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 IMPORTANT: PLANT IN SHALLOW SOIL 1/2" - 1" DEEP

Organic soil is best. Mulch will kill (too much acid).
If planting in pots, a 4-inch pot works best. Usually, two of any one variety fits well. Woodland Flowers are graded as dug only.

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Allegheny Spurge (Pachysandra procumbens)
Evergreen, variegated leaf near the tip of the stem and one or more spikes of greenish or purplish flowers from near the base. Needs some sun. A lot more tender than Pachysandra terminalis. Height: 12". Full to partial shade.
 
Alum Root (Heuchera american)
American alumroots leafless, hairy, sticky flower stalk rises 18-36 in. and surrounds its upper third with loosely grouped, minute, greenish, cup-shaped flowers. A somewhat hairy stalk bearing yellowish-green, bell-shaped, drooping flowers in loose, slender, branching clusters; usually 4-5 flowers on each branch. 
  
Astilbe/Goats Beard (Spirea)
Red, pink, and white fluffy flower spikes.  Blooms: June-August.  Lacy, deep green or bronze-green foliage adds texture to your gardens.  For best floral color, plant in groups of 12 or more for maximum impact.  1-2 eye.  Blooms: June-August.  Height:  18-40" tall.  Full sun to partial shade.
 
Baneberry, White (Actae pachypoda)
Large compound leaves, each with many strongly toothed leaflets. A cylindrical cluster of small flowers at the tip of a thick flower stalk. Has white berries (which are poisonous to humans but not birds) with a black spot at their tips. Soil needs rich organic content, average moisture. Starts blooming when 2-3 years old. Blooms April-June. 1"-3" tall. Divide in spring or fall. Perennial. Full to partial shade.
 
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
(a.k.a. 'Oswego tea'). Square stem and opposite, toothed leaves; red, tubular flowers clustered at the nodes at the top of the stem. Height: 3-5 feet. Blooms: June-August. Soil needs average to rich organic content, average to high moisture. Spreads rapidly through a thick mat of roots that should be divided every 2-3 years. Perennial. Attracts hummingbirds. Full sun to partial shade.
 
Bell Worts (Uvularia grandiflora)
Large yellow bloom. Interior surface of the flowers is roughened with small glands. Perfoliate leaves which are downy beneath. It reaches a height of 20". Full shade.
 
Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta)
Short hairs on leaves and stem; flowers with long yellow ray flowers and a rounded brown center of disk flowers. Height: 2-3 feet. Blooms: June-October. Needs low to rich organic content and average moisture. Can be grown from seed and will start blooming in the 2nd year. Will bloom for 1-3 years. Usually reseeds itself or self seeds. Short-lived perennial. Full sun to partial shade.
 
Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)
(a.k.a. 'Gay-feather'). Grasslike leaves beneath. Tall spikes with lavender to purple feathery flowers at the top. Height: 2-5 feet. Blooms: August-September. Soil needs average organic content and low to average moisture. (Needs more moisture than other species of liatris). Detach small corms from the larger corm in spring to propagate. Perennial. Prefers moist meadows. Full sun.
 
Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
A single leaf wrapped around the plant stalk; large, single white flower about 2-inches wide on separate stalk. Has a yellow center. Height: 6-9 inches. Blooms: April-May. Soil needs average to rich organic content. Average moisture. Mulch with leaves for winter. Leaves may die back in midsummer if there is drought. Will spread by rhizomes and may self-seed. Perennial. Full sun to partial shade.
  
Blue eyed grass (Sisyrinchium)
Can grow as long as 60 centimetres (24 in), though they are often shorter. Its leaves are grassy and tufted. The flowers are 12 centimetres (0.390.79 in) in diameter and purplish-blue, varying somewhat in color from a true blue to a definite purple; occasional white-flowering plants are found. It flowers from March to July. 
 
Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
Large oval leaves, primarily along base of stem; loose clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers at top are pink as buds and blue as blossoms. Organic, moist soil. Does well in gardens. Blooms April-June. Plant dies back in early summer and will emerge again the following spring. Easy to grow. Full to partial shade.
 
