Prunus serotina

Soil:

Moist, Well Drained

Black Cherry Tree

Prunus serotina

Full Sun

Light:

Keystone Species, Edible Fruit

Perks:

SPREADER
Actaea racemosa

Soil:

Medium, Moist, Humus, Rich

Black Cohosh

Actaea racemosa

Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Showy, Low Maintenance, Tolerates Rabbits

Perks:

SPREADER
Nyssa sylvatica

Soil:

Clay, Acidic, Loam, Sandy, Wet

Black Gum

Nyssa sylvatica

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Fall Color, Blue Berries, Deep Rooted, Tolerates Underplantings

Perks:

SPREADER
 Rudbeckia hirta

Soil:

Acidic, Dry, Moist

Black-Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta

Full Sun

Light:

Spreads Quickly, Good Cut Flowers, Annual

Perks:

SPREADER
Baptisia australis

Soil:

Average, Dry, Medium, Well-Drained

Blue False Indigo

Baptisia australis

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Low Maintenance, Showy, Interesting Seed Pods

Perks:

SPREADER
 Iris versicolor

Soil:

Moist, Wet

Blue Flag Iris

Iris versicolor

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Low Maintenance, Showy, Will Naturalize, Stabilizing

Perks:

SPREADER
 Conoclinium coelestinum

Soil:

Moist Loam, Clay, Sand

Blue Mistflower

Conoclinium coelestinum

Part Shade, Sun

Light:

Spreads Quickly, Groundcover, Stabilizing, Showy, Will Naturalize

Perks:

SPREADER
 Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Soil:

Average, Dry, Moist

Blue Wood Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Part Shade, Sun

Light:

Deer Resistant, Cut Flower, Keystone Species, Spreads Quickly

Perks:

SPREADER
 Solidago caesia

Soil:

Average, Dry, Medium

Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod

Solidago caesia

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Keystone Species, Drought Tolerant, Cut Flowers, Will Naturalize, Tolerates Clay

Perks:

SPREADER
Solidago flexicaulis

Soil:

Average, Medium

Broad-leaf Goldenrod

Solidago flexicaulis

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Keystone Species, Will Naturalize, Low Maintenance, Tolerates Clay, Tolerates Heavy Shade, Tolerates Deer

Perks:

SPREADER
Asclepias tuberosa

Soil:

Dry, Average, Moist, Well Draied

Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Full Sun

Light:

Drought Tolerant, Showy, Cut Flower, Easy to Grow

Perks:

SPREADER
 Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Soil:

Moist, Average, Medium

Calico Aster

Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Low Maintenance, Will Naturalize, Keystone Species

Perks:

SPREADER
Asarum canadense

Soil:

Moist, Rich, Neutral pH, Acidic, Wet

Canadian ginger

Asarum canadense

Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Will Naturalize, Low Maintenance, Tolerates Clay, Tolerates Heavy Shade

Perks:

SPREADER
Lobelia cardinalis

Soil:

Moist, Wet, Humus, Loam, Clay, Sandy

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Sun, Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Showy, Will Naturalize

Perks:

SPREADER
Polystichum acrostichoides

Soil:

Dry, Moist, Rich, Well-Drained

Christmas Fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Evergreen, Tolerates Rabbits, Tolerates Drought, Tolerates Dense Shade

Perks:

SPREADER
Osmunda cinnamomea

Soil:

Moist, Rich, Humus, Acidic, Wet

Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda cinnamomea

Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Relatively pest free, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance, Tolerates Rabbits, Showy

Perks:

SPREADER
 Gentiana clausa

Soil:

Medium, Moist, Well-Drained, Acidic, Rich, Humus

Closed Bottle Gentian

Gentiana clausa

Part Shade

Light:

Low Maintenance, Tolerates Clay, Tolerates Deer, Will Naturalize

Perks:

SPREADER
Pycnanthemum muticum

Soil:

Medium, Average, Moist, Well-Drained

Clustered Mountain Mint

Pycnanthemum muticum

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Will Naturalize, Low Maintenance, Easy to Grow, Drought Tolerant, Spreads Quickly

Perks:

SPREADER
Viola sororia

Soil:

Medium, Average, Well-Drained

Common Blue Violet

Viola sororia

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Showy, Tolerates Clay, Tolerates Black Walnut, Tolerates Deer, Easy to Grow, Low Maintenance, Spreads Quickly

Perks:

SPREADER
Asclepias syriaca

Soil:

Moist

Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Full Sun

Light:

Showy, Spreads Quickly

Perks:

SPREADER
 Tradescantia virginiana

Soil:

Medium

Common Spiderwort

Tradescantia virginiana

Part Shade, Shade

Light:

Showy, Will Naturalize, Tolerates Clay, Tolerates Black Walnut, Tolerates Wet

Perks:

SPREADER
Phlox stolonifera

Soil:

Medium

Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera

Sun, Part Shade

Light:

Fragrant

Perks:

SPREADER
Veronicastrum virginicum

Soil:

Medium, Wet, Well Drained

Culver's Root

Veronicastrum virginicum

Full Sun

Light:

Showy, Long Blooming

Perks:

SPREADER
Dichanthelium clandestinum

Soil:

Moist, Wet, Clay, Loam, Sand

Deertongue

Dichanthelium clandestinum

Full Sun

Light:

Cover for Wildlife

Perks:

SPREADER
Cornus florida

Soil:

Dry, Moist, Acidic, Well-drained, Sandy, Loam, Rich

Dogwood

Cornus florida

Shade, Part Shade

Light:

Showy, Good Fall Color, Tolerates Clay