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These plants were selected based upon showiness and height.  Please note the growing requirements for each.  Light and soil moisture requirements vary.
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Nodding Wild Onion

Allium cernuum

Eye-catching and under-used in the home garden, white-pink globose umbels nod gracefully from arch at the top of the stem. Nectar and pollen primarily attract bees.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Moist to Dry
Height: 1.5 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flower Color: White to Pink

Attracts: Butterflies
Deer Resistant

Price: $9.25
Prairie Onion

Allium stellatum

A gem for the home garden. An umbel of star-shaped flowers form a charming pink sphere. Nectar and pollen primarily attract bees and flower flies.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: to 1.5 feet
Blooms: July-August
Flower Color: Pink

Deer resistant.

Price: $9.25
Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Flame orange flowers are stunning in masses or drifts and attract pollinators galore. Interestingly, this plant does not exude the "milk" colored sap, however, although said to be less preferred than other milkweed species, is nonetheless a Monarch butterfly host plant. Quantities may be limited.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Dry to Average
Height: 2 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: Orange

Price: $9.25
Aromatic Aster

Aster oblongifolius, Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Perfect height for the home garden, profuse blue-lavender blooms provide the solution to both late-season color and nectar. Aromatic Aster, so-named for the odor resulting from crushed foliage, may also be trimmed to desired shape in mid-summer.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: to 2 feet
Blooms: September-November
Flowers: Blue-Violet

Price: $9.25
Lance-leaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata

A tried and true plant for the home garden, Lance-leaf Coreopsis is a prolific bloomer and provides excellent cut flowers.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: to 2 feet
Blooms: May-July
Flowers: Yellow

Price: $9.25
Purple Prairie Clover

Dalea purpurea

Purple prairie clover has a deep taproot, making it a good choice for tough, full sun spots prone to drought. Bright, interesting flowers with a long lasting bloom time. Seed is high in protein, a good food source for mammals. A larval host plant for the Dogface Sulfur and Reakirt's Blue butterflies. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: Purple

Price: $9.25
Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

A popular plant with good reason. Blooms attracts pollinators in summer and their seed will support birds in the cold months. Beautiful in a home or business planting, restoration and in a vase. One larval host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly and Wavy-lined Emerald moth. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: Purple-Magenta

Price: $9.25
Spotted Beebalm

Monarda punctata

Pagoda-like white to pink bracts form a ring below the spotted yellow flowers. A pollinator favorite. Low-maintenance, long-lasting bloom period, and self-sowing. A larval host for the Gray Marvel moth.

Light: Part to Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: July-September
Flowers: Yellow, White-Pink Bracts

Price: $9.25
Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata

True to it's name, Garden Phlox does well in the home garden and in rain gardens. Best planted in full sun. It is an excellent source of nectar for hummingbirds.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: July-September
Flowers: Pink-Purple

Price: $9.25
Wild Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens

Medium sized shrub with lacy white flower clusters. Excellent choice for planting in groups along a transitional area in a woodland garden. Also good for Rain Gardens and along streams. Host to the nifty Hydrangea Sphinx moth with 2" to 3" wingspan. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Part Sun
Soil: Average to Moist
Height: 3 to 6 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: White

Price: $9.25
Eastern Bergamot

Monarda bradburiana

Excellent choice for a yard, this Bee Balm is clump-forming & short (1' to 2'). It is also less aggressive & more mildew-resistant than other Bee Balms. It has a long bloom period and is a great pollinator plant.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Dry to Average
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Blooms: May to June
Flowers: Light Pink

Price: $9.25
Blazing Star

Liatris spicata

Also known as Gayfeather, this plant produces striking dense purplish wands of flowers from a clump of narrow, shiny strap-like basal leaves. Beautiful in a front yard, butterfly garden, rain garden, cut flower or in a large pot.

Light: Full Sun
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Soil: Average
Blooms: July to August
Flowers Reddish-Purple

Price: $9.25
Hairy Alumroot

Heuchera villosa

Low, clump-forming perennial with tidy rosettes reminiscent of maple leaves. Best grouped for use in borders, rock gardens. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Part Sun
Soil: Average
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Blooms: July to September
Flowers: White to Pink


Price: $9.25
Calico Beardtongue

Penstemon calycosus

Under-used & suitable for home garden use, Calico Beardtongue has pink tubular flowers, each 1" long in terminal panicles that support hummingbirds. Foliage is semi-glossy and may turn purple in fall. Grown from Kentucky-source seed.

Light: Full Sun to Filtered Shade
Soil: Moist to Dry
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: June to July
Flowers: Violet to Pink

Price: $9.25
Rose Vervain

Verbena canadensis

Short-lived perennial with lasting bloom period that tends to form attractive low mounds. Good for ground cover, hanging baskets, window boxes, rock gardens & in pots. Attracts hummingbirds.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: to 1.5 feet
Blooms: May to August
Flowers: Pink to Purple

Price: $9.25
Orange Coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida

Pleasing clump forming plant bears bright & bold yellow-orange blooms for weeks. A good height for home garden use, 2 to 3 feet. Great as a cut flower, for use in rain gardens & massing to create a border. Remove spent flowers to prolong blooming. Spreads by rhizomes.

Light: Full sun
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Soil: Average to Dry
Blooms: June to October
Flowers: yellow-orange

Price: $9.25
Hairy Beardtongue

Penstemon hirsutus

Front yard worthy! At 18 inches tall, this plant will grow in full sun to shade, moist soil to dry. Lovely purple tubular flowers support the hummingbird & many pollinators. Under-used as a yard plant.

Price: $9.25