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

SHRUB: Vaccinium corymbosum (Northern) Highbush Blueberry

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PERENNIAL: Solidago rugosa (Rough-Stemmed Goldenrod)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Golden sprays of flowers brighten the garden from late summer to frost, supporting 115 species of moths, butterflies, native bees, and other insect pollinators.  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. Don’t miss the fun video, “Bee Bottoms and Turtleheads” by Mary Free . . . Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Rudbeckia fulgida (Orange Coneflower)

Rudbeckia fulgida (Eastern or Orange Coneflower)
The lovely coneflower is native to Ilinois, Missouri and Arkansas but supports so many beneficial insects and goldfinches that it functions as a native in the sunny garden in our area. Continue reading

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