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

VINE: Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Low maintenance and showy, Trumpet Honeysuckle blooms intermittently until frost. Check out Mary Free’s video of Hummingbirds feasting on Lonicera flowers.  Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)

This week’s Tried and True selection is the perennial Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead). Its white tubular Snapdragon-like flowers are said to resemble turtle heads. Continue reading

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TREE: Oxydendrum arboreum (Sourwood)

Oxydendrum arboreum (the Sourwood tree) is this week’s selection for Tried and True Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine)

Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine) is this week’s selection for Tried and True Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Polemonium reptans

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic In the Mid-Atlantic Region, this attractive wildflower is most common in Pennsylvania. In Virginia its occurrence is spotty, although it is native to Fairfax County. At home in moist woods and along stream banks, this Phlox … Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)

Learn more about Monard fistulosa (wild bergamot), the 1993 Wildflower of the Year. Continue reading

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