Cultivated Perennials

"In joy or sadness, flowers are our constant friends" Kozuko Okakura

The yellow of the  flowers of Euphorbia epithymoides - Cushion Spurge, looks as though it was airbrushed on the plant. A beautiful effect.
The yellow flowers of Cushion Spurge - (Euphorbia epithymoides).

If a plant below is highlighted in Green, touch or click on it to see a photo of the plant, its fruit or its flower in the garden. The long range goal is to photograph every plant at Distant Hill Gardens.

 

(N) Designates a plant Native to Northeastern North America. This means that, as far as can be determined, the plant was present in the Northeast before European settlement.

 

(T) Designates a plant Native to Distant Hill that was transplanted from our woods.

 

(S) Designates a plant Native to Distant Hill that was grow from seed obtaoned from a specimen on the property.

The Cultivated Perennials of Distant Hill

Scientific Name

Common Name


A

Actaea pachypoda

Alchemilla mollis

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Aquilegia vulgaris 

Aralia racemosa

Arisaema triphyllum

Armeria maritima 'Alba'

Armeria maritima 'Morning Star'  

Armeria maritima 'Rubrifolia'

Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Brocade'

Aruncus aethusifolius 

Aruncus dioicus

Asarum canadense 

Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias tuberosa

Aster novae-angliae 'Hella Lady'

Aster x dumosus 'Alert'

Astible japonica 'Rhineland'

Astilbe thunbergii 'Ostrich Plume'

Astilbe 'Purple Candles' 

Astilbe arendsii 'Cattleya'

Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Astilbe japonica 'Deutschland'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Hennie Graafland'

Aubrieta deltoidea

Aubrieta x cultorum ‘Whitewell Gem’

B

Baptisia australis

Bergenia cordifolia

Boltonia 'Jim Crockett'

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Langtrees’

C

Campanula glomerata

Campanula portenschlagiana 'Aurea'

Campanula punctata

Centaurea montana 

Cerastium tomentosum 

Chelone lyonii 'Hotlips'  

Chrysanthemum x rubellum

Cimicifuga racemosa

Cimicifuga racemosa 'Atropurpurea'

Cimicifuga racemosa 'Brunette'

Clintonia borealis 

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray'  

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

D

Dianthus deltoides

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies'

Dicentra 'Luxuriant'

Dictamnus albus var. purpureus

Dodecatheon meadia

Doronicum cordatum

E

Echinacia purpurea 'White Star'

Echinacia purpurea

Echinops ritro ‘Veitch’s Blue’

Epimedium grandiflorum ‘Rose Queen’

Epimedium x youngianum ‘Niveum’

Eryngium alpinum 'Blue Star'

Eupatorium maculatum 

Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

Euphorbia epithymoides

F

 

Filipendula rubra ‘Venusta’

Fragaria vesca

G

Gaillardia x grandiflora 

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Czakor' 

Geranium renaradi 

Geranium sylvaticum

Gillenia trifoliata 

H

Hemerocalis 'Red Ribbons'

Hemerocallis 'Catherine Woodbury' 

Hemerocallis 'Little Grapette'

Hemerocallis 'Eenie Weenie'
Hemerocallis 'Frans Hals'
Hemerocallis 'Hyperion'
Hemerocallis 'Little Wart'
Hemerocallis 'Plum Beauty'
Hemerocallis 'Secondhand Rose'
Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro'
Hemerocallis 'Strutter's Ball'
Hemerocallis 'Summer Wine'
Hemerocallis 'Velvet Shadows'
Hemerocallis fulva 'Flore Pleno'

Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus

Hepatica americana

Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'

Heuchera sanguinea

Hosta 'Frances Williams'

Hosta 'August Moon'
Hosta 'Blue Twister'
Hosta 'Elegans'
Hosta 'Golden Arrow'
Hosta 'Golden Woge'
Hosta 'Golden Tiara'

Hosta 'Krossa Regal'
Hosta 'Lancifolia
Hosta 'Royal Standard'
Hosta 'Sea Octopus'
Hosta 'So Sweet'
Hosta 'Stiletto'
'Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
Hosta montana 'Aureomarginata'

Hydrastis canadensis 

I

Iris cristata 

J

Jeffersonia diphylla 

L

Lamiun maculatum 'White Nancy'

Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Gold Rush’

Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Liatris spicata 'Snow Queen'

Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’

Limonium latifolium

Lobelia siphilitica 

Lobelia siphilitiica f. albiflora

Lychnis coronaria

Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Nana'

Lysimachia clethroides

M

Monarda 'Blue Stocking'

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

N

Nepeta x faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Nymphaea ‘Pygmaea Helvola’ 

O

Origanum 'Amethyst Falls'

P

Pachysandra procumbens 

Pachysandra terminalis 

Patrinia gibbosa

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Persicaria affinis ‘Superba’

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Platycodon grandiflorus 

Platycodon grandiflorus ‘Baby Blue‘ 

Podophyllum peltatum 

Polygonatum falcatum 'Variegatum'  

Polygonatum humile 

Primula vulgaris 'Paragon'

Pulmonaria saccharata

Pyrola elliptica

R

Rodgersia pinnata

S

Salvia 'Eveline'

Salvia x superba 'May Night'

Salvia nemorosa 'Snowhill'

Salvia nemorosa 'Sensation Rose'

Sanguinaria canadensis

Saponaria ocymoides

Sedum ‘Autumn Joy'

