Detroit Wildflower Nursery

NATIVE PLANTS OF MICHIGAN & THE GREAT LAKES REGION

A field of false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides) at Rouge Park - Detroit, Michigan

Why Native Plants? Life.

Native plants are the foundation of ecosystems. They build essential ecosystem services, literally, from the ground up:

Clean Air | Water | Food | Habitat | Fertile Soil

A hummingbird clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) on bee balm (Monarda fistulosa)

An eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) on bee balm (Monarda fistulosa)

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A monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) on rose milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

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Don't be Rudbeckia and show them you Carex

Our Plants

Organic & pesticide-free | Grown from seed | Wild type | Native to Michigan & the Great Lakes ecoregion

A mix of black-eyd susan (Rudbeckia hirta), bee balm (Monarda fistulosa), and cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

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Pollinator Favorites

Native Herbs

Host Plants

Deer-Resistant Plants

Rain Garden

Plants for Shade

Native Grasses

Fall-Bloomers