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  • Blue grama in bloom

    Blue grama, Bouteloua gracilis

    $15.00

    Blue grama is a unique short statured grass native to dry prairies of Minnesota. If you’re feeling a little silly you might call it “eyebrow grass,” as the seed heads look like a bunch of little eyebrows nodding in the breeze. Blue grama is a clump forming grass that is an attractive compliment to shorter…

  • Large-flowered Beardtongue in bloom

    Large-flowered Beardtongue, Penstemon grandiflorus

    $15.00$49.00

    Large-flowered beardtongue is one of five species of penstemons native to Minnesota. Of those species, it is one of three found within our growing region alongside white beardtongue (Penstemon albidus) and slender beardtongue (Penstemon gracilis). Like white and slender beardtongue, large-flowered beardtongue prefers relatively dry, well draining sites. It has the most robust stature of…

  • Prairie Blazing Star

    Prairie Blazing Star, Liatris pycnostachya

    $15.00

    Prairie blazing star is an excellent native flower for moist soil environments. Of the five species of liatris that are native to Minnesota, prairie blazing it the most moisture loving of the group. It tends to be found in wet meadows surrounded by Maximilian’s sunflower, mountain mint, bottle gentian, and often meadow blazing star. Prairie…

  • Slender beardtongue in bloom

    Slender Beardtongue, Penstemon gracilis

    $15.00$49.00

    Slender beardtongue is one of five species of penstemons native to Minnesota. Of those species, it is one of three found within our growing region alongside white beardtongue (Penstemon albidus) and large-flowered beardtongue (Penstemon grandiflorus). Like white and large-flowered beardtongue, slender beardtongue prefers relatively dry, well draining sites. Its growth habit is the most delicate…

  • Wild bergamot in bloom

    Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa

    $15.00

    Wild bergamot, also called bee balm and spotted horsemint, is a common, early-successional prairie plant with several wonderful characteristics. When in bloom, its little firecracker-style blossoms are almost continuously visited by bees. I can hardly form an image of these flowers in my head without a bee rummaging through its petals! Just as the bees…

  • SOLD OUT! Downy phlox in bloom

    Downy Phlox, Phlox pilosa

    $18.00

    Downy phlox, also called prairie phlox, is a colorful early-season beauty! Being one of the few flowers blooming this time of year and owing to its vibrant color, downy phlox really stands out. Collecting seed for this plant is tricky. Once ripe, the small capsules burst open and the seed disperses. It is also difficult…

  • Pasque flower in bloom

    Pasque Flower, Anemone patens

    $12.00$62.00

    Pasque Flower 2.5″ pot.

  • Wood lily in bloom

    Wood Lily, Lilium philadelphicum

    $12.00$24.00

    Our wood lilies will be offered for sale for the first time in the spring of 2024. This slow growing plant can take up to three years to reach maturity, even in a greenhouse setting. Sign up for email notifications above to be the first notified when these amazing plants are ready for sale! Read…

  • monarch on swamp milkweed

    Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata

    $15.00

    Swamp milkweed, also called rose, marsh, or red milkweed is a striking member of the Asclepias family. Its beautiful purple red blossoms are a lovely addition to any moist to medium soil prairie garden. Lean in close and smell the sweet vanilla scent! Often used by monarch butterflies, be sure to look closely at the…

  • Joe Pye Weed, Eutrochium maculatum

    $15.00$169.00

    Joe pye weed is a large, moisture loving plant with beautiful dusty rose colored flowers. It is highly attractive to many different pollinators, making it a great addition to moist landscape situations that can give these plants a bit of room. Their size and the fact that they spread by seed mean that they should…

  • SOLD OUT! New England Aster in bloom

    New England Aster, Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

    $15.00

    New England aster is one of the very last flowers to bloom on the prairie. We know that once we collect the seeds from this plant the season is over. But what a way to go out! New England asters grow up to five feet tall in moist soils and produce a prolific display of…

  • Blanket flower in bloom

    Blanket Flower, Gaillardia aristata

    $15.00

    Unlike the short-lived, fat, red, blanket flowers that you might find at your local garden center, gaillardia aristata is a true Minnesota native! Principally a northwestern inhabitant of the mixed grass prairies, it is a fantastic garden flower due to its bright showy flowers and exceptionally long bloom time. This species is declining in Minnesota…