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Summer Blooming

Wildflowers don't bloom on a specific timeline and dependent upon the geograhical location and the weather they can bloom in different seasons .  The following native perennials traditionally bloom in the months of June, July, and August.

  • ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM | Yarrow
    $0.00 Choose Options ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM | Yarrow
    Yarrow, (Achillea Millefolium) is very common to fields, pastures, disturbed areas, roadsides, previously disturbed prairies and open sites throughout the Tallgrass biome. Tiny white flowers in umbels at the top of the plant...

  • AGASTACHE NEPETOIDES | Giant Yellow Hyssop
    $0.00 Choose Options AGASTACHE NEPETOIDES | Giant Yellow Hyssop
    Giant Yellow Hyssop (Agastache Neptoides) is a perennial, 3 to 5 feet with square stems; white to yellow flowers in dense spikes; blooms from July to September in woodland edges and rocky, wooded hillsides from Quebec to...

  • AGASTACHE SCROPHULARIAEFOLIA | Giant Purple Hyssop
    $0.00 Choose Options AGASTACHE SCROPHULARIAEFOLIA | Giant Purple Hyssop
    Giant Purple Hyssop (Agastache scrophulariae) - A great tall plant for the back of the perennial border. Tall spikey flowers attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Prefers full sun and grows 3-4' tall. Labiatae...

  • AGROPYRON TRACHYCAULUM | Slender Wheat Grass
    $0.00 Choose Options AGROPYRON TRACHYCAULUM | Slender Wheat Grass
    Slender wheatgrass is a short-lived, native, perennial bunchgrass that is widely distributed. It was the first native grass to be grown under cultivation. Sun...

  • ALISMA PLANTAGO-AQUATICA | Water Plantain
    $0.00 Choose Options ALISMA PLANTAGO-AQUATICA | Mad Dog Weed
    Water Plantain (Alisma Plantago-Aquatica), also known as Mad Dog Weed, can be erect or drooping, perennial favoring the shallow water of wetlands, marshes, muddy banks and water-logged ditches. It is also occasionally found...

  • Allium Cernuum  (Nodding Onion)
    $0.00 Choose Options ALLIUM CERNUUM | Nodding Onion
    Nodding Onion (Allium Cernuum) is a stunning, easy to grow perennial growing 1 to 2 feet; white to pink flowers at the top of an arching stem and blooming from July through August.   The nodding habit may...

  • AMORPHA CANESCENS | Leadplant
    $0.00 Choose Options AMORPHA CANESCENS | Leadplant
    Leadplant (Amorpha Canescens), A shrubby perennial, often as an undergrowth of Big Bluestem, Leadplant reaches 3 feet. Stems become large (1/2 inch) and woody with age; compound leaves with numerous small leaflets...

  • AMORPHA FRUTICOSA | False Indigo
    $0.00 Choose Options AMORPHA FRUTICOSA | False Indigo
    False Indigo (Amorpha Fruiticosa) is common in moist prairie thickets and along streams and rivers in prairies throughout the Tallgrass Region. Not as common east of Illinois.  Large, bushy shrubs can reach 10 feet,...

  • ANDROPOGON GERARDI | Big Blue Stem
    $0.00 Choose Options ANDROPOGON GERARDI | Big Blue Stem
    "This native perennial grass is 3-8' tall, more or less erect, and unbranched or little branched. Each culm is terete, tan, and hairless; its nodes are dark-colored, slightly swollen, and glaucous. There are several...

  • ANDROPOGON SCOPARIUM | Little Blue Stem
    $0.00 Choose Options ANDROPOGON SCOPARIUM | Little Blue Stem
    This native perennial grass is 2-3' tall and tufted at the base. The culms are tan or reddish brown, hairless, and terete; the base of each culm is erect, rather than decumbent across the ground. Alternate leaves are...

  • ANEMONE VIRGINIANA | Tall Thimbleweed
    $0.00 Choose Options ANEMONE VIRGINIANA | Tall Thimbleweed
    Tall Thimbleweed (Anemone Virginiana) A. virginiana, A. cylindrica and A. riparia are all very similar. Ironically, "Tall Thimbleweed" is the one of the three species that is the shortest, reaching only about three feet in...

  • AQUILEGIA CANADENSIS | Columbine
    $0.00 Choose Options AQUILEGIA CANADENSIS | Columbine
    Columbine (Aquilegia Canadensis) - Drooping red flowers with 5 long, curved spurs; reaches 2 feet in height and prefers rocky woods and slopes. Found from Manitoba through Quebec and southward through the US. Distinctive...

  • ARISAEMA TRIPHYLLUM | Jack in the Pulpit
    ARISAEMA TRIPHYLLUM | Jack in the Pulpit
    Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema Triphyllum) - Very distinctive spathe (hooded floral leaf) being green or purple brown and often striped, it folds over and shelters the spadix. The flowers are very tiny and actually appear at...

