• Butterfly
  • Hummingbird
  • Fragrant
  • RockGarden
  • DriedFlowers
  • CutFlower
  • Decorative
  • Medicinal
  • GroundCover
  • Vine
  • Culinary

ACHILLEA (Yarrow)

Zone 3, sun, excellent for cut or dried flowers, aromatic, attracts butterflies. Deer resistant. Prefers well-drained soil. Drought tolerant.







ACONITUM (Monkshood)

Zone 4, part shade. Lovely helmet shaped flowers on dense racemes. Prefers cool moist soil, good cut flower. The roots, leaves and seeds are poisonous.




AEGOPODIUM (Snow-on-the-Mountain, Bishop’s Weed)

Zone 3, sun or shade


Agastache (Hyssop)





AJUGA (Bugleweed)

Zone 3, sun or shade Blue flowers on 6″ spikes, May-June, excellent ground cover. Prefers well-drained soil.








ALCEA (Hollyhock)

Zone 3, sun






ALCHEMILLA (Lady’s Mantle)

Various zones, sun or shade. Deer resistant. Prefers well-drained moist soil.


ALLIUM

Zone 3, sun or part shade





AMSONIA (Blue Star)

Zone 3, sun to part shade



ANACYCLUS

Zone 4, sun


ANCHUSA

Zone 5, sun or part shade


ANEMONE

Zone 4, sun or part shade. Use for naturalizing, border gardens and low maintenance areas. Deer resistant. Prefers rich, sandy, loamy soil.







ANTHEMIS (Hardy Marguerite)

Zone 4, sun or part shade. Use in background plantings and massing. Prefers well-drained soil.



AQUILEGIA (Columbine)

Zone 3, sun or part shade, May-June. Use in borders, beds and cutting. Deer resistant. Prefers well-drained soil.












ARABIS (Rock Cress)

Zone 3, sun, April-June.Low-growing rock garden or edging plant. Prefers well-drained soil. Prune after flowering to maintain compact habit.



ARMERIA (Thrift, Sea Pink)

Zone 3, sun, low evergreen tufts of grass-like foliage. Globe shaped flowers in shades of red, pink and white, May-June. Use for borders, edging and cutting. Plant in well-drained soil.



ARTEMISIA

Zone 4, sun or part shade. Deer resistant. Prefers well-drained soil.






ARUNCUS (Goat’s Beard)

Zone 4, sun or part shade. Deer resistant. Prefers moist, rich soil. Does well along streams or ponds.



ASARUM (Canadian Ginger)

Zone 4, part shade to shade