Native trees renowned for their incredible red fall color, these trees have a life span … 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.
Thrives in moist, organically rich, humusy, well-drained soil in part to full shade. Plants may … Continued
Aesculus parviflora is easily grown in average soil in part to full shade and features … Continued
Growing in open spaces, these trees may reach 60’ tall by 30’ wide, but as … Continued
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
A small, deciduous, usually multi-trunked understory tree or tall shrub which is native to thickets … Continued
Prefers full sun and requires minimal attention. Blue-green foliage, delicate 2” flower clusters and brilliant … Continued
Deciduous, early-flowering, large shrub or small tree typically grows 15-30’ tall. Showy, 5-petaled, slightly fragrant, … Continued
Bright green leaves are topped by showy purple flowers with bright red stamen that give … Continued
This native shrub grows in woodlands and prairies. 4-8″ spike-like clusters of tiny, bluish-purple flowers … Continued
Perennial Plant Association 2011 Perennial Plant of the Year! Pale blue flowers cover fine-needle-leaved, dense, … Continued