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 *

* Osmorhiza claytonii, Sweet Cicely

~I still haven't succeeded in providing these with the conditions they require for germination so they won't be available for 2023~

Osmorhiza claytonii

Sweet Cicely

  • Average to high moisture soils
  • Partial to full shade
  • 24” tall, 18” to 24” wide
  • Late Spring Blooms
  • Ontario native, Thrives in Woodland and Forest Ecosystems

New to me, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery 

While they bear a resemblance to each other, this is a distinct species from the European Myrrhis odorata, which also goes by the common name of Sweet Cicely and which has now spread outside of cultivation in Ontario.

This Sweet Cicely is native to Ontario woodlands, thriving in areas with consistently available moisture throughout the growing season. Like their European namesake they have a sweet, anise-like flavour and scent and can be eaten as a vegetable or used as a seasoning.

A lacy, spring blooming species for partially to fully shaded gardens and ecosystems. The anise scent,

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

Photos by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Jennifer Anderson and Joshua Mayer via Wikimedia Commons

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