Rain Garden Three - Full Sun

Rain Garden Three Map
Rain Garden Three

Detailed Design Information

  • Garden Grading File (PDF)
    This file contains the final and initial grading of the site.
  • Plant List File (PDF)
    This file contains the list of plants used for the garden, the number of plants used, as well as the size of each plot.
  • Plant Zoning File (PDF)
    This file contains the zoning of the plants for the garden, as well as showing the surrounding topography of the site.
  • Property Layout File (PDF)
  • This file shows the layout of the entire property and illustrates how the rain garden was designed to fit within the attributes of the site.
  • Stormwater Calculations File (PDF)
    This file contains the calculations for the capacity of the rain garden, the likely stormwater runoff created by the property, and the garden's ability to cope with the runoff.

Plant List

Big Bluestem grass

Big Bluestem

  • Andropogon gerardii
  • Full sun
  • Height 4 to 6 feet
  • Spread 2 to 3 feet
Black Eyed Susan flower

Black-eyed Susan

  • Rudbeckia hirta
  • Full sun
  • Height 2 to 3 feet
  • Spread 1 to 2 feet
  • Blooms July through September
Blue Flag Iris flower

Blue Flag Iris

  • Iris virginica
  • Full sun
  • Height 2 to 4 feet
  • Spread 1 to 2 feet
  • Blooms May through June
Dense Blazing Star

Dense Blazing Star

  • Liatris spicata
  • Full sun
  • Height 1.5 to 2 feet
  • Spread 6 to 12 inches
  • Blooms May through July
Joe Pye Weed Plant

Joe-Pye Weed

  • Eupatorium maculatum
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Height 1 to 2 feet
  • Spread 1 to 2 feet
  • Blooms July through September
Prairie Coneflower plant

Prairie Coneflower

  • Ratibida pinnata
  • Full sun
  • Height 3 to 4 feet
  • Spread 1.5 to 2 feet
  • Blooms July through September
Switchgrass plant

Switchgrass

  • Panicum virgatum
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Height 3 to 6 feet
  • Spread 2 to 3 feet
White turtlehead flower

White Turtlehead

  • Chelone glabra
  • Full sun
  • Height 2 to 4 feet
  • Spread 1 to 2 feet
  • Blooms July through September
Wild Bergamot flower

Wild Bergamot

  • Monarda fistulosa
  • Full sun / part shade
  • Height 2 to 4 feet
  • Spread 2 to 3 feet
  • Blooms July through September

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