monarda fistulosa plants in bloom with lavender flowers

Wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa). Photo: Elmer Verhasselt,

Updated: September 16, 2021

These are several species of Maryland native plants recommended for home gardens and landscapes. Click on the photos for details and growing information.

Additional resources

Publications for Gardeners | Maryland Native Plant Society

(PDF) The Right Tree for Your Lawn | University of Maryland Extension Sea Grant