Makes good cut flowers. Native to eastern 2/3 of US. Adapts to wide range of soil types. Tolerates some shade. One of the most loved natives, easy to grow. Biennial or perennial.
Gallardia aristata Native perennial wildflower with showy yellow petals and a brown-reddish center. They are short lived plants that are planted from seed and transplants. Used in flower beds to meadows as a pollinator. It’s a clump growing plant. Grow Height Bloom Period Growing Regions Planting Rate Bloom Color Spring to Fall Western US [...]
Rising 2-4 ft. high from a woody base, blue wild indigo is a bushy, robust perennial. Flowers are blue-purple and pea-like, congested in dense, upright, terminal spikes, 4-16 in. long. Leaves are divided into three leaflets. In late fall the plant turns silvery-gray, sometimes breaking off at ground level and tumbling about in the wind. [...]
Rudbeckia laciniata Native perennial plant that likes full sun but is found along stream banks and moist sites with partial shade. Birds and Butterflies are attracted to it. Grow Height Bloom Period Growing Regions Planting Rate Bloom Color 3-5’ Summer All, Full & Part Sun 2-3 lbs. Acre Yellow % of Mixture
Ratibida columnifera Native perennial wildflower that is recognized for its unique flower shape and colors. Has reputation for establishing in soil that few other plants would tolerate. Great attractant for butterflies and songbirds. Grow Height Bloom Period Growing Regions Planting Rate Bloom Color 1-3’ Early & Late All, Full & Part Sun 2-3 lbs. [...]
Low foliage mounds bear cheerful daisy-like flowers, even in hot, humid summers. This is a compact cultivar of a wildflower native to the southern United States.
Native to Central Great Plains and Southern Midwest, found on low-lying sites or ditches. Full sun. Has a long bloom season and is one of the best native annual wildflowers.
A low-growing succulent annual growing to 25 cm and cultivated for its iridescent, many-petalled, daisy-like blooms in shades of white, yellow, orange, cream, pink and crimson.
Hesperis matronalis Native to Eurasia but naturalized to many parts of North America. Valued for its showy fragrant flowers. It is similar to phlox in appearance. It does produce a strong smell at dusk and its fast growth gave it the name, rocket. Grow Height Bloom Period Growing Regions Planting Rate Bloom Color 40” [...]