, single-stemmed prairie wildflower with elongated flower spikes. Tightly-clumped basal foliage.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Lupine
Lupinus perennis
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: blue, purple
Fruit Color: yellow, black
Fruit Type: pod
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Comments: Larval host of the federally-endangered Karner Blue Butterfly.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 4" pot: $9.95
Wild Lily-of-the-Valley out
Maianthemum canadense
Height: 3"-6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red, green
Fruit Type: berry
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Star-shaped flowers. Rhizomatous. Aka Moose Ears.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing Sod Flat: $49.00

Virginia Bluebells out
Mertensia virginica
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: blue
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Tubular, bell-shaped flowers. Moist woodlands. Welcome colonizer. Goes dormant in summer.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Monkeyflower
Mimulus ringens
Height: 1'-3'6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: blue, purple
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Streambanks, marshes, & floodplain forests. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Bishop's Cap
Mitella diphylla
Height: 10"-1'6"
Sun: part, shade
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: white
Recommended: Groundcover
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Bee Balm/Wild Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: pink, lavender
Edible Parts: leaves, flowers
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant, Edible Garden
Comments: Fragrant foliage. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Dotted Mint/Spotted Bee Balm
Monarda punctata
Height: 1'6"-3'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow, maroon, lavender
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Fragrant foliage. Showy magenta-white bracts.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Glade Mallow
Napaea dioica
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 1'6"-2'
Sun: full, part, shade
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: green, brown, black
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Bird, Hummingbird
Comments: Dioecious. Large (12"+) leaves add textural interest.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Wild Quinine
Parthenium integrifolium
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Beetle, Fly, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Retail Pricing #01 bag/pot: $9.95

Foxglove Penstemon
Penstemon digitalis
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: sandy
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: white
Fall Color: red, green, maroon
Wildlife: Bird, Hummingbird
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Moist, open woods & prairies of eastern MN.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Showy Penstemon/Beardtounge
Penstemon grandiflorus
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, sandy loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink, lavender
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Large, showy, 2" tubular flowers. Waxy, blue-green leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95 4" pot: $6.50
Purple Prairie Clover
Petalostemon purpureum
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: pink, magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Nitrogen-fixing taproot.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Woodland Phlox out
Phlox divaricata
Height: 6"-1'6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: part
Soil Types: well-drained, fertile
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: purple, lavender
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Woodland margins. Rhizomatous.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Prairie Phlox out
Phlox pilosa
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink, magenta
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Prairies & oak savannas.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

False Dragonhead / Obedient Plant
Physostegia virginiana
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 2'+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: pink
Wildlife: Bird, Bee
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Tubular flowers. Rhizomatous. Spreads rapidly in moist soil. Excellent for shoreline color.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Mayapple
Podophyllum peltatum
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'+
Sun: part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: rich, organic
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: yellow
Fruit Type: berry
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Umbrella-like leaves. Moist, open woods of southern MN. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium reptans
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 1'
Sun: part
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: average, loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: blue
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Slender leaflets paired like ladders.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Solomon's Seal out
Polygonatum biflorum
Height: 1'-4'
Width: 1'+
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white, cream
Fruit Period: September
Fruit Color: blue, black
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Comments: Rhizomatous. Poisonous fruit. Great under deciduous trees.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $15.00

Lion's Foot
Prenanthes alba
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: tolerates sandy/rocky
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: pink, white, lavender
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Biennial/perennial. Fragrant flowers. Tolerates light shade.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum virginianum
Height: 1'-3'
Sun: full, part
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: purple, white
Wildlife: Beetle, Bee, Wasp
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Fragrant foliage. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Upright Prairie Coneflower
Ratibida columnifera
Height: 1'-3'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Yellow (Gray) Headed Coneflower
Ratibida pinnata
Height: 3'-7'
Width: 1'6"
Sun: full, part
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates clay
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Period: July-September
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Zone: 4-7
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-October
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Biennial. Readily reseeds.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Green-headed Coneflower
Rudbeckia laciniata
Height: 7'-8'
Width: 2'+
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Comments: Flood tolerant. Rhizomatous spreader.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Sweet Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam, sand, clay
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Long-lived perennial. Native to WI.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Petunia
Ruellia humilis
Height: 1'-1'3"
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: violet, lavender
Fall Color: yellow, maroon
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 4-5
Comments: SE MN native. Excellent border plant.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Bloodroot out
Sanguinaria canadensis
Height: 6"-9"
Width: 6"+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Zone: 4
Comments: Rhizomatous. Native to deciduous woodlands.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95

