Native Plant Pickup Yard™ (NPPY)

Updated: 1 day ago

Address: 104 Main Avenue, Lake Grove, NY 11755. It's a red house in a residential area, and the NPPY is on the north side of the house through the arbor.


Parking: If there is room in the driveway, please park there or you may park on the front 'lawn'. Please do not block the neighbor's driveways or mailboxes.


Don't forget to check out the clearance section when you visit.


Key: Orange Print is native to Long Island, ( ) inventory on hand


Autumn Extravaganza! 50% off all plants! The discount comes off the price listed.


VINES


Apios americana - Groundnut (1)

vine or meandering ground cover to 10', mauve flowers Aug-Sep, S-PS, moist-well drained, edible tubers, host plant to Silver-spotted Skipper, Central to Eastern US

1 Gallon @ $39.00


Clematis virginiana - Woodbine (2)

Fragrant white flowers August-October, 12'-20' tall, sun-partial shade, average-wet soil, deer resistant, black walnut tolerant, blooms on new wood, cut back in April to refresh the plant, native to Long Island

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Lonicera sempervirens - Coral Honeysuckle (8)

Scarlet red/yellow trumpet May-June, 10-20' tall, sun-partial sun, average-well-drained soil, deer and rabbit resistant, nectar source, hummingbird magnet, host plant to the Spring Azure and Snowberry Clearwing Moth, native to the Eastern United States

2 Gallon @ $45.00

SHRUBS & TREES


Amelanchier canadensis - Serviceberry (9)

White flowers in April-May followed by edible berries in June. Grows 25-30' in average to moist well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Lovely orange-red fall color. Tolerates clay soil. Great for birds. Eastern North American native.

2 Gallon @ $45.00


Aralia nudicaulis - Wild Sarsaparilla (1)

White flowers in May-June followed by dark blue berries, 20-30" tall, sun-partial shade, moist-average soil, deer resistant, very aggressive, used to make 'root beer' and can be made into a tea, native to North America

1 Gallon @ $45.00


Arctostaphyllos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts' - Bearberry (5)

White flowers in April-May followed by red berries, 6-12" tall, sun-partial shade, dry-moist-well drained soil, adaptable, great ground cover, host plant to Hoary Elfin and Brown Elfin, a cultivar of our North American native Arctostaphyllos uva-ursi

1 Gallon @ $30.00


Aronia arbutifolia - Red Chokeberry (3)

white flowers Mar-May, red berries, and beautiful foliage in fall, exfoliating bark in winter, 6-10', S-PS, moist-adaptable, edible, self-pollinating but does best with more than one, Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Aronia melanocarpa - Black Chokeberry (3)

white flowers May followed by black fruit for us and birds, deer resistant, sun-partial shade, 6-8' tall, moist-adaptable soil, excellent fall color, self pollinating but does best with more than one, native to Northeastern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00


Callicarpa americana - American Beautybush (20)

Pale pink flowers in summer followed by magenta berries in the fall, 3-6' tall, sun-partial shade, great for wildlife, moist-average soil, great in a planter, native to the Southeastern United States

2 Gallon @ $55.00

Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey Tea (2)

Fragrant white flowers May-Jun, 3-4', S-PS, dry-moist, black walnut, special value to native bees, pollinators, host plant to Spring Azure, Summer Azure, Mottled Duskywing, native to the Eastern United States

1 Gallon @ $35.00


Celtis occidentalis - Common Hackberry (2)

Bright pinkish-purple flowers in April-May, 30-40' tall, sun but adapts to partial and full shade, dry-moist-wet soil, female flowers produce edible berries (both male and female flowers on each tree), great wildlife value, wind-pollinated but it is still a nectar source, immune to Dutch Elm disease, host plant to Wild Cherry Sphinx Moth, Question Mark, Mourning Cloak, Tawny Emperor and American Snout, native to Central and Northeastern North America (picture: Dan Mullen)

2 Gallon @ $55.00

Clethra alnifolia - Summersweet (23)

Fragrant white spikes in July-August, 3-8' tall, average-moist-wet-adaptable-well drained soil, sun-partial shade, tolerates full shade but will not produce as many flowers as it would in full to partial shade, prune late winter, nice fall color, nectar source, special value to bumblebees and other pollinators, native to eastern and southern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00


