Perennials & Biennials

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  • Boltonia asteroides False starwort, Bolton’s aster Z 4-9

    Profuse small white daisies cover this 6 foot tall Midwestern native.

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    Boltonia asteroides  False starwort, Bolton’s aster  Z 4-9
    A cloud of profuse, spectacular small white daisies cover this 6 foot tall Midwestern native. Exceptional because it flowers in fall when yellows and purples predominate, making its white stand out. Great cut flower.

    Size: 6' x 4'
    Care: full sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. If you want shorter plants cut back halfway in early to mid June.
    Native: Kansas and Missouri to Arkansas
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies

    Introduced to gardens in 1759. Named in honor of 18th century English botanist, James Bolton.

  • Brunnera macrophyllum Siberian bugloss Z 3-7

    Robin's egg blue forget-me-not- type flowers in May and June, contrasts with bold foliage,

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    Brunnera macrophyllum Siberian bugloss  Z 3-7
    Panicles of robin’s egg blue forget-me-not- type flowers in May and June, contrasts with its bold foliage. One of the best spring flowers.

    Size: 18" x 24"
    Care: part shade to shade in moist to moist well-drained soil
    Native: Caucasus & Siberia

    Named for Samuel Brunner (1790-1844) Swiss botanist. Collected before 1860.

  • Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta syn. Clinopodium nepeta ssp. nepeta Lesser calamint Z 4-9

    Profuse violet blooms on mint-scented, gray-green foliage gives frosty image, June-October

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    Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta syn. Clinopodium nepeta ssp. nepeta Lesser calamint  Z 4-9
    Profuse violet blooms on mint-scented, gray-green foliage gives frosty image,  June-October

    Size: 18-24” x 8-12”
    Native: Europe and Mediterranean
    Wildlife Value: attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds

    This subspecies 1st described by Linnaeus in 1753. Genus name comes from Greek kalos meaning beautiful and minthe meaning mint.  It is not, however, a mint and is not invasive.

  • Callirhoe involucrata Wine cups, Prairie poppy mallow

    Magenta-purple upfacing cups, June - October

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    Callirhoe involucrata  Purple mallow, Wine cups, Prairie poppy mallow  Z 3-9
    Magenta-purple upfacing cups, June – October, non-stop.  Wonderful for rock gardens or as a ground cover.

    Size: 6" x 12"
    Care: Full sun in well-drained soil. Drought tolerant
    Native: Missouri to Texas

    Although an American prairie native, Callirhoe is named for the daughter of the Greek river god. Teton Dakota burned its dried root for smoke to cure the common cold and aches and pains. First collected by Thomas Nuttall in 1834. Ferry’s 1876 catalog described it as having “a trailing habit, of great beauty.” William Robinson extolled Prairie mallow as “excellent for the rock garden, bearing a continuous crop of showy blossoms from early summer till late in autumn.”