Early Figwort
Scrophularia lanceolata
Height: 2'-6'
Sun: full, part, shade
Water Use: medium
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink, orange, green
Fall Color: green, maroon, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Rabbit Resistant
Comments: High pollinator value. Heavy nectar production.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Late Figwort
Scrophularia marilandica
Height: 2'-10'
Sun: full, part, shade
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: red, green, maroon
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Ant, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: High wildlife value. High nectar production.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Royal Catchfly
Silene regia
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: red
Wildlife: Bird, Hummingbird
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Sturdy stems. Sticky calyx can trap/catch small insects. Native to IL.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Compass Plant
Silphium laciniatum
Height: 5'-8'
Width: 2'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Zone: 4
Comments: Basal leaves orient with sun. 2-4" flowers. Long-lived. Taproot.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Cup Plant
Silphium perfoliatum
Height: 6'-8'
Width: 2'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: well-drained, loam
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Comments: Perfoliate leaves form "cups" that collect water. Favorite of goldfinches, bees, & chipmunks. Freely reseeds. Not suitable for small gardens.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Prairie Dock out
Silphium terebinthinaceum
Height: 2'-12'
Width: 1'-3'
Sun: full
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Comments: Deep taproot. Native to WI.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Prairie Blue Eyed Grass out
Sisyrinchium campestre
Height: 9"-1'
Width: 9"-1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: blue, violet
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Gives the appearance of grass with flowers.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.

False Solomon's Seal
Smilacina racemosa
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white, cream
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: yellow
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Rhizomatous. Attractive foliage.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95
Zig-Zag Goldenrod
Solidago flexicaulis
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'6"+
Sun: full, part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: August-September
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Zone: 4
Comments: Found in woodlands & woodland margins. Stem has slight zigzag appearance. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Stiff Goldenrod
Solidago rigida
Height: 4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: yellow
Fall Color: red, orange, yellow, maroon
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Comments: Large, rough-textured basal leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Elm Leaf Goldenrod
Solidago ulmifolia
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: July-October
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Yellow Pimpernel out
Taenidia integerrima
Height: 3'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Recommended: Deer Resistant
Comments: Woodland edges. Black swallowtail larval host.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $12.95
Goat's Rue out
Tephrosia virginiana
Height: 1'
Width: 1'-2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: acidic, gravelly
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink, yellow
Fruit Type: pod
Zone: 4-9
Comments: Deep taproot. Hairy, 2" long pods. Extremely toxic to fish & insects.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Meadowrue
Thalictrum dasycarpum
Height: 3'-5'
Width: 3'-4'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: average
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fall Color: yellow
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Lacy, fine-textured foliage. Found in moist prairies & open woodlands.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Early Meadowrue out
Thalictrum dioicum
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: white, cream
Comments: Blue-green foliage. Delicate flowers. Dioecious.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Longbract Spiderwort
Tradescantia bracteata
Height: 1'-1'6"
Width: 1'6"-2'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: shallow, rocky
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: purple, violet
Wildlife: Bee
Zone: 4-9
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Showy flowers. Drought tolerant.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Ohio Spiderwort out
Tradescantia ohiensis
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Types: well-drained, sandy, loam
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: blue, purple, violet
Wildlife: Bee
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Flowers open in the morning & close by afternoon.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
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Large-Flowered Trillium out
Trillium grandiflorum
Height: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: organic loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Showiest of MN trilliums. Ephemeral.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $9.95

Large-Flowered Bellwort out
Uvularia grandiflora
Height: 1'-1'6"
Width: 1'+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: average to calciferous
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: yellow
Fall Color: yellow, brown
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Flowers dangle from downturned stem. Rhizomatous.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
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Blue Vervain
Verbena hastata
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: blue, purple
Fall Color: maroon, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Hummingbird
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Hoary Vervain
Verbena stricta
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: blue, purple, lavender
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Hummingbird
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Sturdy stems. Fuzzy leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Ironweed
Vernonia fasciculata
Height: 4'-6'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: magenta, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 4-5
Comments: Sturdy stems. found in marshes & wet prairies. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Culver's Root
Veronicastrum virginicum
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Attractive flower spikelets. Wet meadows & forest borders. Long-lived. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Birdfoot Violet ref
Viola pedata
Height: 4"-10"
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: sandy, rocky
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: purple, violet, lavender
Edible Parts: flowers
Wildlife: Butterfly
Recommended: Edible Garden
Comments: Excellent in dry, rocky areas.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.
Prairie Violet
Viola pedatifida
Height: 6"-9"
Width: 6"
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: sandy loam
Bloom Period: May
Flower Color: violet, lavender
Edible Parts: flowers
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Edible Garden
Comments: Deeply-lobed foliage. Southern MN prairies.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Downy Yellow Violet out
Viola pubescens
Height: 6"-1'
Width: 1'
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: cool
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: yellow
Edible Parts: flowers
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Groundcover, Edible Garden
Comments: Woodland margins & borders.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Heartleaf Golden Alexanders
Zizia aptera
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'-1'6"
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: May-July
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Comments: Easy to grow. Disease resistant. Hosts Black Swallowtail butterflies.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Golden Alexanders
Zizia aurea
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Erect, bushy habit. Found in moist meadows & open woodlands. Hosts Black Swallowtail butterflies.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95