Sunshine Farm & Gardens

Growers of over 10,000 different hardy perennials with a major focus on native woodland wildflowers.


Scientific Name Common Name Duration Habit Sun Water
Acorus calamus Calamus, Single-vein sweetflag, Sweet flag Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Actaea pachypoda White baneberry, Dolls eyes Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Allium cernuum Nodding onion Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Amsonia tabernaemontana Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem, Turkeyfoot Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist
Andropogon glomeratus Bushy bluestem, Brushy bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Andropogon virginicus Broomsedge bluestem, Broom-sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Anemone canadensis Canadian anemone, Round-leaf thimbleweed, Canada anemone, Windflower, Meadow anemone Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Anemone virginiana Tall thimbleweed, Thimbleweed, Tall anemone Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Antennaria plantaginifolia Plantain-leaf Pussytoes, Woman's tobacco, Ladies' tobacco, Everlasting, Mouse ear Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Antennaria solitaria Singlehead pussytoes Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Aruncus dioicus Bride's feathers, Goat's beard Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Asarum canadense Canadian wild ginger, Wild ginger Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed, Pink Milkweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Asclepias syriaca Common milkweed Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Asclepias tuberosa Butterflyweed, Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Asclepias verticillata Whorled milkweed, Eastern whorled milkweed Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Asplenium platyneuron Ebony spleenwort Perennial Fern Shade, Part-shade Moist
Baptisia australis Blue wild indigo, Wild blue indigo, Blue false indigo Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Baptisia sphaerocarpa Bush pea, Green wild indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Yellow wisteria Perennial Herb
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Calamagrostis canadensis Bluejoint Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Caltha palustris Yellow marsh marigold, Yellow marsh-marigold, Cowslip Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Camassia scilloides Atlantic camas, Wild hyacinth Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Dry
Campanula rotundifolia Bluebell bellflower, Bluebell-of-Scotland, Harebell Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Campsis radicans Trumpet creeper, Trumpet vine, Common trumpet creeper, Cow vine Perennial Vine Sun Moist, Dry
Carex crinita Fringed sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Carex lurida Lurid sedge, Sallow sedge, Shallow sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet
Carex plantaginea Plantainleaf sedge, Plantain-leaf sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade Moist
Carex scoparia Broom sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet, Moist
Carex stipata Awlfruit sedge, Awl-fruited sedge, Stalk-grain sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Carex stricta Upright sedge, Uptight sedge, Tussock sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Brown fox sedge Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Caulophyllum thalictroides Blue cohosh, Squaw-root, Papoose-root, Caulophylle faux-pigamon Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Chamaelirium luteum Blazing star, Fairywand Perennial Herb Part-shade
Chasmanthium latifolium Inland sea oats, Indian wood oats, Wild oats, River oats, Flathead oats, Upland Oats, Upland Sea Oats Perennial Grass/Grass-like Shade, Part-shade Moist
Chelone glabra White turtlehead Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Chrysogonum virginianum Green and gold, Green-and-gold Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Claytonia caroliniana Carolina springbeauty Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet, Moist
Claytonia virginica Virginia springbeauty, Springbeauty Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Clematis virginiana Devil's darning needles, Virgin's Bower, Old Man's Beard Perennial Vine Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Clintonia umbellulata White clintonia, White bluebead-lily Perennial Herb Shade
Coreopsis rosea Pink tickseed, Rose coreopsis, Pink coreopsis Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Coreopsis tripteris Tall tickseed, Tall coreopsis Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Coreopsis verticillata Threadleaf coreopsis, Whorled tickseed, Whorled coreopsis Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Danthonia spicata Poverty oatgrass, Poverty wild oat grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Delphinium tricorne Dwarf larkspur, Spring larkspur Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Deschampsia cespitosa Tufted hairgrass, Tufted hair grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Wet
Deschampsia flexuosa Wavy hairgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Diphylleia cymosa American umbrellaleaf, Umbrella-leaf Perennial Herb
Dodecatheon meadia Pride-of-Ohio, Roosterheads, Shootingstar, Pride of Ohio, Eastern shooting star Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Dryopteris intermedia Intermediate woodfern, Evergreen wood-fern, Fancy wood fern Perennial Herb, Fern Shade Moist
