Middlesex Conservation District

Middlesex Conservation District


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


Spring 2021 Order Form

Native Spring Blooming Garden Pack

This collection contains native plants that are among the first to bloom each spring – the first burst of color each year! All are in 2.5” pots:

Heartleaf Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia) – 1’-2’, part to full shade, white to pink flowers in May.
Hepatica (Hepatica americana) –6”-9”, part shade, white, blue or lavender flowers in March.
Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum ) –1’-2’, part to full shade, green/purple striped hooded flowers April/May.
Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium reptans) – 12”-18”, sun to part shade, blue violet flowers April/June.
Prairie Phlox ‘Eco Happy Traveler’ (Phlox pilosa) – 12”-18”, sun, rosy pink flowers May/June.
Rue Anemone (Anemonella thalictroides) – 6”, pale pink flowers, April/June.



Daylilies            S

Long lived, low maintenance, easy perennials for sun, flowering in summer. Indestructible. All sold as bareroot plants.

Daylily ‘Calico Jack’



Daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’
24”, white flowers with pale yellow.  




Daylily ‘Strawberry Candy’
26”, ruffled pink flowers with dark pink centers.  



Daylily ‘Bettylen’

24”, purple flowers with ruffled yellow edge, yellow center.



Hostas          PS/Sh

Hostas are low maintenance plants for part to full shade. Bare root divisions: please choose Landscape Pack or ‘Snake Eyes‘:

Landscape Pack:     Included are: ‘Albomarginata’, ‘August Moon’, ‘Frances Williams’, ‘Gold Standard’, ‘Guacamole’, and ‘Royal Standard’












Hosta ‘Snake Eyes’
Pointed leaves with an eye shaped lighter center outlined in white, striking      




Allium ‘Millenium’ (Allium x)  S/PS
Ornamental onion, forms sturdy clumps with clusters of rose pink flowers 18” tall. Not for culinary purposes. 


Alpine Columbine  (Aquilegia alpina)   S/PS
Bright violet blue flowers on nodding stems, 2’, blooms late spring to early summer.




Astilbe ‘Color Flash’ (Astilbe x)  S/PS
Pink flowers, 2’ tall, grown for its brightly colored foliage in shades of green, burgundy, and rose. 



Bearded Iris ‘Batik’ (Iris germanica)  S
Large purple flowers streaked and spattered with white, 2’, blooms in May, plant shallowly.


Bee Balm ‘Jacob Cline’ (Monarda didyma)   N/S/PS
Tall native 4’-5’, frilly red flowers, excellent for attracting  butterflies and especially, hummingbirds   2.5″ pot     $5



Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor)  N/S/PS
Native iris 2’-3’, violet blue flowers, prefers average to wet soil. Blooms in early summer. 2.5″pot     $6



Brown Eyed Susan ‘Black Jack Gold’  (Rudbeckia triloba) N/S
Native wildflower, 3’-4’, yellow daisy flowers produced over a long bloom period midsummer to early fall.  2.5″ pot     $6



Coneflower ‘Prairie Giant’ (Echinacea purpurea)  N/S/PS
Native purple coneflower on steroids; 3’ tall with pink flowers 6”-9” across, attracts pollinators and birds.



Dwarf Blue Indigo (Baptisia minor)   N/S/PS
Native wildflower, spikes of purple flowers early summer, reaches 2’ tall, attracts butterflies.        



Goldie’s Wood Fern (Dryopteris goldieana)    N/PS/Sh
Large native fern, to 4’ tall and 6’ wide, spreads slowly. Avoided by rabbits and deer in general, moist soil. 




Heuchera ‘Northern Exposure Amber’ (Heuchera x) PS
Showy foliage plant with ruffled amber orange leaves, 12”-18”, prefers part shade and moist soil.



Japanese Spikenard ‘Sun King’ (Aralia cordata)   PS
Large clumping perennial with bright yellow green leaves for  shade, reaches 3’-6’, berries attract birds.   



Joe Pye Weed ‘Euphoria Ruby’ (Eupatorium purpureum)  N/S
Compact version of native Joe Pye Weed, shorter (2’-3’), earlier bloom, purple pink flowers, attracts pollinators.     



Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)     N/PS/Sh
Native wildflower for shade, 12”-18”, large divided umbrella like leaves with white flowers, summer dormant.  



Prairie Tickseed (Coreopsis palmata)    N/S
Wildflower for sun, yellow daisies on 2’ plants May – July, very attractive to butterflies .



Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra Venusta)    N/S/PS
Very tall native 6’-8’, spikes of fluffy pink flowers June -August. Likes sun, moist to wet soil, never dry.


Robin’s Plaintain  (Erigeron pulchellus) N/PS
Native wildflower for part shade, dry soil when established, white to lavender daisies, 1’-2’. 



Rocky Mountain Penstemon (Penstemon strictus) N/S
Native wildflower 18”-36”, purple blue flower spikes in late spring to early summer, attracts pollinators. 



Sedum ‘Thunderhead’ (Sedum x)     S
Stocky variety 2’ tall, large clusters of deep rose flowers August to September, gray green foliage. 



Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)    N/S/PS
Clump forming native, best in partly shaded woodland, 2’, pale pink to lilac flowers April – May.