Blanketflowers are one of the longest-blooming native perennials, well suited to hot sunny sites. Soft-yellow … 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.
Native to much of eastern North America, this perennial has attractive dissected foliage, beautiful pink … Continued
An excellent rock garden perennial, this native produces smoky pink blooms can last for a … Continued
One of the tallest of the ironweeds, growing to as much as 10’ tall in … Continued
18-24″ tall globe-shaped mounds are covered in small white flowers with pretty contrasting reddish buds. … Continued
Brilliant pink flower clusters cover this low-growing wildflower all summer. Plants spread out to 15-18″ … Continued
Ground Hug™ Aronia is a tough native selection chosen for it’s low-branching form that grows … Continued
60-90’ tall native tree. Habitats include rich woodlands, and riverbanks. Kentucky coffee tree is cultivated … Continued
Clusters of white bell-shaped blooms cover this small native tree in late April and early … Continued
Fall-blooming, deciduous shrub or small tree native to woodlands, forest margins and stream banks in … Continued
A larval host for black swallowtails and an exceptional early-season nectar source for countless species … Continued
Clusters of daisy-like flowers 2″ in diameter have distinctive wedge-shaped, bright yellow rays dome-like yellow … Continued