54 Fragrant Garden Selections
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Common Juniper
Juniperus communis depressa
Category: Evergreen Shrubs
Height: 2'-5'
Width: 10'-20'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: dry
Soil Types: well-drained, sandy, rocky, loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Fruit Color: blue
Fruit Type: cone
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: bronze
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Aromatic, fine-textured foliage. Dioecious. Drought-tolerant. Found abundantly in varied portions of northern and southeastern Minnesota growing on steep bluffs, river bottoms, margins of swamps.
Retail Pricing #5 Cont.: $34.0018"+ spread #7 Cont.: $52.0024"+ spread

Common Juniper 'Blueberry Delight' ref
Juniperus communis depressa 'AmiDak'
Category: Evergreen Shrubs
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 4'
Sun: full
Soil Types: well-drained
Fruit Color: blue
Fruit Type: cone
Edible Parts: fruit
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Spreading Juniper
Juniperus horizontalis
Category: Evergreen Shrubs
Height: 6"-8"
Width: 6'-12'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Types: well-drained sand, loam, clay tolerant
Fruit Color: blue
Fruit Type: cone
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: blue, purple
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Edible Garden
Comments: Low, spreading deep green foliage. Forms dense groundcover. Abundant in far north of Minnesota and occurs locally on exposed sandstone cliffs in southeastern Minnesota.
Retail Pricing #5 Cont.: $34.0024"+ spread

Balsam Fir
Abies balsamea
Category: Evergreen / Coniferous Trees
Height: 50'
Width: 20'
Sun: full, part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: cool, loamy, saturated peat, clay tolerant
Bloom Period: May-June
Fruit Type: cone
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Shade tolerant. Shiny, dark green aromatic needles. Tree becomes open with age. The only Fir native to Minnesota.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.0030" #7 Cont.: $75.0036-42" #20 Cont.: $195.005'

Eastern Red Cedar
Juniperus virginiana
Category: Evergreen / Coniferous Trees
Height: 45'
Width: 15'-20'
Sun: full
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Types: sand, silty clay, rocky
Fruit Color: blue
Fruit Type: cone
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: maroon, purple
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 3-7
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Drought and heat tolerant. Berry-like cones add interest and attract birds in autumn.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.0018-24" #7 Cont.: $79.0036-48"

Northern White Cedar
Thuja occidentalis
Category: Evergreen / Coniferous Trees
Height: 45'-60'
Width: 10'-12'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: tolerates most, rocky
Fruit Type: cone
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Fragrant Garden
Comments: Foliage is very aromatic; used for incense, medicine wreaths and other decorations. Excellent for hedges and screening. Long-lived.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.0018-24" #5 Cont.: $52.0036-42"

Canadian Hemlock
Tsuga canadensis
Category: Evergreen / Coniferous Trees
Height: 55'-60'
Width: 30'-35'
Sun: full, part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: well-drained loam
Fruit Type: cone
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden
Comments: Rare native Minnesota large tree. Requires protection from drying winter winds. Shade tolerant. Excellent for hedges or mixed evergreen tree plantings. Wisconsin seed source.
Retail Pricing B&B: $325.005-6'

Sweet Grass out
Hierochloe odorata
Category: Grasses, Rushes, & Sedges
Height: 1'-2'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Zone: 3-7
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Rhizomatous. Cool-season growth. Sweet aromatic fragrance; leaves used as incense by Native Americans. Shorter than Canadian species.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.

Prairie Dropseed
Sporobolus heterolepis
Category: Grasses, Rushes, & Sedges
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sand, loam
Edible Parts: seeds
Wildlife: Butterfly
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Fine-textured leaves form a fountain-like hummock. Excellent for borders/massing. Warm-season growth. Fragrant flowers smell like popcorn. Seeds can be ground into flour.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $9.95

False Indigo
Amorpha fruticosa
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 8'-10'
Width: 10'-12'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium, low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: sandy, loam, clay
Bloom Period: April-July
Flower Color: purple, violet
Fruit Period: August-September
Fruit Color: brown
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden
Comments: River bottoms & floodplains. Flood tolerant. Attractive, fragrant flower spikes. Nitrogen fixer. 1-seeded, hairy pods.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18"

Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 6'-12'
Width: 6'-12'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: brown
Fruit Type: nutlet
Fall Color: yellow, brown
Wildlife: Bird, Bee
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden
Comments: Found along stream banks, swamps, low areas. Fragrant 'pin-cushion' shaped flowers. Fuzzy, button-like fruit.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18" #5 Cont.: $34.0024-36"

Sweet Fern
Comptonia peregrina
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 4'+
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: sandy loam
Fruit Color: green, brown
Fruit Type: nutlet
Edible Parts: leaves
Fall Color: red, yellow, brown
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Fragrant, deep green, fernlike foliage used for potpourri. Catkins. Bur-like fruit. Rhizomatous colonizer. Grows well under pines.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $21.0012"+ #2 Cont.: $28.0015-18"

