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Genus: A

Acanthus
bear's breech
Acorus
sweet flag
Actinidia
hardy kiwi fruit; bower vine; kolomikta vine; tara vine
Adiantum
northern maidenhair fern
Agastache
Giant hyssop
Ajuga
Bugleweed
Akebia
five-leaved akebia
Allium
onion; chives
Ammophila
American beachgrass
Amphicarpaea
hog peanut
Amsonia
Arkansas blue-star; blue star; thread-leaf blue star; willow amsonia
Andropogon
big bluestem; turkey-foot
Anemone
Canada anemone
Antennaria
pussytoes
Anthoxanthum
sweet vernal grass
Apios
Indian potato; groundnut
Aquilegia
Columbine
Aralia
sarsparilla
Arctostaphylos
bearberry; kinnikinick
Arenaria
Arisaema
Aristolochia
Armeria
sea pink
Aruncus
Goatsbeard
Arundinaria
canebrake bamboo; large cane; small canebrake bamboo; southern cane; switch cane
Arundo
giant reed; Italian reed; cana brava
Asarum
Wild ginger
Asclepias
butterfly weed; swamp milkweed
Asimina
pawpaw
Aster
aster
Athyrium
lady fern
Atrichum
(moss)

Next: B

Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Asclepias

(Asclepiadaceae - milkweed family)
Milkweed. About 200 species of perennial herbs, of wide distribution. Cultivated as ornamentals, and sometimes as fiber plants.

incarnata peren • ht 3-5' • zones 3-9

swamp milkweed

Asclepias incarnata - Jul 10 Asclepias incarnata - Jul 10


native, fragrant, moist - wet, sun
e and cent N Amer

In summer, clusters of showy, deep pink flowers top this narrow-leaved milkweed. Grows naturally in wet areas, but does well in ordinary garden soil.

cat # 6A6N
$8.95 each


Asclepias tuberosa - Jul 17 Asclepias tuberosa - Jul 6 Asclepias tuberosa - Jul 8
tuberosa peren • ht 3' • zones 3-9

butterfly weed


native, wildlife, dry - moist, sun
e and cent US; s Ont.

Clusters of bright orange flowers adorn the upright stems in mid to late summer. The flowers are a popular food source for butterflies. Tolerant of dry soil. An excellent native ornamental.

cat # 6A6V
$8.95 each