Low to Moderate

Achillea “Apricot Delight”

Herbaceous Perennial

Apricot-lilac flowers in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts butterflies.

Achillea “Calistoga”

Herbaceous Perennial

White flowers in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.  Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Cerise Queen”

Herbaceous Perennial

Rose colored flowers. Drives the butterflies crazy. Remove spent flowers for a late fall rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Credo”

Herbaceous Perennial

Lemon-yellow flowers on strong vertical stems, fade to cream in fall. Best in full sun in moist, well-drained soils, but can flourish in dry soils. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Fireland”

Herbaceous Perennial

Brick red colored flowers fade to deep orange. Best in full sun in moist, well-drained soils, but can flourish in dry soils. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Lavender Beauty”

Herbaceous Perennial

Lavender colored flowers. Drives the butterflies crazy. Remove spent flowers for a late fall rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Lilac Beauty”

Herbaceous Perennial

Lavender colored flowers. Attracts butterflies. Remove spent flowers for a late fall rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Moon Dust”

Herbaceous Perennial

Soft yellow flowers with silver-green foliage. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.   Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.  Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Moonshine”

Herbaceous Perennial

A rich yellow bloom Spring/Summer that fades as it ages. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.

Achillea “New Vintage White”

Herbaceous Perennial

Creamy white flowers in Spring/Summer.  Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.  Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Paprika”

Herbaceous Perennial

Salmon to Rose colored flowers. Drives the butterflies crazy. Remove spent flowers for a late fall rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Pink Island Form”

Herbaceous Perennial

Pink flowers. Best in full sun in moist, well-drained soils, but can flourish in dry or clay soils. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Excellent Butterfly plant.

Achillea “Rodney’s Choice”

Herbaceous Perennial

This hybrid yarrow has deep magenta flowers. Get for fresh cut flowers, and dried flower sprays will hold their color.

Achillea “Rosa Maria”

Herbaceous Perennial

Fragrant blue-green foliage with magenta flowers in Spring/Summer.  Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.  Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Salmon Beauty”

Herbaceous Perennial

Salmon colored flowers. Drives the butterflies crazy. Remove spent flowers for a late fall rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried.

Achillea “Summer Wine”

Herbaceous Perennial

A rich burgundy red bloom that fades to a blush rose as it ages. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.

Achillea “Sunrise”

Herbaceous Perennial

Golden yellow flowers with a touch of pink in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea “Terra Cotta”

Herbaceous Perennial

This hybrid yarrow has terra cotta colored flowers. Get for fresh cut flowers, and dried flower sprays will hold their color.

Achillea millefolium

Herbaceous Perennial

White to pink flowers in Spring/Summer. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea millefolium “Little Susie”

Herbaceous Perennial

Rose pink flowers in Spring/Summer fade to a soft lilac. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom. Cut flowers last a long time, look great dried. Attracts Butterflies.

Achillea x kellereri

Herbaceous Perennial

Short silver foliage topped with stunning yellow-centered white flowers with scallopped petals. Deer resistant, attractive to butterflies and bees.

Achillea x lewisii “King Edward”

Herbaceous Perennial

Low growing, topped with pale yellow to creamy white flowers. Woolly green leaves. Can be used as a groundcover or in meadow gardens, and will do well between rocks as well. Blooms all summer long.

Aquilegia formosa

Herbaceous Perennial

Small, delicate foliage with pendant orange and yellow flowers, from the Sierra Nevadas. Attractive to Hummingbirds. Deer-resistent, Clay-soils-tolerant. Can be deciduous in dry summers.

Asclepias physocarpa

Gomphocarpus physocarpus
Perennial

Monarch butterfly host. Large, round pendant seedpods.

Aster frikartii “Monch”

Semi-evergreen perennial

Showy lavender blooms are attractive to butterflies and bees. Fall bloomer. Can handle clay soils.

Begonia “Angel Wing Torch”

Dark green leaves and thick, shrub-like cane stems, rhizomatous growth. Bright red flowers year-round. Works well as a houseplant.

Begonia “Angel Wing”

Large dark green leaves and thick, shrub-like cane stems, rhizomatous growth. Bright red flowers year-round. Works well as a houseplant

Begonia “Irene Nuss”

Evergreen Perennial

Angel-winged Begonia with dark olive leaves and thick, erect cane stems, rhizomatous growth. Pink flowers. Works well as a houseplant

Bletilla “Chinese Butterfly”

B. ochracea “Chinese Butterfly”

Evergreen Orchid

Bloom stalks grow tall over the foliage, to 30″. Creamy yellow flowers. Well drained soil, regular water during growing season.