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May 21, 2019

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Indiana Native Plants - Displayed by Common Name in Ascending Order

  Source: 'Landscaping with Plants Native to Indiana'

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Botanical Name
Cultivar
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Aster (New England) Aster novae-angliae 
1. Alma Potschke
In fall, this classic cultivar becomes a glowing mass of vibrant pink daisy-like flowers that will stop traffic on your street. 'Alma Potschke' grows 4... 4C-South Click to display 35"-40" 18"-24" 5-8 4½" White
2. Purple Dome
'Purple Dome' is less than half as tall as other New England Asters, and when it blooms in fall, it really does resemble a purple... 9C-South Click to display 18"-18" 12"-18" 4 8" Green
Birch (River) Betula nigra
3. River Birch
This river bottom native also does well on upland soils. Resistant to bronze birch borer, it has nice yellow fall color, and attractive cinnamon-brown exfoliating... TG Click to display n/a 40'-50' 30'-40' 4-8 3 Gallon
Bluestem (Little) Schizachyrium scoparium
4. Scoparium
Schizachyrium is a great choice if you are looking to restore an eroded site.This species can have blue, green, or purple leaves, all of which... 12C-South Click to display 24"-36" 24" 4-10 8" Green
Butterfly Flower Asclepias tuberosa
5. Hello Yellow
A virtually hassle-free, very long lived perennial, this cultivar of our native A. tuberosa offers three months of golden yellow blooms from early through late... 9C-South Click to display 24" 24" 3-9 8" Green
6. Orange
A virtually hassle-free, very long lived perennial, offering three months of tangerine orange blooms (occasionally red or yellow) from early through late summer. Deadheading the... 5D-North Click to display 24" 24" 3-9 4" Green
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea 
7. Bravado
Huge, rosy-red flowers supported by strong stems. Attracts butterflies. 5D-North Click to display 36"-48" 24" 3-9 4" Green
8. Doubledecker
Unusual double-layered flowers attract butterflies to a wide range of landscape settings. Lovely in perennial, wildflower or cutting gardens and attractive planted with white foxglove,... 5D-North Click to display 36"-40" 18"-24" 3-8 4" Green
9. Kim's Knee High
A dwarf version of the well-known native purple coneflower. Large, daisy-like flowers with clear pink, recurved ray petals and large, bronzy-orange central cones appear atop... 12C-North Click to display 18"-24" 12"-18" 3-8 8" Terra Cotta
10. White Swan
A classic white coneflower. Pure white ray petals reflex downward, away from the coppery-brown, spiky central cone. Their sweet honey-like fragrance attracts masses of butterflies.... 5D-South Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 3-8 4" Green
False Indigo Baptisia australis 
11. False Indigo
This long-lived, shrub-like perennial presents long spikes of indigo-blue flowers above pleasing blue-green foliage. Blooms are followed by attractive black seed pods. 12C-North Click to display 36"-48" 18"-24" 3-9 8" Green
False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides 
12. Summer Sun
A beautiful, carefree perennial. 'Summer Sun' puts on a show of semi-double, 2-3 inch wide, bright gold flowers all summer long. Their strong stems make... 5B-South Click to display 36"-40" 24"-30" 3-9 4" Green
Fern (Christmas) Polystichum acrostichoides
13. Christmas Fern
  12A-South Click to display n/a n/a 24" 24" 5 8" Terra Cotta
Fern (Ostrich) Matteuccia struthiopteris 
14. The King
This selection is extremely hardy and reported to grow up to 50% larger than its native parent, reaching up to 6 feet or more in... 12A-South Click to display n/a 47"-5'10" 35"-59" 3-7 8" Terra Cotta
Gayfeather; Blazing Star Liatris spicata 
15. Floristan Violet
Multiple wands of bright violet-purple flowers open from top to bottom beginning in early summer. All together, Liatris is a very strong vertical accent... 6C-North Click to display 36"-48" 16"-20" 3-9 4" Green
May Apple Podaphyllum peltatum
16. May Apple
This unique groundcover boasts umbrella-type leaves and will thrive in any shady area. May Apple’s bright green foliage is also deer resistant. Plant has 1... 4C-South   12"-18" 8"-12" 3-8 6" Green
Milkweed (Swamp) Asclepias incarnata
17. Ice Ballet
A marvelous long-blooming, bright white selection of swamp milkweed. Clear white flowers and dark green foliage make the colors of the hundreds of visiting butterflies... 9C-South Click to display 36"-48" 18"-24" 3-9 8" Green
18. Milkmaid
The pure white 'Milkmaid' has rounded umbels of fragrant flowers that bloom in summer. The nectar-rich flowers provide food for butterflies, especially the Monarch that... 9C-South Click to display 36"-48" 24"-36" 4-9 8" Green
Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius
19. Coppertina® ('Mindia')
Coppertina is a new cross between the golden ninebark 'Darks Gold' and the purple leafed ninebark Diabolo ('Monlo'). The result give us a wonderful plant... SC-5 Click to display 8'-10' 5' 3-7 3 Gallon
20. Summer Wine® ('Seward')
A new smaller version of purple-leafed Ninebark. This shrub has very compact branching and fine, deeply cut leaves. A very hardy shrub that requires little... SC-7 Click to display 5'-6' 36"-48" 3-8 3 Gallon
Phlox (Creeping) Phlox subulata 
21. Emerald Blue
Masses of purple-blue flowers cover mats of deep-green foliage in spring. Plants look stunning on a bank or tumbling over a wall, and , like... 10C-S;4C-S Click to display 4"-6" 12"-18" 2-9 4½" White
Phlox (Dwarf Garden) Phlox paniculata
22. Flame® White Eye
