Buying Bee-Safe Plants
Our guide, Buying Bee-Safe Plants, covers four ways to help you find plants that are safe for bees, and includes tips and questions to use at the nursery. Check out our Bee-Safe Nursery Plants webpage for more information.
Related document: Offering Bee-Safe Plants: A Guide for Nurseries
Milkweed Seed Finder
As part of our Project Milkweed, we have created this comprehensive national directory of milkweed seed vendors to help you find sources of seed. To learn more about monarch butterflies and how you can participate in conservation efforts, please visit the Xerces Society’s Monarch Butterfly Conservation page or the Monarch Joint Venture webpage.
American Native Plants, Perry Hall, MD
This nursery specializes in trees and shrubs native to the Mid-Atlantic region, and also sells aquatic and herbaceous native plants.
Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA
Bowman’s Hill provides native Pennsylvania plant material and seeds of trees, shrubs, vines and wildflowers.
Carolina Wetland Services, Inc. , Charlotte, NC
The native plant nursery of Carolina Wetland Services provides aquatic, wetland and riparian plants of the Southeast region.
Chesapeake Native Nursery, College Park, MD
Chesapeake Natives provide local ecotype wildflowers and grasses by order to the Chesapeake Watershed area.
Delaware Native Plant Society, Dover, DE
The Delaware Native Plant Society’s nursery is dedicated to growing trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants that are native to the Delmarva Peninsula.
Earth First Native Plant Nursery, Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Earth First sells nursery-propagated native herbaceous and woody perennials of the Mid-Atlantic region, NJ Pinelands and Southern NJ shore, and does not ship west of the Great Plains.
Earth Sangha Wild Plant Nursery, Fairfax, VA
Earth Sangha’s Wild Plant Nursery provides a comprehensive selection of local ecotype native plants for ecological restoration in the Washington, DC, region.
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery, LLC, Orefield, PA
Edge of the Woods is a retail container nursery specializing in native plants, including trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, ferns and aquatic plants.
Elk Mountain Nursery, Asheville, NC
Elk Mountain offers nursery-propagated perennials, shrubs, and trees, with a focus on Eastern U.S. natives.
Ernst Conservation Seed, Meadville, PA
Offers Xerces-reviewed seed mixes for pollinator conservation projects.
Ernst sells a diversity of Eastern ecotype native wildflower and grass seeds, as well as planting material of trees and shrubs.
Fort Pond Native Plants, Inc. , Montauk, NY
Fort Pond specializes in woody native plants and also offers ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers.
Gardens of the Blue Ridge, Pineola, NC
Gardens of the Blue Ridge sells native North Carolina wildflowers, ferns, shrubs as well as wildflower seed mixes.
Good Host Plants, Philadelphia, PA
Good Host Plants supplies straight species native plants with genetics of local provenance to the Mid-Atlantic, as well as select native cultivars and rare species – all best bests for attracting butterflies, moths, bees, other beneficial insects, and songbirds.
Herring Run Nursery, Baltimore, MD
Herring Run Nursery specializes in growing hard-to-find native shrubs, vines, trees and perennials for Maryland’s Coastal Plain and Piedmont regions.
Long Island Native Plant Initiative, Hampton Bays, NY
The Long Island Native Plant Initiative establishes commercial sources of genetically appropriate local plant materials for use in nursery, landscaping, and habitat restoration activities.
Mellow Marsh Farm, Siler City, NC
Mellow Marsh Farm specializes in plant material of trees, shrubs, wildflowers and wetland plants native to the Southeast.
Mid Atlantic Natives, New Freedom, PA
Mid Atlantic Natives sells Northeast and Chesapeake Bay Watershed region native trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses.
Nature By Design, Alexandria, VA
Nature By Design offers native trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals found in the Atlantic area.
North Creek Nurseries, lnc. , Landenberg, PA
North Creek is a wholesale propagation nursery that sells New England native plants in plugs.
Northeast Natives & Perennials, Quakertown, PA
Northeast Natives & Perennials is a retail nursery specializing in native perennials, trees and shrubs of the northeastern U. S.
Octoraro Native Plant Nursery, Kirkwood, PA
Octoraro is a wholesale grower specializing in mid-Atlantic and Eastern regional native woody trees and shrubs and plugs of grasses and wildflowers.
Pinelands Nursery, Columbus, NJ
Pinelands Nursery is a wholesale supplier of native trees, shrubs and herbaceous species in the Northeast, carrying both plants and seeds.
Redbud Native Plant Nursery, Media, PA
Redbud sells native plants including trees, shrubs, grasses, vines, wildflowers and aquatic plants for the mid-Atlantic region.
Stadler Native Plants, Frederick, MD
This nursery offers a wide range of native trees, shrubs, perennials, and annual plants for the mid-Atlantic region.
Toadshade Wildflower Farm, Frenchtown, NJ
Toadshade provides nursery propagated perennial wildflowers native to the Northeastern U. S.
Yellow Springs Farm Native Plant Nursery, Chester Springs, PA
Yellow Springs offers grasses, wildflowers, shrubs and trees native to Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic states.