Garden Plants

Some of the plants used in the Olivette in Bloom Gardens. Linked information provided by the Kemper Center for Home Gardening, Missouri Botanical Gardens.

Perennials

Asarum canadense (Wild Ginger) — shade, native
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly weed) — sun, native
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' — sun
Aster oblongifolius — sun, native, Plant of Merit
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' (Japanese painted fern) — shade
Baptisia australis — sun, native, Plant of Merit
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' (Feather reed grass) — sun, Plant of Merit
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' (Cone flower) — sun, part sun
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun' — sun, Plant of Merit
Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' (Daylily) — sun, part sun
Hibiscus 'Pyrenees Pink' (Common rose mallow) — sun
Leucanthemun x superbum 'Becky' (Shasta Daisy) — sun
Liatris spicata (Button snakewort) — sun
Mazus reptans — sun, Plant of Merit
Nepata x faassenii "Walker Low" (Catmint) — sun
Rosa 'Chuckles' (Chuckles) — sun
Rosa 'The Fairy' (Polyantha rose) — sun
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' (Black-eyed Susan)
Silene regia (Royal catchfly) — sun, native
Sporobolus heterolepsis (Prairie dropseed) — sun, native, Plant of Merit
Stachys byzantina 'Big Ears' synonymous with 'Helene von Stein' (Lamb?s ears) — sun, part sun
Verbesina helianthoides (Crown beard) — shade, native

Trees and Shrubs

Cercis Canadensis 'Forest Pansy' (Eastern Redbud) — shade, Plant of Merit
Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance' (Apple Serviceberry) — sun, Plant of Merit
Picea pungens 'Fat Albert' (Colorado Spruce) — sun, Plant of Merit
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo' (Ninebark) — sun
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' (Virginia sweetspire) — sun or shade, Plant of Merit
Ilex verticillata 'Nana' RED SPRITE (Winterberry — female) — sun, Plant of Merit
Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy' (Winterberry — male) — sun