Large, multi-stemmed clumps are crowded with narrow, oval leaves which turn golden-yellow in the fall. … 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.
This colorful, robust hardy grass is NATIVE FROM CANADA TO MEXICO. Tall foliage turns light … Continued
Soft, gray foliage is arguably the best ornamental feature of this native perennial. Useful as … Continued
Nodding yellow and red bi-color blooms in April through early June. Grows 12-24″ in height, … Continued
This tuberous perennial produces one or two leaves, each divided into three narrow leaflets. In … Continued
Aronia arbutifolia is a deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub native to both wet and dry thickets in Eastern … Continued
An open, upright, deciduous shrub that typically grows 3-6’ tall. Autumn berries and purple-red foliage … Continued
This handsome selection of the North American native arrowwood viburnum boasts neat foliage, white spring … Continued
This low, colony-forming perennial grows large, velvety, heart-shaped leaves with a darkish red-brown to green-brown … Continued
Common milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued
Native to the Eastern, Southern and Midwestern United States similar to the range of the … Continued
Produces copious amounts of nectar especially adored by bumble bees. Flowers have a sweet odor … Continued