This native perennial most often occurs in rocky soils and is often found growing in … Continued
Browsing plants: native plant
Native plants have evolved over thousands of years alongside native wildlife and therefore offer the most useful habitat. Native plants feed bugs at every stage of life, and bugs are the very foundation for our entire food web.
Our prairie natives require less water, and are adapted to grow in our soil types and temperature extremes, so they do well without requiring extensive resources and chemicals. Native plants help in management of rainwater runoff and maintain healthy soil with their deep and extensive root systems.
In its native swamp habitat, baldcypress raises conical “knees” from its roots to access oxygen. … Continued
12-18″ spikes of yellow flowers that resemble a lupine or snapdragon. A heat-loving native that … Continued
The native perennial sports striking purple blooms for a long bloom period. The cultivar ‘Blue … Continued
‘Valley Forge’ This Dutch elm disease tolerant was selected after 20 years of research. Classic … Continued
Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun. Forms colonies in the … Continued
2-4′ tall fall blooming native is topped with broad, compound inflorescences made up of many … Continued
Pink or white flower spikes bloom atop 3-5′ tall plants in summer. Heat, drought and … Continued
Exquisite white blooms up to 5” across open in mid-spring and fade to a pretty … Continued
An easy to grow short-lived native that will self-seed and thrive in a variety of … Continued