Gunston Hall is happy to announce that we will be restoring our Riverside Garden! Check out the list of diverse plants that will be on the property once the project is finished.

Name Botanical Name
Johnny Jump Up Viola sp.
Alyssum Lobularia maritima
Celosia Celosia spicata var. cristata
Heliotrope Heliotropium arborescens
Lantana Lantana camara
Dianthus Dianthus barbatus
Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus
Begonia Begonia sp.
Balsam Impatiens Impatiens balsamina
Basket of Gold Aurinia saxatilis
Breadseed Poppy Papaver somniferum
Nigella Nigella damascena
Browallia Browallia americana
Calendula Calendula officinalis
Nasturtium Tropaeolum majus
China Aster Callistephus chinensis
Love Lies bleeding Amaranthus caudatus
Joseph’s Coat Amaranthus tricolor
Four O’clock Mirabilis jalapa
Globe Amaranth Gomphrena globosa
Honesty Lunaria annua
Globe Candytuft Iberis umbellata
Larkspur Consolida ajacis
Stock Matthiola incana
Wallflower Erysimum cheiri
African Marigold Tagetes erecta
French Marigold Tagetes patula
Gloriosa Daisy Rudbeckia hirta
Ranunculus Ranunculus sp.
Cleome Cleome spinosa
Name Botanical Name
Bee Balm Monarda didyma
Bergamot Monarda fistulosa
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida
Blackberry Lily Iris domestica
Baptisia Baptisia australis
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa
Canterbury Bells Campanula medium
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis
Cowslip Primula veris
Dame’s rocket Hesperis matronalis
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Garden Phlox Phlox paniculata
Bearded Iris Iris germanica
Siberian Iris Iris sibirica
Globe thistle Echinops ritro
Hollyhock Alcea rosea
Lavatera Lavatera sp.
Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium maculatum
Lamb’s Ears Stachys byzantina
Betony Stachys officinalis
Maltese Cross Lychnis chalcedonica
Monkshood Aconitum napellus
New England Aster Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Ironweed Vernonia noveboracencis
Nora Barlow Columbine Aquilegia ‘Nora Barlow’
Obedient Plant Physostegia virginiana
Oriental Poppy Papaver orientale
Peony Paeonia officinalis
Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea
Rose Campion Silene coronaria
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale
wild columbine Aquilegia canadensis
Woodland phlox Phlox divaricata
Pulmonaria Pulmonaria officinalis
Blue Flag Iris Iris versicolor
Yellow daylily Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
Gas Plant Dictamnus albus
Primula auricula Primula auricula
China pinks Dianthus chinensis
Clove Pinks Dianthus caryophyllus
Red valerian Centranthus ruber
Queen of the Prairie Filipendula rubra
Name Botanical Name
Absalon tulip Tulipa sp.
Blue Flag tulip Tulipa sp.
Lady Tulip Tulipa clusiana
Duc van Tol Red and Yellow tulip Tulipa sp.
Flaming Parrot tulip Tulipa sp.
Golden Standard tulip Tulipa sp.
Duc van Tol Rose tulip Tulipa sp.
Helmar tulip Tulipa sp.
Keizerskroon tulip Tulipa sp.
Lac van Rijn tulip Tulipa sp.
Tournesol tulip Tulipa sp.
Red Hue tulip Tulipa viridiflora
Silver Standard tulip Tulipa sp.
Florentine tulip Tulipa sylvestris
Wapen van Leiden tulip Tulipa sp.