Wintergreen ref
Gaultheria procumbens
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 6"
Width: 6"+
Sun: part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: acidic
Bloom Period: May-August
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: red
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover
Comments: Spreading, aromatic groundcover. Rhizomatous. Thick, glossy leaves. Bell-shaped flowers. Berries persist through winter.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Labrador Tea ref
Ledum groenlandicum
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 3'
Width: 3'+
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic
Soil Types: acidic (pH 3-5.5)
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Edible Parts: leaves
Fall Color: maroon, purple
Wildlife: Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Rhododendron-like evergreen/semi-evergreen shrub of wet, acid forests & bogs. Fragrant flowers. Glossy, deep green leaves with fuzzy, white-to-cinnamon-colored underside. Silver to cinnamon pubescence on new stems. Smooth, grayish bark. Fire tolerant. Rhizomatous.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Western Sandcherry ref
Prunus besseyi
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 2'-4'
Width: 4'-6'
Sun: part
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: sandy, rocky, clay
Bloom Period: April-May
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: July-August
Fruit Color: blue, purple, black
Fruit Type: berry
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, maroon, purple
Wildlife: Bird, Bee
Zone: 2-4
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Hills, open plains, slopes, shores of western MN. Shiny, gray-green leaves. Abundant 3/4" fruit.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Eastern Sandcherry
Prunus pumila
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 4'-6'
Width: 4'-6'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: August
Fruit Color: purple, black
Fruit Type: berry
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Erect, upright habit. 3/4" fruit. Dark green leaves. Protect from rabbits until established. Suckering habit. Mix with prairie grasses & wildflowers.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $20.006-12"+spread #2 Cont.: $25.0012-15"spread JULY

Fragrant Sumac
Rhus aromatica
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 5'-6'
Width: 6'-8'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: well-drained, sandy/gravelly loam
Bloom Period: May
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: red
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Aromatic foliage. Found in oak openings & upland wood borders. Excellent for erosion control.
Retail Pricing #5 Cont.: $34.0036"+

Gro-Low Sumac
Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 1'-2'
Width: 6'-7'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: well-drained
Bloom Period: May
Flower Color: yellow
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Fall Color: red, orange
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Rabbit Resistant
Comments: Spreading habit. Fragrant, shiny green foliage. Excellent for massing/slopes. Clonal selection of R. aromatica.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18"spread #5 Cont.: $34.0024-36"spread

Pasture (Prickly) Gooseberry out
Ribes cynosbati
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 3'-6'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium
Soil Types: tolerates most
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: July-August
Fruit Color: purple, black
Fruit Type: berry
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: yellow, maroon, bronze, purple
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Open habit with thorns along branches & on fruit. Fragrant flowers. High wildlife value.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $13.756-12"

Missouri Gooseberry
Ribes missouriensis
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 3'-6'
Sun: full, part, shade
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates most
Bloom Period: April-June
Flower Color: green, white, cream
Fruit Period: July-August
Fruit Color: purple, black
Fruit Type: berry
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: magenta, red, orange, yellow, maroon, purple
Wildlife: Bird, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Very shade tolerant. Upright, arching branches w/ reddish-brown spines. Fragrant flowers. High wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $13.756-12"

Meadow Rose
Rosa blanda
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 3'-6'
Width: 6'-8'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Period: July-September
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: hip
Edible Parts: fruit, flowers
Fall Color: red
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-4
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Open woodlands. Upright, branching habit. Fragrant flowers. Rhizomatous colonizer. Thornless new growth.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $13.7512"+

Carolina Rose out
Rosa carolina
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 6'-7'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: acidic, sand/loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: hip
Edible Parts: fruit, flowers
Fall Color: red, orange, yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bird, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-6
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Fragrant flowers. Rhizomatous colonizer.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18" 2025

Swamp Rose
Rosa palustris
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 5'-8'
Width: 5'-8'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: June-July
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: red, orange
Fruit Type: hip
Edible Parts: fruit, flowers
Fall Color: red
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Excellent deep green foliage. Profuse flowers. 1/2" hips. Rhizomatous colonizer. Native east of MN.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18"

Prairie Rose
Rosa setigera
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 6'-10'
Width: 8'-10'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: average loam
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: red, orange
Fruit Type: hip
Edible Parts: fruit, flowers
Fall Color: red, orange
Wildlife: Butterfly, Bee, Bumblebee
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $25.0015-18" AUGUST

Northern Catalpa
Catalpa speciosa
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 40'-60'
Width: 20'-40'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates most, clay
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: brown
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow, brown, bronze
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 4-8
Recommended: Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden
Comments: Large, heart-shaped leaves. Showy, fragrant flowers. Interesting seed pods persist through winter. Medium-fast growth rate. Native range to Illinois (not MN).
Retail Pricing #15 Cont.: $195.001.25"C.

