Thursday, March 29, 2012

Hyattsville Elementary PTA Native Plant Sale

I saw this post on a local gardening message board and noticed that it had different dates than what I had listed in my list of Upcoming Native Plant Sales

I’ve corrected my post, but please verify dates and times of sales before you make a trip out to visit one!

3rd Annual Native Plant Sale
Hyattsville Elementary PTA

Planning your spring garden?
Looking for plants that will attract butterflies, honey bees, and cool friends?
Who needs grass? Boring! Do you wait for your grass to bloom? Or do you dread its growing? Replace that grass with a beautiful perennial cardinal flower!
Discover the joy, beauty, and wonder of native plants.

Two Days!
Saturday May 19, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
and
Sunday May 20, 8:00 a.m. to Noon
(or until supplies last; please call or check our website for updates on availability)

Sale Location: Hyattsville ES, 5311 43rd Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781

For pictures and information on available plants, visit our website at www.nativeplantsale.org

For more information, please contact hesptanativeplantsale@gmail.com or call 301-312-9170.

All proceeds go to supporting the Hyattsville Elementary School PTA and its efforts to improve the academic achievements of all our students.

Nearly 40 Plant Varieties!—
Butterfly Milkweed (Monarch butterflies? Special stuff!)
Smooth Blue Aster
New England Aster (beautiful and hearty!)
Blue False Indigo
Lance-Leaved Coreopsis
Blue Flag Iris
Dense Blazing Star (insane!)
Spotted Joe-Pye
Cardinal Flower (red red red red!)
Blue Vervain
Purple Coneflower
Orange Coneflower
Wild Bergamot
Black-eyed Susan
Ironweed (William Kennedy anyone?)
Canadian Serviceberry
Eastern Redbud
Witchhazel
Winterberry (berries in the winter?)
Inkberry
American Holly
Chokecherry
Sweetbay Magnolia
Black Cherry
Allegheny Blackberry
Highbush Blueberry (pancakes!)
Arrowwood Viburnum
Blackhaw Viburnum
And more!Plugs & 1 Gallon pots Available
Prices $3—$15 per plant
(Plant list subject to change)

Searchable Database of Plant for Sale http://www.wildflower.org/collections/collection.php?collection=pta

Related Links -
Chesapeake Natives (http://www.chesapeakenatives.org/Chesapeake_Natives/HOME.html)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center (http://www.wildflower.org/)
Maryland Native Plant Society (http://mdflora.org/aboutnatives.html)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service—BayScapes (http://www.fws.gov/chesapeakebay/Bayscapes.htm)
U.S. National Park Service—Natives page (http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/nativesmd/info.htm)
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve (http://www.bhwp.org/index.htm)
U.S. National Arboretum—Fern Valley (http://www.usna.usda.gov/Gardens/collections/VirtualTours/fernvalleythumbnails.html)

Searchable Database of Plant for Sale http://www.wildflower.org/collections/collection.php?collection=pta

Information for post from Bart Lawrence, Hyattsville, MD

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