PERENNIALS:
"Perennials provide the changing colour, texture and excitement of every well-planned garden. Some perennials are low maintenance while others require TLC. Making good choices and planning are important." Ric Brooks, The Garden Man


Our perennials are listed according to their botanical names. The common names appear beside each. Click on the genus name to view a details page that includes photo, plant characteristics, care and a list of the varieties we have available this season.

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Achillea   Yarrow, Milfoil
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Aconitum   Monkshood
Zone 3 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Mid summer to fall
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Ajuga   Bugleweed
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Alcea   Hollyhock
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Alchemilla   Lady's Mantle
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Alstroemeria   Peruvian Lily
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Alyssum   Gold Dust/Madwort
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring to early Summer
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Amsonia   Blue Star
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Anaphalis   Pearly Everlasting
Zone 2 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Anemone   Windflower
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Antennaria   Pussy Toes
Zone 4 - 7 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring and summer
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Anthemis   Golden Marguerite
Zone 3 - 7 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Aquilegia   Columbine
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Arctostaphylos   Bearberry
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Arenaria   Sandwort
Zone 4 - 9 Full sun Bloom Time: Early summer
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Armeria   Thrift
Zone 4 - 8 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Artemisia   Wormwood
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Aruncus   Goatsbeard
Zone 3 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Asarum   Wild Ginger
Zone 2 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Asclepias   Butterfly Flower
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Aster   Hardy Aster
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Astilbe   False Spirea
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade/ Full Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer, Mid Summer
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Astilboides tabularis   Rogers Flower/ Shield Leaf
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: June - July
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Astrantia   Masterwort
Zone 4 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Aubretia   False Rockcress
Zone 4 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time:
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Baptisia   False Indigo
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Begonia belgium   Begonia
Summer Bulb Partial Shade Bloom Time: June-September
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Bergenia   Pigsqueak
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Brunnera   Siberian Bugloss
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Caladium colocasia   Elephant Ears
Summer Bulb Partial Shade Bloom Time: None
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Calamintha   Calamint
Zone 4 - 10 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer, Fall
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Calluna vulgaris   Heather
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Mid summer to early fall
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Campanula   Carpathian Harebell
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Campanula   Bell Flower
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Canna Lily   Canna Lily
Bulb Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Centaurea   Persian Cornflower
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Cerastium   Snow in Summer
Zone 2 - 7 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring
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Chelone   Turtlehead
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Cimicifuga   Black Snakeroot
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late summer
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Convallaria   Lily of the Valley
Zone 2 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Coreopsis   Tickseed
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Cornus canadensis   Bunchberry
Zone 1 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Dahlia   Dahlia
Summer Bulb Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Darmera   Umbrella Plant
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Part Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Delphinium   Delphinium
Zone 4 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Dianthus   Carnation
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Dicentra   Bleeding Heart
Zone 2 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Dictamus   Gas Plant
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Digitalis   Foxglove
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Doronicum   Leopard's Bane
Zone 4 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Spring
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Echinacea   Coneflower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Echinops   Globe Thistle
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Epimedium   Barrenwort
Zone 5 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Eryngium   Sea Holly
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Eupatorium   Snakeroot
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Euphorbia   Cushion Spurge
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Fallopia   Japanese Fleeceflower
Zone 5 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Filipendula   Dropwort
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Fragaria   Lipstick Strawberry
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring to Fall
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Gaillardia   Blanket Flower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Galium   Sweet Woodruff
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Gaultheria   Wintergreen
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Gazania linearis   Hardy Gazinia
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: All Season
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Gentiana dahurica   Gentian
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring to Fall
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Geranium   Cranesbill
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Part Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
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Geum   Geum, Avens
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Gillenia trifoliata   Indian Physic/Bowmans Root
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Gypsophila   Baby's Breath
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Helenium   Sneezeweed
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early Fall
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Helianthus   Sunflower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Heliopsis   False Sunflower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Helleborus   Lenten Rose
Zone 3 - 8 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Spring
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Hemerocallis   Daylily
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Hesperis matronalis   Sweet Rocket
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun to Light Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Heuchera   Coral Bells
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early summer
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Heucherella   Heucherella
Zone 3 - 10 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early summer
