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Find plants that are native to the USA and are already adapted to your growing area and conditions. Including hardy perennials, trees, shrubs, and vines!

 

Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

Clusters of small white to greenish-white flowers are borne mainly in summer among the finely textured, narrow, dark-green foliage of Whorled Milkweed. This is a tough, native, taprooted perennial found throughout all but the most western portions of the US as well as into Canada. Whorled Milkweed is a host to the Monarch and Queen butterflies. Item# 10221.


Grows To: 18-30"H x 12-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Wild Chervil, Canadian Honewort

Cryptotaenia canadensis

According to Dr. Allen's Edible Plants of the Gulf South, Wild Chervil or Honewort is an easy to grow, native, tuberous rooted perennial whose leaves, stems, and flowers are useful fresh in salads or can be cooked as a green, the tuberous roots can be used as a starch, and the seeds can be used as a spice. Grow it as a loose groundcover in shade to partial shade in a moist, but not soggy soil,  preferably rich in organic matter. A host for the Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly. Item# 10219.

 

Grows To: 1-2'H x 1-2'W and spreading
Outdoor Light: Early AM sun, Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Deep wine-red cupped flowers with contrasting creamy white stamens cover this durable native groundcover in spring with flowering often continuing well into mid-summer and flowering again in fall. Winecups make excellent choice where it can be allowed to naturalize or where it can be enjoyed spilling from large containers or over a wall. This tough native tap-rooted perennial reliably returns year after year and has been selected as a Plant Select® Award winner. Provide a full sun to partly shade site and Winecups are adaptable to soil types but prefer average moisture. Item# 9232.

Grows To: 12-16"H x 3-4
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Woodlander's Blue Dusty Zenobia, Honeycup

Zenobia pulverulenta 'Woodlaner's Blue', Andromeda cassinefolia

Grown mainly for it's beautiful silvery blue-green foliage, Woodlander's Blue Zenobia also produces large spikes of fragrant anise-scented, 3/8" wide, bell-shaped white flowers in spring and often golden, and sometimes even red and purple, fall color that may last well into winter. Excellent for mass plantings in moist acid soils that are well-drained. Item# 10154.

Grows To: 2-4'+H x 3-5'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The large medium to pale yellow falls are marked with contrasting purplish-red veining and the standards are a soft yellow with a purplish overcast and the same purplish red veining. Wow Factor Louisiana Iris is a 2001 hybrid bred by Australia's Heather Pryor. This is a fairly large growing Iris that flowers in midseason. Item# 11262

Grows To: 36-48"H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Yellow Boy Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats

Ratibida columnifera 'Yellow Boy', R. columnaris, Rudbeckia columnifera

Brilliant golden yellow drooping petals surround the tall gray cones from late spring to fall. This is a solid yellow flowered seed grown strain that we have selected. Mexican Hat is an easy to grow clump forming perennial with finely textured blue-gray foliage. A tough, drought resistant, hardy and reliable US native perennial. The disc flowers that compose the 'cone' attract a variety of smaller pollinators. Item# 10985

Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Clusters of sunny yellow 1" orchid-like flowers are borne in spring and summer and into fall and are followed by chartreuse butterfly-like seed pods that fade to brown. A vigorous and hardy yet well-mannered twining climber the Yellow Butterfly Vine can grow to 15-20' high if given support or it can easily be maintained on a fence, trellis, or arbor. This woody naturally evergreen vine can also be grown as a mounding shrub to 4-6' high. Where not hardy the Yellow Butterfly Vine is easily maintained as a container plant. The beautiful flowers provide nectar and pollen to a variety of garden beneficials including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Item# 745.

Grows To: 12-20'+H x 20-30'W, 4-6'H Shrub
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Yellow Cross Vine

Bignonia capreolata 'Lutea', Anisostichus capreolata, Doxantha capreolata

Almost Eden's Yellow Cross Vine produces a huge mass of 2" yellow trumpets with orange throats in early to mid spring with some blooms throughout summer on well-established vines. An easily grown and vigorous clinging native evergreen vine that can easily grow up masonry, tree bark, or other structures without support. Cross Vines are a low maintenance choice for fences, posts, and large trellises. The trumpet shaped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators. The unusual compound, glossy, dark green foliage takes on orange, red, bronze, and purple tones when grown in full sun during fall and winter. Item# 2998.

Grows To: 30-50'H, easily trained to a 6'H fence or other support.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
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Yellow Native Coral Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens var sulphureus

Beautiful yellow tubular blooms are born from spring to fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies make this a lovely vine for fence, arbor or trellis. It is evergreen and vigorous, but easy to control. Item # 1075.

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Grows To: 6-10'(-15')H, spaced at 4-6' or more.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Tall spikes of bright yellow pea-like blossoms are held above the gray-green foliage. Baptisia's are durable pest and disease resistant native taprooted perennials and could be considered the Lupine for the south. An excellent addition to the perennial border or cut-flower garden that is drought tolerant, deer resistant, durable, and easy. Item# 9813.

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

The fragrant, 4" wide flowers of this diminutive species Louisiana Iris sport purplish-blue, widely flaring sepals that are each heavily centered with creamy yellow on short zigzagging stems that hold flower buds at each turn. The Zigzag Louisiana Iris multiplies readily creating a loose ground cover that is choreographed with the changing seasons. It is at its peak in late spring when it is in flower and the foliage reaches its maximum of about 24" high. In late summer it begins to go dormant fading back to about 3-4 inches high from which it regrows all winter preparing for spring flowering. Excellent for naturalizing even in average moist soils. Item# 10877.

Grows To: 16-24"H, space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

Clusters of small white to greenish-white flowers are borne mainly in summer among the finely textured, narrow, dark-green foliage of Whorled Milkweed. This is a tough, native, taprooted perennial found throughout all but the most western portions of the US as well as into Canada. Whorled Milkweed is a host to the Monarch and Queen butterflies. Item# 10221.


Grows To: 18-30"H x 12-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
US$9.99
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