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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crocus ‘Pickwick’

crocus ‘Pickwick’

jacob’s ladder

jacob’s ladder

pennsylvania sedge ‘straw hat’

pennsylvania sedge ‘straw hat’

prairie dropseed ‘tara’

prairie dropseed ‘tara’

prairie flat-top goldenrod

prairie flat-top goldenrod

tulip ‘Black Parrot’

tulip ‘Black Parrot’

northern maidenhair fern

northern maidenhair fern

meadow rue ‘Elin’

meadow rue ‘Elin’

umbrella magnolia

umbrella magnolia

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

knotted cranesbill

knotted cranesbill

foam flower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

foam flower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

bugbane ‘James Compton’

bugbane ‘James Compton’

black eyed susan

black eyed susan

balloon flower

balloon flower

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

creeping phlox ‘Delta’

creeping phlox ‘Delta’

soapwort

soapwort

polychrome tulip

polychrome tulip

sandcherry

sandcherry

hardhack

hardhack

elderberry

elderberry

dwarf honeysuckle

dwarf honeysuckle

button bush

button bush

virginia waterleaf

virginia waterleaf

solitary clematis

solitary clematis

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

scottish lovage

scottish lovage

coreopsis

coreopsis

showy stonecrop ‘petrified’

showy stonecrop ‘petrified’

rough blazing star

rough blazing star

wooly pearly everlasting

wooly pearly everlasting

allium ‘windy city’

allium ‘windy city’

great blue lobelia

great blue lobelia

giant hyssop ‘blue fortune’

giant hyssop ‘blue fortune’

smooth solomon’s seal

smooth solomon’s seal

cockspur hawthorne

cockspur hawthorne

cinnamon fern

cinnamon fern

Turkish glory of the snow

Turkish glory of the snow

red chokeberry

red chokeberry

Siberian bugloss

Siberian bugloss

white snakeroot

white snakeroot

hairy beardtongue

hairy beardtongue

plantain lily ‘Krossa Regal’

plantain lily ‘Krossa Regal’

Joe Pye weed ‘Purple Bush’

Joe Pye weed ‘Purple Bush’

autumn moor grass

autumn moor grass

black locust ‘Chicago Blues’

black locust ‘Chicago Blues’

switch grass ‘Heavy Metal’

switch grass ‘Heavy Metal’

moor flame grass ‘Moorflamme’

moor flame grass ‘Moorflamme’

moor grass ‘Dauerstrahl’

moor grass ‘Dauerstrahl’

palm sedge

palm sedge

culver’s root ‘Diane’

culver’s root ‘Diane’

tulip ‘Maureen’

tulip ‘Maureen’

tulip ‘Hakuun’

tulip ‘Hakuun’

false Solomon’s seal

false Solomon’s seal

tall stonecrop ‘Matrona’

tall stonecrop ‘Matrona’

Canadian burnet

Canadian burnet

meadow sage ‘Rugen’

meadow sage ‘Rugen’

meadow sage ‘Dear Anja’

meadow sage ‘Dear Anja’

meadow sage ‘Blue Hill’

meadow sage ‘Blue Hill’

meadow sage ‘May Night’

meadow sage ‘May Night’

soft shield fern ‘Herrenhausen’

soft shield fern ‘Herrenhausen’

catmint ‘Sweet Dreams’

catmint ‘Sweet Dreams’

catmint ‘Walker’s Low’

catmint ‘Walker’s Low’

hosta ‘White Triumphator’

hosta ‘White Triumphator’

cranesbill ‘Claridge Druce’

cranesbill ‘Claridge Druce’

cranesbill ‘Karmina’

cranesbill ‘Karmina’

cranesbill ‘Orion’

cranesbill ‘Orion’

plumbago

plumbago

oregano ‘Herrenhausen’

oregano ‘Herrenhausen’

meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’

meadow sage ‘Purple Rain’

mountain tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

mountain tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

white dragon knotweed

white dragon knotweed

daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

daylily ‘Gentle Shepherd’

culver’s root ‘Temptation’

culver’s root ‘Temptation’

rodgersia ‘Superba’

rodgersia ‘Superba’

burnet

burnet

pincushion

pincushion

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 astilbe ‘Purpurkerze’

purple candle astilbe ‘Purpurkerze’

sideoats grama grass

sideoats grama grass

American mountain mint

American mountain mint

blue grama grass ‘blonde ambition’

blue grama grass ‘blonde ambition’

feather reed grass ‘karl foerster’

feather reed grass ‘karl foerster’

flat-topped white aster

flat-topped white aster

knotweed ‘Alba’

knotweed ‘Alba’

New England aster ‘Violetta’

New England aster ‘Violetta’

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

tulip ‘Violacea Black Base’

