What plants grow in Maryland?

Here are some of our favorite Maryland native plants for the garden.

  • Cardinal Flower – Lobelia cardinalis.
  • Christmas Fern – Polystichum acrostichoides.
  • Bergamot (Monarda)
  • Red Maple – Acer rubrum.
  • Black-eyed Susans – Rudbeckia hirta.
  • Arrowwood – Viburnum dentatum.
  • Pawpaw – Asimina triloba.

What are herbaceous ornamental plants?

By definition, herbaceous ornamentals are annual or perennial flowers and foliage plants that die back to the ground each fall. Ornamental grasses and bulbs are not always classified as herbaceous, but will be included in this publication.

What is the most popular flower in Maryland?

1. GLORIOSA DAISY (BLACK-EYED SUSANS) “The best part is that this is Maryland’s state flower!”

What is the state flower of Maryland?

Black-eyed SusanMaryland / State flower

The Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) has been the official Maryland flower since 1918 when it was designated the “Floral Emblem” of Maryland by the General Assembly (Chapter 458, Acts of 1918; Code General Provisions Article, sec.

How do you identify herbaceous plants?

Grow taller than 30′ Page 5 Herbaceous vs Woody When we call a plant “herbaceous” it means that the plant grows from its roots in the spring (perennial) or from a seed (annual). Their growth is soft and fleshy and the above ground growth dies back each fall.

Is sedum native to Maryland?

Most of Maryland’s native sedums are fleshy groundcovers with star-shaped flowers. These species include the rare cliff stonecrop (Sedum glaucophyllum), stringy stonecrop (Sedum sarmentosum), and woodland stonecrop (Sedum ternatum).

What is the Black-Eyed Susan in Maryland?

The black-eyed Susan is Maryland’s state flower and one of our most striking summer wildflowers, blooming in meadows and fields and along roadsides throughout the state. This plant is a member of the aster or daisy family, a large and highly evolved family of plants.

Is oak leaf hydrangea native to Maryland?

There are many varieties of hydrangea that grow and thrive in Maryland, each comes with a different set of growing requirements. Don’t assume that their requirements are interchangeable. Smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) and Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) are native species.