Round, dense, fine foliage is covered with 1″ blooms of yellow, red and bicolor flowers … 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.
Aronia arbutifolia is a deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub native to both wet and dry thickets in Eastern … Continued
This native, deciduous shrub occurs on prairies, fields, abandoned farmland, clearings and along roads and … Continued
Grows in any well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerant of urban conditions. … Continued
‘Purple Robe’ is tolerant of poor soil and drought, deer resistant, and fast growing tree … Continued
Huge 3-4″ deep yellow blooms with dark brown eye cover this black-eyed Susan from late … Continued
This incredible wildflower grows 5-7′ tall with glaucous leaves to 10″. Flowers have 4-6″ cones … Continued
This adaptable native occurs in both dry and moist soils in open woods, glades and … Continued
Tubular, bell-shaped, petunia-like flowers up to 3″ long open from May to October on drought-loving … Continued
Showy large flower spikes of sky blue in late summer and fall. The perfect color … Continued
Blooms in late spring and again in fall with bright red flowers that attract the … Continued
‘York’ offers the largest berries of any cultivated variety. Great source of vitamin C. Fruit makes … Continued