The Maryland Native Plant Society

BUYING NATIVE PLANTS

Information for Native Plant Shoppers
  • Check out upcoming Native Plant Sales
  • More information about Gardens and Natives
  • Is it native to Maryland?  Search for the plant in the Maryland Plant Atlas. This is the most up-to-date information on Maryland nativity.
  • How to Shop for Native Plants (PDF, ~83 KB)
  • The MNPS Shoppers Protest Card
  • Invasive plants regulations. As of January 2018, it is illegal to sell the following species in Maryland: Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii), Yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus), Shining geranium (Geranium lucidum), Lesser celandine (Ficaria verna or Ranunculus ficaria), Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei), Incised fumewort (Corydalis incisa). The following must be labeled at point of sale as invasive plants that may cause environmental harm: Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius), Burning bush (Euonymus alatus), Border privet (Ligustrum obtusifolium), Nandina (Nandina domestica), Golden bamboo (Pyllostachys aurea), Yellow groove bamboo (Phyllostachys aureosulcata), Callery (or Bradford) pear (Pyrus calleryana), Bee-bee tree (Tetradium danielli), Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda), Chinese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis), Japanese/Chinese wisteria hybrid (Wisteria x formosa)

Regional Native Plant Vendors

MNPS provides this list only for the convenience of those who wish to purchase native plants. It is based primarily on information received from the vendors, and therefore is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation of any of the vendors listed. Some vendors sell non-native plants in addition to native plants. Please contact the vendors for additional information about their products. * Vendors marked with an asterisk are members of the Maryland Native Plant Society.

If you are a vendor who wishes to be listed or if your information has changed, please send an email to nurserylist @ MDFlora.org.

Non-Profit Native Plant Vendors

Adkins Arboretum*
12610 Eveland Road
Ridgely, MD 21660
Phone: 410-634-2847
Website: www.adkinsarboretum.org
E-mail: nativeplants@adkinsarboretum.org
Call or see the website for spring open house dates (end of April), regular nursery hours, and special sales.

Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 610-388-8327
Website: http://www.brandywine.org/brandywine/wildflower-native-plant-gardens/seed-program
Email: gardens@brandywine.org
Offers seeds of many native plants and some "naturalized" wild plants, most the result of seed collections from the Brandywine Conservancy's gardens and meadows in Chadds Ford, PA, and from wild populations and gardens in Delaware and Chester Cos. The catalogue and order form are on the website.

Chesapeake Natives, Inc. "We sell perennial plants native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed."
Mailing Address: 9827 Rosensteel Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Website: www.chesapeakenatives.org
Sales are by appointment at Rosaryville State Park, 9640 Rosaryville Rd, Upper Marlboro.
For information, contact Chris Puttock, chris@chesapeakenatives.org, 202-262-9773

Earth Sangha
10123 Commonwealth Blvd.
Fairfax, VA 22032
703-764-4830
website: www.earthsangha.org

Local ecotype native plants, many grown from seed collected, with permission, from local parks and wild areas.
Spring and fall plant sales, otherwise open by appointment.

Environmental Concern, Inc.
201 Boundary Lane
P.O. Box P
St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone: 410-745-9620
Fax: 410-745-3517
Website: www.wetland.org
E-mail: nursery-sales@wetland.org
Retail plant sales are held every Spring and Fall. Dates are listed on the website.

Herring Run Nursery
6131 Hillen Road
Baltimore, MD 21239
Phone: 844-756-8688
Website: http://bluewaterbaltimore.org/herring-run-nursery/native-plants/
E-mail: nursery@bluewaterbaltimore.org
MD and US native plants, shrubs and trees. We host weekday and weekend retail sales, as well as educational and seasonal events throughout the spring and fall.  For more information and retail hours, see the website Facebook page.

Meadowview Biological Research Station
8390 Fredericksburg Turnpike
Woodford, VA 22580
Phone: 804-633-4336
Website; http://www.pitcherplant.org/
E-mail: meadowview@pitcherplant.org
Pitcher plants and other bog plants only.

Native Plant Vendors, Retail and Wholesale

American Native Plants
4812 East Joppa Road
Perry Hall, MD 21128
Website: www.americannativeplants.net
Large wholesale only. No small orders.

Archewild Native Nursery
2191 Hillcrest Road
Quakertown, PA 18951
Phone/Fax: 855-752-6862
Website: https://archewild.com/
Email: contact@Archewild.com

Aquascapes Unlimited, Inc.
PO Box 364
Pipersville, PA 18947
https://www.aquascapesunlimited.com/
Phone: 215-766-8151
Fax: 215-766-8986
Wholesale aquatic plants only.