Broad leaf Toothwort (Cardamine diphylla)
It is typified by a four petal flower which blooms in a cluster on a single stalk above a single pair of toothed stem leaves each divided into three broad leaflets. After flowering, narrow seedpods appear just below the flower cluster. It grows approximately 30 cm (12 in) tall.Red, pink, and white fluffy flower spikes.  Blooms: June-August.  Lacy, deep green or bronze-green foliage adds texture to your gardens.  For best floral color, plant in groups of 12 or more for maximum impact.  1-2 eye.  Blooms: June-August.  Height:  18-40" tall.  Full sun to partial shade.
 
Cardinal Flower/Red Lobelia (Lobelia cardinalis)
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Alternate lance-shaped leaves along a single stem. Deep, red tubular flowers along the tip of the stem. Height: 2-4 feet. Blooms: July-September. Soil needs average organic content and average to high moisture. Rhizomes produce offshoot rosettes in fall, and these can be separated and planted elsewhere to increase the number of plants. Self-seeds in moist conditions. Perennial. Full sun to partial shade.
 
Cohosh, Black/Snakeroot (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Tall plants with compound leaves. Flower spikes 1-3 feet long and covered with delicate white flowers. Foul odor. Height: 5-8 feet. Blooms: June-September. Soil needs rich organic content and average moisture. May not flower until 3rd or 4th year after germinating. Enjoys being heavily mulched with rotting leaves. Perennial. Full to partial shade.
 
Cohosh, Blue (Caulophyllum thalictroides)
Inconspicuous purplish-brown to yellow-green flowers borne in a loosely branched cluster. Blooms: April-June. Habitat: Moist woods. Fruit: Deep blue berry-like seeds on small, inflated stalks. Full to partial shade.
 
Columbine, Wild/Rockbells (Aquilegia canadensis)
Small, lobed leaves in groups of three. Hanging red flower is distinctive. Found in rocky areas. Height: 1-3 feet. Blooms: April-July. Soil needs average organic content and average moisture. Do not overfertilize or you will get mostly leaves. Mature plants can lose vigor in 3-4 years and need replacing. Will self-sow. Perennial. Full sun to partial shade.
 
Dutchman's Breeches (Dicentra cucullaria)
Sprays of finely cut leaves. Little white flowers that look like an upside-down pair of pants. Height: 6-12 inches. Blooms: April-May. Soil needs rich organic content and average moisture. Leaves die back in summer. Easy to grow and will spread. Divide tubers in late spring to summer to propagate. Perennial. Full to partial shade.
 
Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia)
Maple-shaped leaves on stalks growing directly from the ground. Separate flower stalk lined at the tip with delicate, feathery flowers. Tolerant of a variety of conditions. Blooms a long time and has leaves that remain green through most of winter in protected areas. Height: 6-12 inches. Blooms: April-June. Soil needs rich organic content and average moisture. Full to partial shade.
 
Geranium, Wild (Geranium maculatum)
Leaves are 5-lobed with toothed tips. Flowers with 5 separate lavender petals. Height: 1-2 feet. Blooms: April-June. Soil needs average to rich organic content and average moisture. Has a thick, tough rhizome that, once established, needs no special care. Will self-seed. Perennial. Full to partial shade.
 
Ginger, Evergreen (Asarum arifolium)
(a.k.a. 'Little Brown Jug'). Similar to Wild Ginger, but has a more triangular, evergreen leaf blade. Greenish-purple flowers. Height: 8"-12".Blooms: March-May. Full shade.
 
Ginger, Wild (Asarum canadense)
A pair of heart-shaped, dark green leaves which are 3-6 inches wide and overshadow the flower. The single flower is reddish brown and is at the base of the plant. Height: 6-12 inches. Blooms: March-May. Soil needs rich organic content and average moisture. Mulching with rotting leaves in fall will help the plant for the following year. Spreads by rhizomes and self-seeding. Perennial. Full shade.
 
