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We started Toadshade Wildflower Farm back in 1996 to make native wildflowers, particularly perennials, more easily available. Our intention is to 1) provide native, perennial, propagated wildflower plants, 2) identify available plants clearly by both common and scientific name, 3) clearly summarize the native range and growth requirements of the wildflowers for sale, and 4) educate folks about the importance of native plants & encourage people to give them a try.

Accordingly, all of the plants that we offer are native (not alien, introduced, or naturalized) as well as we can determine. We propagate them all ourselves - no plants are dug from the wild! We have tried to list the most often used common names, the scientific names, the preferred growth habit, and the native range. We also try to give some information about how valuable these plants are for wildlife, including butterflies, native bees, moths, birds, and other beasts large and small. I would encourage you to try plants that are native to your area. Planted within their native ranges, in sites appropriate to them, native perennial wildflowers will thrive and provide lasting color and interest for years to come.