A perennial with leaves finely divided, flowers are white, in dense, flat-topped clusters; plants very aromatic. Quite drought tolerant. Blooms from mid- June through August. Naturalized throughout the U.S., usually in fields and roadsides. Prefers full sun, dry to moist soils; very aggressive with spreading rhizomes, difficult to eradicate. Can be mowed to form a groundcover, good for soil erosion, withstands combination of heat and humidity.
Synonyms: Western Blue Flag | Rocky Mountain Iris A hardy rhizomatous perennial with sword-like leaves are bluish-green, blue to pale lilac flowers resemble common garden Iris but are smaller. Blooms April-June; usually flowers the 3rd year. Persists in moist meadows and streambanks from low valleys to 9,000 ft. elev.; SD to BC, south to CA, AZ, and Mexico. Prefers full sun, moist soils; great for the rock garden, spreads readily.
A native perennial covered with delicate 1.5 inch rosy-lavender to soft pink flowers. Blooms April to June. Used in open woodlands, perfect for the border of a shade garden, or naturalized in sweeps at the base of large trees. Wild Geranium prefers moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil and high open shade and accepts sunny conditions with moisture but will go dormant in drought conditions. Occurs in rich or rocky open woods from the Midwest to the Eastern part of the United States.
A native perennial with blue, 1” trumpet flowers on densely packed spikes. The flower blooms May to June. It requires full sun, dry conditions, and well-drained soil. Excellent in rock gardens, cutting gardens, front of bed or containers. Native to Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
Synonyms: Tall Larkspur | Tall
Mountain Larkspur | Duncecap Larkspur
An upright perennial, 3-6 feet tall, upper stems are sticky/glandular; small flowers are pale blue to purple, spurred, and numerous in tall, dense clusters; leaves are palmately divided; flowers June to August. Found across the western U.S. Best in partial sun, moist soils, considered an invasive weed in some areas; poisonous to livestock.
A perennial native growing about 12 inches tall and is conspicuous do to the upper half being covered with numerous bright yellow flowers. Flowers have four petals and are about 3 to 4 of an inch wide. It begins to bloom in April. Prefers sunny and dry conditions. The species can be found from southern Canada to New Mexico and through many of our eastern states.
Synonyms: Achillea millefolium var.
occidentalis | A. millefolium var. lanulosa
A perennial with leaves finely divided with gray woolly hairs; flowers are white, in dense, flat-topped cluster; plants are aromatic. Quite drought tolerant. Blooms from June through July. Native from Quebec to Yukon, south to OK, CA and Mexico on dry, open rocky places. Prefers full sun; well-draining soils. Very drought tolerant; will be aggressive in moister soils, spreads by rhizomes.
A native perennial plant with flowers that are about 1/4” across, with 5 petals and 5 white stamens. The flowers often have a pleasant fragrance. It blooms June to August. It is drought tolerant. Grows well in full sun and prefers loamy, clay, sand, or gravel soils. Common in dry black soil prairies, sand prairies, savannas, openings in upland forests, and limestone glades. Found mainly east of the Rocky Mountains and West of the Appellation Mountains.
Synonyms: Stiff White Aster, Stiff Aster Solidago ptarmicoides
A perennial, clump-forming; produces masses of white flowers; blooms from August to late September. Found across western Quebec and Vermont, south to Georgia, west to Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Colorado and Arkansas; found in open, drying prairies, limestone bluffs, sandy sites, gravelly glacial hills and dunes. Best in sunny locations and dry soils.
An annual to short-lived perennial, produces clusters of flowers with toothed petals, in white, pink, red, purple, or violet, often bi-colored. Sweet-scented. Blooms from mid-May to mid-July. Naturalized in the U.S. Best in full sun, dry to moist soils, prefers rich, moist and well-draining soil; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity; good for fragrant
gardens, cut-flowers, attracts butterflies.
A winter annual or biennial, leaves are basal with leaflets in digitate clusters; flowers in spikes, blue with white markings; has a deep taproot. The state flower of Texas. Blooms late July thru September. Found in Texas, frequent in dry sandy or gravelly soils, plains, brushlands, flats, hillsides and along roadsides. Best in full to partial sun, dry to
moist soils, requires moisture to flower.
Synonyms: Prairie Blazingstar, Prairie
Gayfeather, Kansas Gayfeather
A hardy perennial, has linear leaves, spikes of purple flowers which bloom from the top down; blooms July to mid-August. Found across IN to SD, south to FL, LA and TX; moist to dry prairies. Best in full sun, prefers moderate to moist soils but can be drought resistant, tolerant of heat and humidity; good for borders, meadows – may need staking, attracts birds and butterflies, a good cutflower.
This mix is excellent when there is an immediate need for colorful wildflowers. Grows from 10 to 30 inches and is very drought tolerant.
This mix includes perennial wildflowers that will provide color year after year. Grows from 10 to 30 inches and is very drought tolerant.
Our most popular mix, the Rocky Mountain Wildflower Mix is a special blend of annuals and perennials that grows color throughout the season. Grows from 10 to 30 inches high and is very drought tolerant. Not recommended for planting during the heat of the summer.