Native Plant Pickup Yard

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

SHRUBS & TREES & VINES


Apios americana - Groundnut (2)

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


Aralia nudicaulis - Wild Sarsaparilla (5)

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 Cultivar (9)

White flowers in April-May followed by red berries, 6-12" tall, sun-partial shade, dry-adaptable soil, great ground cover, cultivar of our native Arctostaphyllos uva-ursi from Massachusetts

1 Gallon @ $30.00


Aronia arbutifolia - Red Chokeberry (8)

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 (1)

White flowers in May followed by black fruit, 3-6' tall, sun-partial shade, moist-adaptable soil, drought tolerant, great fall color, moderate deer and rabbit resistant, self-pollinating but does best with more than one, nectar source, pollinators, native to Northeastern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey Tea (5)

Fragrant white flowers in May-June, 3-4' tall, sun-partial shade, dry-moist but well-drained soil, black walnut tolerant, special value to native bees, host plant to Spring Azure, Summer Azure, Mottled Duskywing, native to Eastern US

5 Pack of Plugs @ $30.00

Celtis occidentalis - Common Hackberry (4)

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

Clematis virginiana - Virgin's Bower (5)

Fragrant white flowers in August-October, 20' tall, sun-shade, average-wet soil, deer and rabbit resistant, black walnut tolerant, can be pruned anytime during the growing season, native to Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Clethra alnifolia - Summersweet (12)

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 @ $48.00


Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' - Pink Summersweet Cultivar (5)

3 Gallon @ $60.00


Comptonia peregrina - Sweet Fern (3)

Brown catkins in May, 2-4' tall, sun to partial, not a fern but a shrub, dry-moist but well-drained, great for erosion control, fragrant leaves, rain garden, deer and rabbit resistant, edible nutlets, needs space due to suckering habit, host plant to Gray Hairstreak, Io Moth and several Sphinx Moths, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $36.00

Cornus amomum - Silky Dogwood (6 - 1 Gallon and 1 - 2 Gallon)

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 or 2 Gallon @ $55.00


Cornus racemosa - Gray Dogwood (6 - 1 gallon)

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

Gaultheria procumbens - Wintergreen (14)

white flowers Jun-Jul followed by edible red fruit, 3", PS-Sh, dry-moist, evergreen, slow spreading ground cover, Eastern North America

4" Pot @ $21.00


Hamamelis virginiana - Witch Hazel (2)

Fragrant, yellow flowers in October-December, 10-15' tall, average-moist-rich-well drained soil, clay soil tolerant, sun-partial shade, prune in early spring if necessary, native to Eastern North America

3 Gallon @ $50.00 (these are fully rooted but small up top)


Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' - Smooth Hydrangea Cultivar (1)

Please note: This is a sterile cultivar and it does not support pollinators! I recommend underplanting with a pollinator-friendly ground cover. White flowers in June-September, 3-5' tall, partial shade, moist-average but well-drained soil, clay soil tolerant, drought tolerant, good fresh cut and dried flower, blooms on new wood so it can be cut back to the ground in late winter but save the hollow stems for our stem nesting native bees, rabbit resistant, erosion control, a cultivar of our Eastern United States Hydrangea arborescens

3 Gallon @ $60.00


Hydrangea quercifolia 'Queen of Hearts' - Oakleaf Hydrangea Cultivar (3)

Small up top but fully rooted.

5 Gallon @ $90.00


Ilex glabra 'Compacta' - Inkberry Dwarf Cultivar (6)

green/white flowers May followed by dark blue berries in fall/winter, 3-4', S-PS, average-wet-acidic, slow growing, evergreen, rabbit, deer, excellent informal hedge, open habit, cultivar of Eastern North American Ilex glabra

2 Gallon @ $40.00


Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' - Inkberry Dwarf Cultivar (4)

Green/white flowers May (followed by dark blue berries in fall/winter if you have a male and the male is not sold in the trade and straight species is NOT sexed, all cultivars are female), 3-4' tall, sun-partial shade, average-wet-acidic, evergreen, rabbit, deer, excellent informal hedge, more upright habit, a cultivar of Eastern North American Ilex glabra

2 Gallon @ $40.00


Itea virginica - Sweetspire (1)

white flowers Jun, 4-8' , PS, average-moist-acidic-rich-well drained, drought tolerant, deer, pollinators, erosion, blooms on last season's wood - prune immediately after flowering only if necessary, spreads by suckers to form a colony, gorgeous fall color (great alternative to invasive Burning Bush), Eastern North America

2 Gallon @$45.00

Magnolia virginiana - Sweetbay (5)

Fragrant white flowers in May-June followed by edible dark red fruits, 12-20' tall, sun-partial shade, moist-wet-acidic soil, salt-tolerant, deer resistant, birds and small mammals eat the fruit, host plant to Tiger Swallowtail and Spicebush Swallowtail, native to the Eastern United States

1 Gallon @ $24.00


Pinus strobus - Eastern White Pine (1)

2 Gallon @ $50.00


Physocarpus opulifolius - Common Ninebark (2)

