Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger)

Insignificant cup-shaped purple-brown flowers appear on small ground-level stems along with heart shaped dark green leaves.

Blooms mid to late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and pollinators
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native

Nodding bell-like red and yellow flowers have upward spurred petals with yellow stamens hanging below. Attractive green-blue foliage is divided into rounded lobes of 3.

Blooms mid-late spring
1.5-2.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
Drought tolerant
High salt tolerance

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Light green lacy fronds grow , moderate growth rate,

Blooms mid spring to summer
2-3 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Groundcover

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Smooth, delicate green leaves arch gracefully in clumps with tan flowers that bloom atop rough, triangular culms. Slow growth rate. Groundcover.

Blooms late spring
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone

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This small perennial features violet flowers with sepals marked distinctively with a central yellow, or white, and purple striped band. One, sometimes two, violet flowers appear on short slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate. Dwarf habit.

Blooms mid-spring
0.5 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Miniature

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This perennial features a creeping mat of small, rich violet blue flowers that are perfect for rock gardens or growing on slopes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms summer to late fall
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Groundcover

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This evergreen fern features a fountain of leathery, lance-shaped bright green fronds that add winter interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to winter
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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Creamy white blooms sprout in feathery clusters are produced on lacy green leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring to mid summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees

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Deep purple blooms flower in early spring, but are insignificant against the deep green variegated foliage, with it’s beaming silver mottling.

Blooms late spring
0.5 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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