2018 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

  $13.25
Alder, Green

$4.00  
Alder, Hazel

$4.00  
Alder, Smooth

$4.00  
Alexanders, Golden

  $9.00
Arrowwood, Southern

  $19.75-23.75
Aster, Aromatic

$4.00 $9.75
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
Beebalm, Scarlet

  $9.25
Bergamot, Wild

$4.00 $8.75
Birch, Black

  $11.25
Birch, Cherry

  $11.25
Birch, Gray

$4.00 $18.25-28.25
Birch, Sweet

  $11.25
Bishop's Cap

$4.00 $9.50
Blackhaw Viburnum

$4.00  
Blazing Star, Dense

$4.00 $9.00
Blueberry, Highbush

$4.00  
Bluejacket

  $8.50
Bluestem, Broomsedge

$4.00  
Boneset, Common

$4.00 $9.50
Bulrush, Softstem

$4.00 $9.00
Bur-Reed, Broadfruit

  $9.75
Bur-Reed, Giant

  $9.75
Bur-Reed, Great

  $9.75
Buttonbush, Common

$4.00 $16.50-19.25
Campion, Starry

$4.00 $9.25
Cardinal flower

$4.00  
Cardinal Flower, White/Pink Form

$4.00  
Chokeberry, Black

  $18.25-$36.50
Chokeberry, Red

  $18.25-28.75
Coneflower, Eastern Purple

$4.00 $9.00
Coneflower, Gray-headed

$4.00  
Coneflower, Thin-Leaved

$4.00  
Cranberry Bush, American

  $14.75-22.75
Culver's Root

$4.00 $10.25
Daisy, Claspingleaf Doll's

$4.00 $9.50
Daisy, White Doll's

  $8.75
Devil's Darning Needles

$4.00  
Dogwood, Redosier

  $24.00-38.50
Dogwood, Silky

  $29.75-34.50
Dragonhead, False

$4.00 $8.00
Dropseed, Northern

$4.00 $9.00
Dropseed, Prairie

$4.00 $9.00
Eryngo, Button

$4.00 $9.25
Fern, Ostrich

  $12.25
Fern, Sensitive

  $11.75
Feverfew, American

$4.00  
Gayfeather

$4.00 $9.00
Gentian, Blind

$4.00  
Gentian, Closed

$4.00  
Gentian, Closed Bottle

$4.00 $10.50
Gentian, Meadow Bottle

$4.00  
Goldenrod, Broadleaf

  $9.25
Goldenrod, Lance-leaved

$4.00 9.50
Goldenrod, Rough-Stemmed

$4.00  
Goldenrod, Wrinkleleaf

$4.00  
Goldenrod, Zig-zag

  $9.25
Goldentop, Flat-top

$4.00 $9.50
Hairgrass, Tufted

  $8.50
Holly, Common Winterberry

  $13.25
Hornbeam, Hop

$4.00  
Hyssop, Purple Giant

$4.00 $8.50
Hyssop, Purple Giant (white form)

$4.00 8.50
Hyssop, Yellow Giant

$4.00  
Iris, Dwarf Crested

  $9.75
Iris, Harlequin Blue Flag

$4.00 $9.50
Iris, Northern Blue Flag

$4.00 $9.50
Ironweed, New York

$4.00  
Jack-in-the-pulpit

  $9.75
Jacob's Ladder, Spreading

  $8.75
Joe Pye Weed, Spotted

$4.00  
Joe Pye Weed, Sweet

$4.00  
Kinnikinik

  $29.75-34.50
Lobelia, Great (white form)

$4.00  
Lobelia, Great Blue

$4.00 $9.50
Loosestrife, Fringed

$4.00 $8.50
Meadow Rue, Early

$4.00 $10.00
Meadow Rue, Purple

$4.00 $10.25
Meadow Rue, Quicksilver

$4.00 $10.00
Milkweed, Swamp

  $8.50
Milkweed, Swamp (White Variant)

  $8.75
Mist Flower, Blue

$4.00 $9.00
Miterwort, Twoleaf

$4.00 $9.50
Monkey Flower, Allegheny

$4.00  
Monkey Flower, Winged

$4.00 $9.25
Mooseberry

  $14.75-22.75
Mountainmint, Whorled

$4.00  
Nannyberry

$4.00  
Ninebark, Atlantic

  $19.25-27.75
Oak, Northern Red

  $16.25-28.25
Obedient plant

$4.00 $8.00
Penstemon, Talus Slope

$4.00 $8.75
Possumhaw

  $16.75-21.75
Quinine, Wild

$4.00  
Ragwort, Golden

$4.00 $9.00
Rattlesnake Master

$4.00 $9.25
Redcedar, Eastern

$4.00  
Rose, Carolina

  $12.75
Rose, Pasture

  $12.75
Rose, Sand

  $12.75
Rose, Virginia

  $12.75
Rose, Swamp

  $12.75
Rose-Mallow, Crimson-eyed

  $9.00
Rose-Mallow, Halberd-leaved

$4.00 $9.00
Rose-Mallow, Soldier

$4.00 $9.00
Rose-Mallow, Swamp

  $9.00
Rush, Common

$4.00  
Rush, Path

$4.00 $7.75
Rush, Slender

$4.00 $7.75
Rush, Soft

$4.00  
Sage, Lyreleaf

$4.00 $8.75
Sedge, Bicknell’s

$4.00  
Sedge, Bur

$4.00 $9.75
Sedge, Cattail

  $9.75
Sedge, Copper Shouldered Oval

$4.00  
Sedge, Fox

$4.00 $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, Short-hair

$4.00  
Skullcap, Blue

$4.00  
Skullcap, Mad-Dog

$4.00  
Skullcap, Virginia

$4.00 $7.75
Snakeroot, Button

$4.00 $9.25
Spicebush, Northern

$4.00  
Spiderwort, Ohio

  $8.50
Spiderwort, Virginia

  $8.50
St. Johnswort, Shrubby

$4.00  
Stonecrop, Ditch

$4.00 $8.00
Stonecrop, Virginia

$4.00 $8.00
Sumac, Shining

$4.00  
Sumac, Winged

$4.00  
Summersweet

$4.00  
Sunflower, Narrow-leaved

$4.00  
Sunflower, Swamp

$4.00  
Susan, Black-eyed

$4.00  
Sweet Pepperbush, Coastal

$4.00  
Sweetgum

  $16.25-19.75
Turtlehead, White

$4.00 $9.75
Valerian, Greek

  $8.75
Verbena, Swamp

$4.00 $8.75
Vervain, Blue

$4.00 $8.75
Viburnum, American Cranberry Bush

  $14.75-22.75
Viburnum, Nannyberry

$4.00  
Viburnum, Southern Arrowwood

  $19.75-23.75
Virginia Creeper

$4.00 $9.50
Virgin's Bower

$4.00  
Widow's Frill

$4.00 $9.25
Winterberry, Common

  $13.25
Zizia, Golden

  $9.00

All artwork on the Toadshade Wildflower Farm web site, including drawings and photographs is original © 1996-2018 Randi Eckel. To obtain permission to reproduce this artwork, contact Randi.


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