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.
Mimulus alatus plants have square stems, smooth leaves, and pale blue to violet, snapdragon-like flowers that bloom from June through September.
Geum rivale is a clump-forming, hairy perennial with showy, nodding, bell-shaped purple flowers.
Bottle Gentian are slow-growing but long-lived perennials with dark blue, bottle-like cylindrical flowers that look like buds about to open.
One of the showiest of our many native goldenrods; it blooms late summer to fall and provides an important nectar source for pollinators.
Each delicate looking flower has 5 odorless, white, fringed petals; mainly pollinated by moths.
Tiny densely clustered pink flowers attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Host plant for numerous butterfly and moth caterpillars.
Purple Giant Hyssop is a tall, late-summer blooming perennial. Purple flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
King of the Meadow is valued for its delicately patterned attractive foliage.