Sedum floriferum

Sedum kamtschatka

Sedum reflexum 

Sedum sieboldii

Sedum spurium 'Tricolor'

Sedum telephium ‘Bon Bon’

Sempervivum tectorum

Sisyrinchium angustifoliom 'Lucerne'

Solidago 'Dansolitlem'

Stachys byzantina

T

Thalictrum ichangense var. coreana

Thalictrum rochebrunianium

Thermopsis caroliniana

Tiarella 'Candy Striper' 

Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella 'Spring Symphony'

Trollius x cultorum ‘Alabaster’

V

Veronica spicata 

Veronicastrum virginicum

Z

Zizia aptera  

 

 

 

 

 

White baneberry or Doll’s eyes (T)

Lady's Mantle

Willow Blue-star (N)

European Columbine

American Spikenard (S)

Jack-in-the-pulpit (T & S)

White-flowered Thrift

Deep Rose Thrift

Pink-flowered Thrift

Beach Wormwood

Dwarf Goatsbeard (N)

Goatsbeard (N)

Wild Ginger (N & T)

Common Milkweed (N)

Butterfly Weed (N)

New England Aster (N)

Alert Aster

Rhineland Astilbe 

Ostrich Plume Astilbe

Purple Candles Astilbe

Cattleya Astilbe

Chinese Astible 

Deutschland Astilbe 

Hennie Graafland Astilbe

False Rockcress

Large Flowered Aubrieta 

 

Blue False Indigo (N)

Elephant’s Ear

Jim Crockett Boltonia

Siberian Bugloss

 

Clustered Bellflower 

Dalmatian Bellflower

Spotted Bellflower

Mountain Bluet

Snow in Summer

Turtlehead (N)

'Clara Curtis' Fall Chrysanthemum

Black Cohosh or Bugbane 

'Autopurpurea' Bugbane  

'Brunette' Bugbane

Bluebead Lily (T)

Sunray Coreopsis

Moonbeam Coreopsis

 

Maiden Pink 

Cheddar Pinks

Dwarf Bleeding Heart

Purple Gas Plant

Shooting Star (N)

Leopard's Bane

 

White Coneflower

Purple Coneflower 

Small Globe Thistle

Longspur Epimedum

Snowy epimedium

Alpine Sea Holly

Joe Pye Weed (T)

Chocolate Snakeroot

Cushion Spurge

 

Dwarf Meadow Sweet

Queen of the Prairie (N)

Alpine Strawberry 

 

Blanket Flower

Scented Geranium

Cranesbill geranium

Wood Cranesbill

Bowman's Root

 

'Red Ribbons' Daylily

'Catherine Woodbury' Daylily

'Little Grapette' Daylily

'Autumn Red' Daylily

'Eenie Weenie' Daylily

'Frans Hals' Daylily

'Hyperion' Daylily

'Little Wart' Daylily

'Plum Beauty' Daylily

'Secondhand Rose' Daylily

'Stella de Oro' Daylily

'Strutter's Ball' Daylily

'Summer Wine' Daylily

'Velvet Shadows' Daylily

'Flore Pleno' Daylily

'Lemon Lily' Daylily

Round-lobed hepatica (T)

Coral Flower 

Coral Bells

'Frances Williams' Hosta

'August Moon' Hosta

'Blue Twister' Hosta

'Elegans' Hosta

'Golden Arrow' Hosta

'Golden Woge' Hosta

'Golden Tiara' Hosta

'Krossa Regal' Hosta

'Lancifolia' Hosta 

'Royal Standard' Hosta 

'Sea Octopus' Hosta 

'So Sweet' Hosta 

'Stiletto' Hosta

'Sum and Substance' Hosta 

'Aureomarginata' Hosta   

Goldenseal (N)

 

Dwarf Crested Iris (N)

 

Twinleaf (N)

 

Spotted Deadnettle

Shasta Daisy 

Blazing Star (N)

White Blazing Star (N)

Bigleaf Goldenray 

Sea Lavender

Blue Cardinal Flower (N)

White Cardinal Flower (N) 

Dusty Miller

Ragged Robin

Gooseneck Loosestrife

 

Purple Bee Balm

Oswego Tea (N)

 

Catmint 

Dwarf Water Lily 

 

Hybrid Oregano

 

Allegheny Spurge (N)

Japanese Spurge

Patrinia

Russian Sage

Himalayan Fleeceflower 

European Bistort

Balloon Flower 

Dwarf Balloon Flower

May Apple (N) 

Varigated Solomon's Seal (N) 

Dwarf Solomon's Seal

Primrose 

Bethlehem Sage

Shinleaf (N)

 

Roger’s Flower

 

Pink Sage

Violet Sage

White Meadow Sage

Rose Meadow Sage 

Bloodroot (C)

Rock Soapwort

Stonecrop Sedum

'Weinhenstephaner Gold' Stonecrop

Yellow Stonecrop

Stonecrop

October Daphne

Tricolor Stonecrop

Bon Bon Sedum 

Hens and Chicks 

Blue-Eyed Grass

Dwarf Goldenrod (N)

Lambs Ear

 

Dwarf China Meadow Rue

'Lavender Mist' Tall Meadow Rue (N)

Carolina Lupine (N)

Hybrid Foamflower  

Native Foamflower (T)

Hybrid Foamflower

Globeflower

 

Spike Speedwell

Culver's-root

 

Heartleaf Alexanders (N)