Behnke Nursery Company
11300 Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville, MD
Phone: 301-937-1100
Website: www.behnkes.com
Full service retail nursery that sells a wide variety of non-native and native plants.

Botanique Nursery
Robert Sacilotto
387 Pitcher Plant Lane
Stanardsville, VA 22973
Website: www.pitcherplant.com
E-mail: rob@pitcherplant.com
Specializing in carnivorous plants. Visits for retail and wholesale by appointment only and wholesale mail order.

Clear Ridge Nursery, Inc.
Joseph R. Barley
217 Clear Ridge Road
Union Bridge, MD 21791
Phone: 410-775-7700
Fax: 410-848-5806
Website : www.clearridgenursery.com
E-mail: info@clearridgenursery.com 
Primarily a wholesale nursery, no retail hours or staffing. Native trees and shrubs for wetlands and uplands in the mid-Atlantic region.

Coldwater Pond Nursery
600 S. Marbletown Rd.
Phelps, NY 14532
Phone: 315-331-8068
Fax: 315-331-9106
Woody only. Wholesale only.

Delmarva Native Plants
27353 Walnut Tree Road
Salisbury, MD 21801
Phone: 410-972-9161
Website: delmarvanativeplants.com
Email: Jillian@nativesonly.com
Wholesale to the trade only. Specializing in local provenance plants for wetland and upland habitats.

Edge of the Woods Nursery
Louise Schaefer
2415 Route 100.
Orefielde, PA 18069
Phone: 610-395-2570
Website: www.edgeofthewoodsnursery.com
E-mail: info@edgeofthewoodsnursery.com
Native grasses, ferns, aquatics, trees and shrubs.

Friendship Farms
Joe Costello, Nursery Manager
147 Friendship Farm Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650
Phone: 412-558-9006
Website: friendshipfarms.com
Email: joe@friendshipfarms.com
Containerized native trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses.
Wholesale and retail

Go Native Tree Farm
Nursery Address: 678 S Chiques Rd Manheim, PA 17545
Office Address: 2310 Chestnut View Drive Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone/Fax: 717.399.0195
Mobile: 717.538.0393
Website: gonativetrees.com
Email: gonative@voicenet.com
Specializing in Eastern native woody species, including hickories, fruit and nut trees, and pure American chestnut. Woodies wholesale and retail. Herbaceous wholesale only
Please call in advance for nursery hours or to make an appointment.

Grandfather's Garden Center
5320 Phelps Luck Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
Contact for native plant sales: Joanne Heckman

Greenery Nursery and Landscape Center
44222 Greenery Lane
Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: 301-373-2596
E-mail: greenery-tae@md.metrocast.net

Heartwood Nursery *
Sue Dieter *
PO Box 519
Stewartstown, PA 17363
Phone: 717-993-5230
Fax: 717-993-5239
Website: www.heartwoodnurseryinc.com
E-mail: heartwoodnursery@yahoo.com
Wholesale, and retail by appointment only. Native trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and ferns.

Hyla Brook Farm
270 Valentine Mill Rd.
Louisa, VA 23093
Phone: 540-967-6160
Fax: 540-967-1333
Open by appointment only, April-October.

Izel Plants - Online Marketplace for Native Plants
www.izelplants.com
410-989-3721
Email: hello@izelplants.com
Online orders only, retail and wholesale. A variety of herbaceous and woody plants native to the mid-Atlantic and the South. No cultivars.

Kollar Nursery

5200 West Heaps Road
Pylesville, MD 21132
Phone: 410-836-0500
Website: www.kollarnursery.com

Lauren's Garden Service*
3575 Sharp Road
Glenwood, MD 21738
410-461-2535
Website: laurensgardenservice.com
Retail store in Glenwood selling regionally native perennials, shrubs, and trees.
Also offer landscape services emphasizing regional native plants.

Mid Atlantic Natives *
12506 Susquehanna Trail South
New Freedom, PA  17349
Phone: 717-227-0924
Email: info@midatlanticnatives.com
Website: www.midatlanticnatives.com

Nature by Design
300 Calvert Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301
Phone: 703-683-4769
Website: www.nature-by-design.com
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm; Sunday, 12 noon - 5pm

New Moon Nursery *
975 Barretts Run Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: 888-998-1951
Fax: 888-998-1952
Website: www.newmoonnursery.com
E-mail: info@newmoonnursery.com
Wholesale plug producer of northeastern / mid-Atlantic native herbaceous perennials, grasses, vines and shrubs.

North Creek Nurseries, Inc.
Dale Hendricks
388 North Creek Rd.
Landenberg, PA 19350
Phone: 877-326-7584
Fax: 610-255-4762
Website: www.northcreeknurseries.com
E-mail: infor@northcreeknurseries.com, order@northcreeknurseries.com
Wholesale only. Mostly herbaceous, grasses, and ferns.

