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 *

* Vernonia gigantea, Tall Ironweed

Veronia gigantea

Tall Ironweed

  • Moderately Wet to Average Soils
  • Sun to Light Shade
  • 5’ tall, 24” to 36” spacing -taller in wet settings, spreads to form a patch
  • Late Summer to Fall Blooms
  • Ontario Native, Thrives Meadow and Wet Meadow Ecosystems and high moisture, open Woodlands

Still new to my gardens, grown from seeds sourced from Prairie Moon Nursery.

A very tall, very striking species that prefers high moisture settings and can overwhelm small spaces, these are good companions for other, equally bold species, including Joe-Pye-Weed and Giant Goldenrod. 

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

Photos by Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cephas and Greg Hume 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