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SALT TOLERANT

PERENNIAL

Achillea  (Yarrow)

Allium (Ornamental Onion)

Armeria (Sea Thrift)

Aster

Baptisia (False Indigo)

Bergenia (Pig Squeak)

Calaminta (Calamint)

Dianthus  (Pinks)

Eryngium (Sea Holly)

Echinops (Globe Thistle)

Gypsophila repens (Baby’s Breath)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Heuchera (Coral Bells)

Hosta

Iberis (Candytuft)

Nepeta (Catmint)

Penstemon (Beardtonque)

Phlox subulata (Creeping Phlox)

Sedum

Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks)

Stachys (Lamb’s Ear)

Thymus (Thyme)

Veronica (Speedwell)

Yucca

 

GRASSES

Calamagrostis (Feather Reed)

(‘Karl Foerster’ is highly tolerant)

Chasmanthium (Northern Sea Oats)

Festuca  (Blue Fescue)

Helictotrichon (Blue Oat Grass)

Panicum (Switch Grass)

Schizachyrium (Little Bluestem)

Spodiopogon (Frost Grass)

Sporobolus (Prairie Drop Seed)

 

SHRUBS

(see us for more detailed list)

Amelanchier (Serviceberry)

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Berberis (Barberry)

Clethra (Summersweet)

Cotoneaster

Euonymus alatus (Burning Bush)

Forsythia

Hydrangea macrophylla (Mop Head)

Hypericum (St. John’s Wort)

Junipers

Lespedeza (Bush Clover)

Philadelphus (Mock Orange)

Rhus  (Sumac)

Ribes (Alpine Current)

Spiraea   (Spirea)

Symphoricarpos albus (Snowberry)

Syringa meyeri (Palbin Lilac)

Viburnum

 

MOIST CONDITIONS

PERENNIALS

Aconitum (Monkshood)

Ajua reptans

Aruncus (Goatsbeard)

Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)

Aster novae-angliae (Purple Dome)

Astilbe

Athyrium (Lady Fern)

Chelone (Turtlehead)

Cimicifuga (Bugbane)

Eupatorium (Joe Pye Weed)

Filipendula (Queen of the Prairie)

Geum (Avens)

Hemerocallis (Daylily) moderate

Hibisucs (Hardy Hibiscus)

Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)

Iris pseudacorus (Yellow Flag Iris)

Iris versicolor (Blue Flag Iris)

Liatris spicata (Blazing Star)

Ligularia (Bigleaf Golden Ray)

Lobelia (Cardinal Flower)

Lysimachia (Creeping Jenny)

Matteuccia (Ostrich Fern)

Mondarda (Bee Balm)

Myosotis (Forget Me Not)

Osmunda (Cinnamon Fern)

Polygonatum (Solomon’s Seal)

Rodgersia (Rodger’s Flower)

Silphium perfoliatum (Cup Plant)

Tiarella (Foam Flower)

Tradescantia (Spiderwort)

Trollius (Globe Flower)

 

GRASSES

Acorus (Sweet Flag)

Carex (some species only)

Equisetum (Horsetail) vigorous!

Juncus

Molinia (Tall Moor Grass)

 

SHRUBS

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Calycanthus (Carolina Allspice)

Cephalanthus (Buttonbush)

Fothergilla

Hydrangea   - moderately moist

Itea (Sweetspire)

Symphoricarpos

 (Snowberry & Coralberry)

Salix (Willow)

 

DROUGHT TOLERANT

(ONCE ESTABLISHED)

PERENNIALS

Achillea (Yarrow)

Alchemilla (Lady’s Mantle)

Allium (Ornamental Onion)

Amsonia (Blue Star)

Aquilegia (Columbine)

Armeria (Sea Thrift)

Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed)

Aster laevis (Smooth Aster)

Baptisia (False Indigo)

Calamintha (Calamint)

Callirhoe (Wine Cups)

Cerastium (Snow in Summer)

Coreopsis (Tickseed)

Corydalis (Fumitory)

Dalea (Purple Praire Clover)

Dianthus (Pinks)

Echinacea (Coneflower)

Epimedium (Barrenwort)

Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)

Geranium (Cranesbill)

Grasses (most)

Gypsophila repens (Baby’s Breath)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Heuchera (Coral Bells)

Iberis (Candytuft)

Iris (German Bearded Iris)

Lamium (Spotted Dead Nettle)

Lavandula (Lavender)

Nepeta (Catmint)

Penstemon digitalis

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Petrorhagia (Tunic Flower)

Pulmonaria (Lungwort)

Pulsatilla (Pasque Flower)

Ruellia (Wild Petunia)

Salvia (Meadow Sage)

Saponaria (Soapwort)

Sedum (all)

Sempervivum (Hen & Chicks)

Thymus

Vinca

Yucca

 

SHRUBS

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Berberis (Barberry)

Cotoneaster

Diervilla (Bush Honeysuckle)

Euonymus (Burning Bush)

Physocarpus (Ninebark)

Potentilla

Rhus (Sumac)

Viburnum

PLANTS FOR EXTREME CONDITIONS