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Many of the images on this page have some from contributors at [https://www.inaturalist.org/ iNaturalist], [https://www.ontariowildflowers.com/ Ontario Wild Flowers], [http://ontarioferns.com Ontario Ferns], [https://plants.usda.gov/home USDA's Plants Database], [https://www.wildflower.org/ University of Texas' Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center], [http://northernontarioflora.ca/ Northern Ontario Plant Database], [http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder/plantfindersearch.aspx Missouri Botanical Garden - Plant Finder], [http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/ OMAFRA's Crops Home Page], and [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikimedia Commons].<br>
 
Many of the images on this page have some from contributors at [https://www.inaturalist.org/ iNaturalist], [https://www.ontariowildflowers.com/ Ontario Wild Flowers], [http://ontarioferns.com Ontario Ferns], [https://plants.usda.gov/home USDA's Plants Database], [https://www.wildflower.org/ University of Texas' Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center], [http://northernontarioflora.ca/ Northern Ontario Plant Database], [http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder/plantfindersearch.aspx Missouri Botanical Garden - Plant Finder], [http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/crops/ OMAFRA's Crops Home Page], and [https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikimedia Commons].<br>
  
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Latest revision as of 18:41, 2 June 2022

Many of the images on this page have some from contributors at iNaturalist, Ontario Wild Flowers, Ontario Ferns, USDA's Plants Database, University of Texas' Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Northern Ontario Plant Database, Missouri Botanical Garden - Plant Finder, OMAFRA's Crops Home Page, and Wikimedia Commons.


Search their databases for beautiful images; always check the individual CC copyright terms.

