The Plant store is now closed for orders.

  • I'm planning on one last round of sales toward the end of September of plants that I'll be potting up from a nursery bed I planted in the fall of 2022. I'll post the details and the time once I have the plants ready to go
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.
  • Please see the Plant Nursery for a photo of the different sizes/prices on offer and for information on the sizing of these seedlings and the details of the sale
  • Species that were not seeded, didn’t germinate or that are sold out are marked with an asterisk *

* ~ Asclepias viridis, Spider Milkweed

~Not available in 2023 due to very low germination rates~

Asclepias viridis

Spider Milkweed

  • Slightly to very dry soils
  • Full Sun
  • 12” tall, spreads slowly to form a patch
  • Early summer bloom
  • Native to the mid west. Best in dry meadow or arid ecosystems with minimal competition from other plants

New to me, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery 

A visually striking member of the Milkweed family, the historical range of this one doesn’t extend to Ontario, ending at the southern shore of Lake Erie. Best planted in areas with very good drainage and little crowding from other plant species.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photo by Marion Doss and Eric Hunt via Wikimedia Commons

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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality