Ajuga, Black Scallop
Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'
Zone: 3
Height: 3-6"
Spread: 36"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Deep blue
Foliage Color: Burgundy
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Dark, glossy foliage. So dark it appears almost black.

Ajuga, Chocolate Chip
Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'
Zone: 3
Height: 4-6"
Spread: 10"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Blue
Foliage Color: Bronze
Exposure: Full Sun to Shade
Notes: Leaves the color of chocolate chips.

Ajuga, Pink Lightning
Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning'
Zone: 4
Height: 4-6"
Spread: 8-12"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Variegated
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Low mat of variegated leaves with sweet pink blooms.

Alyssum, Basket of Gold
Alyssum, saxatilis 'Goldkugel'
Zone: 3
Height: 8-10"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: April-June
Flower Color: Rich Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Cut back after bloom. Evergreen.

Anemone, Robustissiama
Anemone hyonda 'Robustissiama
Zone: 4
Height: 36"
Spread: 20"
Bloom Time: Sept-Frost
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Soft pink single cup shaped flowers. One of the most adaptable anemone.

Anemone, September Charm
Anemone hupehensis 'September Charm'
Zone: 4
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 24-36"
Bloom Time: August-Frost
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Clear pink flowers with golden-yellow centers.

Anemone, Snowdrop
Anemone sylvestris
Zone: 4
Height: 12-20"
Spread: 12-20"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Sun: Part Shade
Notes: 2" fragrant blooms. Reblooming. Low maintenance.

Aralia, Sun King
Araila cordata 'Sun King'
Zone: 3
Height: 36"
Spread: 36"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Gold
Sun: Part to Full Shade
Notes: Rapidly growing and deciduous. Shrubby without being woody.

Artemisia, Silver Mound
Artemisia schmidtiana 'Nana'
Zone: 3
Height: 6-12"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: None
Flower Color: None
Foliage: Silver
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Sun
Notes: Striking feathery foliage. cut off flowers.

Aster, Purple Dome
Aster novaeangilae 'Purple Dome'
Zone: 4
Height: 18"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: Sept-Oct
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Attracts butterflies. Attractive compact form.

Aster, Snow Flurry
Aster 'Snow Flurry'
Zone: 4
Height: 3-4"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: Aug-Oct
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Attracts butterflies. Creeping form.

Aster, Woods Blue
Aster divaricatus 'Wood's Blue'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-16"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: Aug-Oct
Flower Color: Clear Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Mildew resistant. Nice dwarf fall blooming flowers.

Aster, Woods Pink
Aster divaricatus 'Wood's Pink'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-16"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: Aug-Oct
Flower Color: Clear Pink
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Mildew resistant. Nice dwarf fall blooming flowers.

Aster, Woods Purple
Aster divaricatus 'Wood's Purple'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-16"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: Aug-Oct
Flower Color: Dark Purple
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Mildew resistant. Attracts butterflies.

Astilbe, Color Flash
Astilbe arendsii 'Beauty of Ernst'
Zone: 4
Height: 18"
Spread: 18-24"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage: Electric Green matures to Burgundy, Purple and Green.
Exposure: Part Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Tolerates more sun than others. Great foliage changes.

Astilbe, Montgomery
Astilbe japonica 'Montgomery'
Zone: 4
Height: 12"
Spread: 12-24"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: Red
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Shade to Part Shade
Notes: Large dark red plumes are great accent or mass planting in moist areas.

Astilbe, Vision in Pink
Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'
Zone: 4
Height: 32"
Spread: 18-30"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: Pale Pink
Foliage: Green
Notes: Vigorous grower. Tolerant of drought.

Astilbe, Vision in Purple
Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Purple'
Zone: 4
Height: 30"
Spread: 30"
Bloom Time: June-Aug
Flower Color: Purple Rose
Foliage: Dark Green
Notes: Long lived. Dainty dark green foliage. Bunches of fragrant flowers.

Astilbe, Vision in White
Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in White'
Zone: 3
Height: 18"
Spread: 18-24"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Dark Green
Notes: Best in part shade w/ steady moisture. Dark green foliage w/ a hint of bronze.

