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Anemone virginiana

Anemone virginiana

Common Name: Thimble weed

This tall anemone is found in the thickets and dry open woods, great in the natural garden, and woods' edge. 

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Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Common Name: Wild columbine

One of the earliest of wildflowers to bloom, attracts hummingbirds, easy to grow. 

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Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Common Name: Wild columbine

Compact, completely yellow version of our native columbine. Comes true from seed. 

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Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Common Name: Wild columbine

A dwarf selection of the species, perfect for a smaller container. 

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Aruncus dioicus

Aruncus dioicus

Common Name: Goats beard

Tall Astillbe-like blooms, brightest in part shade.

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Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name: Butterfly weed

Bright orange, butterfly magnet, superbly drought tolerant, a personal favorite. 

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Aster cordifolius

Aster cordifolius

Common Name: Blue wood aster

Good naturalizer for woods' edge and shade, does well in dry conditions. Lovely arching flower stems brighten up the shade. 

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Aster divaricatus

Aster divaricatus

Common Name: White wood aster

Good native groundcover for woods' edge and shade, does well in dry conditions. Provides a mass of small white flowers to usher in the fall season. 

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Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Common Name: White wood aster

Selected for red stems and glossy leaves, hundreds of white daisies. 

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Aster macrophyllus

Aster macrophyllus

Common Name: Big leaf aster

Vigorously growing aster has large heart shaped basal leaves, can form dense carpets. 

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Athyrium filix-femina

Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady Fern (No Advance Orders)

Athyrium filix-femina is a hardy perennial fern with arching feathery fronds.   Foliage is twice compound with each frond consisting of 12-24 pairs of small narrow leaflets.  The leaflets and supporting stalks are a soothing lime …

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Blephilia ciliata

Blephilia ciliata

Common Name: Downy wood mint

Stout central stem has prominent ridges. The top half of the stem is perforated by whorled clusters of white, light pink, or blue flowers. Attracts a wide variety of bees. Most commonly found in open areas. Shared with us by our friend Peter He…

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Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris

Common Name: Marsh marigold (No Advance Orders)

A succulent early blooming species for wet spaces. Glossy heart-shaped leaves accompany shiny large buttercup-like flowers. Great addition to the water garden. NAO

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Carex amphibola

Carex amphibola

Common Name: Creek sedge

A compact and vigorous clump, with shiny semi-evergreen foliage. Excellent choice for the woodland or shade garden. Very adaptable. Host plant for some Skippers, and seeds are eaten by several reptiles.

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Carex blanda

Carex blanda

Common Name: Common Wood Sedge

Carex blanda is a rhizomatous perennial sedge that matures into compact mounded clumps. The shiny deep green foliage is evergreen and up to 8” long.  In late spring interesting green flower spikes are displayed above the leaves.…

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Carex brevior

Carex brevior

Common Name: Plains oval sedge

Provides a soft texture with a gently curving seed head. Found in drier praries, meadows, and woodlands. 

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Carex flaccosperma

Carex flaccosperma

Common Name: Blue wood sedge

Beautiful glaucus blue foliage, tolerates wide range of conditions, good liriope replacement.

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Carex laxiculmis

Carex laxiculmis

Common Name: Creeping sedge

A perfect moist woodland groundcover, this carex forms a mat of wide blue green, semi-evergreen foliage. This straight species provides every bit of blue color many named selections are known for, yet maintains genetic diversity. A food source for …

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Carex lurida

Carex lurida

Common Name: Lurid sedge

Excellent plant for wetland restoration, interesting seed heads make it a good choice for ornamental ponds. 

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Carex pensylvanica

Carex pensylvanica

Common Name: Pennsylvania sedge

Stoloniferous sod forming species for dry shade, one of the first to green up in the spring.

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Carex plantaginea

Carex plantaginea

Common Name: Seersucker sedge

Deep green foliage with a seersucker texture. Semi-evergreen. Limited supply.

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Carex platyphylla

Carex platyphylla

Common Name: Silver sedge

Clump forming, wide powder-blue leaves. Choice! Limited supply. 

