Plants of Lurie Garden by Type

Learn about the plant life of Lurie Garden. Filter by plant type, season or color. We’ve segmented the garden into 10 sections to aid with plant identification and location. You can enlarge it by clicking on the map image to the right or you can download it here for easy reference.

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yarrow ‘Credo’

yarrow ‘Credo’

yarrow ‘Moonshine’

yarrow ‘Moonshine’

azure monkshood

azure monkshood

black cohosh

black cohosh

bugbane ‘James Compton’

bugbane ‘James Compton’

northern maidenhair fern

northern maidenhair fern

giant hyssop ‘Blue Fortune’

giant hyssop ‘Blue Fortune’

licorice mint hyssop

licorice mint hyssop

white snakeroot

white snakeroot

purple sensation allium

purple sensation allium

star of Persia

star of Persia

allium ‘Summer Beauty’

allium ‘Summer Beauty’

allium ‘Millenium’

allium ‘Millenium’

drumstick allium

drumstick allium

allium ‘Windy City’

allium ‘Windy City’

lead plant

lead plant

blue star ‘Blue Ice’

blue star ‘Blue Ice’

threadleaf blue star

threadleaf blue star

willow leaf blue star

willow leaf blue star

wooly pearly everlasting

wooly pearly everlasting

Grecian windflower ‘Blue Shades’

Grecian windflower ‘Blue Shades’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

Japanese anemone ‘Splendens’

Japanese anemone ‘Splendens’

wood anemone

wood anemone

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

red chokeberry

red chokeberry

goatsbeard ‘Horatio’

goatsbeard ‘Horatio’

wild ginger

wild ginger

swamp milkweed

swamp milkweed

common milkweed

common milkweed

butterfly weed

butterfly weed

tatarian aster ‘Jindai’

tatarian aster ‘Jindai’

aster ‘Monch’

aster ‘Monch’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Lance’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Lance’

white false indigo

white false indigo

false indigo ‘Purple Smoke’

false indigo ‘Purple Smoke’

sideoats grama grass

sideoats grama grass

blue grama grass ‘blonde ambition’

blue grama grass ‘blonde ambition’

Siberian bugloss

Siberian bugloss

boxwood ‘Wintergreen’

boxwood ‘Wintergreen’

Korean feather reed grass

Korean feather reed grass

feather reed grass ‘Karl Foerster’

feather reed grass ‘Karl Foerster’

calamint

calamint

purple poppy mallow

purple poppy mallow

quamash

quamash

quamash ‘Blue Danube’

quamash ‘Blue Danube’

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

palm sedge

palm sedge

Pennsylvania sedge

Pennsylvania sedge

Pennsylvania sedge

Pennsylvania sedge ‘Straw Hat’

plantain sedge

plantain sedge

bluebeard ‘Dark Knight’

bluebeard ‘Dark Knight’

button bush

button bush

plumbago

plumbago

northern sea oats

northern sea oats

fringe tree

fringe tree

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

glory of the snow ‘Violet Beauty’

glory of the snow ‘Violet Beauty’

Turkish glory of the snow

Turkish glory of the snow

solitary clematis

solitary clematis

cockspur hawthorne

cockspur hawthorne

Tommy crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’

Tommy crocus ‘Barr’s Purple’

crocus ‘Pickwick’

crocus ‘Pickwick’

purple prairie clover

purple prairie clover

tufted hair grass

tufted hair grass

bush honeysuckle

bush honeysuckle

rusty foxglove

rusty foxglove

shooting star ‘Aphrodite’

shooting star ‘Aphrodite’

flat-topped white aster

flat-topped white aster

pale purple coneflower

pale purple coneflower

yellow coneflower

yellow coneflower

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

purple coneflower ‘Virgin’

purple coneflower ‘Virgin’

wavyleaf purple coneflower

wavyleaf purple coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

globe thistle ‘Blue Globe’

globe thistle ‘Blue Globe’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

bishop’s hat ‘Sulphureum’

bishop’s hat ‘Sulphureum’

purple lovegrass

purple lovegrass

sea holly ‘Big Blue’

sea holly ‘Big Blue’

