Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Ohio Native Plants Sun - H to Z

This is the second page of Nodding Onion Garden's Plants that prefer sun to part sun. Organized alphabetically by scientific name


Helenium flexusum - Sneezeweed

Sneezeweed
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Does well in full sun but needs moisture.

Helianthus mollis - Downy Sunflower

Downy Sunflower
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Once these sunflowers become established they provide a nice buffet for Goldfinches.

Helianthus strumosus - Pale-leaved Sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Early Sunflower

Early Sunflower
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This plant blooms for several months, simple but a "work horse"
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Lobelia 'Alba' - White Cardinal Flower

White Lobelia
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White Lobelia were the "prized project" of my father. Roger Dahlin. They were very heat tolerant, waiting to see how they handle the cold.

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

Cardinal Flower

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I have found Cardinal Flowers do well in full sun as long as the remain moist.


Lobelia sphilitica -Great Blue Lobelia

Blue Lobelia
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I planted several of these if full sun/moist spot. They did very well even in the scorching heat of 2012

Lupinus perennis - Wild Lupines

Monarda didyma - Scarlet Beebalm

Monarda fistuloas - Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa
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I had this in full sun right next to my tomato plants - tons of bees.

Packera aurea - Golden Ragwort

Penstemon digitalis -Foxglove Beardtongue

Penstemon digitalis
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2013 - I will also have, Penstemon hirsutus. A bit smaller/more color.

Penstemon hirsutus - Hairy Beardtongue

Phlox pilosa - Prairie Phlox

Phlox pilosa
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Photo - Prairie Moon Nursery

Physostegia virginiana - Obedient Plant

Physostegia virginiana
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If you need a plant to 'fill in", this is the one. Sun/part sun.

Pycananthemum tenuifoliu - Mountain Mint

Pycnanthemum tenuifoliu
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I grew this in both full sun and part, it did well with both.

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow Coneflower

Ratibida pinnata
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This plant reminds me of a lazy summer afternoon - nice and relaxing. Did well in full and part sun.

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown Eyed Susan's

Rudbeckia laciniata - Cutleaf Coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata
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I love the leaves on this plant. Mine were over 5 ft, it not small garden plant.

Ruellia humilis - Wild Petunia

wild petunia - JIm Wohl
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Silene regia - Royal Catchfly

Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant

Silphium perfoliatum
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This is one of my favorite plants - I grow mine in full sun in a naturally moist area.

Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort

Tradescantia ohiensis
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Seems to do well in part sun. Last summer's heat was hard on this plant. The ones in part sun did better.

Verena stricta - Hoary Vervain

Verbesina alternifolia - Wingstem

Verbesina alternifolia
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If I were a bee keeper this is the plant I would raise.

Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexander