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Botanical / Common Name
Adam's Needle
Yucca filamentosa
3-6 ft., nearly white flowers in early-mid Summer, evergreen, sun, groups, specimen, Zone 5-9
Adam's Needle
Yucca filamentosa 'Garland Gold'
20 in., reversed 'Bright Edge', wide gold stripe through center of leaf, white bell-like flowers rising 2-3 ft. above variegated foliage in late Summer, Zone 4-10
Alleghany Spurge
Pachysandra procumbens 
1ft., white flowers in early Spring, shade, ground cover, massing, evergreen, coarsely toothed mottled foliage, dull green, Zone 6-9
American Mountain Mint
Pycanthemum flexuosum (P. tenuifolium)
2-3 ft., pinkish flower, full sun, part shade, meadows moist wood area, Zone 5-8
Angel's Wings
Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'

This variegated goutweed is one of the most popular ground covers for quickly covering large areas. Will rapidly form a continuous mound of attractive foliage typically growing to 8" tall with an indefinite spread.    Tiny white flowers appear in flat-topped, dill-like umbels which are typical of the parsley/carrot family.

  • Height: 6” – 1’ x Spread:  indefinite, ground cover
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Zone 4-9
‘Blue Fortune’ - 2-3 ft., long lasting soft blue flower spikes, fragrant foilage, attracts butterflies, blooms July-Sept, Zone 7-9
Anise Hyssop
Agastache 'Black Adder'

Compelling violet blue buds open from deepest purple stalks. Provides color and contrast in the difficult heat of summer. Foliage is a very fragrant licorice scent that is famous for historical use in candy. Will not tolerate wet soil. This variety will not self-sow as it is sterile. A feeding trough for hummingbirds and butterflies.  Blooms summer to fall. Deer Resistant.   Significant compactness compared to other Agastache varieties but makes a nice showing in the perennial bed or culinary garden design.

  • Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
  • Height: 2’-3’ x Spread same
  • Zone 6-9
Autumn Sage
Salvia greggi
sun, borders, massing, 2-3 ft, scarlet-red flowers blooming Summer-frost, narrow foliage, Zone 7-9
Autumn Sun
Rudbeckia nitida ‘Herbstsonne’
sun, borders, groups, Summer-Fall blooming, 5-6 ft., sun, yellow flowers, semi-double, Zone 5-8