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Carex woodii

Carex woodii

Common Name: Pretty sedge

Carex woodii is a lovely perennial woodland sedge with narrow fine textured leaves.  This sedge forms clonal colonies from underground rhizomes.  In spring a sparse offering of yellow-green spikelets are held above the leaves. In…

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Chasmanthium latifolium

Chasmanthium latifolium

Common Name: Northern seaoates

Clump forming perennial warm season grass.  In spring several slender unbranched culms rise from the underground rhizomes or elongate from winter rosettes.  The culms bear light green spear shaped leaf blades.  The culms terminat…

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Chelone glabra

Chelone glabra

Common Name: Turtlehead

Chelone glabra is an upright perennial with stout stems and shiny deep green leaves.  In late summer and fall, stems are topped by lovely clusters of white snapdragon like flowers.  The individual blooms are about an inch long and are …

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Chrysogonum virginianum

Chrysogonum virginianum

Common Name: Golden star

Good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Common Name: Golden star

More compact and floriferous, good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chyrsopsis mariana

Chyrsopsis mariana

Common Name: Maryland golden star

A fall blooming species with a long bloom period and bright yellow flowers. 

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Deschampsia flexuosa

Deschampsia flexuosa

Common Name: Crinkled hairgrass

Deschampsia flexuosa is a cool season clumping perennial grass.  The tufted evergreen foliage is narrow and finely textured.  In late spring airy panicles of silvery or purplish florets with hair like awns rise above the fo…

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Dicentra eximia

Dicentra eximia

Common Name: Wild bleeding heart (No Advance Orders)

Dicentra eximia offers delicate foliage with pink heart-shaped flowers. NAO

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Dryopteris marginalis

Dryopteris marginalis

Common Name: Eastern wood fern (No Advance Orders)

Stout, leathery, blue green leaves form a tidy vase shape clump. This evergreen fern provides much needed cover in winter months A non agressive grower, tolerant of dry areas once established. Great for woodland or shade garden, found along wo…

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Elymus hystrix

Elymus hystrix

Common Name: Bottlebrush grass

Elymus hystrix is a clump forming cool season perennial grass.  Plants form loose upright tufts of rough textured bright green blades.  In summer pale green bottlebrush like inflorescences are displayed above the foliage.  …

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Gentiana andrewsii

Gentiana andrewsii

Common Name: Closed bottle gentian (No Advance Orders)

Sprawling perennial wildflower with lance shaped lustrous leaves.  In late summer and autumn, foliage is topped by clusters of bottle shaped blue to violet flowers.  The mature blooms look like large flower buds because they remai…

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Geranium maculatum

Geranium maculatum

Common Name: Wild Geranium (No Advance Orders)

Lovely spring blooming wildflower that forms 1-3’ tall mounds.  Plants have semi-evergreen deeply lobed leaves.  In spring, foliage is crowned by loose clusters of saucer shaped 5 petaled lilac colored flowers.  Wild geranium is …

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Helianthus decapetalus

Helianthus decapetalus

Common Name: Ten petaled sunflower

Spreads by rhizome and reseeds abundantly. Tough. 

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Helianthus divaricatus

Helianthus divaricatus

Common Name: Woodland sunflower

Found in open rocky woods and thickets. This sunflower brightens up dappled shade. 

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Heuchera americana

Heuchera americana

Common Name: American coral bell

Insignificant flowers over handsome marbled foliage in hues of green, brown, and grey. 

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Heuchera americana 'Dales Strain'

Heuchera americana 'Dales Strain'

Common Name: Dales alum root

A green, silver, and red marbled selection of alum root. Tough selection, handles dry shade. 

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Heuchera villosa

Heuchera villosa

Common Name: Hairy alumroot

One of the biggest alum roots, and the last one to flower, hairy light green leaves. 

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Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'

Common Name: Hairy alumroot

Hairy light green leaves, semi-evergreen. Large, creamy white flower spikes. 

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Iris cristata

Iris cristata

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris (No Advance Orders)

Elegant groundcover for a well drained location. tolerates full sun in areas that are consistently moist. NAO

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Iris cristata 'Alba'

Iris cristata 'Alba'

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris (No Advance Orders)

White version of the above groundcover for a well drained location. Tolerates full sun in areas that are consistently moist. NAO

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Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'

Iris cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris (No Advance Orders)

A diminutive mat-forming wildflower cultivar. In spring plants carpet the ground with myriads of blue-violet irises.  This spring beauty prospers in woodland settings with average well drained soils. NAO. 

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Lonicera sempervirens

Lonicera sempervirens

Common Name: Trumpet honeysuckle

Tolerates a wide range of conditions, attracts hummingbirds.

