Rudbeckia triloba, or the Brown-eyed Susan, is a biennial (short-lived perennial) plant that grows best in full sun and moist soil. This hardy, long-blooming plant tolerates a range of growing conditions and supports a variety of wildlife.

Zizia aptera, known mostly by its common names Heartleaf Golden-Alexanders or Meadow Zizia, is an herbaceous perennial plant with heart-shaped leaves that grows in a variety of habitats from prairies to woodlands.

One of the showiest of our many native goldenrods; it blooms late summer to fall and provides an important nectar source for pollinators.

Pussy Willow has attractive early spring blooming “furry” flowers resembling a tiny cat’s paw.

Bright yellow 4-petaled flowers bloom continuously from mid-summer through early fall, attracting bees, butterflies and birds.

Yellow daisy-like flowers bloom May through August, providing nectar for pollinators.

Clusters of small yellow flowers appear August-September, and are attractive to bees and butterflies.

Showy yellow flowers and lacey, fern-like ornamental leaves make this late summer blooming annual a desirable landscape plant.