Sortable table, click on header you wish to select flowering perennials by
Scientific Name Common Name Native Soil Moisture
1=Dry
2=Med
3=Wet
Partial shade tolerance Drought Tolerance
1=Low
2=Med
3=High
Salt Tolerance
1=Low
2=Med
3=High
Pollution tolerance Compaction tolerance Flower colour STEP star! Illustration
Achillea millefolium ssp. Lanulosa Common Yarrow Y 2 2-3 2 Y Y O Yarrow Guttman.jpg
Agastache foeniculum Blue Giant Hyssop Y 2-3 Y 2-3 3 Y 3 Hyssop Stanton.jpg
Alisma plantago-aquatica American Water-plantain Y 3 1 2 O Plantain boromir.jpeg
Allium schoenoprasum var. sibiricum Wild Chives Y 2 2 1 1 Allium John.jpeg
Amsonia hubrichtii Arkansas Blustar flower 1-2 Y 2 1 3 Amsonia hubrichtii hybrid (18347041609).jpg
Amsonia tabernaemontana Eastern Bluestar 2 Y 2 1 3 Amsonia tabernaemontana.jpeg
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting Y 2-3 3 3 Y O Anaphalis margaritacea je9h.jpg
Anemone canadensis Canada Anemone Y 2 Y 1-2 2 O Anemone canadensis.jpeg
Antennaria spp. Pussytoes Y 1-2 3 2 1 Antennaria parvifolia.jpeg
Aquilegia canadensis Wild Columbine Y 2 Y 2 2 Y 1 Aquilegia canadensis.jpeg
Armeria maritima 'Dusseldorf Pride' Dusseldorf Pride Sea Thrift 1-2 3 3 1 Armeria maritima Filali.jpeg
Artemisia schmidtiana Silver Mound Artemesia 1-2 Y 2-3 3 O Artemisia schmidtiana Silver Mound 0zz.jpg
Aruncus dioicus Bride's Feathers 2-3 Y 1-2 2 O Aruncus dioicus a1.jpg
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata Swamp milkweed Y 3 2 2 1 Asclepias incarnata.jpeg
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed Y 1-2 2-3 2-3 2 Asclepias tuberosa.jpg
Baptisia alba Rattlebox, White Wild Indigo 1 Y 3 3 O Baptisia alba.jpg
Baptisia australis Blue Wild Indigo 1 3 3 3 Baptisia australis.jpg
Bidens cernua Nodding Beggar-ticks Y 3 Y 1 2 Y 2 Bidens cernua sl5.jpg
Bidens frondosa Devil's Beggar-ticks Y 2 Y 1-2 2 Y 2 Bidens frondosa.jpg
Boltonia asteroides Boltonia, False Aster 2 2 2 O Boltonia asteroides.jpg
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold Y 2-3 Y 1 1 2 Caltha palustris.jpg
Cerastium arvense ssp. strictum Field Chickweed Y 1 Y 2 2 O Stellaria holostea 1.jpg
Chelone glabra White Turtlehead Y 2-3 1 1 O Chelone glabra SCA-5638.jpg
Chelone lyonii Pink Turtlehead e.g. cultivar 'Hot Lips' Y 2 Y 1 1 1 Chelone lyonii.jpg
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-leaved Coreopsis/Tickseed Y 1-2 Y 3 3 2 Coreopsis lanceolata.jpg
Coreopsis rosea Pink-flowered Tickseed 2 2 2 1 Coreopsis rosea.jpg
Desmodium canadense Showy Tick-trefoil Y 1-2 1-2 3 Y 1 Showy Tick-Trefoil (20604069923).gif
Doellingeria umbellata var. umbellata (Aster umbellatus) Flat-top White Aster Y 2-3 1 2-3 O Doellingeria umbellata.jpg
Echinacea purpurea Eastern Purple Coneflower 1-2 2 2 1 Echinacea purpurea.jpg
Epilobium coloratum Purple-leaf Willow-herb Y 3 2 2 Y Y 1 Epilobium coloratum.jpg
Erigeron pulchellus Robin's Plantain Fleabane Y 1-2 3 2 1 Erigeron pulchellus.jpg
Eupatorium maculatum ssp. maculatum Spotted Joe-pye Weed Y 3 2 2 Y 1 Eupatorium maculatum.jpg
Eupatorium perfoliatum Common Boneset Y 2-3 Y 2 1 Y O Eupatorium perfoliatum 001.JPG
Euthamia graminifolia Flat-top Goldentop Y 2 Y 2-3 2 Y Y 2 Euthamia graminifolia.jpg
Fragaria virginiana ssp. virginiana Common/Wild Strawberry Y 1-2 Y 2 2 Y Y O Fragaria virginiana.jpg
Gaillardia aristata Great Blanket-flower 2 2-3 1-2 Y 2 Gaillardia aristata.jpg
Geranium maculatum Wild Crane's-bill / Wild Geranium Y 1-2 Y 2 1 3 Geranium maculatum.jpg
Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke Y 1-2 3 2 1 Geum triflorum.jpg
Helianthus divaricatus Woodland Sunflower Y 1-2 Y 2 3 Y 2 Helianthus divaricatus 7718.jpg
Helianthus strumosus Pale-leaf Sunflower Y 1-2 Y 2-3 2-3 2 Helianthus strumosus.jpg
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem Artichoke Y 1 Y 2 3 Y Y 2 Helianthus tuberosus.jpg
Heliopsis helianthoides Oxeye Sunflower Y 2 2-3 ? 2 Heliopsis helianthoides.jpg
Hosta ssp. Hosta (various) 1-3 Y 1-2 2 3 Hosta fluctuans ÖBG 09-07-16 01.jpg
Hydrophyllum virginianum John's Cabbage / Virginia Waterleaf Y 2 Y 2 2 3 Hydrophyllum virginianum.jpg
Impatiens capensis Spotted Touch-me-not Y 2 Y 1-2 1 2 Impatiens capensis.jpg
Iris versicolor Blue Flag Iris Y 3 1 2 3 Iris versicolor.jpg
Lespedeza capitata Round-head Bush-clover Y 1-2 Y 2-3 3 Y O Lespedeza capitata 002.JPG
Leucanthemum superbum Shasta Daisy 1-2 3 2 2 Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky' in NH.jpg
Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia Y 2-3 Y 1 1 3 GBGreat Lobelia 0537.jpg
Lysimachia ciliata Fringed Loosestrife Y 2 Y 2 1-2 2 Fringed-Loosestrife-5615 w.jpg
Matteucia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica Ostrich Fern Y 2-3 Y, preferred 2 1-2 O Ostrich fern at Myrstigen trail 1.jpg
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot Bee-balm Y 1-3 2-3 2-3 Y Y 1 Monarda fistulosa.jpg
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive Fern Y 2-3 Y, perferred 1-2 1-2 O Onoclea sensibilis.jpg
