The Native Plant Store is Now Open Here

  • This page will remain accessible as a library page until I have all 200+ species profiles added to the new store software
  • 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.

Galium concinnum, Shining Bedstraw 

~The seedlings that grew from these Prairie Moon seeeds look far too much like Smooth bedstraw, an invasive cousin, for me to be comfortable offering them again. I'm continuing to offer Northern Bedstraw instead~

Galium concinnum 

Shining Bedstraw 

  • Average to Dry Soils
  • Partial to full Shade 
  • 24” tall, 12” to 18” spacing
  • Early Summer Blooms 
  • Ontario Native, Thrives in Open Woodland and Forest Ecosystems

Grown from seeds sourced from Prairie Moon Nursery. 

Growing to around 2' in height, I'm looking forward to adding this species to the gardens and meadows that I tend, where I suspect they will create habitat and food in the spaces between the taller and sturdier species, while also adding the same softening effect that Baby's Breath adds to bouquets.

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

- Photo from Prairie Moon Website -

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