Echinacea purpurea Eastern purple coneflower, Purple coneflower Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Elymus hystrix Eastern bottlebrush grass, Bottlebrush Grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Elymus virginicus Virginia wildrye, Virginia wild rye Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple lovegrass, Purple love grass, Purple plains lovegrass, Tumblegrass, Petticoat climber Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Erythronium albidum White troutlily, Dogtooth violet, White fawnlily, Adder's tongue Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Erythronium americanum Yellow trout-lily, American trout-lily, Dogtooth violet, Eastern trout-lily Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Eupatorium hyssopifolium Hyssop-leaf Boneset, Hyssopleaf thoroughwort Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Eutrochium purpureum Purple joepyeweed, Sweet-scented joepyeweed, Sweet joepyeweed Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Festuca subverticillata Nodding fescue Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade
Geranium maculatum Spotted geranium, Wild geranium, Cranesbill Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Helenium autumnale Common sneezeweed, Fall sneezeweed, Autumn sneezeweed Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Helianthus decapetalus Thinleaf sunflower, Ten-petaled sunflower, Thin-leaved sunflower, Pale sunflower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Helianthus divaricatus Woodland sunflower, Rough sunflower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Heuchera americana American alumroot, Alumroot Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Heuchera villosa Hairy alumroot Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Hexastylis shuttleworthii Largeflower heartleaf, Shuttleworth's ginger Perennial Herb
Hibiscus moscheutos Crimsoneyed rosemallow, Crimson-eyed rose-mallow, Marshmallow hibiscus Perennial Shrub Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Hydrastis canadensis Goldenseal Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Hydrophyllum virginianum Eastern waterleaf, Shawnee salad, Virginia waterleaf Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Hymenocallis caroliniana Carolina spiderlily, Carolina spider-lily, Rain lily Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet
Hypoxis hirsuta Common Goldstar, Yellow star-grass, Eastern yellow star-grass Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Dry
Iris cristata Dwarf crested iris Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Iris verna Dwarf violet iris, Vernal iris, Dwarf iris Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Iris versicolor Harlequin blueflag, Northern blue flag Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Iris virginica Virginia iris, Great Blue Flag, Southern blueflag Perennial Herb Sun Wet
Juncus effusus Common rush, Soft Rush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet, Moist
Liatris aspera Tall blazing star, Tall gayfeather, Rough blazing star, Button snakeroot Perennial Herb Sun Dry
Liatris spicata Dense blazing star, Dense gayfeather, Marsh blazing star Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Lilium superbum Turk's-cap lily Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Lobelia siphilitica Great blue lobelia Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Lonicera sempervirens Coral honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle, Woodbine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist
Lupinus perennis Sundial lupine, Wild lupine Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Luzula acuminata Hairy woodrush Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Luzula multiflora Common woodrush, Woodrush Perennial Grass/Grass-like
Maianthemum canadense Canada mayflower, False lily-of-the-valley Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Marshallia grandiflora Monongahela Barbara's buttons, Large-flowered marshallia Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Meehania cordata Meehan's mint Perennial Herb
Mertensia virginica Virginia bluebells Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Mitchella repens Partridgeberry, Twinberry, Running box, Pigeon plum Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Mitella diphylla Twoleaf miterwort, Miterwort Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Monarda didyma Scarlet beebalm, Oswego tea, Red bergamot Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Monarda fistulosa Wild bergamot, Beebalm Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Monarda punctata Spotted beebalm, Spotted horsemint, Horsemint Annual Herb Sun Dry
Muhlenbergia capillaris Gulf muhly, Hair-awn muhly, Hairy-awn muhly, Hair grass, Pink muhly Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Moist
Oenothera fruticosa Narrowleaf evening-primrose, Narrow-leaf evening-primrose, Sundrops Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Osmunda cinnamomea Cinnamon fern Perennial Herb, Fern Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Pachysandra procumbens Allegheny spurge, Mountain spurge Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass, Wand panic grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper Perennial Vine Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Passiflora incarnata Purple passionflower, Purple passion vine, Maypop, Apricot vine Perennial Vine Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Peltandra virginica Green arrow arum, Tuckahoe, Arrow arum, Green arum Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet
Penstemon digitalis Mississippi penstemon, Smooth white beardtongue, Talus slope penstemon, Foxglove beardtongue Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist, Dry
Penstemon smallii Small's beardtongue, Small's penstemon Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Phlox paniculata Fall phlox, Perennial phlox Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Phlox pilosa Downy phlox, Prairie phlox, Fragrant phlox Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Phlox stolonifera Creeping phlox Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Physostegia virginiana Fall obedient plant, Obedient plant, False dragonhead, Virginia lions-heart Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas fern Perennial Fern Shade, Part-shade Moist
Pontederia cordata Pickerelweed, Pickerel rush Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Pycnanthemum muticum Clustered mountainmint Perennial Herb
Rhexia mariana Maryland meadow-beauty, Pale meadow-beauty, Meadow beauty Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan, Common black-eyed Susan, Brown-eyed Susan Annual Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Rudbeckia laciniata Cutleaf coneflower, Green-head coneflower, Wild goldenglow Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Rudbeckia maxima Giant coneflower, Great coneflower, Giant Brown-eyed Susan Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Rudbeckia triloba Browneyed Susan, Brown-eyed-Susan, Thin-leaved coneflower, Three-lobed Rudbeckia Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Ruellia humilis Fringeleaf wild petunia, Hairy ruellia, Low wild Petunia, Low ruellia Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Sagittaria latifolia Broadleaf arrowhead, Arrowhead, Duckroot, Duck-potato, Wapato Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet
Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Saururus cernuus Lizard's tail, Lizard's-tail, Breast weed, Water dragon Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Part-shade Dry
Scirpus atrovirens Green bulrush, Dark green bulrush Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass, Cottongrass bulrush, Marsh bulrush, Teddybear paws Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Scutellaria ovata Heartleaf skullcap, Heart-leaf Skullcap Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Sedum ternatum Woodland stonecrop, Wild stonecrop Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Silene virginica Fire pink, Scarlet catchfly Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist, Dry
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Narrowleaf blue-eyed grass, Narrow-leaf blue-eyed-grass, Bermuda blue-eyed grass, Blue-eyed grass Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Solidago caesia Wreath goldenrod, Blue-stemmed goldenrod, Bluestem goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Dry
Solidago flexicaulis Zigzag goldenrod, Broadleaf goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Solidago sempervirens Seaside goldenrod Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Sorghastrum nutans Indiangrass, Yellow indian grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Spartina pectinata Prairie cordgrass, Freshwater cordgrass, Sloughgrass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Sun Wet
Spigelia marilandica Woodland pinkroot, Pinkroot, Indian pink, Spigelia Perennial Herb Part-shade Dry
Stylophorum diphyllum Celandine poppy, Yellow wood poppy Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Moist
Thermopsis villosa Carolina bushpea, Aaron's rod, Bush pea Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Tiarella cordifolia Heartleaf foamflower, Heart-leaf foamflower Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Tradescantia virginiana Virginia spiderwort, Spider lily Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist, Dry
Trillium erectum Red trillium, Stinking-Benjamin, Wakerobin, Purple trillium Perennial Herb Part-shade Moist
Trillium grandiflorum Large-flower wakerobin, Large-flowered trillium, White trillium Perennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Moist
Trillium luteum Yellow wakerobin Perennial Herb
Trillium sessile Toadshade, Red trillium, Wake-robin Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern gamagrass, Fakahatchee grass Perennial Grass/Grass-like Part-shade Moist
Verbena hastata Swamp verbena, Blue verbena, Blue vervain, Simpler's joy Biennial Herb Sun, Shade, Part-shade Wet, Moist
Vernonia noveboracensis New York ironweed Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's root Perennial Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Viola labradorica Alpine violet, American dog violet Perennial Herb Sun Moist
Viola pedata Birdfoot violet, Bird's-foot violet, Bird-foot violet Perennial Herb Shade, Part-shade Dry
Viola rostrata Longspur violet, Violette Ó long Úperon Perennial Herb Shade Moist
Viola rotundifolia Roundleaf yellow violet, Round-leaved yellow violet Perennial Herb
Viola sororia Missouri violet, Common blue violet, Hooded blue violet, Florida violet, Meadow violet Annual Herb Sun, Part-shade Moist
Viola striata Striped cream violet, Striped violet Perennial Herb Part-shade Wet