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perennials
Name Comments
MALLOW-MUSK
Botanical Name Sun or Shade
Malva moschata
Height/Spread Zone
36/18 in. 90/45 cm 3
36/18 in. 90/45 cm 4
48/12 in. 120/30 cm
Flower Colour Blooms
pink
July to Sept.
pink
June to Aug.
red
June to Aug.
orange, yellow June to Aug.
yellow May
pink, red, white June to Aug.
mauve
May to June
mauve June to Aug.
sun
Satiny pink flowers with musky scented leaves
MALLOW-PRAIRIE/CHECKER Sidalcea x hybrids sun or shade
Long spikes of satiny flowers; good flower for cutting
MALTESE CROSS Lychnis chalcedonica sun
2
Tall, hardy, long living plant with clusters of red flowers; good for cutting
MARGUERITE Anthemis sancti-johannis 18/36 in. 45/90 cm sun 2
Hardy, drought tolerant members of the daisy family; good cut flower
MARSH MARIGOLD Caltha palustris sun to shade
Buttercup shaped flowers, with heart-shaped leaves, moist
MASTERWORT Astrantia hybrids part shade
Star shaped flowers on long stems; good cut flower, moist
MEADOW RUE Thalictrum aquilegifolium sun or shade
12/12 in. 30/30 cm 2
12-24 /18 in. 30-60/45 cm 4
36/24 in. 90/60 cm
3
Leaves closely resemble columbine, with sprays of flowers; good cut flower, moist
MEADOW RUE-HEWITT’S DOUBLE Thalictrum delavayi 60/24 in. 150/60 cm sun or shade 4
Tall plant with lacy foliage and sprays of double flowers; good cut flower, moist
MEADOWSWEET Filipendula hybrids 1-6/4 ft. 30-120cm/120 cm white, pink part shade 3 Aug. to Sept.
Attractive perennial, with ferny leaves and clusters of fluffy flowers, for shady, moist areas, moist
MONARDA/BEE BALM Monarda didyma hybrids 36/18 in. 90/45 cm sun 3
Tall plants with aromatic foliage and thistle-like flowers, moist
MONKSHOOD Aconitum napellus 54/24 in. 135/60 cm sun or shade 2
Tall perennial with showy flower spikes; good cut flower, moist
MONKSHOOD Aconitum x cammarum ‘Bicolor’ 48/24 in. 120/60 cm sun or shade 3
Tall, flower spikes; good cut flower, moist
pink, red, purple, white June to July
blue, pink July to Aug.
purple/white July to Aug.
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