Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
Ageratum Ageratum houstonianum Salvia Salvia viridis 
Amaranth  Amaranthus tricolor  Sanvitalia  Sanvitalia procumbens 
Castor bean Ricinus communis Signet marigold Tagetes tenuifolia 
Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus  Snapdragon  Antirrhinum majus
Chinese forget-me-not  Cynoglossum amabile  Snow-on-the-mountain  Euphorbia marginata 
Cuplower  Nierembergia hippomanica  Spider flower  Cleome hasslerana 
Dusty Miller  Senecio cineraria  Stock  Matthiola incana 
Globe amaranth  Gomphrena globosa  Sweet alyssum Lobularia maritima
French marigold Tagetes patula  Wax begonia  Begonia semperflorens 
Lantana Lantana species Zinnia  Zinnia angustifolia 
Ornamental pepper Capsicum annuum Zinnia  Zinnia elegans
Periwinkle  Catharanthus roseus
Polygonum Polygonum capitatum

Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
Allium  Allium species  Iris  Iris species 
Amsonia Amsonia tabernaemontana  Lamb's ears  Stachys byzantia 
Baby's-breath  Gypsophila paniculata Lavender  Lavandula angustifolia 
Bleedingheart         Dicentra eximia Lavender cotton  Santolina chamaecyparissus 
Bleedingheart  Dicentra spectabilis Lily-of-the-valley  Convallaria majalis 
Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa Lupine Lupinus polyphyllus 
Chrysanthemum Dendranthema species Narcissus  Narcissus species 
Columbine Aquilegia species  Oriental poppy  Papaver orientale 
Coralbells Heuchera sanguinea  Rose campion  Lychnis coronaria 
Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata Sage/Salvia  Salvia farinacea 
Coreopsis  Coreopsis verticilla  Sage Salvia officinalis 
Flax  Linum perenne Sage Salvia sclarea 
Foxglove Digitalis grandiflora Sage Salvia splendens 
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea  Speedwell  Veronica species 
Gas Plant  Dictamnus albus  Wormwood Artemisia species 
Gayfeather  Liatris spicata  Yarrow 'Coronation Gold'  Achillea filipendulina 
Globe thistle  Echinops exaltatus
Golden marguerite Anthemis tinctoria 
Grasses many genera and species 

Common name Botanical name Common name Botanical name
Hosta Certain Hosta species tulip Tulipa species
Lily Lillium species

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.

 

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