This group contains two sub-groups showing types of perennials which are valuable for naturalizing in wild garden areas. Most of these plants will thrive in the open sun, as contrasted with the preceding list of plants under Chapter XXVIII (Plants For Undergrowth Planting In Wooded Areas).

a. Tall types:

Actaea alba

White Baneberry Anemone pennsylvanica

Canadian Windflower

Aquilegia canadensis American Columbine

Aquilegia vulgaris European Columbine

Aruncus Sylvester Goat's Beard

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed

Aster cordifolius Starwort Aster

Aster corymbosus

Wild Aster Aster ericoides

White Heath Aster Cimicifuga racemosa

Snakeroot

Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove Echinacea purpurea

Purple Cone-flower Eupatorium purpureum

Joe-pye Weed

Fern (in variety) Fern

Filipendula hexapetala Herbaceous Meadow-sweet

Filipendula rubra

Japanese Meadow-sweet Helianthus (in variety)

Hardy Sun-flower

Hemerocallis (in variety) Day Lily

Hesperis matronalis Sweet Rocket

Iris pseudacorus Yellow Water Flag

Iris sibirica Siberian Iris

Iris versicolor

Dwarf Blue Flag Liatris pycnostachya

Blazing Star Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower Lychnis (in variety)

Catchfly Lysimachia clethroides

Japanese Loose-strife Monarda fistuiosa

Wild Bergamot Phlox divaricata

Wild Sweet William

Polemonium caeruleum American Jacob's Ladder

Senecio clivorum Groundsel

Sidalcea Candida

Sidalcea Smilacina racemosa

False Spikenard

Solidago canadensis Goldenrod

Thalictrum aquilegifolium Meadow-rue

Tradescantia (in variety) Spiderwort b. Low types:

Aspidium marginale Margined Fern

Asperula hexaphylla Woodruff

Claytonia virginica Spring Beauty

Convallaria majalis Lily-of-the-valley

Hepatica triloba

Hepatica Heuchera sanguinea

Coral-bell

Iris cristata Crested Iris

Lamium maculatum Dead Nettle

Mitchella repens Partridge Berry

Myosotis palustris Forget-me-not

Oenothera biennis Evening Primrose

Phlox divaricata Wild Sweet William

Phlox ovata

Mountain Phlox

Phlox stolonifera Creeping Phlox

Phlox subulata Moss Pink

Polemonium reptans Greek Valerian

Polygonatum multiflorum Solomon's Seal

Primula (in variety) Primrose

Sanguinaria canadensis

Bloodroot Saponaria ocymsides

Rock Soapwort Trillium grandiflorum

Large-flowered Wake Robin

Tunica saxifraga Saxifrage-like Tunica

Viola canadensis Canadian Violet

Viola canina Dog-tooth Violet