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 *

* Liatris aspera, Button Blazing Star 

~Mostly gone for 2023, a few may be offered for the fall sale starting on August 30th~

Liatris aspera 

Button Blazing Star 

  • Average to dry soils
  • Prefers full sun 
  • 36” tall, 12” wide
  • Summer blooms 
  • Native to Ontario, beginner friendly, thrives in dry meadows

Grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery 

A long-blooming, mid-sized Liatris with very showy blooms. Well suited to open, sunny garden and meadow settings, including very dry gardens. Would pair well with Orange Butterfly Weed, Old-Field Goldenrod and heath Asters. 

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

Photos by Environmental Protection Agency and Kristine Paulus 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