Sourcing Native Plants
It can sometimes be a challenge to find sources of high quality native plants. Please consult the list below as a starting point for obtaining native plants. Please note that this list is not all-inclusive and no suppliers are recommended over another. If you would like your business added to the list or want to share a source you are aware of, please email Claire Lane.
Spring sales- local:
The SWCD holds a fall native tree sale each year.
Orders are accepted July-August with pick up in late September or October.
Other Vendors (year round sales/shipping available):
Learn more about pollinator plants and gardens on the Pollinator Garden page.
I don't know what to buy!?
Grow Indiana Natives - Invasive Free
Check out the Grow Indiana Natives "Where to Buy" directory to find a list of plant retailers across the state who sell native plants and DO NOT sell any invasive plants!
Landscape designers who use native plants are also listed with purple headers.
Want to see more natives at retailers?
Let the staff and managers of retailers know that you are looking for plants native to Indiana! If you request it, they will come!
Make sure they know you prefer un-treated plants (learn more here) and strictly natives plants as opposed to cultivars and hybrids (learn more here).
Learn more about why selecting natives is important from our tip sheet. Join with other native plant enthusiasts by becoming a member of the Indiana Native Plant Society. You don't have to be an expert to join INPAWS!
Interested in a professional landscape design with native species?
Consider some of the following designers (not endorsements) or the look for the purple listings on the Grow Indiana Natives directory for certified designers!
Native Plants Unlimited
Mark M Holeman Inc.
Myrene's Garden Service
Surroundings by Natureworks
Vive Exterior Design