  • Prairie Sage - Artemesia ludovinciana
    $0.00 Choose Options ARTEMISIA LUDOVICIANA | Prairie Sage
    Prairie Sage (Artemisia Ludoviciana) - Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie Region and well throughout North America. Can grow to 40 inches in height and prefers disturbed areas along roads and railways, dry areas on...

  • Asclepias hirta - Tall Green Milkweed
    Asclepias hirtella - Tall Green Milkweed
    Tall Green Milkweed (Ascleipias hirtella) is found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie region in open areas, usually in prairies or remnants of prairies. It is showing up now along old country roads and abandoned roads and...

  • Asclepias Incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
    $0.00 Choose Options ASCLEPIAS INCARNATA | Swamp Milkweed
    Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incanata) - Sometimes referred to as Red Milkweed, this fragrant flower is the favorite host for Monarch butterflies. Later in the season, the large pods will break to reveal seeds that will...

  • ASCLEPIAS PURPURASCENS | Purple Milkweed
    $0.00 ASCLEPIAS PURPURASCENS | Purple Milkweed
    Purple Milkweed (Asclepias Purpurascens) has intense rose red - pink flowers for several weeks in early to mid summer, followed by the attractive pods of silky seeds typical of the genus. Blooms can hold for...

  • ASCLEPIAS SULLIVANTII - Prairie Milkweed
    ASCLEPIAS SULLIVANTII - Prairie Milkweed
    Prairie Milkweed ( Asclepias sullivantii) Becoming rarer (especially north of Iowa) in moist to wet prairies throughout most of the Tallgrass region, Prairie Milkweed can reach heights up to 3 1/2 feet. Similar to and...

  • ASCLEPIAS SYRIACA   (Silkweed)
    $0.00 Choose Options ASCLEPIAS SYRIACA (Silkweed)
    Silkweed (Asclepias Syriaca) - has one to several stout, erect stems, 2-3 ft. tall, bear large, domed clusters of pink or pinkish-white flowers at the top or on stalks from leaf axils. Leaves are oval, thick, and somewhat...

  • Butterfly Milkweed
    $0.00 Choose Options ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA | Butterfly Milkweed
    Butterfly Milkweed (Ascleipias tuberosa) is found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie region in open areas, usually in prairies or remnants of prairies. It is showing up now along old country roads and abandoned roads and...

  • ASCLEPIAS VERTICILLATA | Whorled Milkweed
    $0.00 Choose Options ASCLEPIAS VERTICILLATA | Whorled Milkweed
    Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) Generally less than two feet tall with slender, usually unbranched stems and several thread-like leaves originating at each point along the stem. Small, stalked clusters of usually...

  • ASTER  SHORTII | Short's Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER SHORTII | Short's Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER AZUREUS | Sky Blue Aster
    ASTER AZUREUS | Sky Blue Aster
    Sky Blue Aster (Aster azureus) Also known as Symphyotrichum oolentangiensis. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie region in a dizzying array of habitats from marshes to woodlands. Aster colonies frequently cover large...

  • ASTER ERICOIDES | Heath Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER ERICOIDES | Heath Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone     Click Here...

  • ASTER LAEVIS | Smooth Blue Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER LAEVIS | Smooth Blue Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone.   Click Here for...

  • ASTER LATERIFLORUS | Calico Aster
    ASTER LATERIFLORUS | Calico Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE | New England Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE | New England Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Also known as Symphotrichum novae-angliae...

  • ASTER PTARMICOIDES | Upland White Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER PTARMICOIDES | Upland White Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER PUNICEUS | Swamp Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER PUNICEUS | Swamp Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER SAGITTIFOLIA | Arrow Leaved Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER SAGITTIFOLIA | Arrow Leaved Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER SIMPLEX | Panicled Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER SIMPLEX | Panicled Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTER UMBELLATUS | Flat Topped Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTER UMBELLATUS | Flat Topped Aster
    From the Greek, "Aster" in reference to the shape of the flower and its bracts. At least 200 species are found across North America with dozens in the Tallgrass Praire region alone. Found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • ASTRAGALUS CANADENSIS | Canada Milkvetch
    $0.00 Choose Options ASTRAGALUS CANADENSIS | Canada Milkvetch
    Canada Milkvetch (Astragalus canadensis) Sometimes referred to as Canadian Milkvetch. A legume found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie region on wet to dry prairies and in open woods, along roadsides and in open areas that...

  • BAPTISIA AUSTRALIS | Blue Wild Indigo
    $0.00 Choose Options BAPTISIA AUSTRALIS | Blue Wild Indigo
    From the Greek baptizein meaning "to dye"; refers to the historical economic use as a poor indigo dye.and "Australis", of Australia. Found on prairies throughout the Tallgrass region, this species is the more southerly...

