Penstemon digitalis	(foxglove beardtongue)

Penstemon digitalis

Penstemon digitalis (foxglove beardtongue)

Penstemon digitalis is an upright, clump forming perennial wildflower featuring deep green leaves on strong upright stems. In summer, plants are topped by showy tubular snapdragon-like white flowers which are frequently visited by pollinators. It flourishes in sunny sites with wet or moist... more

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’	(woodland sage)

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ (woodland sage)

Woodland sage, is an erect, many-branched, woody-based, clump-forming perennial. It is native to Europe and west-central Asia.  It features lavender to violet blue flowers with tiny reddish-purple bracts and blooms from June to September. Flowers are attractive... more

Marsh fern

Thelypteris palustris

Marsh fern

This perennial fern has upright compound leaves whose leaflets are often slightly curved and twisted. The root system is rhizomatous and fibrous and can form dense colonies and performs as a wonderfully as a ground cover. Marsh fern... more

Blue false indigo

Baptisia australis 

Blue false indigo

The perennial features bluish purple, pea-like flowers which appear in late spring. The flowers appear to sit atop a mound of bluish green foliage. It is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun and is exceptionally drought tolerant once established. Blue false... more

Eastern prickly pear cactus

Opuntia cespitosa

Eastern prickly pear cactus

Where can you find this plant? In Ohio: Oak Openings in northwest Ohio, including Kitty Todd Nature Preserve and the metropark outside Toledo. In southern Ohio, Opuntia is in the... more

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