Persian lily

Persian lily

higan cherry ‘Autumnalis’

higan cherry ‘Autumnalis’

flowering spurge

flowering spurge

northern sea oats

northern sea oats

narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’

narrow leaf ironweed ‘Iron Butterfly’

meadow rue ‘Splendide’

meadow rue ‘Splendide’

urumiensis tulip

urumiensis tulip

willowleaf blue star

willowleaf blue star

aster ‘Monch’

aster ‘Monch’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

Japanese anemone ‘Praecox’

species tulip ‘Splendens’

species tulip ‘Splendens’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

tulip ‘Lilac Wonder’

purple poppy mallow

purple poppy mallow

white false indigo

white false indigo

swamp milkweed

swamp milkweed

blue star ‘Blue Ice’

blue star ‘Blue Ice’

star of Persia

star of Persia

azure monkshood

azure monkshood

white wood aster

white wood aster

sea holly ‘Big Blue’

sea holly ‘Big Blue’

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 ‘Big Blue’

globe thistle ‘Big Blue’

hick’s yew

hick’s yew

betony or hedgenettle ‘Rosea’

betony or hedgenettle ‘Rosea’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

purple lance astilbe

purple lance astilbe

yellow wax bells

yellow wax bells

skullcap

skullcap

wavyleaf purple coneflower

wavyleaf purple 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’

cherry sage ‘Pink Delight’

cherry sage ‘Pink Delight’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountain’

goldenrod ‘Wichita Mountain’

prairie petunia

prairie petunia

wild quinine

wild quinine

azure sage

azure sage

turkestan tulip

turkestan tulip

triandrus daffodil ‘Thalia’

triandrus daffodil ‘Thalia’

cyclamineus daffodil

cyclamineus daffodil

triandrus daffodil ‘Lemon Drop’

triandrus daffodil ‘Lemon Drop’

twinleaf

twinleaf

hosta ‘Halcyon’

hosta ‘Halcyon’

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

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 ‘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

Siberian fritillary

Siberian fritillary

tulip ‘Spring Green’

tulip ‘Spring Green’

phlomis

phlomis

pale purple coneflower

pale purple coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

Tennessee coneflower

purple coneflower ‘Virgin’

purple coneflower ‘Virgin’

sea lavender

sea lavender

toad lily ‘Tojen’

toad lily ‘Tojen’

little bluestem ‘Blue Heaven’

little bluestem ‘Blue Heaven’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

European beech

European beech

grape hyacinth

grape hyacinth

thread-leaf blue star

thread-leaf blue star

Morton Virginia sweetspire

Morton Virginia sweetspire

bishop’s hat

bishop’s hat

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tatarican aster ‘Jindai’

tatarican aster ‘Jindai’

Japanese yew

Japanese yew

summer beauty onion

summer beauty onion

tubergen squill

tubergen squill

Tommy crocus

Tommy crocus

prairie dropseed

prairie dropseed

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

fountain grass ‘Cassian’

rough goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

rough goldenrod ‘Fireworks’

Japanese cranesbill

Japanese cranesbill

leadplant

leadplant

red switchgrass ‘Shenandoah‘

red switchgrass ‘Shenandoah‘

ninebark

ninebark

drumstick allium

drumstick allium

Stokes’ aster ‘Peachie’s pick’

Stokes’ aster ‘Peachie’s pick’

speedwell ‘Eveline’

speedwell ‘Eveline’

blazing star

blazing star

fringe tree

fringe tree

Japanese anemone ‘Splendens’

Japanese anemone ‘Splendens’

American arborvitae

American arborvitae

bayberry

bayberry

wild ginger

wild ginger

cranesbill geranium ‘Max Frei’

cranesbill geranium ‘Max Frei’

Joe Pye weed ‘gateway’

Joe Pye weed ‘gateway’

Bowman’s root

Bowman’s root

blunt mountain mint

blunt mountain mint

oriental poppy ‘Scarlett O’Hara’

oriental poppy ‘Scarlett O’Hara’

russian sage

russian sage

common milkweed

common milkweed

purple lovegrass

purple lovegrass

rusty foxglove

rusty foxglove

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

hosta ‘Blue Angel’

false indigo ‘Purple Smoke’

false indigo ‘Purple Smoke’

rattlesnake master

rattlesnake master

queen of the prairie ‘Venusta’

queen of the prairie ‘Venusta’

alkali sacaton

alkali sacaton

eastern bee balm

eastern bee balm

golden Alexanders

golden Alexanders

compass plant

compass plant

bottle gentian

bottle gentian

tree peony

tree peony

herbaceous peony

herbaceous peony

lenten rose

lenten rose

boxwood

boxwood

prairie smoke

prairie smoke

eastern redbud

eastern redbud

sargent cherry

sargent cherry

Kentucky coffee tree

Kentucky coffee tree

purple sensation allium

purple sensation allium

woodland windflower

woodland windflower

goatsbeard ‘Horatio’

goatsbeard ‘Horatio’

butterfly weed

butterfly weed

calamint

calamint

quamash

quamash

quamash ‘Blue Danube’

quamash ‘Blue Danube’