Clethra alnifolia 'Einstein' - Summersweet Cultivar (2)

Fragrant white spikes in July-August, blooms for 4 weeks!, 3-8' tall, average-moist-wet-adaptable-well drained soil, sun-partial shade, tolerates full shade but will not produce as many flowers as it would in full to partial shade, prune late winter, nice fall color, nectar source, special value to bumblebees and other pollinators, cultivar of our North American native Clethra alnifolia - Summersweet

2 Gallon @ $30.00 These have been refreshed


Cornus amomum - Silky Dogwood (5)

White flowers in May-June followed by blue berries, 6-12', sun-shade, moist-wet soil, deer resistant, black walnut tolerant, birds and small mammals eat the fruit, host plant to Spring Azure and Summer Azure, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $20.00


Cornus racemosa - Gray Dogwood (2)

White flowers May-June followed by white berries, 10-15' tall, sun-shade, moist-wet soil, birds and small mammals eat the fruit, deer resistant, host plant to Spring Azure, Summer Azure and Gray Hairstreak, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $20.00

Gaylussacia baccata - Black Huckleberry (6)

Reddish-pink flowers in April-June, followed by edible berries from July-August, 1-3' tall, forms a thicket over time, sun to partial shade, dry-moist but well-drained soil, great for erosion control, great for wildlife and early pollinators, host plant to Henry's Elfin butterfly, native to the eastern United States

1 Gallon @ $36.00


Hamamelis virginiana - Witch Hazel (4)

Fragrant yellow flowers in October-December, 15-20', sun to partial shade, average-moist-rich-well drained soil, clay tolerant, prune in early spring if necessary, yellow fall color, pollinated by owlet moths, birds eat the seeds, moderately deer resistant, native to Eastern North America

3 Gallon @ $75.00


Hypericum prolificum - Shrubby St. John's Wort (2)

Bright yellow flowers Jun-Aug, 1-5', S-PS-Sh, dry-moist-well drained, bees, birds, drought, salt, deer, blooms on new growth, black walnut, host plant to Gray Hairstreak and several moths, Central and Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $50.00


Ilex glabra 'Compacta' - Dwarf Inkberry (5)

Green/white flowers May followed by dark blue berries (only if a male is near) in fall/winter, 3-4', sun to partial shade, average-wet-acidic soil, slow growing, evergreen, rabbit and deer resistant, excellent informal hedge, open habit, cultivar of Eastern North American Ilex glabra

2 Gallon @ $45.00


Itea virginica 'Little Henry' - Dwarf Sweetspire (1)

fragrant white flowers Jun, 2-3', S-PS, medium-wet, phenomenal fall color, deer, great in a planter, pollinators, cultivar of North American native Itea virginica

2 Gallon @ $50.00

Lindera benzoin - Spicebush (1)

Fragrant yellow flowers in April, sun-partial shade-shade, 8-12' tall, deer resistant, moist-well drained-adaptable soil, black walnut tolerant, nice fall color, a great alternative to Forsythia, host plant to Spicebush Swallowtail, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, and Promethea Silkmoth, native to the Eastern United States

1 Quart @ $20.00 or 2 Gallon @ $50.00


Myrica pensylvanica - Bayberry (6)

Yellowish green flowers, 5-10', S-PS, dry-wet soil, need male & female for berries (these are not sexed in the trade), adaptable, sun-partial shade, great as an informal hedge, pollinators,

native to Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00


Physocarpus opulifolius - Common Ninebark (2)

White/blush flowers in May-July, 5-8' tall, best in full sun-partial shade, dry-moist-wet-well drained soil, clay soil tolerant, black walnut tolerant, if necessary prune immediately after flowering, pollinators, birds eat seeds, native to central and eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $35.00 (take 50% off this price)


Physocarpus opulifolius 'Little Devil' - Dwarf Ninebark (5)

Pinkish-white flowers in late spring, deep burgundy-purple foliage, 36-48" tall, best in full sun-partial shade, dry-wet, great in a planter or in a foundation planting, a great alternative to invasive Japanese Barberry, cultivar of our northeastern native Physocarpus opulifolius

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Quercus ilicifolia - Bear or Scrub Oak (4)

