Native Shrubs and Trees

(not normally found in nurseries)

Shrubs and trees are the backbone of any landscape design and native trees and shrubs also benefit bugs, birds, bees and butterflies. Many are larval host plants for butterflies and moths. You can start your own food forest, if you can beat the birds to the fruit. All are underused in the landscape. These are native to Indiana; all are species, not cultivars; and all are from our ecoregion. You can see many of these plants on the Native Trees of Indiana River Walk on the Purdue Fort Wayne campus.


To Purchase: Call for an appointment and you can browse our inventory and we can help you choose the right plant for the right place. Or if you know what you want, place your order via email ( or call 260-704-5092 and schedule a pick-up time. Payment is due at time of pick-up.



Fall 2020 Inventory and Prices:  Most of the trees and shrubs have been spoken for, but there will be a few available on or after September 5.  If you have ordered tress and shrubs, arrange for pick-up on or after September 4.

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Our perennials are bee-safe!

No neonicotinoid pesticides are used on our perennials and we can track their provenance from seed to your hands. High doses of this insecticide are permitted on landscape plants, even those sold to provide nectar for honey bees. Before you buy any flowering landscape plant, ask what pesticides have been used. If they cannot answer, find a nursery that sells plants that are neonicotinoid-free.

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