White/blush flowers in May-July, 5-8' tall, sun-partial shade, dry-moist-wet-well drained soil, clay soil tolerant, if necessary prune immediately after flowering, pollinators, birds eat seeds,

1 Gallon @ $35.00


Prunus marítima - Beach Plum (5)

White flowers May followed by edible fruit in August-September (two plants are necessary to produce fruit as they do NOT self pollinate), 6-12' tall, sun, dry-moist-well drained soil, drought tolerant, salt-tolerant, excellent for wildlife and pollinators, deer resistant, host plant to Coral Hairstreak, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Red-spotted Purple, Striped Hairstreak and dozens of moths, a native of Northeast United States

2.3 Gallon @ $48.00


Prunus serotinia - Wild Cherry (1)

fragrant, pink or white flowers spring followed by edible berries in summer, 20-80', S-PS, dry-moist-well drained, salt tolerant, long-lived, maybe grown as shrub if cut back every 3 years, great value to wildlife, pollinators, nectar source, host plant to Coral Hairstreak, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Spring Azure and Red-spotted Purple, Eastern North America

3 Gallon @ $72.00

Quercus ilicifolia - Bear or Scrub Oak (6)

12-20'

1 Gallon @ $18.00


Rhododedron viscosum - Swamp Azalea (3)

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 @ $40.00


Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low' - Dwarf Fragrant Sumac (4)

Greenish-yellow flowers in May, 18-24" tall, dry-medium-adaptable-well drained soil, sun-partial shade, female plants have berries in late summer, rabbit resistant, salt-tolerant, spreads by suckers to 8' wide, great fall color, host plant to Banded Hairstreak and Red-banded Hairstreak, a cultivar of our Midwest and Eastern US species Rhus aromatic

1 Gallon @ $36.00


Rosa palustris - Swamp Rose (3)

Fragrant pink flowers in May-June followed by showy rose hips, 36-60" tall, sun-partial shade, moist-wet-rich soil, salt-tolerant, pollinators, nice fall color, a great substitute for invasive Rosa rugosa, native to Eastern North America

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 Tiger Swallowtail, native to North America

2 Gallon @ $55.00


Sambucus canadensis - Black Elderberry (4)

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


Sassafras albidium - Sassafras (3)

Greenish-yellow flowers in May followed by berries (female only and these are NOT sexed in the trade), 30-60' tall, sun-shade, aromatic foliage, bark may be used to make orange dye, suckers to form a colony, gorgeous fall color, host plant to Spicebush Swallowtail and Tiger Swallowtail, native to Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $55.00


Spirea alba - Meadowsweet (2)

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

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus - Coralberry (4)

Blush/white flowers in July-September followed by bright magenta-red berries, 2-5' tall, sun-partial shade-shade, dry-average-moist-well drained soil, erosion control, host plant to various moths, great for nesting birds and wildlife habitat, native to Eastern and Central United States

2 Gallon @ $45.00

Vaccinium angustifolium - Lowbush Blueberry (1)

White flowers in April-May followed by edible fruit June-July, planting more than one is best for fruit production, 6-24" tall, sun-partial shade, tolerates full shade but will not flower as well, dry-average-acidic-well drained soil, birds and small critters eat berries, great for pollinators especially bumbles, nectar source, host plant to the Brown Elfin, Spring Azure, Striped Hairstreak and numerous moth species, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $25.00


Vaccinium corymbosum - Highbush Blueberry (9)

White flowers May-Jun followed by edible fruit Jul-Aug, planting more than one is best for fruit production, 6-12', S-PS, tolerates full shade but will not flower as well, moist-wet-acidic-well drained soil, excellent fall color, looks great in all four seasons, prune after fruiting if necessary, birds and small critters eat berries, great for pollinators especially bumbles, nectar source, host plant to Brown Elfin, Spring Azure, Striped Hairstreak and numerous moth species, Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $27.00


Viburnum dentatum - Arrowwood (1)

white flowers May-Jul followed by dark blue berries in fall, 6-10', S-PS-Sh, most adaptable of all the viburnums, average-moist-dry-acidic, tolerates flooding, clay, black walnut, makes a great hedge or screen, songbirds eat the fruit, pollinators, host plant to Spring Azure, Eastern North America

2 Gallon @ $55.00


Viburnum lentago - Nannyberry (1) 1 gallon and (1) 2 gallon

White flowers May followed by showy blue-black fruit in fall through winter, 14-16' tall, sun-partial shade, moist-average-well drained soil, drought tolerant, great for hiding the unsightly utility box, birds eat fruit, pollinators, host plant to Spring Azure, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $35.00 or 2 Gallon @ $50.00

Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw (5)

White flowers in May, 12-15' tall, sun-partial shade, deer resistant, pollinators, birds eat berries, host plant for spring/summer azure, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $35.00


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 @ $30.00


GRASSES and SEDGES


Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem (15)

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 bicknellii - Bicknell's Sedge (18)

Apr-Jul 'bloom', S-PS, dry-moist, 24-36", great choice for rain gardens, deer, drought, native to Eastern North America

4" Pot @ $12.00


Carex flaccosperma - Blue Wood Sedge (5)

evergreen blue foliage, May-Jun 'bloom', 12", PS-Sh, average-wet, deer, drought, rain garden, native to Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $24.00


