Phlox divaricata and Phlox divaricata ‘Blue Moon’ grow clusters of blue and violet five-petal stars … Continued
browsing plants: native plants
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.
Physostegia virginiana has an upright spreading habit, this plant will requires space and should be … Continued
Easily grown in average, medium to wet, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers rich, humusy, … Continued
Sometimes called umbrella plant because of its large round leaves, this native creeps by rhizomes … Continued
Called Christmas fern because it stays green right through the holidays. A robust, leathery fern … Continued
’Souixland’ (male) Grow 40–80” in height with a broad open crown of widely spreading branches. … Continued
This native ranges from southeastern Canada through the eastern US, and west to Texas. White … Continued
Silky, fern-like foliage with bell-shaped, solitary, blue-violet, yellow, pink or white flowers. Blooms are followed … Continued
This fragrant native spreads by rhizomes readily. Small white flowers on branched spires are packed … Continued
Attracts beneficial garden insects like crazy — honeybees, butterflies, beneficial wasps, and moths cover the … Continued
Oaks are without doubt one of the most important trees of the Northern Hemisphere. Historically, … Continued
Native plant that thrives in dry woods, prairies and along railroad tracks and roads. Composite … Continued