Chokeberry berries are used in jams or jellies. Leaves turns red and orange in autumn. As it is seen as a smaller shrub, it is a popular choice for gardens that do not have a lot of space. Other names: Geules noires, Aronie à fruit noir
Iris versicolor, commonly called northern blue flag, is a clump-forming iris that is native to marshes, swamps, wet meadows, ditches and shorelines from Manitoba to Nova Scotia. It has deep blue to purple flowers, the foliage is sword-like, and the flowers are complex and very showy.
White Turtlehead has masses of beautiful white hooded flowers at the ends of the stems from late summer to mid fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. A good choice for shade or woodland gardens, bog gardens, pond or water garden peripheries, wildflower or native plant gardens.
This colorful wildflower likes moist to wet and even seasonally wet conditions in nature but will also grow well in loamy rich soils. With bright showy blooms and deep maroon fall foliage, this plant will have an impact on the landscape. Often used in borders, cottage gardens, it can be planted on the margins of…
Commonly known as Obedient Plant because you can bend the individual flowers in any direction. The pale pink blooms are tubular in shape and flower up the stem. This variety is native to Ontario. Attracts Butterflies and is deer resistant. Flowers can be used for cut flowers. Prefers moist to boggy soils.
Wild bergamot is a drought tolerant prairie perennial that spreads by seeds and rhizomes. It flowers in the summer. The wild bergamot is very similar to bee balm but instead of a deep red coloration it boasts of lavender, pinkish blooms. Provides color and contrast for the herb garden, wild garden, native plant garden, meadow…
This North American native has beautiful bright blue flower spikes that rise above medium green foliage, excellent in the natural shade garden or containers; maintains a good form throughout the season and makes an excellent border planting. This species is often used as an Accent, Grouping or Mass planting in for a Rain Garden, Wildlife…
This plant is not native to Canada, but is a very popular annual. With finely cut leaves, showy flowers and a long blooming season, Cosmos are quite hardy, blooming profusely from early or midsummer until fall, depending on varieties. This Mexican native looks striking when planted in masses or filling out mixed plantings.
Members of the genus Asclepias produce some of the most complex flowers in the plant kingdom, comparable to orchids in complexity. It has oval leaves that grow opposite on stems that can reach up to five feet, which is taller than other milkweed species.
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