Acanthus spinosus

Acanthus spinosus

Mounding habit. Blooms mid summer. Purple flower stalks 2-4’ tall. Requires well drained soil.

Achillea millefolium

Achillea millefolium

Upright habit. Blooms mid to late summer. Many cultivars are available. Size and flower color vary depending on cultivar. Tolerates poor soils.

Aconitum napellus

Aconitum napellus

Erect habit. Blooms mid to late summer. Deep blue or violet hood-shaped flower. Does best in fertile soil. Aconitum is poisonous. Deer resistant.

Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'

Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'

Deciduous spreading ground cover.

Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado’

Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado’

Long blooming summer to fall. Very fragrant foliage. Silver leaves and yellow-orange tubular flowers. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. Many more Agastache species and cultivars are available.

Agastache cana ‘Blue Boa’

Agastache cana ‘Blue Boa’

Long blooming summer to fall. Very fragrant foliage. Green leaves and deep violet tubular flowers. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. Many more Agastache species and cultivars are available.

Agastache foeniculum ‘Blue Fortune’

Agastache foeniculum ‘Blue Fortune’

Long blooming summer to fall. Very fragrant foliage. Green leaves and lilac tubular flowers. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. Many more Agastache species and cultivars are available.

Agastache rupestris

Agastache rupestris

Long blooming summer to fall. Very fragrant foliage. Fine gray-green leaves with sunset-orange and lavender tubular flowers. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. Many more Agastache species and cultivars are available.

Ajuga reptans

Ajuga reptans

Dense, fast growing ground cover. Attractive foliage with short flower spikes, usually violet-blue. Many cultivars are available with a wide range of foliage colors.

Alcea rosea

Alcea rosea

Technically a biennial, but tends to reliably reseed itself. Mounding foliage with tall, wand-like flower spikes. Long blooming summer to fall. Flower color ranges from white to yellow, pink, lavender and red to nearly black.

Alchemilla mollis

Alchemilla mollis

Attractive scalloped green leaves. Can be used as a ground cover. Velvety soft foliage. Small clusters of chartreuse flowers bloom in spring.

Allium senescens

Allium senescens

Blooms mid to late summer. Long, flat leaves are twisted at the ends. Globe shaped flowers are lilac or mauve colored. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.