Printing note: This design was created to be 8.5″ x 14″ and the design pdf will print best on legal size paper.
This list is inclusive of only the native plants in this specific native garden design. The list is meant to provide a basic preview of the beautiful and diverse plants featured in this design and serve as a reference tool when selecting plants at a nursery. (The list can be printed in two columns using landscape mode in your print settings.) More thorough information about each of these native plants can be found online at the Audubon, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and United States Department of Agriculture websites, all of which provide a wealth of native plant information including comprehensive North American native plant databases.
Anise Hyssop(Agastache foeniculum)
Big Leaf Aster(Eurybia macrophylla)
Blue Grama(Bouteloua gracilis)
Butterfly Milkweed(Asclepias tuberosa)
Common Elderberry(Sambucus canadensis)
Crooked-stem Aster(Symphyotrichum prenanthoides)
Culver's Root(Veronicastrum virginicum)
Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle(Diervilla lonicera)
Early Meadow Rue(Thalictrum dioicum)
Golden Alexanders(Zizia aurea)
Heart-leaved Aster(Symphyotrichum cordifolium)
Hoary Vervain(Verbena stricta)
Indian Grass(Sorghastrum nutans)
Interrupted Fern(Osmunda claytoniana)
Lady Fern(Athyrium filix-femina)
Large-flowering Bellwort(Uvularia grandiflora)
Little Bluestem Grass(Schizachyrium scoparium)
Meadow Blazing Star(Liatris ligulistylis)
Mountain Mint(Pycnanthemum virginianum)
Narrow-Leaved Coneflower(Echinacea angustifolia)
New Jersey Tea(Ceanothus americanus)
Nodding Onion(Allium cernuum)
Ohio Spiderwort(Tradescantia ohiensis)
Pagoda Dogwood(Cornus alternifolia)
Path Rush(Juncus Tenuis)
Pennsylvania Sedge(Carex pensylvanica)
Prairie Coreopsis(Coreopsis palmata)
Prairie Dropseed(Sporobolus heterolepis)
Prairie Phlox(Phlox pilosa)
Prairie Pussytoes(Antennaria neglecta)
Prairie Smoke(Geum triflorum)
Purple Coneflower(Echinacea purpurea)
Purple Prairie Clover(Dalea purpurea)
Rattlesnake Master(Eryngium yuccifolium)
Red Twig Dogwood(Cornus sericea)
Rough Blazing Star(Liatris aspera)
Showy Goldenrod(Solidago speciosa)
Smooth Penstemon(Penstemon digitalis)
Smooth Serviceberry(Amelanchier laevis)
Solomon's Seal(Polygonatum biflorum)
Sprengel's Sedge(Carex sprengelii)
Sweet Black-eyed Susan(Rudbeckia subtomentosa)
Sweet Joe Pye Weed(Eutrochium purpureum)
Tall Thimbleweed(Anemone virginiana)
Virginia's Bluebells(Mertensia virginica)
White False Indigo(Baptisia alba)
Wild Bergamot(Monarda fistulosa)
Wild Columbine(Aquilegia canadensis)
Wild Geranium(Geranium maculatum)
About the Designer
Carmen Simonet is a landscape architect with a passion for using native plants. She has over 25 years of experience providing landscape master planning and site design services for commercial developments, public parks, and private gardens. She is the owner of Carmen Simonet Design LLC and recent projects include design of a natural playscape for a child development center, consulting on the landscape design for a conservation development, designing lakeshore buffer plantings, and residential gardens seeking to replace lawn with native habitat! Carmen received her BLA and MS in landscape architecture from the University of Minnesota.
As a designer I bring together making places for people and partnering with nature to make healthy living landscapes. Using ecological design principles, I depict ideas that move clients away from conventional practices, and towards the creation of biodiverse, regenerative landscapes.
About Wild Ones
Wild Ones is a non-profit organization that promotes environmentally sound landscaping practices to preserve biodiversity through the preservation, restoration and establishment of native plant communities.
Some of the ways Wild Ones strives to accomplish our mission is by providing educational resources and online learning opportunities with respected experts like Wild Ones Honorary Directors Doug Tallamy, Neil Diboll, Heather Holm and Larry Weaner, publishing an award-winning journal and awarding Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Program grants to engage youth in caring for native gardens.
Wild Ones depends on membership fees, donations and gifts from individuals like you to carry out our mission of healing the Earth, one landscape at a time.