Struggling pollinators like native bees, honey bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds find these nectar-rich native plants highly attractive.

Our online store is temporarily closed. We hope to be able to update the online inventory as soon as possible, but there have been a lot of unanticipated life events this season that have complicated our time for computer crunching.

Our plant stand will open 05/28/22 this year and we'll be working a few markets as well.
  • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>) Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (<em>Physocarpus opulifolius</em>) Quick View
    • Common Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)

    • $15.00
    • Older stems peel in many shades of brown giving the plant its namesake. It has beautiful white blossoms in June and its branches and foliage provide shelter and cover for many types of birds. Plants are currently being sold in gallon-sized recycled plastic pots that were donated to our nursery by community members.
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  • Poke Milkweed  (<em>Asclepias exaltata </em>) Quick View
    • Poke Milkweed  (<em>Asclepias exaltata </em>) Quick View
    • Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata )

    • Unlike most other milkweeds, this species thrives better in partial or full shade. It also grows considerably taller than many other species in the genus. It tends to be less aggressive than many of its cousins. Plants are currently provided in recycled plastic pots donated to our nursery by community members (size varies, especially at the farmstand!) or in soil…
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  • Prairie Phlox (<em>Phlox pilosa</em>) Quick View
    • Prairie Phlox (<em>Phlox pilosa</em>) Quick View
    • Prairie Phlox (Phlox pilosa)

    • $6.00
    • Prairie Phlox can vary in color and may appear white, dark purple, or pink. The flower is a pollinator favorite, especially with butterflies. The flowers are often confused with Dame’s rocket, a non-native invasive plant. However, the two can be easily differentiated by the number of petals. Phlox has five petals and Dames Rocket has four. Plants are currently sold…
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  • Purple Coneflower (<em>Echinacea purpurea</em>) Quick View
    • Purple Coneflower (<em>Echinacea purpurea</em>) Quick View
    • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

    • This classic coneflower is a pollinator favorite and a host plant for the lovely Ottoe Skipper. This amazing giving plant has a rich history in herbal medicine and is still widely used in pharmaceutical preparations today. Plants are currently provided in recycled plastic pots donated to our nursery by community members (size varies, especially at the farmstand!) or in soil…
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  • Rose Milkweed (<em>Asclepias incarnata</em>) Quick View
    • Rose Milkweed (<em>Asclepias incarnata</em>) Quick View
    • Rose Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

    • $4.00
    • Also called Swamp, Red, or Marsh Milkweed (we like "rose" better!), this species has a lovely vanilla scent and is deer-resistant. It thrives in wet soils but grows in average soils as well. The flowers are a favorite of various butterfly species, including monarchs and swallowtails. It is one of many native milkweed species that monarch butterfly larvae use as…
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  • Rosin Weed  (<em>Silphium integrifolium</em>) Quick View
    • Rosin Weed  (<em>Silphium integrifolium</em>) Quick View
    • Rosin Weed (Silphium integrifolium)

    • $4.00
    • This plant is a favorite of both pollinators and birds and can make a good addition to your native garden. Unlike other tall plants, it topples over less frequently. It spreads slower than many other perennial sunflowers, making it work well in small garden spaces. Plants are currently provided in recycled plastic pots donated to our nursery by community members…
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  • Whorled Milkweed  (<em>Asclepias verticillata</em>) Quick View
    • Whorled Milkweed  (<em>Asclepias verticillata</em>) Quick View
    • Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)

    • $4.00
    • This species has think "whorled" leaves and spreads by rhizomes. It often blooms later in the season than other milkweed species. Plants are currently provided in recycled plastic pots donated to our nursery by community members (size varies, especially at the farmstand!) or in soil blocks. Please read more about soil block here.
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