Mid-Atlantic Natives

Plants native to the Mid-Atlantic region including Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.

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  • Achillea millefolium
    Our native Achillea is white-flowered, unlike the more common garden yellow varieties. It is a great pollinator attractant and works as an accent plant within a base of succulent ground cover plants. 
  • Allium cernuum
    Reliable North American native with a nodding flower habit. Tolerates some shade.
  • Asclepias tuberosa
    With its striking bright orange flowers, this North American and Mid-Atlantic native is a great accent plant. It is a host plant for monarch butterfly larva and helps increase the biodiversity on a green roof.
  • Bigelowia nuttallii
    Showy yellow flowers are borne high above tuft-like foliage. A very drought tolerant North American Native, with a lasting bloom. Tolerates some shade.
  • Campanula rotundifolia
    A North American Native commonly used on European green roofs. Needs some shade and water.
  • Echinacea purpurea
    This eastern North American Native is a good accent plant on a green roof. It can add height and color with its bright purple daisy-like flowers as well as attracting a range of pollinators.
  • 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 spicata
    This eastern North American native is a great accent plant to add color and height to a green roof. Its purple flower spike is a pollinator magnet and will increase biodiversity.
  • Opuntia compressa syn. O. humifusa
    A US native cactus that stands out on a green roof. A great way to add a sculptural element to an extensive roof.
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