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
Pennsylvania Native Plant Society advocates conservation of native plants and their habitats, and promotes the increased use of native plants in the landscape. The Pa. 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:
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.
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143
Bartram's Garden features Pennsylvania native trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous material, and seeds.
Better Forest Tree Seeds
13872 Alan Seeger Rd., Petersburg, PA 16669
Better Forest Tree Seeds features conifer tree seeds. Wholesale only.
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.
8884 Mercer Pike, Meadville, PA 16335
Ernst Seeds features native and naturalized seeds.
PO Box 245, Sagamore, PA 16250
Flickinger's Nursery features quality seedlings and transplants.
Go Native Tree Farm
2310 Chestnut View Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603
Go Native Tree Farm features wholesale and retail of nearly 500 eastern North American native woody plant species.
Habitat Solutions, Inc.
PO Box 14822, Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Habitat Solutions, Inc. features wholesale trees, shrubs, bioengineering, and herbaceous plants.
PO Box 245, West Elizabeth, PA 15088-0245
Heirloom Seeds features vegetable, flower, and herb seeds.
197 Nursery Road, Howard, PA 16841
Howard Nursery features bare-root seedlings.
Izel Plants features difficult to find American natives.
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.
1633 Washington Lane, Abington Township, PA 19046
Meadowbrook Farm features Meadowbrook grown begonias, cactus, succulents, ferns, and unusual versions of old favorites.
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.
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.
Northeast Native Perennials
1716 E Sawmill Road, Quakertown, PA 18951
Northeast Native Perennials features perennials native to the Northeastern U.S., along with a selection of other popular perennials.
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.
Perennial Gardens Nursery
698 Shermans Valley Road, New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Perennial Gardens Nursery features native and edible perennials, shrubs, and trees.
Pikes Peak Nurseries
8289 422 Highway East, Penn Run, PA 15765
Pikes Peak Nurseries features perennials, shade trees, shrubs, and more
Pine Grove Nursery
152 Pine Grove Nursery Road, Clearfield, PA 16830
Pine Grove Nursery features bare-root seedlings and transplants.
921 Scottdale-Dawson Road, Scottdale, PA 15683
Primrose Path features micro propagation (tissue culture) and custom hybrids of natives.
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.
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.
Rose Franklin's Perennials
107 Butterfly Lane, Spring Mills, PA 16875
Rose Franklin's Perennials features plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Spring Haven Natives
1362 Mountain Road, Newburg, PA 17240
Spring Haven Natives features wholesale woodland shade plants.
Strathmeyer Forests, Inc.
225 Zeigler Road, PO Box 70, Dover, PA 17315
Strathmeyer Forests, Inc. features evergreen forestry, stock, and supply.
Ira Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
Sylvania Natives features perennials, shrubs, and small trees native to Western Pennsylvania.
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.
W Alfee Burpee Co.
300 Park Avenue, Warminster, PA 18974
W Alfee Burpee Co. features wholesale and retail seeds.
Water Crest Farms Nursery
190 Woodcrest Road, West Grove, PA 19390
Water Crest Farms Nursery features wholesale trees and shrubs.
194 Goodview Drive, Apollo, PA 15613
Wetland Supply features containerized and bare-root native trees, shrubs, and seed for wetland restoration, including specialty plants for passive water treatment systems, phytoremeditation systems and bioengineering.
Yellow Springs Farm
1165 Yellow Springs Road, Chester Springs, PA 19425
Yellow Springs Farm features the propagation and sale of native plants of the Mid-Atlantic area.