Fringed Bleedingheart (Dicentra eximia) in my garden. Photo by Donna L. Long.

Plants: Table of Contents

Fringed Bleedingheart (Dicentra eximia) in my garden. Photo by Donna L. Long.
Fringed Bleedingheart (Dicentra eximia) in my garden. Photo by Donna L. Long.

Native Plants

Why Native Plants?

My Love Affair with Native Plants

Common trees of PA (free, downloadable pdf)

Leaf Colors of Common Trees Here in the Oak-Hickory Forest

Terrestrial and Palustrine Plant Communities of Pennsylvania (free, downloadable pdf)

Books about Native Plants and Ecological Gardening

Native Plant Sales in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Native Plants of Pennsylvania – Resources

Where to Buy Native Plants in Southeastern Pennsylvania

Invasive Exotic Plants

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Natural Places in the Philadelphia Area

These lists are of native plants of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. These plants have lived here for thousands if not millions of years. They are automatically suited to grow in this region. No worries about suitable zones, soil types or hardiness, their compatibility to the climate is built right in. Just match the moisture (moist or dry) and the light conditions (shade or sun) and you are good to go.

Plants for Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Animals

The Naturalist’s Garden: An Overview

The Naturalist’s Garden: What You Need to Start One

Garden Flowers to Attract Birds

Spring Blooming Nectar Plants to Attract Hummingbirds

Early Spring Blooming Plants to Attract Bumblebees

Spring Plants

Spring Blooming Native Plants of Philadelphia

 

Summer

Long Blooming Perennials

Summer into Fall Blooming Native Plants of Philadelphia

Conditions

Plants for a Sunny and Dry Garden

Native Street Trees

Growth Habits

Clumping for Neatness

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