Slender Dayflower (Commelina erecta)

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family) Synonyms: Dayflower, Widow’s Tears, White-mouth Dayflower Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Jul , Aug , SepNotes: They only bloom for a day, but there are several buds on a plant that open 3-4 days apart. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Pennsylvania Smartweed (Persicaria pensylvanica (L.) M. Gomez)

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family) Synonym(s): Pennsylvania Smartweed, Pink Smartweed Bloom Color: Red , PinkBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii (Lindl.) G.L. Nesom)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family) Bloom Color: PurpleBloom Time: Sep , OctBloom Notes: Flower centers (disc flowers) open yellow but turn dark red after pollination. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) Bloom Color: BlueBloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , OctNotes: The unfortunate species name, siphilitica, is based on the fact that it was a supposed cure for syphilis. For more information about this plant, Click Here.

Climbing False Buckwheat (Polygonum scandens L.)

Polygonaceae (Buckwheat Family) Bloom Color: Yellow , GreenBloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct For more information about this plant, Click Here.