Plant Sale

May 3, 2020 Update: Preorder Sales Are Now Closed

THANK YOU for your orders.  If you preordered plants, we will be sending you a Sign-up Genius email on May 11th to select your pick-up time on Saturday, May 16th in Bloomington, IL.  If you have question about your order please email [email protected]

 

The Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones native plant sale is still on!  This year the sale will be held keeping social distancing guidelines in mind.  Order plants online, send your check through the mail to confirm your order, and pick up your order without leaving your car.  The order form and directions for ordering are posted at the top of this page.  We will accept orders until end of the day May 2nd (unless our inventory runs out sooner).  Pick up will be in Bloomington, Il on Saturday, May 16th.  Those ordering plants will be given instructions on how to schedule a pick up time.  All plants will be in 3 or 4 inch pots and will cost $4.00 each.  Quantities are limited and orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Available for sale are a variety of native plants that will provide blooms for the entire growing season:
  • Plants for hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
  • SOLD OUT: 6-plant Rain and Pollinator Garden Kits, plus a special Milkweed/Monarch Bonus Kit (see more information about these kits below)
  • Shade-tolerant plants

To learn more about the plants we are selling, you can search for individual plants in the plant databases found HERE

Additional information about particular characteristics of the plants we will have for sale (such has plants under 3 feet, pollinator plants, hummingbird plants, shade plants, drought tolerate plants, and rain garden plants) can be found HERE

Rain Garden Kits: These six plants have been selected because they are well-adapted to the sometimes wet and sometimes not-so-wet conditions of a typical (full sun – part shade) rain garden.  This combination of plants will provide blooms throughout the growing season.  Depending on the size of your rain  garden you may want to purchase more than one kit or select other plants to compliment the ones in the kit. (Plant selection includes Wild Hyacinth, Prairie Blazing Star, Swamp Milkweed, Cardinal Flower, Great Blue Lobelia, Bottle Gentian).  See sample planting guide HERE.

Full Sun Pollinator Kit:  This selection of six plants is perfect for a full-sun pollinator garden – designed to attract hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.  This combination of plants will provide blooms throughout the growing season.  Depending on the size of your garden you may want to purchase more than one kit or select other plants to compliment the ones in the kit. (Plant selection includes Prairie Phlox, Foxglove Beardtongue, Prairie Blazing Star, Butterfly Milkweed, Purple Coneflower, Aromatic Aster). See sample planting guide HERE.
 
Milkweed/Monarch Bonus Kit:  Buy six Butterfly Milkweed plants and get two Whorled Milkweed plants for FREE.  Supplement this kit with other plants such as Columbine, Common Boneset, Joe Pye Weed,  Prairie Blazing Star, Showy Goldenrod, (among others) to help support monarchs and/or other pollinators.

Proceeds from this sale help fund our monthly educational programs and native planting projects.