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Hibiscus moscheutos   Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow
Zone 4 - 10 Full Sun Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Hosta   Plantain Lily
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade/ Full Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Houttuynia cordata   Chameleon Plant
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Iberis   Candytuft
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring
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Iris ensata   Japanese Iris
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late spring
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Iris germanica   German Bearded Iris
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early summer
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Iris pseudacorus   Yellow Flag
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early summer
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Iris siberica   Siberian Iris
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Jasione perennis   Sheep's Bit
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early through Late Summer
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Knautia   Knautia
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Lamium   Spotted Dead Nettle
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late spring
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Lavendula angustifolia   Lavendar
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Leonurus sibiricus   Motherwort
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early summer to fall
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Leucanthemum   Shasta Daisy
Zone 4 - 10 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Liatris   Gayfeather
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Ligularia   Ragwort
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Limonium latifolia   Sea Lavender/Statice
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
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Lobelia   Cardinal Flower
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Mid Summer to Mid Fall
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Lupinus   Lupin
Zone 4 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early summer
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Lychnis   Maltese Cross
Zone 3 - 7 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Lysimachia   Loosestrife
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring to Fall
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Macleaya cordata   Plume Poppy
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Malva   Musk Mallow
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Mazus reptans   Mazus
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring to early summer
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Mertensia virginica   Virginia Bluebells
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Monarda didyma   Bee Balm
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Nepeta   Catmint
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: All summer
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Oenothera   Evening Primrose
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Osteospurmum   Sun Daisy
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring thru Summer
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Pachysandra   Japanese Spurge
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Mid spring
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Papaver orientale   Oriental Poppy
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Mid spring
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Parthenocissus   Virginia Creeper
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial to Full Shade Bloom Time:
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Patrinia scabiosifolia   Patrinia
Zone 5 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Penstemon   Beard Tongue
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late spring
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Perovskia atriplcifolia   Russian Sage
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer to fall
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Persicaria   Fleeceflower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Early summer
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Phlomis tuberosa   Jerusalem Sage
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Phlox paniculata   Garden Phlox
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Phlox subulata   Creeping Phlox
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Physostegia virg.   Obediant Plant
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Platycodon grand.   Balloon Flower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Polemonium   Jacob's Ladder
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late spring
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Polygonatum   Solomon's Seal
Zone 3 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Primula polyantha   Primrose
Zone 4 - 9 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Pseudofumaria lutea   Corydalis
Zone 4 - 10 Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring & Summer
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Pulmonaria   Lungwort
Zone 4 - 10 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Spring/Early Summer
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Pyrethrum   Painted Daisy
Zone 4 - 10 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring/Summer
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Rodgersia   Rodgers Flower
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Rudbeckia   Black Eyed Susan
Zone 3 - 10 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late summer
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Rumex sang.   Red Veined Dock
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Ruta graveolens   Rue; Herb of Grace
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Salvia   Meadow Sage
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Sanguinaria canadensis   Bloodroot
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Spring
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Sanguisorba minor   Garden Burnet
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Saponaria ocy.   Soapwort
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Early Summer
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Scabiosa   Pincushion Flower
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Sedum   Stonecrop
Zone 4 - 9 Full sun Bloom Time: Summer
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Sidalcea   Prairie Mallow
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Stachys byzantina   Lamb's Ear/Betony
Zone 4 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Thermopsis villosa   False Lupin
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Thymus   Thyme
Zone 4 - 8 Full Sun Bloom Time: Spring
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Tiarella wherryi   Foamflower
Zone 4 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring to Summer
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Tradescantia anders.   Spiderwort
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Tricyrtis   Toad Lily
Zone 4 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Summer
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Trollius europus   Globe Flower
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Long season
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Veronica   Speedwell
Zone 3 - 9 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Summer
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Veronicastrum virg.   Culver's Root
Zone 3 - 8 Full Sun/Partial Shade Bloom Time: Late summer
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Vinca minor   Periwinkle
Zone 4 - 9 Partial Shade/Full Shade Bloom Time: Late Spring
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Yucca filamentosa   Adam's Needle
Zone 2 - 9 Full Sun Bloom Time: Summer
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