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Jack in the pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Arisaema triphyllum
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (air-uh-SEE-muh try-FIL-um)
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: wet tolerant. Plant Types: Perennial.

Incorporate large amounts of humus into the planting bed; thrives with plenty of moisture. Because of its unique appearance it is one of our most loved wildflowers; the corm is filled with a chemical (calcium oxalate) that keeps small mammals away. Grows from a shallow corm that is renewed each season; can be successfully dug bare root in fall. Other Common Names:...
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Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Impatiens capensis
  • PLANT TYPE: Annual
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: im-PAY-shens ka-PEN-sis
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: hummingbird. Plant Types: Annual.

Pale jewelweed, impatiens pallida, is native to Georgia.  Pale jewelweed is yellow or (rarely) cream and prefers limestone sites.
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Joe pye (Eutrochium fistulosum)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eutrochium fistulosum
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: yoo-TRO-key-um fist-yoo-LOW-sum
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: butterflies and summer blooms. Plant Types: Perennial.

Joe pye weed (Eutrochium fistulosum) grows in full sun to partial shade; moist to wet, average soil; needs plenty of space and water; add organic material to clay or sand. Transplanting tips: Mature Joe-Pye Weed forms a massive underground structure, so be prepared to dig as large a clump as possible; most stalks remain standing through winter and can be recognized...
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Lady fern (Athyrium filix-femina)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Athyrium filix-femina
  • PLANT TYPE: Fern
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (uh-THEE-ree-um FY-liks fem-in-uh)
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: wet tolerant. Plant Types: Fern.

Partial to full shade; rich, moist to wet well drained soil but it adapts well to garden conditions.
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Lanceleaf Trillium (Trillium lancifolium)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trillium lancifolium
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: TRIL-ee-um lance-eh-FOAL-ee-um
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: spring ephemeral. Plant Types: Perennial.

Lanceleaf Trillium (Trillium lancifolium) is a relatively small trillium with narrow leaves.   Other Scientific Names: Trillium lanceolatum, Trillium recurvatum ssp. lanceolatum
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Maidenhair fern (Adiantum pedatum)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Adiantum pedatum
  • PLANT TYPE: Fern
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (ad-ee-AN-tum ped-AH-tum)
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: Fern. Plant Types: Fern.

Partial to full shade; prefers moist, humus-rich soil, but will grow in average, medium-wet, well-drained soil; spreads slowly by creeping, branching rhizomes to form large colonies over time; tolerates mild drought. Finely textured fronds provide interest. Other Common Names: Northern maidenhair fern, Common maidenhair Other Scientific Names: Adiantum...
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Mapleleaf Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME:
  • PLANT TYPE: Shrub
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION:
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: berries and shade tolerant. Plant Types: Shrub.


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Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) grows in partial shade to shade; average, medium-wet, well-drained soil; prefers rich, moist humusy soil; will self-sow under optimal conditions; will form a colony over time via undergrown rhizomes. Flowers are usually borne on 2-leaved plants in May; singled leaved plants are not mature enough to bloom.
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Mouse-ear coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Coreopsis auriculata
  • PLANT TYPE: Perennial
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: kor-ee-OP-sis aw-rik-yoo-LAY-tuh
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: groundcover. Plant Types: Perennial.

Mouse-ear coreopsis (Coreopsis auriculata) grows best in partial shade to full sun; well-drained soil; will form a colony over time via underground stolons. Evergreen foliage can be used as ground cover; showy flowers.   Other Common Names: Eared Coreopsis, Mouse-Ear Tickseed, Lobed Tickseed
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Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hydrangea quercifolia
  • PLANT TYPE: Shrub
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: hy-DRAIN-juh kwer-ki-FO-lee-uh
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: summer flowering. Plant Types: Shrub.

Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) has showy flowers and multi-season interest. Creamy flowers in early summer can turn pinkish and remain on the shrub. Spectacular fall color gives way to exfoliating winter bark while a few leaves may remain on the plant. There are many cultivars available include double flowering forms, dwarf forms, and golden-foliaged...
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Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)

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  • PLANT TYPE: Shrub
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION:
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: native and shrub. Plant Types: Shrub.


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Painted buckeye (Aesculus sylvatica)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aesculus sylvatica
  • PLANT TYPE: Shrub
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (ES-kew-lus sil-VAT-ee-kuh)
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: bees and Hummingbirds. Plant Types: Shrub.

Grows best in rich, moist, but well-drained soil; if the usually yellow flowers are tinged with red it might have hybridized with Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia). Large showy flowers; makes an excellent naturalizing plant; nectar source for hummingbirds. When transplanting, dig shrubs while dormant if possible. Aesculus tends to have a deep taproot so transplant young...
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Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Mitchella repens
  • PLANT TYPE: Groundcover
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: my-CHEL-luh REE-penz
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: evergreen and winter interest. Plant Types: Groundcover.

Partridgeberry (Mitchella repens) grows in shade to partial shade; rich humusy soil; prefers consistent moisture; grows well under trees and large shrubs; easily smothered by heavy buildup of leaves. Fragrant; wonderful dainty ground cover for shady gardens; the berries stay on the plant until the next flowering season; although it is a vine, it never climbs and is...
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Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)

  • SCIENTIFIC NAME: Asimina triloba
  • PLANT TYPE: Tree
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: (a-SEE-mee-nuh try-LO-buh)
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: edible and host plant. Plant Types: Tree.

Easily grown in average, medium-wet to wet, well-drained soil; full sun to part shade, although if grown in full shade it will become leggy; in its natural habitat it often spreads by root suckers to form thickets; found throughout most of the eastern half of United States including parts of Texas but not in the upper New England states; should be planted in zones...
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Piedmont Azalea (Rhododendron canescens)

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  • PLANT TYPE: Shrub
  • SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION:
  • TAGS: Plant Tags: fragrant. Plant Types: Shrub.


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