Plants of Lurie Garden by Color

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 ‘Walther Funcke’

yarrow ‘Walther Funcke’

purple coneflower ‘Green Edge’

purple coneflower ‘Green Edge’

wild geranium

wild geranium

plantain sedge

plantain sedge

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

northern maidenhair fern

northern maidenhair fern

meadow rue ‘Elin’

meadow rue ‘Elin’

masterwort ‘Roma’

masterwort ‘Roma’

sweet bay magnolia

sweet bay magnolia

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

little bluestem ‘The Blues’

knotted cranesbill

knotted cranesbill

foamflower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

foamflower ‘Elizabeth Oliver’

bugbane ‘James Compton’

bugbane ‘James Compton’

black-eyed susan

black-eyed susan

black cohosh

black cohosh

balloon flower

balloon flower

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

clustered bell flowers ‘Caroline’

creeping phlox ‘Delta’

creeping phlox ‘Delta’

soapwort ‘Max Frei’

soapwort ‘Max Frei’

polychrome tulip

polychrome tulip

sand cherry

sand cherry

steeplebush

steeplebush

elderberry

elderberry

bush honeysuckle

bush honeysuckle

button bush

button bush

virginia waterleaf

virginia waterleaf

solitary clematis

solitary clematis

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

annual fountain grass ‘sunset’

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’

licorice mint hyssop

licorice mint hyssop

smooth Solomon’s seal

smooth Solomon’s seal

cockspur hawthorne

cockspur hawthorne

meadow sage ‘Lurie’

meadow sage ‘Lurie’

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

hosta ‘Krossa Regal’

hosta ‘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’

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 ‘Red Thunder’

Canadian burnet ‘Red Thunder’

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’

meadow sage ‘Amethyst’

meadow sage ‘Amethyst’

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 ‘Black Base’

mountain tulip ‘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 ‘Hummelo’

betony ‘Hummelo’

winged loosestrife

winged loosestrife

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

meadow sage ‘Wesuwe’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

garden phlox ‘Blue Paradise’

coral bells ‘Palace Purple’

coral bells ‘Palace Purple’

Mediterranean sea holly

Mediterranean sea holly

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Japanese anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

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’

tulip ‘Splendens’

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 ‘Dark Knight’

bluebeard ‘Dark Knight’

chaste tree

chaste tree

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

switch grass ‘Dallas Blues’

beebalm ‘Scorpion’

beebalm ‘Scorpion’

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

daylily ‘Chicago Apache’

globe thistle ‘Big Blue’

globe thistle ‘Big Blue’

hick’s yew

hick’s yew

betony ‘Rosea’

betony ‘Rosea’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

beardtongue ‘Husker Red’

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

coral bells ‘Autumn Bride’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

Chinese astilbe ‘Purple Candle’

yellow wax bells

yellow wax bells

skullcap

skullcap

wavyleaf purple coneflower

wavyleaf purple coneflower

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

coneflower ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

fleabane ‘Sonnenstrahl’

fleabane ‘Sonnenstrahl’

toad lily

toad lily

tulip ‘Purissima’

tulip ‘Purissima’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

tulip ‘Queen of Night’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

knotweed ‘Firedance’

meadow sage ‘Pink Delight’

meadow 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

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

cranesbill ‘Brookside’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

longspur barrenwort ‘Lilafee’

yellow coneflower

yellow coneflower

shooting star ‘Aphrodite’

shooting star ‘Aphrodite’

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 ‘Amazone’

phlomis ‘Amazone’

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’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

moor grass ‘Transparent’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

aromatic aster ‘October Skies’

grape hyacinth

grape hyacinth

thread-leaf blue star

thread-leaf blue star

sweetspire ‘Morton’

sweetspire ‘Morton’

bishop’s hat ‘Sulphureum’

bishop’s hat ‘Sulphureum’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tulip ‘Don Quichotte’

tatarican aster ‘Jindai’

tatarican aster ‘Jindai’

Japanese yew ‘Dwarf Bright Gold’

Japanese yew ‘Dwarf Bright Gold’

allium ‘Summer Beauty’

allium ‘Summer Beauty’

tubergen squill

tubergen squill

Tommy crocus

Tommy crocus

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

glory of the snow ‘blue giant’

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells

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 ‘Morton’

bayberry ‘Morton’

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 ‘Little Spire’

russian sage ‘Little Spire’

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 ‘Renkaku’

tree peony ‘Renkaku’

peony ‘Jan van Leeuwen’

peony ‘Jan van Leeuwen’

lenten rose

lenten rose

boxwood ‘Wintergreen’

boxwood ‘Wintergreen’

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