Butter and Eggs daffodil Narcissus incomparabilis aurantius plenus
Early Louisiana daffodil Narcissus jonquilla
Hoop Petticoat daffodil Narcissus bulbocodium ‘Golden Bells’
Swan’s Neck daffodil Narcissus moschatus
Maximus daffodil Narcissus hispanicus
Odorus Flore Pleno daffodil Narcissus odorus flore pleno
Pheasant’s Eye daffodil Narcissus poeticus
Seventeen Sisters daffodil Narcissus tazetta ‘Avalanche’
Twin Sisters daffodil Narcissus x medioluteus
Van Sion daffodil Narcissus telamonius plenus
Fall daffodil Sternbergia lutea
Campernelle daffodil Narcissus x odorus
Double Campernelle daffodil Narcissus x odorus ‘Plenus’
Alpine squill Scilla bifolia
Byzantine gladiolus Gladiolus communis
Cloth of Gold crocus Crocus angustifolius
Crown Imperial Fritillaria imperialis ‘Rubra Maxima’
Neapolitan garlic Allium neapolitanum
Drumstick allium Allium sphaerocephalon
English bluebells Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Persian fritillary Fritillaria persica
Roman hyacinth Hyacinthus orientalis var. albulus
Snake’s Head fritillary Fritillaria meleagris
Snowdrop Galanthus nivalis
Winter aconite Eranthis hyemalis
Summer snowflake Leucojum aestivum
Cyclamen Cyclamen coum
Spanish bluebells Hyacinthoides hispanica
Southern Grape hyacinth Muscari neglectum
American Turk’s-cap lily Lilium superbum
Name Botanical Name
White Rose of York Rosa x alba ‘Semi-Plena’
Damask rose Rosa x damascena
Eglantine Rose Rosa rubiginosa
Rosa Mundi Rosa gallica var. officinalis ‘Versicolor’
Sulphur rose Rosa hemisphaerica
Green Beauty boxwood Buxus microphylla var. japonica
Fothergilla Fothergilla gardenii
Persian Lilac Syringa x persica
Summersweet Clethra alnifolia
Name Botanical Name
Quince Cydonia oblonga
Hewes Crab apple Malus sp.
Newtown Pippin apple Malus sp.
Red Streak apple Malus sp.
Buckingham apple Malus sp.
Drap d’Or apple Malus sp.
Fameuse apple Malus sp.
Golden Pearmain apple Malus sp.
Gravenstein apple Malus sp.
McIntosh apple Malus sp.
Pomme Gris apple Malus sp.
Baldwin apple Malus sp.
Rhode Island Greening apple Malus sp.
Roxbury Russet apple Malus sp.
Summer Rambo apple Malus sp.
Winesap apple Malus sp.
Yellow Bellflower apple Malus sp.
Montmorency cherry Prunus cerasus
Indian Bloodcling Peach Prunus persica
Burford pear Pyrus communis
Flemish beauty pear Pyrus communis
Seckel pear Pyrus communis
Bartlett pear Pyrus communis
Damson plum Prunus domestica
Green Gage plum Prunus domestica
Rene Claude Doree plum Prunus domestica
Mirabelle plum Prunus domestica
Name Botanical Name
Cabbage Brassica oleracea
Kale Brassica oleracea
Broccoli Brassica oleracea
Cauliflower Brassica oleracea
Potatoes Solanum tuberosum
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Radishes Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus
Carrots Daucus carota
Turnips Brassica rapa var. rapa
Rutabagas Brassica napus
Peppers Capsicum anuum
Beans Phaseolus sp.
Salsify Tragopogon porrifolius
Artichokes Cynara cardunculusvar. scolymus
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Parsnips Pastinaca sativa
Beets Beta vulgaris
Swiss Chard Beta vulgaris var. cicla
Summer Squash Cucurbita pepo
Winter Squash Cucurbita moschata
Onions Allium cepa
Leeks Allium ampeloprasum
Garlic Allium sativum
Peas Pisum sativum
Cucumbers Cucumis sativus
Melons Cucumis melo
Endive Cichorium endivia
Fava beans Vicia faba
Mustard Greens Brassica juncea
Okra Abelmoschus esculentus
Horseradish Armoracia rusticana
Rhubarb Rheum x hybridum
Spinach Spinacea oleracea
Sweet Potato Ipomoea batatas
Watermelon Citrullus lanatus
Name Botanical Name
Red Currant Ribes rubrum
Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Bilberry Vaccinium myrtilis
Blackberry Rubus fruticosus
Name Botanical Name
Chives Allium schoenoprasum
Clary Sage Salvia sclarea
English lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Oregano Origanum vulgare
Rosemary Rosemarinus officinalis
Sage Salvia officinalis
Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Basil Ocinum basilicum
Dill Anethum graveolens
Fennel Foeniculum vulgare
Borage Borago officinalis