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Luzula acuminata

Luzula acuminata

Common Name: Hairy woodrush

Luzula acuminata is a diminutive rush relative that grows in loose sod-like clumps.  During early spring, plants in the vegetative state resemble grasses. Leaves are arranged in a rosette and are narrow and shiny with soft silvery ha…

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Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Common Name: Ostrich fern (No Advance Orders)

Matteuccia struthiopteris is a statuesque fern with large deep green arching fronds.  Plants expand by rhizomes to form colonies.  Foliage is compound with each impressive frond consisting of many pairs of deeply lobed pinnae. …

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Onoclea sensibilis

Onoclea sensibilis

Common Name: Sensitive Fern (No Advance Orders)

Onoclea sensibilis is a rambling pinnately lobed fern with soft green sterile fronds.  These fronds are deciduous often turning bright yellow before disappearing for the winter.  Spores are enclosed in bead-like coverings and a…

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Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Common Name: Virginia creeper

Aggressive grower, tolerates all light levels, it's worth growing for the beautiful fall color alone.

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Penstemon smallii

Penstemon smallii

Common Name: Smalls penstemon

Penstemon smallii is an attractive perennial wildflower that expands to form upright bushy clumps.  This beardtongue bears bright green heart shaped leaves with coarse teeth.  In summer, plants are topped by showy panicles of…

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Phlox divaricata

Phlox divaricata

Common Name: Woodland Phlox

Phlox divaricata is a lovely spring ephemeral wildflower that forms foot tall clumps.  Plants have semi-evergreen oval or lance shaped deep green leaves.  In early spring, foliage is crowned by loose clusters of showy pinkish-lavender …

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Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon'

Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon'

Common Name: Woodland phlox

Phlox divaricata ‘Blue Moon’ is a handsome compact cultivar of our native woodland phlox.  Plants have semi-evergreen lance shaped deep green leaves.  In early spring, foliage is topped by loose clusters of large show…

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Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd'

Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd'

Common Name: Morris Berd smooth phlox

Phlox glaberrima ‘Morris Berd’ is a compact phlox cultivar with dark green leaves and maroon winter foliage.  In summer, foliage is topped by loose clusters of large showy rosy pink flowers.  ‘Morris Berd’…

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Phlox paniculata

Phlox paniculata

Common Name: Summer phlox

Phlox paniculata is an upright perennial wildflower with oval or oblong leaves.  In summer, the deep green foliage is topped by large flat headed or slightly rounded clusters of fragrant magenta or lavender-pink flowers.  Summer phlox …

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Phlox stolonifera

Phlox stolonifera

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Low growing, tolerant of heavy shade, and tolerant of more sun in cooler climates. Shared with us by our friend Peter Heus, Enchanger's Garden. 

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Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Phlox stolonifera ‘Blue Ridge’ is a lovely mat forming perennial wildflower.  Plants have evergreen oval or oblong deep green leaves.  In late spring or early summer, foliage is crowned by loose clusters of showy…

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Phlox stolonifera 'Bruce's White'

Phlox stolonifera 'Bruce's White'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Phlox stolonifera ‘Bruce’s White’ is a lovely mat forming perennial wildflower.  Plants have evergreen deep green leaves.  From mid-spring to early summer, foliage is crowned by loose clusters of showy whit…

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Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

Common Name: Creeping phlox

Phlox stolonifera ‘Sherwood Purple’ is a vigorous mat forming perennial wildflower.  Plants have evergreen lance-shaped deep green leaves.  In late spring or early summer, foliage is crowned by loose clusters of …

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Polemonium reptans

Polemonium reptans

Common Name: Jacobs ladder

A lovely spring ephemeral wildflower that forms 12-18” tall clumps.  Leaves are pinnately divided into a feather-like arrangement of 7-21 oblong leaflets.  In spring the soft green foliage is crowned by loose branched clusters of be…

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Polystichum acrostichoides

Polystichum acrostichoides

Common Name: Christmas Fern (No Advance Orders)

Polystichum acrostichoides is a mounding perennial fern with lustrous evergreen arching fronds.  Foliage is once compound with each impressive frond consisting of many pairs of serrate pinnae.  This fern thrives in moist si…

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Scutellaria incana

Scutellaria incana

Common Name: hoary skull cap

Prefering light shade and drier soils,  this plant is adaptable to sun and more moist soils. In mid summer its strong square stems branch to produce an abundance of deep blue flowers 1 inch long, similar in appearance to  snap dragons, and …

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Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Common Name: three-leaved stone crop

A mat forming evergreen wildflower.   Leaves are small and blue-green.  In early summer, sprays of starry white flowers tower to 6”.  In the wild, this lovely sedum grows in close proximity to calcareous rocks.

