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Agastache  (Anise Hyssop)  Lamiaceae
Use en masse in the perennial border or herb garden. Also a good container plant, where it will remain more compact. Attracts butterflies. 
Full sun to part shade in normal to dry soil with good drainage. Drought tolerant once established. Plants can be pinched early in the season to keep them compact.
 
Alcea  (Hollyhock)  Malvaceae
Excellent plant for the back of a border. 
Full sun in well-drained soil.
 
Aquilegia  (Columbine)  Ranunculaceae
Borders, cottage gardens, open shade gardens, woodland gardens or naturalized areas. 
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Will grow in full sun or partial shade.
 
Aruncus  (Goat's Beard)  Rosaceae
Fine border plants. They do well along streams and ponds. Also very nice as solitary. 
Sun to partial shade. Rich, moist, alkaline soil.
 
Astilbe  (False Spirea)  Saxifragaceae
Excellent plants for borders, containers, the shade garden and edges of ponds. Good cut flowers. 
Astilbes prefer shade to partial shade and fertile moist soil. Adequate moisture is very important.
 
Astrantia  (Masterwort)  Apiaceae
For the perennial border or along streams. Very effective when naturalized under light, open trees. 
Prefers partial or full shade and moist well-drained soil. Must be grown outside as flowers produced in greenhouses will be much paler.
 
Bergenia  (Pig Squeak)  Saxifragaceae
Evergreen clump-forming perennials with thick leathery rounded leaves and stemmed clusters of tiny cup-shaped flowers in early spring. 
Prefers sun to partial shade and deep, moist soil. Intolerant of excessive summer heat or drought.
 
Brunnera  (Heartleaf Alkanet)  Boraginaceae
For the shady border or open woodlands. A good groundcover. 
Prefers light shade and fertile, moist soil. Does well in full sun only if soil remains moist al the time.
 
Caltha  (Marsch Marigold)  Ranunculaceae
Ground Cover, Pond, Bog Garden 
Sun to partial shade and suitable for almost any type of soil, from sandy to heavy clay. Wet soil prefered.
 
Campanula  (Bellflower)  Campanulaceae
Nice border plant and good cutflowers. 
Sun to partial shade in slightly alkaline, well-drained soil.
 
Centaurea  (Cornflower)  Asteraxeae
Produces long lasting flowers for the perennial border. Makes good cuts. 
full sun and well-drained soil.
 
Cimicifuga  (Bugbane)  Ranunculaceae
For the perennial border or woodland garden. 
Prefers partial shade in humusy soil. Needs constant moisture in full sun.
 
Clematis  (Clematis)  Ranunculaceae
Climbers and sprawlers. 
Sun to partial shade in moist, fertile soil. Likes a warm top and cool bottom. Will flourish under neutral or even slightly acid conditions.
 
Crocosmia  (Montbretia)  Iridaceae
Colorful plant for the border or in containers. Excellent cutflowers. 
Full sun in moist, well-drained soil.
 
Dahlia  (Dahlia)  Compositae
Provides plenty of large, brighly-colored flowers. Perfect for containers or for edging beds and borders. 
Dahlia's prefer full sun to partial shade and rich well drained soil. Remove wilting flowers. Dahlia's can also be grown indoors. Inside they prefer a light and warm place.
 
Delphinium  (Larkspur)  Ranunculaceae
Outstanding plants for the back half of the perennial border. 
Prefers an evenly moist, loamy and humusy soil. Does well in full sun, but the base of the plants like to be protected from direct sunlight.
 
Digitalis  (Foxglove)  Plantaginaceae
For borders and cutflowers. 
Full sun or partial shade in a rich, moist soil.
 
Echinacea  (Coneflower)  Asteraceae
For the sunny border, prairie garden or wildflower meadow. Also used as a cutflower. 
Requires full sun and well-drained fertile soil.
 
Eryngium  (Sea Holly)  Apiaceae
A usefully diferent plant for the perennial border. Suitable for dried arrangements. 
Requires full sun and well-drained soil. Does well in salty, costal areas.
 
Filipendula  (Meadow Sweet)  Rosaceae
Wonderful plants for the shady border or among trees and shrubs or by watersides. 
Partial shade in moist, well-drained soil.
 
