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.
Sweet Everlasting is an easy-to-grow annual with a maple syrup fragrance.
Clusters of perky yellow flowers bloom in late summer on tall stems.
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.