Native to the United States, this yellow flowering perennial is often seen in old fields … 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.
This drought-tolerant grass requires few mowings each summer to keep neat and trim. Can go … Continued
Low-growing mounds of cut-leaves are covered with large, purple, cup-shaped flowers all summer. Can self-seed … Continued
Low sedge with soft, delicate, arching, semi-evergreen leaves in clumps up to 8″ tall, this … Continued
A deciduous twining woody vine best known for its showy red-orange berries that brighten up … Continued
Attractive, nodding seed heads make excellent cut arrangement filler. This grass spreads aggressively so choose … Continued
Also known as marine ivy or possum grape, this semi-evergreen vine climbs by tendrils. From … Continued
White flowers abundantly spread along the length of the vine in panicles or small clusters … Continued
Intense blue flowers in summer are surrounded by glossy green foliage which turns vibrant scarlet … Continued
These compact plants produce golden double blooms 2″ across from June to August. Compact plants … Continued
Tall coreopsis stands tall at 7′ to 9′! Golden-yellow flowers are arranged in a flat-topped … Continued
Coreopsis lanceolata (lanceleaf tickseed) sports bright yellow, daisy-like flowers in summer over glossy green foliage. … Continued