Plant Sale 2015

Wild Ones Twin Cities 2016 Native Plant Sale

COMING SOON! Plant collections for Twin Cities and Big River Big Woods Chapters 2016 Plant Sale will be posted on our website by April 8, some will be similar to 2015 (see below), others will be completely new. We'll send an announcement via our Newsletter and post on Facebook as soon as it's published.

All plants available through this sale are native to Minnesota, neonic free and pesticide free!

Deadline for placing order: Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

Pick-up: Sunday, May 22, 2016.

Pick-up sites in both Minneapolis and Roseville.

Sunday, May 22 is the pick up day for our 10th Annual Native Plant Sale. This is our chapter's only fundraiser throughout the year. Proceeds are used to pay for programs and educational materials.

Chapter members and friends with established gardens have donated native plants for sale the day of pick up (check or cash only). If you plan to make a donation, please have plants potted and labelled with common and botanical name, if known and drop off at pick up location be 11 am on Sunday, May 22. Call 612-293-3833 or contact Marilyn or Julia with any questions.



FLAT A – Dry/Rocky, Sunny Boulevard ($55)
Hot dry boulevards, steep slopes, rock gardens. 
Short plants, less than 18” tall.
Dry to well-drained soil. Full sun.
48 plants, 6-packs of 8 species

Path Rush Juncus effusus
Harebell Campanula rotundifolia
Alumroot Heuchera richardsonii
Hairy Penstemon Penstemon hirsutus
Gray Goldenrod Solidago nemoralis
Aromatic Aster Aster oblongifolius
Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpureum
Wild Lupine Lupinus perennis 

FLAT B – Sunny Pollinator/Beneficial Insects Garden  ($55)
Medium tall plants, up to 48"
Medium to moist soil. Full to partial sun.
48 plants, 6-packs of 8 species

Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparius
Prairie Smoke – Geum triflorum
Meadow Blazingstar –Liatris ligulistylis
Joe Pye Weed – Eupatorium maculatum
Iron Weed – Vernonia fasciculata
Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata
New England Aster – Aster novae-angliae
Culver's Root – Veronicastrum virginicum

FLAT C – Pollinator/Monarchs, Swallowtails, Bees  ($55)
Medium tall plants, up to 36”
Sandy loam to loamy, well drained soil. Full sun.
48 plants, 6-packs of 8 species
Prairie Dropseed – Sporobolus heterolepis
White Prairie Clover - Dalea candida
Wild Bergamont - Monarda fistulosa
Heart Leaf Alexander – Zizia aptera
Fragrant Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Rough Blazingstar – Liatris aspera
Showy Milkweed – Asclepias speciosa
Rigid Goldenrod – Solidago rigida

FLAT D – Shady Boulevard  ($55)
Short plants, 12-24". 
Dry to well-drained soil. Full to partial shade.
48 plants, 6-packs of 8 species

Oval Sedge – Carex brevior
Elm Leaved Goldenrod Solidago ulmifolia
Jacobs Ladder Polemonium reptans
Large-leaved Aster Aster macrophyllus
Midland Shootingstar Dodecatheon meadia
Royal Catchfly Silene regia
Zig-Zag Goldenrod – Solidago flexicaulis
Great Blue Lobelia Lobelia siphilitica

FLAT E – Half & Half / 4 Sun & 4 Shade ($60)
Variety Flat for Sun or Shade
Medium tall plants, up to 36”. Well-drained soil.
38 plants, 6-packs of 6 species plus 2 plants in #1 pots

Full to partial Sun:
Heart Leaved Alexander – Zizia aptera
Hoary Vervain – Verbena stricta
Coreopsis – Coreopsis palmate
Purple Prairie Clover – Dalea purpureum
Full to partial Shade:
Great Blue LobeliaLobelia siphilitica
Heart Leaved AsterAster cordifolus
#1 Pot: Golden Poppy – Stylophorum diphyllum
#1 Pot: Blue PhloxPhlox divaricata

FLAT F – Woodland Starter Garden  ($60)
Medium tall plants, up to 48”. 
Medium soil. Full to partial shade
38 plants, 6-packs of 6 species plus 2 plants in #1 pots
Oval Sedge Carex brevior
Bottlebrush Grass Hystrix patula
Tall Bellflower Campanula americana
Large-leaved Aster Aster macrophylum
Zig-zag Goldenrod – Solidago flexicaulis
Midland Shootingstar Dodecatheon meadia
#1 Pot: Wild Ginger Asarum Canadensis
#1 Pot: Blue Woodland Phlox – Phlox divaricata


SUN – 3.5-inch pots ($5 each)
Members who have divided or potted seedlings from their gardens may donate plants for sale, prices and selection vary. 

Meadow Blazingstar – Liatris ligulistylis
Birdfoot Violet – Viola pedata
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringins
Prairie Dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Prairie Phlox Phlox pilosa
Showy Penstemon – Penstemon grandiflorus

SHADE – 3.5-inch pots and #1 pots

3.5-inch pots ($5 each):
Poke Milkweed Asclepias exalata
Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii
Royal Catchfly Silene regia
#1 pots ($10 each):
Blue Woodland Phlox Phlox divaricata
Sharp-loved Hepatica Hepatica acutilobe

SHRUBS #1 pots ($10 each)

Prairie Ninebark Physocarpum opulifolius, tall to 10, sun
Eastern Sandcherry Prunus pumila, short to 3, edible fruit
Red-berried Elderberry Sambucus racemosa, tall to 20, sun to dappled, drained

Payment via check, cash or money order must be included with order. 

Species may be substituted if there is a crop failure. 
All flat and plant reservations will be accepted in the order they are received.

Images on this page courtesy Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (Sally and Andy Wasowski, R.W.Smith Collection), Minnesota Wildflowers (Katy Chayka, Peter M. Dziuk), Illinois Wildflowers and Go Botany: New England Wildflower Society and chapter member, Julia Vanatta.