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Garden Obstacles: Sunny and Dry

Updated: Jan 25, 2022

Oh, where to begin with this one! Full sun is six or more hours of direct sunlight. Many of our native plants prefer this condition. This is just a small list to get you started. As always, deer and rabbit resistant is not a guarantee that they will not browse it.


Allium cernuum - Nodding Onion ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡


Fragaria virginiana - Wild Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana 'Intensity' - Wild Strawberry

Fragaria virginiana 'Port Huron' - Wild Strawberry

Gaylussacia baccata - Black Huckleberry

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot ๐ŸฆŒ

Vaccinium angustifolium - Lowbush Blueberry


Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem ๐ŸฆŒ

Andropogon virginicus - Broomsedge ๐ŸฆŒ

Eragrostis spectabilis - Purple Love Grass ๐ŸฆŒ

Panicum virgatum - Switchgrass ๐ŸฆŒ

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem ๐ŸฆŒ

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass ๐ŸฆŒ

Sporobolus heterolepsis - Prairie Dropseed ๐ŸฆŒ


Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow ๐ŸฆŒ

Baptisia tinctoria - Wild Indigo ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed ๐ŸฆŒ

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Aster ericoides - Heath Aster ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry' - Heath Aster Cultivar ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Aster oblongifolius - Aromatic Aster ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies' - Aromatic Aster Cultivar๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite' - Aromatic Aster Cultivar ๐ŸฆŒ๐Ÿ‡

Callirhoe involucrata - Poppy Mallow

Chrysopsis mariana - Maryland Aster ๐ŸฆŒ

Echinacea pal