Astrantia, Abbey Road
Astrantia major 'Abbey Road's
Zone: 4
Height: 25"
Spread: 25"
Bloom Time: June-Aug
Flower Color: Vivid Purple
Foliage: Green
Notes: Papery, starry blossoms. Black stems. Cut flowers.

Balloonflower, 'Mariesii'
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii'
Zone: 3
Height: 24"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: Blue
Foliage: Green
Notes: Balloon-like buds open to large bell-shaped flowers.

 

Balloonflower, Shell Pink
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Shell Pink'
Zone: 3
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 12-18"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: Pale Pink
Foliage: Green
Notes: Balloon-like buds open to large bell-shaped flowers.

Baptisia, False Indigo
Baptisia australis
Zone: 3
Height: 36"
Spread: 36"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Violet Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full to Part sun
Notes: Lupine-like flowers. Tolerant of many soils.

Baptisia, Solar Flare Prairieblues
Baptisia x 'Solar Flare Prairieblues'
Zone: 4
Height: 36-48"
Spread: 48-54"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Lemon Yellow
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Drought tolerant. Mature plant will produce over 100 blooms.

Baptisia, Twilite Prairieblues
Baptisia x 'Twilight Prairie Blues'
Zone: 4
Height: 36-60"
Spread: 48-54"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Violet-Purple w/ Yellow
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Drought tolerant. Rabbit and deer resistant.

Bergenia, Bressingham Ruby
Bergenia cordifolia 'Bressingham Ruby'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Bright Pink
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
Notes: Evergreen. Don't cut back in the fall. Nice fall color.

Bleeding Heart, Pink
Dicentra spectabilis
Zone: 3
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
Notes: Foliage dies back in midsummer.

Bleeding Heart, Valentine
Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'
Zone: 3
Height: 30"
Spread: 30"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Red
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
Notes: Foliage dies back in midsummer. Deer resistant.

Bleeding Heart, White
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'
Zone: 3
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
Notes: Foliage dies back in midsummer.

Brunnera, Jack Frost
Brunnera macrophlla 'Jack Frost'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-15"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: April-June
Flower: Blue
Foliage: Variegated
Exposure: Part Shade to Shade
Notes: Silver & green variegated foliage.
 

Butterfly Flower
Asclepias tuberosa
Zone: 3
Height: 18"
Spread: 18-24"
Bloom Time: June-August
Flower Color: Orange
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Monarch butterfly food. Drought tolerant.

Campanula, Blue Waterfall
Campanula poscharskyana' Blue Waterfall'
Zone: 4
Height: 8"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Trailing habit great for stone walls or between flagstones.

Campanula, Dalmatian
Campanula portenschlagiana
Zone: 4
Height: 8"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: Violet Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Trails over walls & in stepping stones. Mat forming.

Campanula, Blue Clips
Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips'
Zone: 3
Height: 8-10"
Spread: 16"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Large, upward facing blue bell-shaped flowers.

Campanula, White Clips
Campanula carpatica
  'White Clips'
Zone: 3
Height: 8-10"
Spread: 16"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Large, upward facing blue bell-shaped flowers.

Catananche, Cupid's Dart
Catananche caerulea 'Cupid's Dart'
Zone: 4
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 12-15"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: Lavender Purple
Foliage: Grey Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Papery dandelion shaped blooms. Great for cut flowers. Short lived.

Centaurea, Amethyst Dream
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'
Zone: 3
Height: 20"
Spread: 28"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Royal Purple
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Thistle like flowers. Vigorous.

Centaurea, Amethyst in Snow
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
Zone: 3
Height: 14"
Spread: 28"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: White to Purple
Foliage: Gray Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: White petals radiate in a starburst from royal purple centers.

Centaurea, Black Sprite
Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite'
Zone: 3
Height: 14"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Burgundy black
Foliage: Gray Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Exotic, silky petals form a spidery starburst against gray-green leaf.

Centaurea, Mountain Bluet
Centaurea montana 'Mountain Bluet'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-24"
Spread: 12-18"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Blue w/ Redding Center
Foliage: Gray Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Exotic fringed petals. Excellent for naturalized meadows.

