Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)

Star-shaped chartreuse flowers in loose clusters on light green soft, velvety leaves that are partially folded. Toothed scalloped lobes are hairy and the leaves sparkle with the morning dew. Clumping.

Blooms in early spring-summer
6-12 in tall x 12-24 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Glistening gold blades with green margins curl elegantly downward on this grass that many say is the most striking Sedge. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Clump-forming purple leaves with black veining and violet undersides grow below tall stems with small white and pink bell-shaped flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear bright green leaves, which have deeply impressed veins, with pale chartreuse margins. Light lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-3 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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This perennial features flowers donning purple standards and purple falls that sport yellow and white eyes that have distinctive black veining on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-3.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds

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Violet purple, purple stems, gray green foliage, yellow fall colour, fragrant, fast growth rate, blooms early summer to mid fall, 1 ft tall x 2 ft wide, full sun.

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Bluish-purple flowers rise slightly above the foliage to 3″ tall. A foliage mat of tiny, shiny, oval leaves which are chocolate with burgundy highlights.

Blooms from May to June
3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Groundcover
Dwarf habit

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Upright lime-green flowers rise above light green soft velvety leaves. Partially folded toothed scalloped lobes are hairy, making the leaves sparkle with the morning dew.

Blooms from late spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Self-seeding; remove spent flowers to avoid spread

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