Middlesex Conservation District

Middlesex Conservation District

Fall Perennials

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Fall is a wonderful time to plant perennials – warm soil and moderate temperatures lead to rapid establishment before winter sets in. All pots are 2.5″ x 3″ unless noted otherwise.

S = Sun          PS= Part Sun           Sh = Shade        N = Native

FEATURED SELECTION: Hydrangea ‘Haas Halo’  N/S/PS

‘Haas Halo’ is a selection of native Smooth Hydrangea, with blue green foliage and large white lacecap flower heads reaching 12” across. It will mature at 5’ x 5’ and does not suffer winter dieback as the macrophylla types do. Flowers remain upright in heavy rain unlike the globe flowered varieties!  Gallon pot/$10


Arkansas Bluestar (Amsonia hubrichtii)            N/S/PS
Native wildflower, starry pale blue flower clusters on 3’ stems, thread like foliage, great yellow fall color.  $5 


American Feverfew (Parthenium integrifolium)       
Native for full sun, woolly white flowers on 3’-4’ plants, toothed foliage; flowers late spring/early summer. $5 

Anemone ‘Annabelle White’  (Anemone multifida)     
June blooming native, forms a neat clump of foliage 1’ tall, single white blooms. Nice in rock gardens. $5 

Aster ‘October Skies’ (Aster oblongifolius)     
Native aster to 2’, blooms Sept-Oct with numerous 1” lilac to light blue flowers. $5 


Butterfly Weed ‘Hello Yellow’ (Asclepias tuberosa)      
Native wildflower 2’ tall, full sun, with yellow flowers instead of the typical orange; host for monarch butterflies. Do not transplant once established.   Blooms midsummer.   $5 


Culvers Root (Veronicastrum sibiricum)        S
Tall perennial for full sun, 3’-5’, blooms July-Sept with spikes of light purple flowers. $5 


Ozark Coneflower (Echinacea paradoxa)
Yellow flowering variety 2’-3’ tall, blooms June-Sept; attracts goldfinches if seed heads left in place.  $5

Ornamental Strawberry ‘Lipstick’ (Fragaria)         S/PS
Low growing spreader 6”-12” with pink flowers; will produce some small edible fruits, but deadhead for more blooms.  $5


Potentilla ‘Ron McBeath’ (Potentilla nepalensis)            S/PS
Deep rose flowers on clump forming 12” plants; very long bloom season spring through summer.    $5


Sweet Coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa)           N/S
Tough native wildflower 4’-6’, full sun, many yellow flowers that attract bees, birds and butterflies, blooms Aug-Oct.   $5


Smooth Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)           N/S
Native wildflower 2’-4’ tall, spikes of purple flowers, prefers average to wet soils, attracts butterflies, blooms July-Sept.    $5


Veronica Bergens Blue (Veronica x)           S
Groundcover variety, many blue flowers in loose clusters on spreading plants 6” tall; blooms early summer, then sporadically throughout the season.   $5