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Aquilegia canadensis
Aruncus dioicus  (Goat’s Beard)
Asclepias incarnate (Swamp Milkweed)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)
Aster novae angliae ‘Purple Dome’ (New England Aster)
Baptisia australis (Wild Indigo)
Chelone glabra (Turtlehead)
Echinacea ‘Ruby Star’
Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ (Dwarf Joe Pye Weed)
Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Nights’ (Oxeye Daisy)
Heuchera micrantha ‘Palace Purple’ (Alumroot)
Liatris spicata (Dense Blazing Star)
Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
Monarda didyma ‘Jacob Cline’ (Bee Balm)
Physostegia virginiana ‘Miss Manners’
Polemonium reptans ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple)
Polygonatum biflorum (Solomon’s Seal)
Rudbeckia triloba (Three-lobed Coneflower)
Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’ (Blue-eyed Grass)
Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’ (Goldenrod)
Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker’s Red’
Lonicera ‘Major Wheeler’ (Climbing Honeysuckle)
Crested Iris
Eryngium yuccifolium ‘Rattlesnake Master’ (Button Snakeroot)
Oenothera fruticosa ‘Fireworks’ (Evening Primrose)
Phlox subulata ‘Emerald Pink’ (Moss Phlox)
Athyrium ‘Lady in Red’
Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)
Osmunda cinnamomea (Cinnamon Fern)
Polystichum acrostichoudes (Christmas Fern)
Geranium maculatum ‘Espresso’

Ornamental Grasses

Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed)
Carex muskingumensis ‘Oehme’
Chasmanthium latifolium
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’ (Little Bluestem)
Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’ and ‘Shenandoah’


Diervilla lonicera
Fothergilla major (Mountain Witchalder)
Hamamelis virginiana (American Witchhazel)
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’
Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf Hydrangea)
Hypericum kalmianum
Itea virginiana ‘Henry’s Garnet’
Lindera benzoin (Spicebush
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Centerglow’ (Common Ninebark)
Salix discolor (Pussy Willow)
Sambucus canadensis ‘Adams’ (Elderberry)
Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberry Viburnum)


Aristolochia macrophyla (Dutchman’s Pipe)
Campsis radicans (Trumpetvine)
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia Creeper)
Wisteria frutescens ‘Amethyst Falls’ (American Wisteria)
Source: American Beauties Native Plants

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