  • BAPTISIA LEUCANTHA | White Wild Indigo
    $0.00 Choose Options BAPTISIA LEUCANTHA | White Wild Indigo
    From the Greek baptizein meaning "to dye"; refers to the historical economic use as a poor indigo dye and leucantha, meaning "white-flowered". White Wild Indigo (Baptisia leucantha) is found throughout the Tallgrass Prairie...

  • BAPTISIA LEUCOPHAEA | Cream Wild Indigo
    $0.00 Choose Options BAPTISIA LEUCOPHAEA | Cream Wild Indigo
    Cream Wild Indigo (Baptisia Leuchophaea) is found on prairies throughout the Tallgrass region with cream-colored, drooping 1- to 2-inch flowers on a one foot spike from May to June. Can reach 3 feet in height, but is...

  • $0.00 Choose Options BECKMANNIA SYZIGACHNE | American Slough Grass
    American sloughgrass (Beckmannia Syzigachne) is characteristically found in damp habitats such as wet ground or shallow water and at the margins of ponds, lakes, and streams but may also grow along ditches. It is considered...

  • BIDENS CERNUA | Nodding Bur Marigold
    $0.00 Choose Options BIDENS CERNUA | Nodding Bur Marigold
    From the Latin bidens meaning "two-toothed" and cernua meaning "nodding". Common to open mudflats, marsh edges, wet ditches and streambanks throughout the Tallgrass region. Blooms from late August until the firost. Can...

  • BOLTONIA ASTEROIDES | False Aster
    $0.00 Choose Options BOLTONIA ASTEROIDES | False Aster
    White to pink ray flowers and dome-shaped yellow disk flowers blooming from July through October; grows from 1 to 5 feet and prefers sandy or gravelly wet to moist places from Saskatchewan and Manitoba to Maine and south to...

  • BOUTELOUA GRACILIS | Blue Grama
    $0.00 Choose Options BOUTELOUA GRACILIS | Blue Grama
    (PLS) Blue Grama (Bouteloua Curtipendula) is an important, drought-resistant, short grass in the mixed prairies and throughout the Great Plains and Southwest. It can be confused with Hairy grama Grass (B.hirusta), which is...

  • BROMUS CILIATUS | Fringed Brome
    $0.00 Choose Options BROMUS CILIATUS | Fringed Brome
    (PLS) Fringed Brome (Bromus Ciliatus) has a drooping florets oat-like appearance. Cool-season, clump-forming grass. Often with conifers such as cedars Drooping florets oat-like appearance. Cool-season, clump-forming grass...

  • CAMPANULA AMERICANA | Tall Bellflower
    $0.00 Choose Options CAMPANULA AMERICANA | Tall Bellflower
    Campanula comes from the Latin campana and means "little bell". Americana means "of America" meaning the first identification of this species happened in America. Many branches on a slender, straight stem produce these...

  • CAMPANULA ROTUNDIFOLIA | Harebells | Wildflower Gardening
    $0.00 Choose Options CAMPANULA ROTUNDIFOLIA | Harebells
    Curiously, this species is named for the round leaves at the base of the stem which are rarely seen.. Most of the visible leaves are actuallu quite narrow Light blue to purple blooms on rock ledges, beaches and meadows from...

  • CASSIA  HEBECARPA | Wild Senna
    $0.00 Choose Options CASSIA HEBECARPA | Wild Senna
    Grows to 4 feet in favorable conditions on stream banks and in open woods from July to August.   Click Here for Detailed Info Sun...

  • CASSIA FASCICULATA| Partridge Pea
    $0.00 Choose Options CASSIA FASCICULATA| Partridge Pea
    Golden Cassia, Large-flowered Sensitive Pea, Prairie Senna, Senna Pea, Wild Sensitive Plant. Chaemacrista from the Greek word meaning "low crest"; fasciculata from the Latin word meaning "grouped together in bundles", most...

  • CASSIA MARILANDICA | Maryland Senna
    $0.00 Choose Options CASSIA MARILANDICA | Maryland Senna
    Maryland Senna, Yellow flowers about 1" across, grows in moist open areas along prairie streams, open moist thickets and shaded areas in southern part of the Tall grass Region into northern Illinois and Iowa. Can reach 6...

  • CASTELLIJA COCCINEA | Indian Paintbrush
    $0.00 Choose Options CASTELLIJA COCCINEA | Indian Paintbrush
    Indian Paintbrush (Castellia Coccinea (Indian Paintbrush) is currently found infrequently in open woodlands and meadows. Blooms bright red from May to August. The roots of this plant can penetrate the roots of other plants,...

  • CEANOTHUS AMERICANUS | New Jersey Tea
    $0.00 Choose Options CEANOTHUS AMERICANUS | New Jersey Tea
    Ceanothus from an ancient name, the meaning of which has been lost and from americanus meaning "of America". Found on prairies and prairie remnants and along the borders of woods and rocky sites. Blooms from late May to...