Pennsylvania Native Perennials
Below are perennials that are native to the state of Pennsylvania. Included on this list are some cultivars (cultivated varieties) and naturally-occurring hybrids that vary only slightly from the parent species.
Some native gardeners choose to incorporate cultivars into their plantings and some do not. You can identify these plants by the addition of an extra name in apostrophes (such as 'May Breeze').
- Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' Woodland Phlox
- Monarda 'Jacob Cline' Bee Balm
- Viola sororia 'Freckles' Violet
- Monarda punctata Spotted Bee Balm
- Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells
- Physostegia virginiana 'Pink Manners' Obedient Plant
- Silene virginica Fire Pinks
- Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
- Phlox paniculata 'Jeana' Garden Phlox
- Phlox paniculata 'Robert Poore' Garden Phlox
- Chrysogonum 'Pierre' Goldenstar
- Aquilegia canadensis Eastern Red Columbine