Perennials--summer

PSS 123 Garden Flowers

Dr. Leonard Perry
Dept. Plant and Soil Science, 208 Hills
University of Vermont

Names are linked to plant descriptions,  indicate photos (about 50K),  indicate latin name pronunciations.

 Plants are picked as best/most popular or seen in Northeast U.S. Selection will vary with region of the country. These plants will be included in the lecture exams and should be used for landscape plans. Names will not have to be memorized unless also covered in labs. Specific species or cultivars shown in photos are in ( ).



Perennials--summer (Jun-early Aug)  
Yarrow , Tall , Creeping  Achillea (filipendulina 'Coronation Gold' and millefolium 'Lilac Beauty')
Monkshood Aconitum
False Spirea Astilbe 
False Indigo Baptisia (australis) 
Bellflower Campanula (glomerata) 
Snakeroot Cimicifuga (racemosa) 
Clematis Clematis 
Tickseed Coreopsis 
Delphinium Delphinium 
Pinks Dianthus 
Gas Plant Dictamnus (albus 'Rubra')
Foxglove Digitalis 
Globe Thistle  Echinops 
Fleabane Erigeron 
Sea Holly  Eryngium (alpinum) 
Meadowsweet Filipendula (venusta rubra) 
Cranesbill Geranium (sanguineum) 
Baby's Breath Gypsophila (paniculata) 
Daylily Hemerocallis 
Coralbells Heuchera 
Iris, German,, Siberian Iris 
Torch Lily Kniphofia 
Shasta Daisy Leucanthemum (maximum) 
Blazing Star Liatris (Picador) 
Ligularia Ligularia (The Rocket) 
Lobelia Lobelia (cardinalis) 
Lupine Lupinus 
Loosestrife , Yellow, Gooseneck Lysimachia (punctata, clethroides)
Bee Balm Monarda 
Evening Primrose Oenothera 
Peony Paeonia 
Poppy Papaver 
Bearded Tongue Penstemon (hybrid) 
Phlox ,Garden, Creeping  Phlox (paniculata, subulata)
Balloon Flower Platycodon (grandiflora 'Mariesii)
Knotweed Persicaria (Polygonum) amplexicaulis 'Atrosanguineum')
Sage, Silver , Hybrid  Salvia (argentea, Blue Hill) 
Saxifrage Saxifraga (paniculata 'Rosea') 
Hens and Chicks Sempervivum 
Meadow Rue Thalictrum 
Spiderwort Tradescantia 
Speedwell Veronica (spicata 'Blue Charm')
Yucca Yucca 


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