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Image of Equisetum scirpoides photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Dwarf Horsetail, Dwarf Scouringrush)

Dwarf horsetail is a fast growing evergreen perennial native to North America, Europe and eastern Asia. It is grown for its short green rushlike hollow stems with black bands. Rather than flowers, in late summer and autumn, a small light brown reproductive structure (called a strobilus) appears on each stem tip.

Dwarf horsetail loves moisture and is often seen in impressive colonies in bogs, low, wet soils or in shallow water such as lake or streamside. As it is an indefinite spreading plant thicket,...

(Hemp Agrimony)

Flore Pleno hemp agrimony is a pretty perennial with attractively shaped leaves, colorful stems and long-lasting, double flowers in summer and early fall. Considered a European wildflower, this plant is also native to extreme northern Africa and western Asia. The compound leaves have between three to five leaflets arranged in a hand-like shape, resembling cannibis. By mid to late summer, the reddened stems support the lavender-pink flowers. Insects, especially bees, will visit the double flowers,...

Image of Eupatorium coelestinum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Blue Mistflower, Hardy Ageratum)

The fuzzy, lavender-blue flowers of blue mistflower bring much-needed color to the late summer landscape. Native to the eastern United States, this hardy perennial is found naturally in moist, partially shaded woodlands and streambanks, and spreads generously via rhizomes (lateral underground stems). The showy flowers appear from late summer to early autumn atop sturdy, upright, well-branched stems lined with bright green, oblong, pointed leaves. Highly beneficial to wildlife, blue mistflower...

Image of Eupatorium coelestinum

James H. Schutte

(Blue Mistflower)

The fuzzy, lavender-blue flowers of blue mistflower bring much-needed color to the late summer landscape. Native to the eastern United States, this hardy perennial is found naturally in moist, partially shaded woodlands and streambanks, and spreads generously via rhizomes (lateral underground stems). The showy flowers appear from late summer to early autumn atop sturdy, upright, well-branched stems lined with bright green, oblong, pointed leaves. Highly beneficial to wildlife, blue mistflower...

Image of Eupatorium dubium

James Burghardt

(Coastal Plain Joe-Pye weed, Little Joe Joe-Pye weed)

‘Little Joe’ adds color and architecture to the summer garden with its large, dome-shaped clusters of lavender-pink flowers borne on tall, sturdy stems. Selected for its compact growth habit, it is a form of eastern Joe Pye weed, native to moist, coastal areas of the eastern United States. Its burgundy-tinted stems are lined with whorls of pointed, elliptical, dark green foliage. In mid- to late summer, many dark salmon-pink buds give way to dense, rounded clouds of softly-colored flowers, which...

Image of Eupatorium fistulosum photo by: Mark Kane

Mark Kane

(Hollow-Stemmed Joe-Pye weed, Trumpetweed)

Beautiful branched clusters of purplish rose flowers rise from this stately eastern North American native perennial in summer and fall. Hollow-stemmed Joe-Pye weed naturally inhabits moist meadows, thickets and roadside ditches but grows equally well in regular garden loam. Its colorful flowers and bold look make it a favorite cultivated native in large-scale perennial gardens and native gardens alike.

Its smooth, upright stems are bright purplish red and have a hollow interior between the...

Image of Eupatorium fistulosum

Jesse Saylor

(Bartered Bride Joe-pye Weed)

Beautiful branched clusters of purplish rose flowers rise from this stately eastern North American native perennial in summer and fall. Hollow-stemmed Joe-Pye weed naturally inhabits moist meadows, thickets and roadside ditches but grows equally well in regular garden loam. Its colorful flowers and bold look make it a favorite cultivated native in large-scale perennial gardens and native gardens alike.

Its smooth, upright stems are bright purplish red and have a hollow interior between the...

Image of Eupatorium maculatum

Maureen Gilmer

(Gateway Spotted Joe-Pye weed, Spotted Joe-Pye Weed)

Joe Pye weed ‘Gateway’ brings drama and architecture to the late summer garden with its imposing height and magnificent clouds of lavender-pink flowers. Attractive even when not in bloom, its tall, sturdy, burgundy-tinted stems are lined thickly with whorls of deep green, pointed, elliptical foliage. The branched stems are crowned with huge, pale purple, dome-shaped flower clusters in late summer, which are beloved by an array of bees and butterflies.

Native to the eastern United States, Joe...

Image of Eupatorium rugosum

Jesse Saylor

(Chocolate Snakeroot, White Snakeroot)

Chocolate snakeroot is an upright clumping perennial native to the woodlands of the eastern United States. Its clusters of soft fluffy white flower clusters allure bees and butterflies in the late summer to early fall. Leaves of cultivar 'Chocolate' are colored mainly a deep purple with brown or bronze tints with stems are stiff and brownish purple.

Chocolate snakeroot requires a rich alkaline soil, with plentiful watering and partial shade. Remove wandering rhizomes if a meadering cluster...

Image of Farfugium japonicum

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Parsley Leaf Ligularia, Pie Crust Leopard Plant, Wavy-leaved Japanese Farfugium)

Interesting common names such as pie crust ligularia or parsley farfugium reveal the ornate foliage of 'Crispatum'. It is among the prized shade garden foliage plants, with more magnificent foliage than any hosta or woodland wildflower. The Japanese farfugium manages to produce a tall flower stalk that surprises you as being a member of the daisy family. This perennial is native to the forests and moist slopes across Japan and southern China. It develops rhizome roots and its foliage remains evergreen...