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A - Z Guide to Plants

Information on Growing, Selecting and Using Specific Plants

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A

Abelia mosanensis (Fragrant Abelia)
Abutilon
Achillea
Actaea racemosa
Adiantum pedatum
African Daisy
Agastache
Ajuga
Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'
Allium
Allium ampeloprasum porrum
Allium ascalonicum
Allium tricoccum
Alchemilla mollis
Aloe Vera


Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum
Amaryllis
Amsonia
Anacyclus 'SilverKisses'
Antirrhinum majus
Aquilegia
Armoracia rusticana
Artichoke
Aruncus dioicus
Asarina
Asclepias tuberosa
Asparagus
Aster, New York
Astilbe
Athyrium niponicum
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B
Balloon Flower
Bamboo
Baptisia australis
Basil
Bay Laurel
Beans, Green
Beets
Begonia rex
Bellflower - Peach-leaved
Beta vulgaris L. subsp. cicla
Black-Eyed Susan
Black-Eyed Susan Vine
Blanket Flower
Bleeding Heart
Blazing Star
Blue Mist Shrub
Blue Star
Borage
Brassica napus
Brassica oleracea var. italica
Brassica rapa
Broad Beans
Broccoli
Bronze Dutch Clover
Brunnera
Brussels Sprouts
Buddleia
Bugleweed
Bugleweed - Dwarf 'Chocolate Chip'
Butterfly Bush
Butterfly Weed

C
Cabbage
Cabbage, Ornamental
Caladium
Calamagrostis x acutiflora
Calendula
Campanula persicifolia
Canna
Capsicum Annuum
Canary Creeper
Cardinal Climber
Carrot
Caryopteris
Catmint / Catnip
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Chamomile
Chinese Foxglove (Rehmannia elata)
Chrysanthemum
Cimicifuga
Cineraria stellata
Clematis
Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet)
Cobaea scandens
Coleus
Columbine
Comfrey
Coneflower
Coral Bells
Coreopsis
Corn
Creeping Thyme 'Elfin'
Creeping Wire Vine
Crocus
Cucumbers
Cup and Saucer Vine
Cyclamen
Cynara scolymus


D
Daffodils
Daucus carota
Day Lily
Deadnettel
Diascia
Deutzia gracilis Chardonnay Pearls®
Dicentra
Dill
Dutchmen's Britches

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E
Easter Lily
Echinacea
Eggplant
Eryngium planum
Euonymus europaeus
Eupatorium maculatum
Eupatorium purpureum
Euphorbia
Euphorbia hypericifolia


F
False Sunflower
Feather Reed Grass
Flowering Maple
Foam Flower
Fothergilla major (Bottlebrush or Large Fothergilla)
Four O'Clocks


G
Gaillardia
Galanthus
Garlic
Gaura lindheimeri
Gay Feather
Geranium sanguineum (True Geranium)
Geranium, scented
Geranium, zonal
Gerbera jamesonii(Gerber Daisy)
Giant Fleece Flower
Glandularia canadensis
Goat's Beard
Gourds

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H
Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
Helenium autumnale
Helianthus
Heliopsis helianthoides
Hellebore
Hemerocallis
Hens and Chicks
Herniaria glabra
Heuchera
Hibiscus acetosella
Horseradish
Hosta
Hot Peppers
Hyacinth
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'


I-K
Ilex verticillata
Ipomoea sloteri
Iris
Irish Moss
Isotoma fluviatilis 'Blue Star Creeper'

Jacob's Ladder
Japanese Forest Grass, Golden
Japanese Painted Fern
Joe Pye Weed
Johnny Jump Up
Kale
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Labrador Violet
Lady’s Mantle
Lamb's Ear
Lamium
Lantana
Laurentia 'Blue Star Creeper'
Laurus nobilis
Lavender
Leadwort
Leek
Lenten Rose
Leptinella squalida
Lettuce
Leucanthemum x superbum
Liatris
Lilacs
Lilium / Lily
Lilium orientalis
Lobularia maritima
Lotus
Lotus corniculatus 'Plenus'
Lungwort
Lupinus (Lupin)


