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Landscape by Powell Gardens, Kansas City's Botanical Garden

Landscape by Powell Gardens, Kansas City's Botanical Garden

Buy a beautiful Pink Dogwood to add to your landscape and help a great cause at the same time! Click to shop!

Buy a beautiful Pink Dogwood to add to your landscape and help a great cause at the same time! Click to shop!

Coneflower is an old favorite and can be completely neglected, they will grow anywhere in full sun.  Even in poor soil. They also spread nicely.

Coneflower is an old favorite and can be completely neglected, they will grow anywhere in full sun. Even in poor soil. They also spread nicely.

Fall Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium).  Starts flowering in our fields in mid August and lasts 'til frost...  Such a pretty colour....

Fall Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium). Starts flowering in our fields in mid August and lasts 'til frost... Such a pretty colour....

Use the list to locate your region and state to quickly see all the wonderful native plant resources in your region.

Use the list to locate your region and state to quickly see all the wonderful native plant resources in your region.

Queen of the Prairie is an impressive plant that grows up to 8 feet tall and is best suited for a large garden. Via The Midwestern Native Garden | Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Queen of the Prairie is an impressive plant that grows up to 8 feet tall and is best suited for a large garden. Via The Midwestern Native Garden | Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Native Plant Spotlight: Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie Blazing Star): Minnesota Wildflowers "Spikes of purple flowers in late summer. Sun. Moderate water. 4 feet."

Native Plant Spotlight: Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie Blazing Star): Minnesota Wildflowers "Spikes of purple flowers in late summer. Sun. Moderate water. 4 feet."

Penstemon spectabilis  Showy Penstemon. We have these..and I love them! Great for butterflies!

Penstemon spectabilis Showy Penstemon. We have these..and I love them! Great for butterflies!

Native plants have a reputation for being the plain Janes of the plant world. That is simply not true. You can enjoy a beautiful garden while protecting the health of local ecosystems when you plant natives. Find out more about native plants in this article.

Native plants have a reputation for being the plain Janes of the plant world. That is simply not true. You can enjoy a beautiful garden while protecting the health of local ecosystems when you plant natives. Find out more about native plants in this article.

Mexican primroses: These pale pink beauties are blooming now everywhere here in southern New Mexico. Gardeners tell us one little plant will spread and spread.

Mexican primroses: These pale pink beauties are blooming now everywhere here in southern New Mexico. Gardeners tell us one little plant will spread and spread.

Native: For wetter soils you might also try Virginia sweetspire (Itea virginica), which has stunning red foliage in autumn and white bottlebrush blooms in summer. It’s native from the Great Lakes region south to Texas and east.

Native: For wetter soils you might also try Virginia sweetspire (Itea virginica), which has stunning red foliage in autumn and white bottlebrush blooms in summer. It’s native from the Great Lakes region south to Texas and east.

Wild bergamot belongs to the mint family and has pleasantly scented foliage; the scent helps deter browsing by herbivores, including deer and rabbits.

Wild bergamot belongs to the mint family and has pleasantly scented foliage; the scent helps deter browsing by herbivores, including deer and rabbits.

GREAT article on substitute plants for the most common ones usually seen! by Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

GREAT article on substitute plants for the most common ones usually seen! by Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

MYRICA PENSYLVANICA  - Northern Bayberry, native. Its berries (you need male + female plants) have the highest fat content of all berries, terrific for BIRDs

MYRICA PENSYLVANICA - Northern Bayberry, native. Its berries (you need male + female plants) have the highest fat content of all berries, terrific for BIRDs