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Senecio aureus

Senecio aureus

Common Name: Golden ragwort

A mounding perennial with shiny heart shaped basal leaves. In spring clusters of golden-yellow daisies rise above the foliage on sturdy stems.  Plants form large colonies over time in wet or moist woodlands. 

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Silene regia

Silene regia

Common Name: Royal Catchfly

Scarlet flowers in July & August attract Hummingbirds like a magnet.  Grows best in full sun to partial shade in dry to medium soils.  Great for shallow or rocky soils.  

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Silene virginica

Silene virginica

Common Name: Fire pink

Tufted perennial wildflower with narrow lance-shaped leaves.  In spring loose clusters of scarlet red flowers similar to Phlox spp. rise above the foliage on slender stems.  The floret bases are tubular and the petals are s…

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Solidago caesia

Solidago caesia

Common Name: Blue-stem goldenrod

From late summer into fall plants are graced with yellow axillary flower racemes.  Plants are tough and adaptable prospering in part sun or part shade with mesic or average soil.

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Solidago flexicaulis

Solidago flexicaulis

Common Name: Zig-zag goldenrod

A great choice for dry shade, brightens up the woodlands in the fall.  From late summer into fall plants are topped with elongated yellow flower clusters. Smaller axillary flower racemes develop lower on the stem.

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Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica

Common Name: Indian pink (No Advance Order)

Spigelia marilandica is a NAO lovely clumping wildflower with opposite deep green oval leaves.  In late spring, plants are crowned by racemes of attractive starry tubular flowers.  The flowers are crimson on the outside and chartreuse …

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Stylophorum diphyllum

Stylophorum diphyllum

Common Name: Celandine poppy (No Advance Orders)

Stylophorum diphyllum is a low mounding wildflower with bold lobed leaves.  In spring, stems are terminated by clusters of bright yellow poppy-like blooms.  This unique NAO perennial thrives in rich open woods or shade gard…

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Tiarella 'New Moon Motley'

Tiarella 'New Moon Motley'

Common Name: New Moon Motley foam flower

New Moon Motley is a selections of red variegated leaved foam flowers.  Some are runners and while others are clumpers, and include leaf shapes of oak, maple, skeleton key, and heart shapes, all having red coloration in the foliage.  

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Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Common Name: Creeping foam flower

Tiarella cordifolia is a low mounding wildflower that forms foot tall clumps.  Plants have heart shaped lobed leaves that may have reddish or purplish veins.  In spring, foliage is crowned by spikey racemes of starry pinkish w…

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Tiarella cordifolia wherryi

Tiarella cordifolia wherryi

Common Name: Foam flower

Tiarella wherryi is a low mounding or clumping wildflower with heart shaped lobed leaves.  The blades are adorned with reddish or purplish veins.  In spring, foliage is crowned by spikey racemes of starry white florets.  …

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Tradescantia virginiana

Tradescantia virginiana

Common Name: Spider lily

Robust perennial with multiple stems bearing narrow pointed olive green leaves. In late spring, foliage is topped by small clusters of violet florets. This charming wildflower thrives in open woods or in partly sunny gardens with average soil.

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Tradescantia x 'Sweet Kate'

Tradescantia x 'Sweet Kate'

Common Name: Spiderwort

A compact clumping perennial spiderwort cultivar.  Plants are graced by narrow pointed chartreuse-yellow leaves. In late spring, foliage is topped by small clusters of dark violet florets. This unique wildflower thrives in sunny gardens with a…

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Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Viola walteri 'Silver Gem'

Common Name: Appalachian blue violet

Viola walteri ‘Silver Gem’ is a mat forming wildflower with lovely heart shaped foliage.  The one inch variegated leaves are silver with olive green veins.  In spring plants are adorned by a sprinkling of diminutive b…

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Waldsteinia fragarioides

Waldsteinia fragarioides

Common Name: Barren strawberry

Waldsteinia fragarioides is an evergreen mat forming wildflower that can form large colonies from underground rhizomes.  Leaves are compound with three glossy toothed fan shaped leaflets.   In spring plants are graced …

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