Gray-green foliage is covered by masses of yellow daisy-like flowers about 3” across with dark … 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.
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England aster is native to most of the lower 48 states. Symphyotrichum … Continued
This native perennial most often occurs in rocky soils and is often found growing in … Continued
12-18″ spikes of yellow flowers that resemble a lupine or snapdragon. A heat-loving native that … Continued
Native, mounding ground cover with foamy white flower stalks in early spring. Mature plants send … Continued
Grassy blue-green foliage is covered with true blue blooms from May through July. Grows very … Continued
Trillium grandiflorum sports exquisite white blooms up to 5” across in mid-spring that fade to … Continued
This native clump-forming plant grows to 2′ tall and features 1.5″ long, pendulous, bell-shaped, yellow … Continued
Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun. Forms colonies in the … Continued
Brilliant pink flower clusters cover this low-growing wildflower all summer. Plants spread out to 15-18″ … Continued
2-4′ tall fall native is topped with broad, compound blooms made up of many heads … Continued
Stems occur singly or in clumps with wide clusters of vibrant red-violet blooms at the … Continued