2017 Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Plants ideally suited to Rain Gardens

Rain gardens typically are placed in depressions so when it rains the garden is very moist but between rains conditions can be quite dry. Plants listed here tolerate these varied conditions.

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Common Name

Seeds Plants
Ageratum, Hardy

$4.00 $9.00
Alder, Black

  $19.75
Alder, Green

$4.00  
Alder, Hazel

$4.00  
Alder, Smooth

$4.00  
Alexanders, Golden

  $9.00
Ash, White

$4.00  
Aster, Aromatic

$4.00  
Aster, New England

$4.00  
Aster, New York

$4.00 $9.75
Aster, Winged False

$4.00 $9.50
Beardgrass, Bushy

$4.00  
Beardgrass, Virginia

$4.00  
Beardtongue, Foxglove

$4.00 $8.75
Beardtongue, Tall White

$4.00 $8.75
Bee Balm, Scarlett

  $9.25
Bergamot, Wild

$4.00 $8.75
Birch, Gray

$4.00 $24.25
Blackhaw Viburnum

$4.00  
Bluejacket

  $8.50
Bluestem, Broomsedge

$4.00  
Boneset, Common

$4.00  
Buttonbush

$4.00 $16.75-19.50
Campion, Starry

$4.00  
Cardinal flower

$4.00  
Cardinal Flower, white form

$4.00  
Chokeberry, Black

  $15.75-$38.50
Chokeberry, Red

  $25.75
Coneflower, Eastern Purple

$4.00  
Coneflower, Gray Headed

$4.00  
Coneflower, Thin-Leaved

$4.00 $9.25
Cranberry Bush, American

  $22.75
Culver's Root

$4.00 $10.25
Daisy, Claspingleaf Doll's

$4.00 $9.50
Devil's Darning Needles

$4.00 $11.25
Dogwood, Redosier

  $24.00-29.75
Dogwood, Silky

  $29.75-36.50
Dragonhead, False

  $8.00
Dropseed, Northern

  $9.25
Dropseed, Prairie

  $9.25
Eryngo, Button

$4.00 $9.00
Fern, Sensitive

  $11.75
Goldenrod, Lance-leaved

$4.00 9.50
Goldenrod, Rough-Stemmed

$4.00 $7.75
Goldenrod, Wrinkleleaf

$4.00 $7.75
Goldentop, Flat-top

$4.00 $9.50
Hairgrass, Tufted

$4.00 $8.50
Holly, Winterberry

  $19.75
Hyssop, Purple Giant

$4.00  
Hyssop, Purple Giant (white form)

$4.00 8.50
Hyssop, Yellow Giant

$4.00 $8.50
Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag

$4.00 $9.50
Iris, Northern Blue Flag

$4.00 $9.50
Ironweed, New York

$4.00 $9.50
Jacob's Ladder, Spreading

  $8.75
Joe Pye Weed, Hollow

$4.00 $9.50
Joe Pye Weed, Spotted

$4.00  
Kinnikinik

  $29.75-36.50
Lobelia, Great (white form)

$4.00  
Lobelia, Great Blue

$4.00 $9.50
Meadow Rue, Early

  $10.00
Meadow Rue, Purple

  $10.25
Meadow Rue, Quicksilver

$10.00
Milkweed, Swamp

  $8.50
Milkweed, Swamp white variant

  $8.75
Mist Flower, Blue

$4.00 $9.00
Monkey Flower, Allegheny

$4.00 $9.00
Monkey Flower, Sharpwing

$4.00  
Monkey Flower, Winged

$4.00  
Mooseberry

  $19.75
Mountain Mint, Whorled

$4.00  
Ninebark, Atlantic

  $15.75-27.75
Oak, Northern Red

  $19.25-29.75
Obedient plant

  $8.00
Penstemon, Talus Slope

$4.00 $8.75
Ragwort, Golden

$4.00  
Rattlesnake Master

$4.00 $9.00
Redcedar, Eastern

$4.00  
Rose, Swamp

  $12.75
Rose-Mallow, Halberd-leaved

$4.00  
Rose-Mallow, Soldier

$4.00  
Rush, Common

$4.00  
Rush, Path

$4.00 $7.75
Rush, Scouring

  $9.50
Rush, Slender

$4.00 $7.75
Sage, Lyreleaf

$4.00 $8.75
Sedge, Bur

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Cattail

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Fox

  $9.75
Sedge, Fringed

$4.00  
Sedge, Gray's

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Hop

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Morning Star

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Narrow-leaved Cattail

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Shallow

$4.00  
Sedge, Short-hair

$4.00  
Skullcap, Blue

$4.00 $7.75
Skullcap, Mad-Dog

$4.00 $7.75
Skullcap, Virginia

$4.00 $7.75
Snakeroot, Button

$4.00 $9.00
Spicebush, Northern

  $17.75
Spiderwort, Ohio

  $8.50
Spiderwort, Virginia

  $8.50
Stonecrop, Ditch

$4.00 $7.75
Stonecrop, Virginia

$4.00 $7.75
Sumac, Winged

$4.00  
Summersweet

$4.00  
Susan, Black-eyed

$4.00  
Sweet Pepperbush, Coastal

$4.00  
Sweetgum

$4.00 $19.75
Trumpetweed

$4.00 $9.50
Valerian, Greek

  $8.75
Verbena, Swamp

$4.00  
Vervain, Blue

$4.00  
Viburnum, American Cranberry Bush

  $22.75
Viburnum, Possumhaw

  $22.75-26.75
Virginia Creeper

$4.00 $9.50
Virgin's Bower

$4.00 $11.25
Zizia, Golden

  $9.00

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