Going native

 

You can shop for plants while the tour is on.

Please join us for our annual Native Plant Sale this spring at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, June 3rd. Don’t miss this opportunity to introduce a few native pollinator and bee friendly plants into your landscape and/or garden. Plants are $4 each or 3 for $10. This sale is sponsored by the Douglas County Master Gardeners and is open to the public.

If you would like to pre-purchase plants from the sale, you may do so on Friday, June 2nd at the Extension office between 1:30 and 2:30. You will not be able to pre-order and pick up later, you must come to the Fairgrounds to purchase and take your plants.

Here is the list of plants that will be available for purchase:

Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed) Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie Blazing Star)
Baptisia australis (Blue Indigo) Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
Baptisia bracteate var.leucophaea (Cream White Indigo) Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot)
Echinacea pallida (Pale Purple Coneflower) Penstemon digitalis (Foxglove Beardtongue)
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (Slender Mountain Mint)
Eupatorium purpureum (Purple Joe Pye Weed) Rudbeckia hirta (Black-Eyed Susan)
Glandularia canadensis (Rose Verbena) Salvia azurea (Blue Sage)
Helenium autumnale (Sneeze Weed) Solidago speciose (Showy Goldenrod)
Heliopsis helianthoides (Ox-Eyed Sunflower) Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster)
Liatris aspera (Rough Blazing Star) Zizia aurea (Golden Alexander)

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