Goatsbeard (Aruncus dioicus)
Small, whitish-cream flowers that branch off a tall flower stalk.  Height: 3 - 6 feet.  Blooms: May-July.  Does well in shade.
 
Green Dragon (Arisaema dracontium)
Plants grow 2050 centimetres (7.920 in) tall when in bloom and after flowering reach 100 centimetres (39 in), During flowering in spring a single, slender, green spathe 36 centimetres (1.22.4 in) long is produced The tall like spadix grows out around the top of the spathe. After flowering, up to 150 berries are produced in a club shaped column. In late summer the green berries turn orange-red which each berry produces 1-3 ft.
 
Hepatica, Sharp-Lobed (Hepatica acutiloba)
Mixed colors (lavender, blue, white, pink). An early spring wildflower, usually with lavender flowers and 3 sharp-lobed, pointed leaves which persist throughout the winter. Evergreen plant. Thin, hairy stalks. Height: 4-6 inches. Blooms: March-May. Soil needs rich organic content and average moisture. Prefers slightly acidic conditions, where it will slowly spread. Can be divided in fall if then mulched. Eventually makes a good ground cover. New leaves appear after flowers bloom. Perennial. Full to partial shade.
 
Hepatica Americana
Height: 0.50 to 0.75 feet, Bloom Time: March, Bloom is blue to lavender or white. Takes Part shade, with showy flowers.
 
Indian Pink (silene virginica)
It is known for its distinct brilliant red flowers, perennial (2-3 years), with lance shaped leaves.  Fire Pink begins blooming in late spring and continuing throughout the summer. It is sometimes grown in wildflower, shade, and rock gardens.
 
Iris, Crested Dwarf (Iris crestata)
A single, violet-blue flower (occasionally two). Short, with sword-shaped leaves. Flower stalks shorter than the leaves. Flowers are 3-part, blue to purple, and with a yellow 2-ridged 'crest' streaked with purple on the spreading sepals. Height: 4-9 inches. Blooms: April-May. Soil needs average organic content and low to average moisture. Planting on a slope can be ideal for drainage and these irises do well in rock gardens. Add a light topdressing of chopped leaves in fall. Once they are planted, leave them alone and let them spread on their own. Perennial. Full sun to part shade.
 
Iris, German
Mixed colors.  Beautiful blooms in the classic form - 3 erect and 3 drooping petals, or 'falls'.  Stiff foliage and uprighnt form contrast well with rounded plantings. Grows 18-24 inches tall - not at all fussy about accommodations, but prefers a sunny, well-drained spot.  Benefits from mid-afternoon shade.
 
Jack-in-the-Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
1-2 large compound leaves, each with three leaflets. Flower is green or purplish brown and looks like a pulpit with a person inside. Flowers are either male or female. Males have 1 set of 3 leaves. Females have 2 sets of 3 leaves and produce berries that turn bright red in fall. Height: 1-3 feet. Blooms: April-June. Soil needs average to rich organic content and average to high moisture. Produces flowers and fruits best when soil is rich and moist throughout the summer. Perennial. Full to part shade.
 
Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium van-bruntiae)
On an erect stem, leafy to the top, bloom few-flowered clusters of bell-shaped, bluish-purple flowers with long protruding stamens. Phlox family. Height: 1-1/2"- 3". Blooms: June and July. The paired leaflets seem to form a ladder up the stem. Full to partial shade.
 
Joe pie Weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
It is an erect, clump-forming perennial typically grows 4-7 tall and features, lance-shaped, dark green leaves with purplish leaf nodes. Tiny, vanilla-scented, dull pinkish-purple flowers in large bloom in mid-summer to early fall. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies. 
 
Larkspur, Wild Blue (Delphinium tricorne)
(a.k.a. 'Spring Larkspur' or 'Three-Horned Larkspur'). Smallest of the Larkspur family. An open cluster of blue or violet spurred flowers is at the top of a simple, fleshy stem which has deeply cleft leaves near the bottom of the stem. Purplish or deep blue flowers which are 3/4" wide. Height: 4-24". Blooms: March-April. Bulbs: 1/2". Full shade.
 
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