Conservation

Native Plant Sale

Polk County Conservation and Prairie Landscapes of Iowa are teaming up to offer two native plant sales this spring. Native plants provide numerous benefits to wildlife and our landscapes. All species for sale are native to Iowa, and once established, require minimal care. A wide range of species will be available. On May 14 there will be cool season species like Columbine, Penstemon, and Sedges, on June 4 will include those species plus additional warm season species like Leadplant, Wild Petunia and Blazing stars.  

Sale runs from 10am-2pm on May 14 and June 4.

Plant species available at the May 14th sale:

-Blue Lobelia

-Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa)

-columbine

-Canada Anemone

-Downy Wood Mint 

-Foxglove (Penstemon digitalis)

-Heal All (Prunella vulgaris)

-Indian Grass

-Little Blue Stem

-Lead Plant

-Marsh Marigold

-Meadow Sweet (Spirea alba)

-Missouri Evening Primrose

-Narrow Leaved Coneflower

-Nodding Onion

-Ohio Spiderwort

-Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)

-Prairie Blazing Star

-Prairie Phlox (Phlox pilosa)

-Prairie Pussytoes (Antennaria neglecta)

-Prairie Smoke

-Prairie Sundrops

-Purple Headed Sneezeweed

-Purple Poppy Mallow

-Queen of the Prairie

-Silky Aster

-Sky Blue Aster

-Sweet Flag (Acorus americanus)

-Tall White Indigo (Baptisia alba)

-Tuberous Indian Plantain

-Tufted loosestrife

-Wild Licorice

-Winged Loosestrife

-Zig Zag Goldenrod

Various sedges: Carex- scoparia, molesta, leavenworthii, jamesii

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