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-Alexander or Meadow Zizia, is an herbaceous perennial plant with heart-shaped leaves that grows in a variety of habitats from prairies to woodlands.

Virginia Mountain Mint is an easy-to-grow, wildlife-friendly, deer-resistant perennial in the Lamiaceae (mint) family.

Virginia Wild Rye is a cool season perennial bunch grass featuring silvery blue-green leaves in spring and brilliant golden brown leaves in fall.

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

Clump forming perennial with grass-like leaves and small purple flowers that are attractive to bees, hummingbirds and other pollinators.

White flowers bloom in May-July, attracting pollinating bees, wasps and beetles to this small shrub.

Tiny pink-purple flowers whorl around the tips of each stem and tucked within each pair of leaves, taking turns to bloom.