Carex rosea - Rosy Sedge (2)

May 'bloom', 12" tall, shade-partial shade, dry-wet soil, semi-evergreen, ground cover, lawn substitute, deer resistant, native to Eastern North America

5 pack of plugs @ $25.00


Carex stricta - Tussock Sedge (12)

June 'bloom', 12-36" tall, sun-partial shade, medium-wet soil, evergreen, deer resistant, erosion control, aggressively spreads, great cut and dried 'flower', great in a planter, attracts birds and butterflies, native to Central US

1 Quart @ $15.00


Chasmanthium latifolium - Sea Oats (2)

Lovely seed heads in late summer through fall over medium green foliage, 36-60"tall, sun-partial shade, self sows readily to form a colony, deer resistant, great dried and cut flower, nesting material for birds, seeds are eaten by mammals and birds, host plant to Pepper & Salt Skipper, native Eastern North America

1 Gallon @ $21.00


Eragrostis spectabilis - Purple Love Grass (4)

Airy purple 'flowers' Aug-Sep, 24", S, moist-well drained, drought, deer, black walnut, host plant to Zabulon Skipper, native Central to Eastern North America

1 Quart @ $15.00


Panicum amarum - Beach Grass (2)

Blue-green foliage, lovely fountain shape, 36-72" tall, blooms in July, sun, dry-moist-adaptable soil, salt-tolerant, great for seaside conditions, host plant to several Skippers and Common Wood-Nymph, native to North America

1 Quart @ $12.00


Panicum amarum 'Dewey Blue' - Blue Beach Grass (2)

Bloom' August, 36-72" tall, sun, dry-average-well drained soil, salt-tolerant, graceful fountain habit, blue-green foliage, deer resistant, birds eat seeds, a cultivar of North American native

1 Gallon @ $27.00


Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass (3)

Blue-green foliage, 3-6' tall, blooms in July, sun-partial sun, dry-moist-adaptable, black walnut tolerant, great in a planter, yellow fall color, great winter interest, wind-pollinated, birds eat seeds, host plant to several Skippers and Common Wood-Nymph, North America

2 Gallon @ $27.00


Panicum virgatum 'Cape Breeze' - Dwarf Switch Grass Cultivar (6)

36" tall, green foliage with show-stopping fall color, moist-average soil, sun-partial shade, salt-tolerant, deer resistant, seeds for birds, great in a planter, host plant to several Skippers and Common Wood-Nymph, a cultivar of our North American species

1 Gallon @ $21.00


Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' - Blue Switch Grass Cultivar (5)

Blue foliage, 4-6', blooms in July, sun-partial sun, black walnut tolerant, medium-wet-adaptable soil, stands up to wind, great in a planter, host plant to several Skippers and Common Wood-Nymph, a cultivar of our North American species

2 Gallon @ $25.00


Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah' - Red Switch Grass (6)

Green/burgundy foliage, 3-4', blooms in July, adaptable soil, sun-partial sun, black walnut tolerant, great fall color, great in a planter, host plant to several Skippers and Common Wood-Nymph, a cultivar of our North American species

2 Gallon @ $25.00


PERENNIALS


Achillea millefolium 'Sunshine Seduction' - Yellow Common Yarrow Cultivar (1)

Shades of yellow flowers in June-August, 18-20" tall, sun, dry-average-well drained soil, great fresh cut and dried flower, pollinators, cultivar of our North American native Achillea millefolium

1 Gallon @ $18.00


Amsonia hubrichtii - Bluestar (9)

Light blue star-shaped flowers in May-June, 24-36" tall, sun-partial shade, adaptable-moist soil, striking fall foliage, native to AK & OK

2 Gallon @ $21.00


Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia - Bluestar (7)

Pale blue, star-shaped flowers in May, 24-36" tall, sun-partial shade, average-moist but well-drained soil, drought tolerant, clay soil tolerant, excellent yellow fall foliage, deer and rabbit resistant, great fresh cut or dried flower, pollinators, nectar source, host plant to Coral Hairstreak, native to the Southeastern United States

2 Gallon @ $21.00


Aquilega canadensis 'Little Lanterns' - Dwarf Wild Columbine (3)

Red/yellow bicolor flower May-June, partial shade, 12-18" tall, average-well drained soil, deer resistant, nectar source, a cultivar of our Eastern US native

1 Quart @ $12.00


Aruncus dioicus - Goatsbeard (2)

Fluffy white 'Astilbe-like' flowers in June-July, 48-72" tall, partial shade-shade, moist-wet soil, deer and rabbit resistant, needs a lot of space, host plant to Dusky Azure, native to North America

1 Gallon @ $25.00


Asarum canadense - Wild Ginger (18)

6-12", tiny flowers Apr-May, lovely kidney-shaped foliage, PS-Sh, moist-wet, clay, deer resistant, host plant to Pipevine Swallowtail, Eastern North America

3" Pot @ $8.00

Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed 2 Gallon (2) or 1 Gallon (2)

Pink flowers in July-August, 36-48&q