Category Archives: Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

VINE: Passiflora incarnata (Maypops)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Passiflora incarnata (Maypops)
Found naturally along roadsides, pastures, and open woods, the exotic flowers and edible fruit of Purple Passionflower make this unique vine a striking ornamental plant for the garden. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster)

This week’s Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic is the ground cover Eurybia divaricata (White Wood Aster). This sprawling aster traditionally blooms in late summer to early fall with numerous clusters of small white flowers. Continue reading

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ANNUAL: Impatiens capensis (Orange or Spotted Jewelweed)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: Impatiens capensis (Orange or Spotted Jewelweed)
The showy flowers of this native annual dangle on slender stalks mid- summer to early fall along stream banks and in open swamps, moist meadows, and marshes throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Check out the new video by Mary Free! Continue reading

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SHRUB: Vaccinium corymbosum (Northern) Highbush Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum (Northern) Highbush Blueberry Continue reading

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