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Herbaceous Ornamental Plants
  • Achillea millefolium      [Yarrow]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Aquilegia × hybrida       [Columbine]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Arabis caucasica      [Wall Rockcress]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Armeria maritima      [Sea Pink, Sea Thrift, Thrift]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)
  • Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Silver Mound’      [Wormwood]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Aster novae-angliae      [New England Aster]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Astilbe spp.      [False Spirea]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Aubrieta deltoidea      [Purple Rockcress]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Aurinia saxatilis      [Basket-of-Gold]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Begonia semperflorens      [Wax Begonia]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Bergenia cordifolia      [Heartleaf Bergenia]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Brunnera macrophylla      [Siberian Bugloss; Siberian Forget-Me-Not]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Canna spp.      [Canna Lily]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Centaurea montana      [Perennial Cornflower; Mountain Bluet]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Centranthus ruber      [Red Valerian, Jupiter’s Beard]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Cheiranthus cheiri       [Common Wallflower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Coreopsis grandiflora      [Coreopsis]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’       [Moonbeam Coreopsis]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Crocus spp.      [Crocus]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Dahlia spp.      [Dahlia]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Delphinium elatum      [Delphinium]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Dianthus spp.      [Pinks, Carnation]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Dicentra formosa      [Pacific Bleeding Heart]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Dicentra spectabilis       [Common Bleeding Heart]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Digitalis purpurea      [Fox Glove]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Echinacea purpurea      [Purple Cone Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Echinops ritro ‘Veitch’s Blue’      [Veitch's Blue Globe Thistle]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Eupatorium maculatum      [Joe-Pye Weed]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Festuca cinerea      [Blue Fescue]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Filipendula vulgaris      [Dropwort Meadowsweet]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Gaillardia × grandiflora      [Blanket Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Galium odoratum      [Sweet Woodruff]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Geranium  spp.     [Bloody Cranesbill]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Geum hybrids      [Geum]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Gypsophila paniculata      [Baby’s Breath]      Common Name List
          (info)
  • Helenium autumnale      [Sneezeweed; Helen’s Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Helianthemum nummularium      [Sun Rose]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Helleborus      [Hellebore]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Hemerocallis spp.      [Daylily]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Heuchera spp.      [Coral Bells, Alum Root]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Hosta spp.      [Hosta; Plantain Lily; Funkia]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Hyacinthus orientalis      [Hyacinth]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)
  • Iberis sempervirens      [Evergreen Candytuft, Candytuft]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Impatiens walleriana      [Impatiens; Busy Lizzy]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Iris  "Bearded Hybrids"      [Bearded Iris]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Iris sibirica        [Siberian Iris]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Lamium maculatum       [Spotted Dead Nettle]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Leucanthemum × superbum      [Shasta Daisy]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)
  • Lithodora diffusa ‘Grace Ward’      [Grace Ward Lithodora]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Lobelia cardinalis      [Cardinal Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Lobelia erinus       [Lobelia (annual)]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Lobularia maritima      [Sweet Alyssum]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Miscanthus sinensis      [Japanese Silvergrass]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Monarda didyma      [Bee-balm; Oswego Tea]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Muscari armeniacum      [Grape Hyacinth]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)
  • Myosotis sylvatica      [Forget-Me-Not (Woodland)]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Narcissus spp.      [Daffodil]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Paeonia officinalis       [Common Peony]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Pennisetum alopecuroides       [Fountain Grass]      Common Name List
          (info)
  • Penstemon spp.      [Penstemon, Beardtongue]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia       [Russian Sage]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Petunia × hybrida      [Petunia]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Phlox subulata      [Moss Pink, Creeping Phlox ]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Primula spp.      [Primrose]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Pulmonaria saccharata      [Lungwort, Bethlehem Sage ]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’      [Goldsturm Black-Eyed Susan]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Salvia nemorosa ‘East Friesland’      [East Friesland Salvia, Sage]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Salvia splendens      [Salvia, Scarlet Sage]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Santolina chamaecyparissus      [Lavender Cotton]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Scabiosa caucasica      [Pincushion Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Sedum spp.      [Sedum]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Stachys byzantina      [Lamb's Ears]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Tagetes patula      [French Marigold]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Tiarella cordifolia      [Foam Flower]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Tradescantia virginiana      [Spiderwort]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Tulipa spp.      [Tulip]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)
  • Verbena bonariensis       [Verbena; Brazilian Verbena]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Viola tricolor      [Johnny-jump-up]      Common Name List
          (plant images and info)
  • Viola × wittrockiana      [Pansy]      Common Name List
          (plant image and info)

    Pictures and text in this section by Pat Breen, Ann Marie VanDer Zanden and Chris Hilgert.
    To return to the Landscape Plants (i.e., woody plants) portion of the website select from the following:
    First letter of genus (or a Genus itself)
    Volume 1 A  (Abies)  (Acer)  (Aesculus)  (Alnus)  (Arctostaphylos)
      B  Betula  Buxus
      C  (Camellia)  (Ceanothus)  (Chamaecyparis)  (Cornus)  (Cotoneaster)  (Crataegus)
      D  Daphne  E  (Euonymus)
     Volume 2   F  (Fraxinus)  G  H  I  (Ilex)  J  (Juniperus)  K
      L  (Larix)  (Lonicera)  M  (Magnolia)  (Mahonia)  (Malus)  N  O  (Osmanthus)
     Volume 3
    P  (Picea)  (Pinus)  (Populus)  (Prunus)  Q
      R  (Rhododendron)  (Rhus)  (Rubus)  S  (Spiraea)  (Syringa)   T  (Taxus)  (Thuja)  (Tilia)  (Tsuga)
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    Last update of Volume 4: Herbaceous Ornamental Plants: June 14, 2004