M
Maidenhair Fern
Marigolds
Mazus reptans 'Purple'
Mealy Cup Sage
Miniature Rose

Mint
Mirabilis jalapa
Mount Atlas Daisy
Muehlenbeckia axillaries
Mums

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N
Narcissis
Nasturtium
Nelumbo
Nepeta
New Zealand Brass Buttons
New Zealand Flax
Nigella
Nymphaea


O
Obedient Plant
Oenothera macrocarpa/O. missouriensi
Okra
Onion
Opuntia compressa
Oregano
Oriental Lily
Osteospermum x hybrida


P-Q
Pansy
Paper Whites (Narcissus tazetta)
Parsley
Pastinaca sativa
Passion Flower / Passiflora
Parsnip
Pavonia lasiopetala
Peas
Pelargonium - Scented Geraniums
Pelargonium - Zonal Geranium
Peony / Paeonia
Peppers, Hot
Peppers, Sweet
Perovskia
Persian Shield
Petunia
Persicaria polymorpha
Phlox
Phormium

Physalis ixocarpa
Physostegia virginiana
Pincushion Flower
Plantain Lily
Platycodon grandiflorus
Plumbago
Polemonium caeruleum
Poinsettia
Polygonatum biflorum
Poppy (Iceland) / Papaver nudicaule
Poppy (Oriental) / Papaver orientale
Potato
Pothos
Prickly Pear
Primrose / Primula
Pulmonaria
Pumpkin

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R
Radish
Ramps
Raspberry
Rehmannia elata (Chinese Foxglove)
Rex Begonia
Rhubarb
Rock Rose
Rose - Hybrid Tea
Rose - Miniature
Rose - Rugosa
Rose Verbena
Rosemary
Rudbeckia
Rupturewort
Russian Sage
Rutabaga


S
Sage - Salvia officinalis
Sage, Autumn - Salvia greggii
Sage, Baby - Salvia microphylla
Sage, Bog - Salvia uliginosa
Sage, Meadow - Salvia nemorosa
Sage, Mealy Cup Sage - Salvia farinacea
Sagina subulata
Sagina subulata Aurea
Salad Burnet
Sambucus nigra
Sanguisorba minor
Scabiosa columbaria
Scented Geraniums
Scilla siberica
Scotch Moss
Sea Holly
Sedum
Sempervivum tectorum
Shallot
Siberian squill
Spindle Bush
Sedum pachyclados 'White Diamond'
Sedum spurium 'John Creech'
Shasta Daisy
Snapdragon
Silverbeet
Sneezeweed
Snowdrops
Solomon's Seal
Speedwell - Golden Creeping
Spinach
Squash, Patty Pan
Squash, Summer
Squash, Winter
Stachys byzantina
Strawberries
Persian Shield
Summersweet(Clethra alnifolia)
Sunflower
Sundrop,Ozark (Missouri Evening Primrose)
Lobularia maritima
Sweet Corn
Sweet Pea
Sweet Potatoes
Swiss Chard
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii
Syringa


T
Thunbergia alata
Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Elfin'
Tiarella
Tickseed
Tomatillo
Torenia
Trefoil - Double Bird's Foot
Trifolium repens Atropurpureum
Trillium
Tropaeolum peregrinum
Tulips
Turnips
Twinspur


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U-V
Veronica 'Sunny Border Blue'
Veronica repens 'Sunshine'
Viburnum
Viburnum carlesii(Koreanspice Viburnum or Korean Spicebush)
Viburnum nudum (Smooth Witherod Viburnum)
Vicia faba
Viola / Violets
Viola labradorica


W-Z
Wand Flower
Waterlily
Weigela florida My Monet™
Weigela florida Wine & Roses®
Wildflowers
Winter Squash
Winterberry
Wishbone Flower

Zinnia

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