Plants of Lurie Garden by Season

Welcome to our new Lurie Garden Plant Finder! This area is a work in progress – we will be adding more plants every week, come back to see what’s new!

There’s something remarkable to see in the Lurie Garden all year long! Help plan your visit by learning more about select highlights from each season.

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daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

culver’s root ‘Temptation’

culver’s root ‘Temptation’

featherleaf rodgersia

featherleaf rodgersia

burnet

burnet

knautia

knautia

betony or hedgenettle ‘Hummelo’

betony or hedgenettle ‘Hummelo’

winged loosestrife

winged loosestrife

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

coral flower ‘Palace Purple’

coral flower ‘Palace Purple’

Mediterranean sea holly

Mediterranean sea holly

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

purple candle Chinese astilbe

purple candle Chinese astilbe

sideoats grama grass

sideoats grama grass

American mountain mint

American mountain mint

blue grama grass

blue grama grass

feather reed grass

feather reed grass

umbel aster

umbel aster

knotweed ‘Alba’

knotweed ‘Alba’

New England aster

New England aster

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

Persian lily

Persian lily

higan cherry

higan cherry

flowering spurge

flowering spurge

northern sea oats

northern sea oats

narrow leaf ironweed

narrow leaf ironweed

meadow rue

meadow rue

species tulip

species tulip

willowleaf blue star

willowleaf blue star

aster ‘Monch’

aster ‘Monch’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

tulip ‘Splendens’

tulip ‘Splendens’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

purple poppy mallow

purple poppy mallow

wild white indigo

wild white indigo

swamp milkweed

swamp milkweed

blue star

blue star

Star of Persia

Star of Persia

monkshood

monkshood

white wood aster

white wood aster

sea holly

sea holly

hyssop

bluebeard

bluebeard

chaste tree

chaste tree

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

bee balm ‘Scorpion’

bee balm ‘Scorpion’

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

globe thistle

globe thistle

English-Japanese yew

English-Japanese yew

betony or hedgenettle ‘Rosea’

betony or hedgenettle ‘Rosea’

beard tongue

beard tongue

coral bells

coral bells

purple lance astilbe

purple lance astilbe

yellow wax bells

yellow wax bells

skullcap

skullcap

yellow pollen coneflower

yellow pollen coneflower

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

fleabane

fleabane

toad lily

toad lily

tulip ‘White Emperor’

tulip ‘White Emperor’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountain’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountain’

wild petunia

wild petunia

wild quinine

wild quinine

blue sage

blue sage

species tulip

species tulip

triandrus daffodil

triandrus daffodil

cyclamineus daffodil

cyclamineus daffodil

triandrus daffodil

triandrus daffodil

twinleaf

twinleaf

hosta ‘Halcyon’

hosta ‘Halcyon’

cranesbill geranium

cranesbill geranium

longspur barrenwort or bishop’s hat

longspur barrenwort or bishop’s hat

yellow coneflower

yellow coneflower

shooting star

shooting star

purple prairie clover

purple prairie clover

crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’

crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’

glory of the snow

glory of the snow

glory of the snow ‘Violet Beauty’

glory of the snow ‘Violet Beauty’

Grecian windflower

Grecian windflower

species tulip

species tulip

tulip ‘Ivory Floradale’

tulip ‘Ivory Floradale’

tulip ‘Ballade’

tulip ‘Ballade’

poet’s daffodil

poet’s daffodil

Pennsylvania sedge

Pennsylvania sedge

fritillary

fritillary

tulip ‘Spring Green’

tulip ‘Spring Green’

phlomis

phlomis

pale coneflower

pale coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

coneflower ‘Virgin’

coneflower ‘Virgin’

sea lavender

sea lavender

toad lily ‘Tojen’

toad lily ‘Tojen’

little bluestem

little bluestem

moor grass ‘Transparent’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

aster ‘October Skies’

aster ‘October Skies’

European beech

European beech

grape hyacinth

grape hyacinth

Arkansas blue star

Arkansas blue star

Morton Virginia sweetspire

Morton Virginia sweetspire

bishop’s hat or barrenwort

bishop’s hat or barrenwort

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tatarican aster

tatarican aster

Japanese yew

Japanese yew

ornamental onion

ornamental onion

turbergen squill

turbergen squill

crocus ‘Ruby Giant’

crocus ‘Ruby Giant’

prairie dropseed

prairie dropseed

glory of the snow

glory of the snow

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

geranium

geranium

leadplant

leadplant

red switchgrass

red switchgrass

yarrow

ninebark

ninebark

drumstick allium

drumstick allium

Stokes’ aster

Stokes’ aster

speedwell

speedwell

blazing star

blazing star

fringe tree

fringe tree

Japanese anemone

Japanese anemone

American arborvitae

American arborvitae

bayberry

bayberry

wild ginger

wild ginger

cranesbill geranium

cranesbill geranium

Joe-Pye weed

Joe-Pye weed

Bowman’s root

Bowman’s root

mountain mint

mountain mint

Scarlet O’Hara poppy

Scarlet O’Hara poppy

russian sage

russian sage

common milkweed

common milkweed

purple love grass

purple love grass

rusty foxglove

rusty foxglove

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

wild indigo

wild indigo

rattlesnake master

rattlesnake master

queen of the prairie

queen of the prairie

alkali dropseed

alkali dropseed

eastern bee balm

eastern bee balm

golden Alexanders

golden Alexanders

compass plant

compass plant

bottle gentian

bottle gentian

common eulalia grass

common eulalia grass

tree peony

tree peony

herbaceous peony

herbaceous peony

boxwood

boxwood

prairie smoke

prairie smoke

eastern redbud

eastern redbud

sargent cherry

sargent cherry

purple sensation allium

purple sensation allium

windflower

windflower

goatsbeard

goatsbeard

butterfly weed

butterfly weed

calamint

calamint

quamash

quamash

quamash ‘Blue Danube’

quamash ‘Blue Danube’