Mediterranean sea holly

Mediterranean sea holly

rattlesnake master

rattlesnake master

tall boneset

tall boneset

flowering spurge

flowering spurge

white wood aster

white wood aster

big-leaf aster ‘Twilight’

big-leaf aster ‘Twilight’

Joe Pye weed ‘Gateway’

Joe Pye weed ‘Gateway’

Joe Pye weed ‘Purple Bush’

Joe Pye weed ‘Purple Bush’

European beech

European beech

queen of the prairie ‘Venusta’

queen of the prairie ‘Venusta’

Siberian fritillary

Siberian fritillary

Persian lily

Persian lily

bottle gentian

bottle gentian

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

cranesbill ‘Jolly Bee’ or ‘Rozanne’

cranesbill ‘Jolly Bee’ or ‘Rozanne’

knotted cranesbill

knotted cranesbill

cranesbill ‘Orion’

cranesbill ‘Orion’

cranesbill ‘Max Frei’

cranesbill ‘Max Frei’

Japanese cranesbill

Japanese cranesbill

cranesbill ‘Karmina’

cranesbill ‘Karmina’

cranesbill ‘Claridge Druce’

cranesbill ‘Claridge Druce’

prairie smoke

prairie smoke

Kentucky coffee tree

Kentucky coffee tree

lenten rose

lenten rose

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

coral bells ‘Palace Purple’

coral bells ‘Palace Purple’

prairie alum root

prairie alum root

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

hosta ‘Halcyon’

hosta ‘Halcyon’

hosta ‘Krossa Regal’

hosta ‘Krossa Regal’

hosta ‘Royal Standard’

hosta ‘Royal Standard’

hosta ‘White Triumphator’

hosta ‘White Triumphator’

Virginia waterleaf

Virginia waterleaf

stonecrop ‘Carl’

stonecrop ‘Carl’

fleabane ‘Sonnenstrahl’

fleabane ‘Sonnenstrahl’

twinleaf

twinleaf

yellow wax bells

yellow wax bells

pincushion

pincushion

summer snowflake ‘Gravetye Giant’

summer snowflake ‘Gravetye Giant’

rough blazing star

rough blazing star

blazing star

blazing star

blazing star ‘Alba’

blazing star ‘Alba’

scottish lovage

scottish lovage

sea lavender

sea lavender

great blue lobelia

great blue lobelia

winged loosestrife

winged loosestrife

sweet bay magnolia

sweet bay magnolia

false Solomon’s seal

false Solomon’s seal

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells

moor grass ‘Dauerstrahl’

moor grass ‘Dauerstrahl’

moor flame grass ‘Moorflamme’

moor flame grass ‘Moorflamme’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

eastern bee balm

eastern bee balm

beebalm ‘Scorpion’

beebalm ‘Scorpion’

prairie satin grass

prairie satin grass

grape hyacinth

grape hyacinth

poet’s daffodil

poet’s daffodil

daffodil ‘Jenny’

daffodil ‘Jenny’

daffodil ‘Lemon Drops’

daffodil ‘Lemon Drops’

daffodil ‘Thalia’

daffodil ‘Thalia’

catmint ‘Walker’s Low’

catmint ‘Walker’s Low’

catmint ‘Sweet Dreams’

catmint ‘Sweet Dreams’

prairie flat-top goldenrod

prairie flat-top goldenrod

oregano ‘Herrenhausen’

oregano ‘Herrenhausen’

cinnamon fern

cinnamon fern

peony ‘Jan van Leeuwen’

peony ‘Jan van Leeuwen’

tree peony ‘Renkaku’

tree peony ‘Renkaku’