Yellow-green or reddish flowers in May, 12-20' tall, sun, dry soil, nice fall color, great for wildlife and a smaller yard, native to the northeastern United States

1 Gallon @ $18.00 these are very young


Rhododendron viscosum - Swamp Azalea (6)

fragrant white flowers Jun-Jul, 5-8', PS, moist-wet, does not tolerate drought, nice fall color, pollinators, rabbit, great cut flower, Eastern and Southern US

1 Gallon @ $30.00


Salix nigra - Black Willow (1)

Fragrant green catkins in May, 10-60' tall, sun-shade, moist-wet soil, clay soil tolerant, do not let the soil dry out, fast-growing, nice fall color, great for pollinators, host plant to Mourning Cloak, Viceroy, Red-spotted Purple and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, native to North America

2 Gallon @ $55.00


Sambucus canadensis - Black Elderberry (2)

Large lacy white flowers in May-July followed by shiny black fruit in August (must be cooked for human consumption), 6-10' tall, sun-partial shade, moist-acidic-adaptable soil, tolerates full sun if the soil is kept moist, great in a planter, nectar source, host plant to Summer Azure and several moth species, native to North and Central United States

2 Gallon @ $50.00

Spirea alba - Meadowsweet (1)

Fragrant white flowers in 3-6' tall, sun-partial shade, average-wet soil, tolerates some drought, deer resistant, pollinators, nectar source, host plant to Spring Azure, native to the Eastern United States

1 Gallon @ $25.00

Symphoricarpos albus - Snowberry (2)

Blush/white flowers in July followed by white berries in the fall, 3-6' tall, sun-partial shade, moist-dry soil, drought tolerant, great for a rain garden, deer resistant, erosion control, pollinators, great for nesting birds and wildlife habitat, host plant to Snowberry Clearwing Moth, native to North America (picture: James Gaither)

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Viburnum dentatum - Arrowwood (2)

White flowers in May-July followed by dark blue berries in fall, 6-10' tall,

sun-shade, most adaptable of all the viburnums, average-moist-dry-acidic soil,

tolerates flooding, clay soil tolerant, black walnut resistant, makes a great

hedge or screen, songbirds eat the fruit, pollinators, host plant to Spring Azure, native to Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $55.00


Viburnum trilobum - American Cranberrybush (2)

White flowers in May-July followed by showy edible red berries in late fall, 8-12' tall, sun-partial shade, average moist-wet-well drained-alkaline soil, cross-pollination is needed for berries so plant in groups of 3 or more, makes a great hedge or screen, great fall color, birds eat berries and we can too, pollinators, host plant to Spring Azure, native to North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Xanthorhiza simplicissima - Yellowroot (1)

Maroon-purple flowers in April-May, 1-3' tall, partial shade-shade, adaptable-dry-moist-wet-well drained soil, clay soil tolerant, deer resistant, erosion control, ground cover, black walnut tolerant, roots can be used for yellow dye, Eastern United States

1 Gallon @ $15.00


GRASS, RUSH & SEDGES


Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem (14)

silver seed heads, 4'-6', S, dry-average, fall color, deer, black walnut, host plant to Delaware Skipper and Dusted Skipper, Central to Eastern North America

1 Quart @ $15.00

Carex amphibola - Creek Sedge (2 or 20)

May 'bloom', 12-18" tall, partial shade-shade, moist-wet soil, semi-evergreen, tolerates light foot traffic, deer resistant, host plant to several skipper butterflies, turtles eat the seeds, Eastern North America

5 Pack of Plugs @ $25.00 or 1 Quart @ $12.50


Carex appalachica - Appalachian Sedge (10 or 12)

May 'bloom', 6-12" tall, sun-shade, average-dry-moist soil, great ground cover, does not like wet soil, can take light foot traffic, great lawn replacement, host plant for Skipper and Satyr butterfly larvae, native to Eastern North America

1 Quart @ $15.00 or 1 Gallon @ $18.00


Carex bicknellii - Bicknell's Sedge (11)

Apr-Jul 'bloom', 24-36", sun-shade, dry-average-moist soil, drought tolerant, a great choice for rain gardens, deer resistant, tolerates light foot traffic, nativebnnnH to Eastern North America

4" Pot @ $12.00