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​​Where to Buy Native Plants

As more people request native species, they become easier to find and identify at nurseries. The more consumers request native plants, the more this supply is likely to grow.

Below is a listing of opportunities and places throughout the state that specialize in native species.

Native Plant Sales at State Parks

Each spring, some Pennsylvania state parks and their friends groups hold native plant sales.

Plant sales normally are held at the end of April to the beginning of May at the following state parks:

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society

The Pennsylvania Native Plant Society advocates conservation of native plants and their habitats, and promotes the increased use of native plants in the landscape. The Pennsylvania Native Plant Society is an all volunteer, member based, non-profit organization.

The Pennsylvania Native Plant Society holds an annual native plant festival and sale and features other native plant sale events across the state on its website.

Pennsylvania Native Plant Nurseries

Native plants can also be purchased from local nurseries. Some nurseries that carry Pennsylvania native plants are:

Northwest Pennsylvania

Ernst Seeds
8884 Mercer Pike, Meadville, PA 16335
Ernst Seeds features native and naturalized seeds.

Northcentral Pennsylvania

Howard Nursery
197 Nursery Road, Howard, PA 16841
Howard Nursery features bare-root seedlings.

Pine Grove Nursery
152 Pine Grove Nursery Road, Clearfield, PA 16830
Pine Grove Nursery features bare-root seedlings and transplants.

Rose Franklin’s Perennials
107 Butterfly Lane, Spring Mills, PA 16875
Rose Franklin’s Perennials features plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Southwest Pennsylvania

Friendship Farms, Inc.
147 Friendship Farm Lane, Latrobe, PA
Friendship Farms grows locally native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses.

Habitat Solutions, Inc.
PO Box 14822, Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Habitat Solutions, Inc. features wholesale trees, shrubs, bioengineering, and herbaceous plants.

Musser Forests, Inc.
1880 Route 119 HWY N, Indiana, PA 15701
Musser Forests, Inc. features evergreen and deciduous tree seedlings for climate zones two to six. Offers many species suitable for wetland plantings and wildlife food. Minimum order is 10 per variety.

Pikes Peak Nurseries
8289 422 Highway East, Penn Run, PA 15765
Pikes Peak Nurseries features perennials, shade trees, shrubs, and more

Primrose Path
921 Scottdale-Dawson Road, Scottdale, PA 15683
Primrose Path features micro propagation (tissue culture) and custom hybrids of natives.

Rich Farms, Inc.
2043 Springhill Furnace Road, Smithfield, PA 15478
Rich Farms, Inc. features trees, shrubs, perennials, water plants, and products for wetland restoration, mitigation, reforestation, stream bank stabilization, stream side forests, natural landscapes, and educational classrooms. Topsoil, amended soils, compost, and mulch are also available.

Southcentral Pennsylvania

Perennial Gardens Nursery
698 Shermans Valley Road, New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Perennial Gardens Nursery features native and edible perennials, shrubs, and trees.

Heartwood Nursery
8957 Hickory Road, Felton, Pennsylvania 17322
Heartwood Nursery features native trees, shrubs, and perennials propagated and grown on preserved land. They also host public educational events about native species.

Southeast Pennsylvania

Aquascapes Unlimited, Inc.
PO Box 364, Pipersville, PA 18947
Aquascapes Unlimited, Inc. features professional aquatic pond service, pond management, wetland, nursery, design, installation, and consultation.

Bartram’s Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Bartram’s Garden features Pennsylvania native trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous material, and seeds.

Behmerwald Nursery
4904 Garges Rd. Schwenksville, PA 19473
Behmerwald Nursery features native trees, shrubs, grasses, and herbaceous plants.

Collins Nursery
773 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside, PA 19038
Collins Nursery features container grown plants that are native to the Mid-Atlantic region.

Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery
2415 Route 100, Orefield, PA 18069
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery features a diverse selection of plants for the home landscaper, as well as for natural area restoration in the Lehigh valley.

Go Native Tree Farm
678 South Chiques Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
Go Native Tree Farm features wholesale and retail of nearly 500 eastern North American native woody plant species.

Hungry Hook Farm
26 Locust Grove Road, Bainbridge, PA 17502
Hungry Hook Farm focuses on local ecotype, seed-grown plants.

Keystone Wildflowers
675 Hill Road, Robesonia, PA 19551
Keystone Wildflowers features native wildflowers for wildlife habitat and natural landscaping.

Landis Valley Museum
2451 Kissel Hill Road, Lancaster, PA 17601
Landis Valley Museum features cultivated vegetable, herb, and ornamental seeds having historic significance from 1750-1940 in the Southeast Pennsylvania region.

Meadowbrook Farm
1633 Washington Lane, Meadowbrook, PA 19046
Meadowbrook Farm features Meadowbrook grown begonias, cactus, succulents, ferns, and unusual versions of old favorites.

Natural Landscapes Nursery
354 North Jennersville Road, West Grove, PA 19390
Natural Landscapes Nursery features small trees, a variety of shrubs, and native azaleas. By appointment and wholesale only.

North Creek Nurseries
388 North Creek Road, Landenberg, PA 19350
North Creek Nurseries features starter plants or plugs of perennials, ornamental grasses, ferns, vines, and shrubs with an emphasis on eastern North American native plants and cultivars.

Octoraro Native Plant Nursery
6126 Street Road, Kirkwood, PA 17536-9647
Octoraro Native Plant Nursery features plants and products for wetland restoration, mitigation, reforestation, stream bank stabilization, dune and tidal restoration, stream side forests, natural landscapes, and educational classrooms.

Redbud Native Plant Nursery
904 N Providence Road, Media, PA 19063
Redbud Native Plant Nursery features indigenous perennials, bushes, and trees for the home gardener, land manager, and restorationist.

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education features trees, shrubs, herbaceous wildflowers, vines, and ferns.

Tilley’s Nursery, Inc.
111 E. Fairmont Street, Coopersburg, PA 18036
Tilley’s Nursery, Inc. features retail water gardens and wetlands.

Water Crest Farms Nursery
190 Woodcrest Road, West Grove, PA 19390
Water Crest Farms Nursery features wholesale trees and shrubs.


Izel Plants
Online only​
Izel Plants features difficult to find American natives.

W. Alfee Burpee Co.
300 Park Avenue, Warminster, PA 18974
W Alfee Burpee Co. features wholesale and retail seeds.