Rudbeckia Lacinata

or Cut leaf Coneflower

is native to most of the US (not far west) and is hardy in zones 4-8. It grows 4-8' tall in full sun to part shade and moist well drained soil. It's bright yellow flower with green cone can be seen July to September.

Monarda Fistulosa

'Claire Grace'

is a  native Beebalm that grows 3' tall and 2'wide in zones 3-8. It prefers organically rich well drained soil and is more prolific in full sun. Claire Grace is resistant to powdery mildew but still should be given space for good circulation.

Eupatorium Dubium

'Little Joe'


Little Joe Pye Weed is hardy in zones 3-9 and grows 3-4' tall and 1-3' wide. It has mauve blooms July to September in full sun and moist fertile soil. It has medium to wet water needs and does not like to dry out. Little Joe attracts butterflies and has good resistance to powdery mildew.

​​​​​​​Mill Creek Greenhouses

Columbia, SC

Veronica Lettermannii 

Iron Butterfly

is a compact well branched perennial covered with purple blooms in late summer/early fall that attract butterflies . It grows 30 -36" tall and wide in zones 4-9 and is a native to North America. Iron Butterfly likes full sun and average to dry soil with good drainage.

We have begun ordering and making trips to pick up plants for the Fall Season. Below are some of the plants we just procured this week.