Lake Minne Belle Plant List

NameScientific NameLife FormHabitatExposureHeight(ft)Spacing(ft)Flower ColorBloom Time
American White Waterlily Nymphaea odorata Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic full sun, partial sun 0.0 - 0.5 5 White July-August
Autumn Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 5.0 3 Yellow August-Oct
Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 6.0 3 --- ---
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta var. pulcherrima Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Yellow July-August
Blue Grama Bouteloua gracilis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland dry full sun 0.5 - 1.0 1 --- ---
Bluejoint Calamagrostis canadensis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 6.0 1.5 --- ---
Blue Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens var. ringens Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1 Blue-purple July-August
Blue Vervain Verbena hastata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun 2.0 - 5.0 1-2 Blue July-Sept
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1 Blue August-Oct
Bristly Sedge Carex comosa Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-3 --- ---
Broad Leaved Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.5 3 White July-August
Bunched Ironweed Vernonia fasciculata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 6.0 2-3 Magenta July-Sept
Common Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-3 White July-Oct
Culver's Root Veronicastrum virginicum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 1-2 White July-August
Cup Plant Silphium perfoliatum var. perfoliatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 4.0 - 8.0 3 Yellow July-August
Dark Green Bulrush Scirpus atrovirens Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---
Foxtail Sedge Carex alopecoidea Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist partial sun, full shade 1.0 - 2.0 1 --- ---
Fringed Brome Bromus ciliatus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.0 1 --- ---
Giant Bur Reed Sparganium eurycarpum Ferns and Wildflowers aquatic, transitional full sun 2.0 - 5.0 3 --- June-July
Golden Alexanders Zizia aurea Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1-2 Yellow May-June
Grass Leaved Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun 1.0 - 3.0 2 Yellow August-Sept
Gray Dogwood Cornus racemosa Trees and Shrubs upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 5.0 - 15.0 8-15 White May-July
Gray Headed Coneflower Ratibida pinnata Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 2 Yellow July-August
Great Blazing Star Liatris pycnostachya var. pycnostachya Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 5.0 1.5 Rose; lavender July-August
Great Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Blue August-Sept
Heart Leaved Alexanders Zizia aptera Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-2 Yellow July-Sept
Heart Leaved Willow Salix eriocephala Trees and Shrubs transitional full sun 5.0 - 15.0 5-10 --- ---
Heath Aster Symphyotrichum ericoides Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 2-3 White July-Oct
Hispid Buttercup Ranunculus hispidus Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5-2 Yellow May-June
Hoary Vervain Verbena stricta Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-1.5 Blue June-Sept
Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist full sun 2.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---
Lake Sedge Carex lacustris Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-3 --- ---
Leadplant Amorpha canescens Trees and Shrubs upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-5 Blue-purple June-July
Little Bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5-2 --- ---
Maximilian's Sunflower Helianthus maximiliani Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 9.0 5 Yellow August-Oct
Michigan Lily Lilium michiganense Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 6.0 2 Orange July
Narrow Leaved Purple Coneflower Echinacea angustifolia Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun 2.0 - 3.0 1-2 Pink July-Sept
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 5.0 2-3 Violet; blue; pink August-Oct
Nodding Wild Rye Elymus canadensis var. canadensis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 3.0 1 --- ---
Northern Blue Flag Iris versicolor Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 3.5 2 Blue-violet June-July
Northern Plains Blazing Star Liatris ligulistylis Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 1.5 Pinkish; lavender August-Sept
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana var. virginiana Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2 Pink July-Sept
Ox Eye Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 4.0 1-2 Yellow July-Sept
Pointed Broom Sedge Carex scoparia var. scoparia Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 0.5 - 2.5 1-2 --- ---
Porcupine Grass Hesperostipa spartea Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland dry full sun 3.0 - 4.0 1-2 --- ---
Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun 2.0 - 5.0 1.5-2 Yellow and purple-brown July-Sept
Prairie Cordgrass Spartina pectinata Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 6.0 2-3 --- ---
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 2.0 - 4.0 1.5-2 --- ---
Prairie Phlox Phlox pilosa var. fulgida Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 2.0 1-1.5 Pink June
Prairie Rose Rosa arkansana Trees and Shrubs upland dry full sun 1.0 - 3.0 3-6 Pink June-July
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea var. purpurea Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.0 2-3 Purplish-pink June-July
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus sericea Trees and Shrubs transitional, upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun, full shade 5.0 - 12.0 8-15 White May-July
River Bulrush Bolboschoenus fluviatilis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes aquatic, transitional full sun 4.0 - 8.0 1-3 --- ---
Rough Blazing Star Liatris aspera Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 4.0 1.5 Pinkish; lavender August-Sept
Round Headed Bush Clover Lespedeza capitata Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2 White July-Sept
Side Oats Grama Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 3.0 1 --- ---
Skyblue Aster Symphyotrichum oolentangiense Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.5 - 3.0 1-1.5 Blue August-Oct
Smooth Blue Aster Symphyotrichum laeve Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 2-3 Blue-violet August-Oct
Soft Stem Bulrush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Grasses, Sedges and Rushes aquatic, transitional full sun 3.0 - 9.0 1-3 --- ---
Spotted Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 6.0 3 Pink July-Sept
Steeplebush Spiraea tomentosa var. rosea Trees and Shrubs transitional full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 4.0 3-6 Pink July-Sept
Stiff Sunflower Helianthus pauciflorus Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 3.0 - 5.0 1.5-2 Yellow August-Oct
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata var. incarnata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 4.0 2-3 Pink June-August
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist, upland dry full sun 3.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---
Tall Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata var. laciniata Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 9.0 3 Yellow July-August
Tall Manna Grass Glyceria grandis var. grandis Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 3.0 - 5.0 2 --- ---
Tall Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional full sun, partial sun 3.0 - 6.0 3 Cream June
Tussock Sedge Carex stricta Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional full sun 2.0 - 3.0 1.5-2 --- ---
Unilateral Wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus subsp. trachycaulus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes upland moist full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 4.0 2-4 --- ---
Virginia Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum virginianum Ferns and Wildflowers transitional, upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 3.0 2 White July-August
White Prairie Clover Dalea candida var. candida Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun 1.0 - 2.5 1-2 White June-July
Whorled Milkweed Asclepias verticillata Ferns and Wildflowers upland dry full sun, partial sun 1.0 - 1.5 1-2 White June-August
Wild Bergamot Monarda fistulosa Ferns and Wildflowers upland moist, upland dry full sun, partial sun 2.0 - 3.5 3 Lavender July-August
Woolgrass Scirpus cyperinus Grasses, Sedges and Rushes transitional, upland moist full sun 3.0 - 5.0 2-3 --- ---