Opuntia fragilis Spreading Prickly-Pear Y 1 Y 3 3 2 Opuntia fragilis.jpg
Osmunda cinnamomea / Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Cinnamon Fern Y 2-3 Y, preferred 1-2 1 O Osmunda cinnamomea 45zz.jpg
Packera paupercula Balsam Ragweed Y 1-2 3 2 2 Packera paupercula.jpg
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue Y 1-2 2-3 2-3 Y O Penstemon digitalis.jpg
Penstemon hirsutus Hairy beardtongue Y 1-2 Y 3 ? 3 Penstemon hirsutus - Hairy Beard Tongue 2.jpg
Podophyllum peltatum May Apple Y 2 Y 1 ? O Podophyllum peltatum.jpg
Potentilla anserina ssp. anserina Silverweed Y 3 3 2 Y Y 2 Potentilla anserina RF.jpg
Rudbeckia fulgida Orange Coneflower Y 1-2 3 ? 2 Rudbeckia.jpg
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan Y 1-3 2-3 3 2 Rudbeckia hirta.jpg
Rudbeckia laciniata Green-Headed Coneflower, Cut-leaf Coneflower Y 2-3 Y 2 2 Y Y 2 Rudbeckia laciniata.jpg
Salvia spp. Sage (various) Y 1-2 3 2 Y 3 Salvia officinalis0.jpg
Sedum album White Stonecrop 1-2 3 2 Y O Sedum album.jpg
Sedum hybridum Hybrid Stonecrop 1-2 3 2 Y 2 Sedum hybridum Czars Gold 4zz.jpg
Sedum reflexum Jenny's Stonecrop 1-2 3 2 Y 2 Sedum rupestre subsp. reflexum (14970635860).jpg
Sedum sexangulare Tasteless Stonecrop 1-2 Y 3 2 Y 2 Sedum sexangulare.jpg
Sedum spurium Dragon's Blood Sedum 1-2 3 2 Y 1 Sedum spurium.jpg
Sisyrinchium montanum Strict Blue-eyed-grass Y 2-3 2 2 3 Sisyrinchium montanum 1.jpg
Solidago altissima var. altissima Tall Goldenrod Y 2-3 Y 2 2 Y Y 2 Addisonia (PLATE 075) (8577495976).jpg
Solidago canadensis var. canadensis Canada Goldenrod Y 2-3 Y 2 2 Y Y 2 Solidago canadensis.jpg
Solidago flexicaulis Zig-zag Goldenrod Y 2 Y 2 2-3 Y 2 Solidago flexicaulis.jpg
Solidago nemoralis ssp. nemoralis Grey Goldenrod Y 1 Y 2 3 Y Y 2 Solidago nemoralis.jpg
Solidago patula Roundleaf Goldenrod Y 2 1 1 2 Solidago patula (4016671157).jpg
Solidago ptarmicoides (Oligoneuron album) Prairie Goldenrod Y 1-2 3 2 Y 2 Solidago ptarmicoides 5474302.jpg
Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod Y 2 1-2 2 Y 2 Solidago rugosa.jpg
Stachys byzantina Lambs' Ears 1-2 2-3 2 3 Stachys byzantina.jpg
Symphyotrichum cordifolium Heart-leaved Aster Y 1 Y 2-3 2-3 Y 1 Addisonia (PLATE 080) (8577498086).jpg
Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides White Heath Aster Y 1-2 2 2-3 Y Y O Symphyotrichum ericoides var. ericoides Schneegitter 4zz.jpg
Symphyotrichum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum Panicled Aster Y 2 Y 2 2-3 Y Y O Symphyotrichum lanceolatum flower (24).jpg
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster Y 2 Y 2 2-3 Y Y 3 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae.jpg
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense Sky-blue Aster Y 1 Y 2-3 2 Y 3 Symphyotrichum oolentangiense.jpg
Symphyotrichum puniceum Swamp Aster Y 2-3 1-2 2-3 3 Symphyotrichum puniceum iNat-13630849.jpg
Thalictrum pubescens Tall Meadow-Rue Y 2-3 Y 2 2 O ThalictrumPubescens.jpg
Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens Marsh Fern Y 2-3 Y, preferred 1 1-2 O Thelypteris palustris.jpg
Thymus serpyllum Mother-of-Thyme 1-2 3 2-3 Y 1 Thymus serpyllum.JPG
Tradescantia virginiana Virginia Spiderwort 2 Y 1 1 3 Eendagsbloem (Tradescantia virginiana). 14-06-2020 (d.j.b.) 01.jpg
Trichostema brachiatum (Isanthus brachiatus) False Pennyroyal Y 1 3 2 3 Trichostema brachiatum BB-1913.png
Verbena hastata Blue Vervain Y 2-3 1-2 2-3 Y Y 3 Verbena hastata.jpg
Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain Y 1-2 2-3 2 Y 3 Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta) on Mixed Grass Prairie of Lacreek NWR (13918328442).jpg
Verbena urticifolia White Vervain Y 2 Y 3 2 Y O Verbena urticifolia, 2021-07-05, Bird Park, 02.jpg
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's root Y 2 3 2 O Veronicastrum virginicum.jpg
Waldsteinia fragarioides Barren Strawberry Y 1-2 Y 2 2-3 O Waldsteinia fragarioides WFNY-099.jpg
Yucca filamentosa Narrow-Leaved Yucca 1-2 2-3 2 O Yucca filamentosa.jpg
Zizia aurea Common Alexanders Y 2 Y 2 2 Y 2 Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea Flowers 3008px.JPG
Liatris spicata Blazing-star, Dense Y 1-2 N 3 1 3 Blazing star.PNG
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower Y 2-3 Y 1 1 3 E0902-011654 th.jpg
Eutrochium maculatum var. maculatum Joe Pye Weed, Spotted Y 3 Y 2 3 Y Y O Spotted joepye.jpg
Mimulus ringens Square-stemmed Monkey Flower Y 2-3 Y 2 1 Y 1 GBMonkeyFlower001 560.jpg
Allium cernuum Nodding Wild Onion Y 2 Y 2 1 Y 1 J0718-012773 th.jpg
Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed, Common Y 1 2-3 2 Y Y 3 Sneezeweed.jpg
Dryopteris marginalis Marginal Shield/Wood Fern Y 2-3 Y, preferred 1 1 Y O Marginal shield fern.jpg
Athyrium filix-femina var. angustum Lady Fern Y 2-3 Y, preferred 2 1 Y O Lady fern.jpg
Osmunda regalis Royal Fern Y 3 Y, preferred 2 1 Y O Royal fern.jpg

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