Centranthus, Coccineus
Centranthus ruber 'Coccineus'
Zone: 3
Height: 24-36"
Spread: 24-36"
Bloom Time: June-August
Flower Color: Carmine Red
Foliage: Blue Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes:  Performs well in dry conditions. Grows well in rock gardens.

Cerastium, Snow in Summer
Cerastium tomentosum var. columnae
Zone: 3
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 12-18"
Bloom Time: May-July
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Silver
Exposure: Full Sun
Comments: Shear after bloom. Drought tolerant.

Chelone, Hot Lips
Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'
Zone: 3
Height: 24"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Comments: Attracts butterflies. Extreme cold hardiness.

Chelone, Tiny Tortuga
Chelone lyonii
Zone: 3
Height: 11-15"
Spread: 10"
Bloom Time: July-Sept
Flower Color: Dark Pink
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Comments: Uniquely shaped, clustered flowers. Deer resistant.

Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum
Zone: 4
Height: 15-24"
Spread: 15-28"
Bloom Time: Sept-Oct
Flower Color: Assorted Colors
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Sensational fall blooms. Large variety of colors.

Clematis, Bushy Blue Bell
Clematis integrifolia 'Caerulea'
Zone: 3
Height: 18"
Spread: 30"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: Purple Blue
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Bell shaped flower. Bushy form.

Columbine, Lime Sorbet
Aquilegia vulgaris 'Lime Sorbet'
Zone: 3
Height: 30"
Spread: 36"
Bloom Time: May-June
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Good cut flower. Deer resistant.

Columbine, Oragami (various colors)
Aquilegia 'Oragami'
Zone: 3
Height: 16-18"
Spread: 16"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: Blue, Pink, Red, Yellow
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Large flowers with bright colored sepals.

Columbine, Clementine Dark Purple
Aqueilegia vulgaris 'Clementine Dark Purple'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 10-12"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Upward semi-double flowers resemble clematis.

Columbine, Clementine Salmon Rose
Aqueilegia vulgaris 'Salmon Rose'
Zone: 4
Height: 14-20"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Pink Double
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Notes: Upward semi-double flowers resemble clematis.

Convallaria, Lily of the Valley
Convallaria majalis 'Lily of the Valley'
Zone: 2
Height: 6-8"
Spread: 6-12"
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Notes: Fragrant white bell-like flowers bloom amidst the large green leaves.

Coral Bells, Crimson Curls
Heuchera 'Crimson Curls'
Zone: 3
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 12-18"
Bloom Time: May-July
Flower Color: Creamy White
Foliage: Burgundy
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Notes: Semi-evergreen. Ruffled rich burgundy leaves.

Coral Bells, Dark Secret
Heuchera 'Dark Secret'
Zone: 4
Height: 10-14"
Spread: 18"
Bloom Time: June-August
Flower Color: Creamy White
Foliage: Purple Bronze
Exposure: Purple bronze foliage w/ silvery cast and ruffled edges.

Coral Bells, Frosted Violet
Heuchera 'Frosted Violet'
Zone: 4
Height: 12"
Spread: 24"
Bloom Time: June-August
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage: Pink Violet
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Notes: Vigorous, pink violet leaves with darker veining.

Coral Bells, Marmalade
Heuchera 'Marmalade'
Zone: 4
Height: 6-12"
Spread: 18-24"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: Red to Brown
Foliage: Bronze
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Notes: Rich, shiny foliage from gold bronze/deep sienna.

Coral Bells, Midnight Rose
Heuchera 'Midnight Rose'
Zone: 4
Height: 10"
Spread: 16"
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: White
Foliage: Black with Pink Spots
Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade
Notes: Flower stems 2' tall. Leaves lighten in summer to cream with pink spots.

Coreopsis, Moonbeam
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Zone: 4
Height: 18-24"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: Creamy Yellow
Foliage: Green
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Drought Tolerant. Everblooming. Fine Foliage.

Coreopsis, Zagreb
Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'
Zone: 4
Height: 12-18"
Spread: 12"
Bloom Time: June-Sept
Flower Color: Golden Yellow
Exposure: Full Sun
Notes: Drought tolerant. Fine foliage.

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