Large clusters of snow white flowers with a prominent magenta eye make this plant a real eye-catcher! They are produced in midsummer atop relatively short,... 10C-South Click to display 15"-18" 18" 3-8 8" Green
Phlox (Moss) Phlox subulata 
23. Candy Stripes
Spreading mats of needle-like, evergreen foliage disappear under countless pink-and-white striped blooms in spring. This one is so easy on the eye and so charming,... 10C-S;4C-S Click to display 4"-6" 12"-18" 2-9 4½" White
24. Red Wings
In spring, this cultivar becomes a sheet of rose-red flowers that draws the eye like a magnet. Interplant with pure-white Tulips for a combination that... 4C-South Click to display 4"-6" 12"-18" 2-9 4½" White
25. Snowflake
There are many selections of Moss Phlox, all of them forming a low mound or cushion of dark green needle-like leaves, smothered by tiny flowers... 10C-S;4C-S Click to display 4"-6" 12"-18" 2-9 4½" White
Phlox (Tall Garden) Phlox paniculata
26. Blue Paradise
Fragrant lavender-blue flowers with a white eye and tiny red center bloom all season. Deep green foliage is lovely in summer bouquets and stunning in... 10C-South Click to display 24"-36" 18"-24" 4-8 Trade Gallon Green
27. Bright Eyes
Pale pink flowers with a prominent, hot-pink eye zone are produced reliably from mid thru late summer. These aromatic flowers attract both butterflies and hummingbirds.... 10C-South Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
28. David
'David' is the most mildew-resistant garden phlox today. Its domed clusters of pure-white flowers appear above deep-green leaves that remain clean and healthy nine summers... 10C-South Click to display 42" 24"-36" 4-8 8" Green
29. Jeana
Discovered by Jeana Prewitt near her home in Tennessee, this vigorous grower produces showy, dense heads of lavender-pink flowers simply adored by butterflies. This variety... 10C-South Click to display 36"-5' 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
30. Laura
Rated a top performer! 'Laura' produces masses of fuschia-purple blossoms with starry, white centers and dark eyes all summer long. This selection has a particularly... 10C-South Click to display 24"-30" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
31. Miss Mary
Brilliant, fragrant flower clusters attract butterflies to the garden. Stunning in the flower garden, planted with bee balm, cranesbill and ornamental grasses. Remove faded flowers... 10C-South Click to display 20"-24" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
32. Nicky
Glowing magenta flowers, the darkest of all tall garden phlox, make this plant a real eye-catcher! They are produced nearly all summer long atop clumps... 10C-South Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
33. Orange Perfection
The sturdy stems of 'Orange Perfection' are crowned with large heads of deep salmon-pink flowers with small red eyes. The intense color carries across the... 10C-South Click to display 30"-36" 18"-24" 4-8 8" Green
Redbud (Eastern) Cercis canadensis 
34. Eastern Redbud (multi-stem)
This handsome tree bears small pink flowers in spring before leaves appear. Later brown fruit pods form. It does well in sun and part shade. TG Click to display 20'-30' 20'-25' 4-9 10 Gallon
35. Eastern Redbud (tree-form)
This handsome tree bears small pink flowers in spring before leaves appear. Later brown fruit pods form. It does well in sun and part shade. TL Click to display 20'-30' 20'-25' 4-9 7 Gallon
Sneezeweed, Helen's Flower Helenium autumnale
36. Helena Red & Gold Hybrids
Countless small daisy-like flowers on well branched, upright stems. Vibrant flowers are excellent for late-season color in the garden or bouquet. A beautiful addition to... 6B-North Click to display 48"-48" 36" n/a 4" Green
Sumac (Cutleaf Staghorn) Rhus typhina 
37. First Editions® Tiger Eyes®
Tiger Eyes® is a beautiful golden-leafed form of Cutleaf Staghorn Sumac. New growth is a lively chartreuse green, quickly changing to yellow, both colors contrasting... 7B-South Click to display n/a 6' 6' 4-8 1 Gallon
Sweetspire Itea virginica 
38. Scentlandia® ('SMNIVDFC')
So how could Scentlandia® sweetspire improve on the classic? Better hardiness, for one, so that even gardeners in the colder parts of its hardiness zone... SC-15 Click to display 24"-36" 24"-36" 5-9 3 Gallon
Trillium Trillium erectum
39. Red Trillium
Beautiful 3-petaled red flowers are borne on erect stalks above 3 whorled leaves from April to May. Ideal for naturalizing. Will go dormant after flowering. 11C-North Click to display 12"-18" 6"-12" 4 8" Green
Trillium grandiflorum
40. White Trillium
Beautiful 3-petaled white flowers are borne on erect stalks above 3 whorled leaves from April to May. Ideal for naturalizing. Will go dormant after flowering. 11C-North Click to display 12"-18" 6"-12" 4 8" Green
Tufted Hair Grass (Dwarf) Deschampsia cespitosa
41. Pixie Fountain
‘Pixie Fountain’ features dense clumps of slender, silver-green foliage followed by golden brown flower spikes above the leaves from June to September. Choose this compact... 12C-South Click to display 16"-24" 12"-20" 2-7 8" Green
Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipfera
42. Emerald City®
A refined cultivar of our familiar native tulip tree, this uniform growing selection is straighter and more upright, with a dominant central leader and deeper... TK Click to display 50'-55' 20'-25' 4-9 10 Gallon
Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata 
43. Berry Heavy® ('Spravy')
A spectacular winter show with its heavy set of large, bright red berries. We have been watching this plant for years and we feel it... SD-2 Click to display 5'-7' 5'-7' 4 10" Terra Cotta
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