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12550 W Norris Lane  Galena, IL  61036

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SALT TOLERANT

PERENNIAL

Achillea  (Yarrow)

Armeria (Sea Thrift)

Aster

Baptisia (False Indigo)

Bergenia (Pig Squeak)

Campanula carpatica

 (Carpathian Bellflower)

Dianthus  (Pinks)

Eryngium (Sea Holly)

Echinops (Globe Thistle)

Gypsophila repens (Baby’s Breath)

Hemerocallis (Daylily)

Hosta

Iberis (Candytuft)

Nepeta (Catmint)

Penstemon (Beardtonque)

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Phlox subulata (Creeping Phlox)

Sedum

Stachys (Lamb’s Ear)

Waldesteinia (Barren Strawberry)

 

GRASSES

Calamagrostis (Feather Reed)

(‘Karl Foerster’ is highly tolerant)

Festuca  (Blue Fescue)

Helictotrichon (Blue Oat Grass)

Panicum (Switch Grass)

Pennisetum (Fountain Grass)

Schizachyrium (Little Bluestem)

Spodiopogon (Frost Grass)

 

SHRUBS

(see us for more detailed list)

Amelanchier (Serviceberry)

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Berberis (Barberry)

Buxus (Korean Boxwood)

Cotoneaster

Forsythia

Hydrangea

Hypericum (St. John’s Wort)

Lespedeza (Bush Clover)

Philadelphus (Mock Orange)

Rhus  (Sumac)

Ribes (Alpine Current)

Sambucus (Elderberry)

Spiraea   (Spirea)

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)

Rodgersia (Rodger’s Flower)

Silphium perfoliatum (Cup Plant)

Tiarella (Foam Flower)

Tradescantia (Spiderwort)

Trollius (Globe Flower)

 

GRASSES

Acorus (Sweet Flag)

Equisetum (Horsetail) vigorous!

Molinia (Tall Moor Grass)

Panicum (Switchgrass)

 

SHRUBS

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Calycanthus (Carolina Allspice)

Fothergilla

Hydrangea   - moderately moist

Itea (Sweetspire)

Symphoricarpos

 (Snowberry & Coralberry)

Salix (Willow)

Physocarpos (Ninebark)

 

DROUGHT TOLERANT

(ONCE ESTABLISHED)

 

PERENNIALS

Achillea (Yarrow)

Alchemilla (Lady’s Mantle)

Allium (Ornamental Onion)

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)

Dicentra (Bleeding Heart)

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)

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Petrorhagia (Tunic Flower)

Pulmonaria (Lungwort)

Pulsatilla (Pasque Flower)

Ruellia (Wild Petunia)

Salvia (Meadow Sage)

Saponaria (Soapwort)

Sedum (all)

Sempervivum (Hen & Chicks)

Yucca

 

SHRUBS

Aronia (Chokeberry)

Berberis (Barberry)

Buxus (Boxwood)

Caragana (Peashrub)

Cotoneaster

Diervilla (Bush Honeysuckle)

Euonymus (Burning Bush)

Physocarpus (Ninebark)

Potentilla

Rhus (Sumac)

Viburnum

PLANTS FOR EXTREME CONDITIONS