Octoraro Native Plant Nursery *
Jim MacKenzie *
6126 Street Road
Kirkwood, PA 17536
Phone: 717-529-3160
Fax: 717-529-4099
Website: www.octoraro.com
E-mail: octoraro@octoraro.com
Wholesale only.

Pinelands Nursery
Don Knesick
323 Island Road
Columbus, NJ 08022
Phone: 609-291-9486
Fax: 609-298-8939
Website: www.pinelandsnursery.com
E-mail: sales@pinelandsnursery.com
Wholesale only.

Providence Center Greenhouse
Nathan Ullrich, Horticulturalist
370 Shore Acres Road
Arnold, MD 21012
nullrich@providencecenter.com
443-306-1885

Redbud Native Plant Nursery
1214 N Middletown Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Phone: 610-358-4300
Website: www.redbudnativeplantnursery.com
Redbud Native Plant Nursery offers a wide selection of Mid-Atlantic natives including trees, shrubs, vines, grasses, perennials and ferns.

Signature Horticultural Services *
Kevin Fabula *
Freeland, MD
Phone: 410-329-6466
Fax: 410-329-2156
Wholesale only.

St. John's Botanicals, Inc. *
Sydney Vallentyne *
7711 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD 20720
Phone: 301-262-5302
Website: www.st-johns.com
E-mail: stjohnsemail@aol.com
A small herbal arboretum set out as a teaching garden. Listed on the North American tour for the State of Maryland by the American Horticultural Society. Please call before visiting.

Stadler Nurseries *
Lisa Stadler, 301-944-1190 Ext. 161
Retail/Wholesale Locations:
6815 Olney-Laytonsville Road (Rt. 108), Laytonsville, MD, 301-944-1190
5504 Mt Zion Rd, Frederick, MD, 301-473-9042
10200 Stadler Pl, Bristow, VA (near Manassas), 703-257-2800
Websites: www.stadlergardencenters.com; www.stadlernativeplants.com
Email: info@stadlernativeplants.com

Sylva Native Nursery and Seed Company
Mike Hollins
3815 Roser Road
Glen Rock, PA 17327
Phone: 717-227-0468
Fax: 717-227-0484
Website: www.sylvanative.com
E-mail: info@sylvanative.com 
Wholesale only. Woody and herbaceous material, and restoration services.

Thistlebrook Natives
Ann Bodling
2610 Bryan Point Rd.
Accokeek, MD 20607
Phone: 301-283-0083
E-mail: Thistlebrooknatives@gmail.com
Small native plant nursery offering Mid-Atlantic herbaceous perennials and grasses of woodlands and meadows, many from seed. Monthly local Accokeek market, plant sales and open to public on Thursday afternoons/evenings through the growing season. Current list of available plants on website. Grow primarily species with a few carefully chosen cultivars.

Toadshade Wildflower Farm
Randi V. Wilfert Eckel
53 Everittstown Road
Frenchtown, NJ 08825
Phone: 908-996-7500
Website: www.toadshade.com
E-mail: toadshad@toadshade.com
Herbaceous and select woody species. Mail order available online and by mail.

Unity Churchill Nursery
Michael Edward Jensen, Owner
3621 Church Hill Rd
Church Hill, MD 21623
410-556-6010
Website: unitychurchillnursery.com
Email: Use form on the website
Full service garden center, including design services.

Virginia Provenzano Landscape Designs and Gardens
Virginia Lee Winston
1121 Hollida Lane
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-264-4783
E-mail: Virginia@winstongardens.com
Small collection of native trees and shrubs. Call to visit.

Wakefield Valley Nursery *
Frank Vleck
1690 Wakefield Valley Road
New Windsor, MD 21776
Phone: 410-635-2169
Website: www.wakefieldvalleynursery.com
E-mail: wakevn@gmail.com

Watermark Woods
16764 Hamilton Station Road
Hamilton, VA 20158
Phone: 540-441-7443
Website: http://www.watermarkwoods.com
Email: julie@watermarkwoods.com

Water's Edge Nursery
Scott Haschen
6526 Dion Road
Federalsburg, Maryland 21652
Phone: 410-479-9037
Herbaceous, wetland plants.

Wicklein's Water Gardens
Erik Wicklein
1820 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
Phone: 410-823-1335

Yellow Springs Farm
Al Renzi
1165 Yellow Springs Road
Chester Springs, PA 19425
Phone: 610-827-2014
Website: www.yellowspringsfarm.com
E-mail: Catherine@yellowspringsfarm.com
Plant sales by appointment only.

* Vendors marked with an asterisk are members of the Maryland Native Plant Society.

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