Thrives in moist, organically rich, humusy, well-drained soil in part to full shade. Plants may … Continued
browsing plants: native perennials
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 root systems.
Grows happily in average soil in full sun to light shade and attracts all sorts … Continued
Easily grown in average soil in full sun to light shade. Plants naturalize by self-seeding … Continued
Perennial Plant Association 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year! Pale blue flowers cover fine-needle-leaved, dense, … Continued
Large, multi-stemmed clumps are crowded with narrow, oval leaves which turn golden-yellow in the fall. … Continued
This colorful, robust hardy grass is NATIVE FROM CANADA TO MEXICO. Tall foliage turns light … Continued
Soft, gray foliage is arguably the best ornamental feature of this native perennial. Useful as … Continued
Nodding yellow and red bi-color blooms in April through early June. Grows 12-24″ in height, … Continued
This tuberous perennial produces one or two leaves, each divided into three narrow leaflets. In … Continued
This low, colony-forming perennial grows large, velvety, heart-shaped leaves with a darkish red-brown to green-brown … Continued
Common milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued
Native to the Eastern, Southern and Midwestern United States similar to the range of the … Continued