Accent Plants

These plants can be used to add color, texture, height, extend flowering season, and to attract additional pollinators. They are most effectively used with a base of sedum to create the main cover for the green roof.

  • Campanula rotundifolia
    A North American Native commonly used on European green roofs. Needs some shade and water.
  • Cylindropuntia imbricata
    This hardy North American cactus can be used to add height and structure to a green roof.
  • Dianthus carthusianorum
    Bright magenta blooms on tall blue-green stems. Narrow grass-like green-blue foliage is clump forming.
  • Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Bikovo’
    This is not your typical Geranium. Green foliage turns red in fall before dormancy. Flowers are pink.
  • Heuchera americana
    This eastern North American Native is grown for its beautiful foliage. It is an accent plant that will tolerate more shade than many other green roof plants.
  • Ipomopsis rubra
    North American Native. Brilliant red flowers on spikes 3 or 4 feet high. Feathery green foliage. Highly drought tolerant.
  • Liatris microcephala
    Tolerant of harsh growing conditions such as poor soil, heat, humidity and drought. It is a great nectar source for pollinators.
  • Linum perenne
    Known as Perennial Flax, It's one of our favorites some of its features include soft texture and habit, the contrast of thin silver foliage and striking almost iridescent blue flowers with highlights of purple and yellow in the center. It’s a rebloomer, re-seeder, drought tolerant, attractive to pollinators, can't go wrong.
  • Mixed Flats – Biodiverse Pollinator-Friendly Blend
    Pollinator-friendly mixed flats create an urban oasis for pollen, nectar, and larval sources on green roofs. Can be made region specific. The perfect supplement to our extensive mixed flat selections.
  • Muscari armeniacum
    Grape Hyacinth should be planted in mass and allowed to naturalize the area, it goes summer dormant so mix in other low growing foliage species. Sold as bare root Bulbs. SHIPPED FROM OCTOBER THROUGH MAY.

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