Plants We Like
These are our favorite perennial plants. They have one or more endearing characteristics to be in this lofty category. These plants are typically low maintenance, strong performers, showy, or perhaps unique in the ornamental garden. All are well-adapted to the Central New York climate (hardiness zone 4b).
Plants are listed alphabetically by Latin name. Icons indicate our rating 🌻, favorites ❤️, and deer-resistant 🦌 selections. Toxic ☠️ plants are also noted. See the Plants page for and explanation of symbols.
Aruncus aethusifolius 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🦌❤️
Aruncus dioicus 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻❤️
Astilbe thunbergii 'Moerheimii Glory' 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🦌❤️
Astilboides tabularis 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻❤️
Hakonechloa macra 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🦌❤️
Hylotelephium spectabile 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻❤️
Pulmonaria saccharata 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🦌❤️
Senna marilandica 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🦌❤️