Gaillardia  (Blanketflower)  Astaraceae
A perfect border or container plant. 
Full sun in any well-drained soil. Has good tolerance to heat, humidity and drought.
 
Geum  (Avens)  Rosaceae
Great for massing in the perennial border. The smaller cultivars can be used in the rock garden. 
Does best in full sun and moist, humusy and well-drained soil.
 
Hemerocallis  (Daylily)  Liliaceae
Daylilies do best in the mixed perennial border. Also good for mass plantings and for container growing. 
Hemerocallis prefers full sun and well-drained soil.
 
Heuchera  (Coral Bells)  Saxifragaceae
Excellent plants for the front of the perennial border or among trees and shrubs. Smaller cultivars also good for containers and the rock garden. 
Sun to partial shade and well-drained, alkaline, organic soil.
 
Heucherella  (Coral Bells)  Saxifragaceae
Excellent plants for the front of the perennial border or among trees and shrubs. Smaller cultivars also good for containers and the rock garden. 
Sun to partial shade and well-drained, alkaline, organic soil.
 
Hosta  (Funkia)  Liliaceae
Good multipurpose plants for the shade and woodland garden, the border and containers. Excellent as groundcovers or for edging 
Prefers partial shade and humusy, moisture-retentive soil.
 
Nepeta  (Catmint)  Lamiaceae
Useful for creating a ribbon of blue in the border front or as a filler. 
Catmint grows well in ordinary well-drained soil and full sun.
 
Ophiopogon  (Mondo Grass)  Liliaceae
Excellent for edging and ground cover. Makes fantastic contrast with hostas and other paler foliage plants. 
Prefers part-shade in moist soil, but tolerates full sun. Slow growing.
 
Paeonia  (Peony)  Paeoniaceae
Good border plants. 
Prefers sun and very well-composted soil.
 
Penstemon  (Beardtongue)  Scrophulariaceae
Nice plant for the perennial border. 
Full sun in moist, fertile, well-drained soil.
 
Persicaria  (Knotweed)  Polygonaceae
Useful plant for the border and near ponds and streams. 
Tolerates sun or shade and prefers moisture retentative soil.
 
Phlox  (Phlox)  Polemoniaceae
Nice plant for the perennial border. 
Best in full sun and humusy soil.
 
Primula  (Primrose)  Primulaceae
Ideal for edges of streams and ponds. 
Requires shade and moist soil. Plants perform best if there is cool, moving water around the base.
 
Rodgersia  (Rodger's Flower)  Saxifragaceae
Excellent plant for the partially shaded, moist border or the waterside. Nice in combination with blue leaf hostas 
Partial shade in moist, well-drained, fertile soil.
 
Rudbeckia  (Coneflower)  Asteraceae
Good plant for the sunny border or meadow. Plant in masses for an effective display. 
Full sun or light shade in ordinary soil. Mildew-resistant.
 
Sedum  (Stonecrop)  Crassulaceae
For the rock garden or the perennial border. 
Sun or partial shade, any soil that is well-drained.
 
Smilacena  (False Salomon's Seal)  Liliaceae
Good plant for naturalizing by edges of woodlands and streams. 
moist shady areas humus-rich soil produces large clumps over time do not disturb not tolerant of heat- needs lots of water.
 
Thalictrum  (Meadow Rue)  Ranunculaceae
Excellent for border or woodland gardens. Good cut flowers. 
Sun to partial shade in rich, moist, well-drained soil. Does not like excessively hot summers.
 
Trollius  (Globe Flower)  Ranunculaceae
Attractive plants for the bog garden, the border or any suitably moist area. 
Sun or partial shade in consistantly moist soil. Does not like hot, humid conditions. Cut back fading foliage in mid-summer.
 
Veronica  (Speedwell)  Scrophulariaceae
Nice in the perennial border and good for cutflowers. 
Full sun and moist, well-drained soil.
 
Veronicastrum  (Culver's Root)  Scrophulariaceae
Nice plants for the perennial border. Also used for cut flowers. 
ull sun and moist, well-drained soil.