late season

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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • SOLD OUT! Black-eyed Susan in bloom

    Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta

    $15.00

    Black-eyed Susan is a biennial/short-lived perennial yellow flower that boasts prolific blossoms from June through October. When used in seed mixes it is one of the very first flowers to bloom. Since many native perennials can take a year or two before blooming, Black-eyed Susans are a nice addition to a new planting. They regularly…

  • Bottle gentian in an autumn prairie

    Bottle Gentian, Gentiana andrewsii

    $12.00

    Finding a bottle gentian growing in the prairie is like suddenly being encountered by a bolt of lightning in the grass! Their blue is absolutely electric amidst the tans of the late summer grass. One needs to know where to look as they are not especially common. But as hard as they may be to…

  • Dotted blazing star in bloom

    Dotted Blazing Star, Liatris punctata

    $15.00

    Dotted blazing star is one of five different species of liatris that is native to Minnesota, along with meadow blazing star, prairie blazing star, rough blazing star, and cylindric blazing star. Of the five, it is found in the driest habitats. As such, it is also a relatively short statured plant, growing only to about…

  • pollinator starter kit

    Pollinator Garden Kit – 50 Plugs

    $179.00

    This pollinator starter kit is a great way to begin gardening with natives or simply to add diversity to a planting you already have growing! We have selected these plants to provide beneficial pollinator habitat for the full growing season (or from pasqueflowers to New England asters)! Each garden kit comes with a complete Step-by-Step…

  • Monarch habitat

    Monarch Habitat Kit – 25 or 50 plugs

    $95.00$179.00

    This plant kit is designed to make it easy for anyone to support the threatened monarch butterfly! The gorgeous swamp milkweed serves as a host for young monarch caterpillars and the meadow blazing star provides food for adult monarchs as they prepare for their fall migration. Though many species of milkweed can serve as host…

  • Dry Prairie Starter Kit

    Dry Prairie Starter Kit – 18 POTS (2.5″)

    $89.00

    This dry prairie starter kit is designed to be an easy way to get started gardening with natives or to add diversity to a dry prairie garden! We have selected these plants to provide beneficial pollinator habitat for the full growing season on sites that are challenging to grow species that require more moisture to…

  • Dry Prairie Starter Kit

    Dry Prairie Garden Kit – 50 Plugs

    $179.00

    This dry prairie starter kit is designed to be an easy way to get started gardening with natives or to add diversity to a dry prairie garden! We have selected these plants to provide beneficial pollinator habitat for the full growing season on sites that are challenging to grow species that require more moisture to…

  • gray goldenrod in bloom

    Gray goldenrod Solidago nemoralis

    $15.00

    Gray goldenrod is a short statured plant that is well adapted to drier well-drained sites. It it easy to recognized by its delicate arching growth habit. I always think it resembles the way water flies off  the head of someone with long hair wen they throw their hair back while swimming! It also goes by…