Sheldon Garden

Sheldon Garden

Herbaceous Plants

Latin Name Common Name
Allium cernuum Nodding Pink Onion
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem
Aquilegia canadensis Wild Columbine
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed
Baptisia australis False Indigo
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama
Crambe cordifolia Crambe
Chrysopsis villosa Golden Aster
Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover
Desmanthus illinoensis Illinois Bundleflower
Echinacea pallida Pale Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower
Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye
Eryngium yuccifolium Rattlesnake Master
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Burgundy' Burgundy Blanket Flower
Gaura lindheimeri White Gaura
Heliopsis helianthoides Ox-eye Sunflower
Oenothera macrocarpa Missouri Primrose
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass
Ratibida pinnata Grayhead Prairie Coneflower
Ruellia humilis Wild Petunia
Salvia azurea ssp. pitcherii 'Nekan' Nekan Pitcher Sage
Sedum 'Indian Chief' Indian Chief Sedum
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass
Sporobulus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed
Vernonia fasciculata Western Ironweed
Veronica spicata 'Blue Peter' Blue Peter Speedwell
Yucca filamentosa Yucca

Woody Plants

Latin Name Common Name
Acer rubrum 'Armstrong' Armstrong Red Maple
Betula maximowicziana Monarch Birch
Betula pendula European White Birch
Catalpa bignonioides Southern Catalpa
Catalpa speciosa Northern Catalpa
Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo
Liquidambar styraciflua American Sweetgum
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Moraine' Moraine Sweetgum
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree
Maackia amurensis Amur Maackii
Magnolia stellata Star Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangiana Saucer Magnolia
Myrica pennsylvanica Northern Bayberry
Phellodendron amurense Amur Corktree
Sorbaria sorbifolia Ural Falsespirea

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