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

red switchgrass ‘Shenandoah‘

red switchgrass ‘Shenandoah‘

oriental poppy ‘Scarlett O’Hara’

oriental poppy ‘Scarlett O’Hara’

wild quinine

wild quinine

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

hairy beardtongue

hairy beardtongue

russian sage ‘Little Spire’

russian sage ‘Little Spire’

knotweed ‘Alba’

knotweed ‘Alba’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

white dragon knotweed

white dragon knotweed

phlomis ‘Amazone’

phlomis ‘Amazone’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

balloon flower

balloon flower

Greek valerian

Greek valerian

smooth Solomon’s seal

smooth Solomon’s seal

Bowman’s root

Bowman’s root

sand cherry

sand cherry

higan cherry ‘Autumnalis’

higan cherry ‘Autumnalis’

blunt mountain mint

blunt mountain mint

American mountain mint

American mountain mint

black locust ‘Chicago Blues’

black locust ‘Chicago Blues’

rodgersia ‘Superba’

rodgersia ‘Superba’

black-eyed susan

black-eyed susan

prairie petunia

prairie petunia

azure sage

azure sage

meadow sage ‘May Night’

meadow sage ‘May Night’

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

meadow sage ‘Pink Delight’

meadow sage ‘Pink Delight’

meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’

meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’

meadow sage ‘Blue Hill’

meadow sage ‘Blue Hill’

meadow sage ‘Dear Anja’

meadow sage ‘Dear Anja’

meadow sage ‘Rugen’

meadow sage ‘Rugen’

elderberry

elderberry

burnet

burnet

Canadian burnet ‘Red Thunder’

Canadian burnet ‘Red Thunder’

soapwort ‘Max Frei’

soapwort ‘Max Frei’

little bluestem

little bluestem

little bluestem ‘Blue Heaven’

little bluestem ‘Blue Heaven’

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

tubergen squill

tubergen squill

skullcap

skullcap

showy stonecrop ‘Petrified’

showy stonecrop ‘Petrified’

autumn moor grass

autumn moor grass

compass plant

compass plant

rough goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

rough goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountains’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountains’

steeplebush

steeplebush

alkali sacaton

alkali sacaton

prairie dropseed

prairie dropseed

prairie dropseed ‘Tara’

prairie dropseed ‘Tara’

betony ‘Hummelo’

betony ‘Hummelo’

betony ‘Rosea’

betony ‘Rosea’

Stokes’ aster ‘Peachie’s pick’

Stokes’ aster ‘Peachie’s pick’

New England aster ‘Violetta’

New England aster ‘Violetta’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

skyblue aster

skyblue aster

Japanese yew ‘Dwarf Bright Gold’

Japanese yew ‘Dwarf Bright Gold’

meadow rue ‘Elin’

meadow rue ‘Elin’

meadow rue ‘Splendide’

meadow rue ‘Splendide’

arborvitae ‘Nigra’

arborvitae ‘Nigra’

foamflower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

foamflower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

toad lily

toad lily

toad lily ‘Tojen’

toad lily ‘Tojen’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

tulip ‘Ballade’

tulip ‘Ballade’

tulip ‘Black Parrot’

tulip ‘Black Parrot’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tulip ‘Splendens’

tulip ‘Splendens’

tulip ‘Hakuun’

tulip ‘Hakuun’

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

polychrome tulip

polychrome tulip

tulip ‘Purissima’

tulip ‘Purissima’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

tulip ‘Spring Green’

tulip ‘Spring Green’

turkestan tulip

turkestan tulip

urumiensis tulip

urumiensis tulip

mountain tulip ‘Black Base’

mountain tulip ‘Black Base’

narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’

narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’

ironweed ‘Southern Cross’

ironweed ‘Southern Cross’

speedwell ‘Eveline’

speedwell ‘Eveline’

culver’s root ‘Diane’

culver’s root ‘Diane’

Culver’s root ‘Temptation’

Culver’s root ‘Temptation’

Price’s violet

Price’s violet

chaste tree

chaste tree

golden Alexanders

golden Alexanders