Why Use Native Plants? - Penn State Extension.
The Native Plant Finder is an ambitious work in progress. No other site exists to provide information about which native plants are best at supporting butterfly and moth species, then gives you personalized information for your exact zip code! We make continuous improvements.
Native Plants can be arranged in your garden to create absolutely stunning color displays that will make your yard stand out from the crowd. Arranging the Winecup flower (Callirhoe Involucrata) in front of Liatris and Echinacea will give your flower beds strong color. Because they are native plants, your garden will be buzzing with wildlife!
Unfortunately, identifying a plant as a Michigan Native is much like a smaller version of the North American Native issue. Native plants that do well in Benton Harbor may not do well in Copper Harbor. Your best bet to find out if a Michigan Native plant will do well in your area is to get to know your supplier.
Native plants have a reputation for being the plain Janes of the plant world. That is simply not true. You can enjoy a beautiful garden while protecting the health of local ecosystems when you plant natives. Find out more about native plants in this article.
Native plants form plant communities and biological interactions with specific flora, fauna, fungi, and other organisms. For example, some plant species can only reproduce with a continued mutualistic interaction with a certain animal pollinator, and the pollinating animal may also be dependent on that plant species for a food source.
Native plant landscape questions are varied. Here you will find answers to some of the most common questions we've received at Sanctuary Native Landscapes.
Visit native plant nurseries and preserves to get ideas. Then use native plants in your garden, knowing that you are preserving biodiversity, enhancing the livability of your home, and ensuring a.