Sweet Crabapple out
Malus coronaria
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 15'-30'
Width: 20'-30'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Soil Types: well-drained, loam, sand, clay
Flower Color: pink, white
Fruit Color: yellow, green
Fruit Type: pome
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, orange, yellow, bronze
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 4-7
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Attractive to wildlife & pollinators. Fragrant flowers. Native to southeast WI.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Prairie Crab
Malus ioensis
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 20'-35'
Width: 20'-35'
Sun: full
Water Use: low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: tolerates most
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: yellow, green
Fruit Type: pome
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, green, maroon
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Prefers moist soil. Grows in open woods, rocky hillsides, pastures, and woodland margins. Fragrant flowers. Good wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $16.4512-36"

Balsam Poplar
Populus balsamifera
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 60'-70'
Width: 30'-35'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic
Bloom Period: April-May
Fall Color: orange, yellow, bronze
Zone: 2-7
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Fast growth. Colony-forming. Glossy green leaves. Buds covered with fragrant, sticky sap. Found along streams, swamps, and upland slopes. Common in coniferous forests and around Midwest.

American Plum
Prunus americana
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 20'-35'
Width: 20'-35'
Sun: full
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Types: loam
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: August-September
Fruit Color: red, purple
Fruit Type: drupe
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, orange, yellow
Wildlife: Bird, Bee
Zone: 3-7
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Drought tolerant. Globular form with horizontal branching habit. Thicket-forming. Found at forest edges, open oak woods, and rocky hillsides. Profuse flowers with strong sweet-spice fragrance.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.002/3 ft #5 Cont.: $52.004-6' American Plum - Multi-Stem #15 Cont.: $160.456'+

Pin Cherry (Fire Cherry)
Prunus pensylvanica
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 20'-35'
Width: 10'-20'
Sun: full
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: July-August
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: drupe
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, orange
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 2
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Ornamental Garden, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Fragrant flowers. Ovoid to columnar form. Exfoliating, golden-tan to reddish-brown bark. Found along forest edge, open woods, and pastures. Very high wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $16.45

Wild Black Cherry
Prunus serotina
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 50'-60'
Width: 23'-30'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium, low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: August-September
Fruit Color: black
Fruit Type: drupe
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: orange, yellow
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 3-7
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Buckthorn Replacement, Shade Tree, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Flood intolerant. Columnar to ovoid form. Edge of woods, savanna, and alluvial bottomlands. Fragrant flowers. Very high wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.003-4' #15 Cont.: $189.008-10', 1"Cal. 2025

Common Chokecherry
Prunus virginiana
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 20'-35'
Width: 12'-15'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: medium, low
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: loam, tolerates most
Bloom Period: August-September
Flower Color: white
Fruit Color: purple, black
Fruit Type: drupe
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: orange, yellow
Wildlife: Bird
Zone: 2-5
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Fragrant Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: Upright ovoid form. Attractive flower spikes in spring. Open woods, edge of forests, and open fields. Very high wildlife value.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.003-4'

American Basswood
Tilia americana
Category: Deciduous Trees
Height: 50'-60'
Width: 30'-40'
Sun: full, part
Water Use: high, medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: yellow, cream
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Bee
Zone: 3-6
Recommended: Buckthorn Replacement, Shade Tree, Fragrant Garden
Comments: Clump-forming. Ovoid form. Shade tolerant. Flood intolerant. Fragrant flower clusters.
Retail Pricing #2 Cont.: $28.004'+ #5 Cont.: $64.006-8' #15 Cont.: $195.0012'+, 1.25"C

Sweet Flag
Acorus calamus
Category: Wildflowers
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 Cont.: $9.95

White Baneberry / Doll's Eyes ref
Actaea pachypoda
Category: Wildflowers
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.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Red Baneberry out
Actaea rubra
Category: Wildflowers
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 Cont.: $15.002025

Fragrant Hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
Category: Wildflowers
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 Cont.: $9.95

Nodding Onion out
Allium cernuum
Category: Wildflowers
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
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $9.952025

Prairie Onion
Allium stellatum
Category: Wildflowers
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 Cont.: $9.95

Wild Leek out
Allium tricoccum
Category: Wildflowers
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.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing 4" Cont.: $12.952025

Prairie Sage
Artemisia ludoviciana
Category: Wildflowers
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
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Rhizomatous. Silvery-green foliage. Traditional incense of Dakota.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $9.95

Marsh/Red Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Category: Wildflowers
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 Cont.: $9.95

Common Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca
Category: Wildflowers
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.
Retail Pricing #1 Cont.: $9.95

Downy Wood Mint out
Blephilia ciliata
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Hairy Wood Mint
Blephilia hirsuta
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Rattlesnake Master
Eryngium yuccifolium
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Joe-Pye Weed
Eutrochium maculatum
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Sweet Joe-Pye Weed
Eutrochium purpureum
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Bee Balm/Wild Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Dotted Mint/Spotted Bee Balm
Monarda punctata
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Lion's Foot
Prenanthes alba
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Mountain Mint out
Pycnanthemum virginianum
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Sweet Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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Aromatic Aster
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
Category: Wildflowers
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.
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