Natives

Here in west central Minnesota, among lakes and prairie marshland carved into the rolling countryside, we continue to grow and propagate plants that have resided here since before written history.

Ice and snow shaped and tilled the land preparing it for a diverse and stunning covering of grasses and flowers. The area became an ever-changing landscape, with four seasons of color and shimmering texture. The scale and grandeur of the wild prairie land inspired awe and wonder among the first explorers.

At Glacial Ridge we nurture the natives, producing the same handsome and hardy plants that have inhabited the prairies for centuries. We strive to bring back and restore the genetics of the past to insure the beauty and diversity of the future. Now everyone can experience a bit of what the early explorers to the Great Plains experienced. We are "Restoring the native prairie one backyard at a time."

(ORDERS READY FOR DELIVERY OR PICK-UP BEGINNING AT THE END OF APRIL)

CODE:

SOIL:
W – WET
N – NORMAL
D - DRY

SUN:
P – PRAIRIE – FULL SUN
S – SAVANNAH – PARTIALLY SHADED
W – WOODLAND – HEAVILY SHADED
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Very showy flowers; often flowers first season
$4.25
Red with yellow, long spurs
$4.25
Easily recognizable leaves; good for a shade ground cover
$4.25
Has a vanilla scent; attracts butterflies; deer resistant
$4.25
Asclepias plants are the only food sourch for Monarch butterfly's larvae
$4.25
Has a bright orange flower; great for a sunny, dry area
$4.25
Great for stablizing hillsides and slopes
$4.25
Attracts bees and butterflies; purple flower with yellow center
$4.25
Good for a woodland garden but good for full sun or full shade
$4.25
Carex pensylvanica is a fine-textured Sedge that is sought after for its dry-soil tolerance and ability to grow in full sun or full shade.
$4.25
Grows well in dry or sandy soil; beautiful yellow flower
$4.25
Very rare native wildflower; yellow flower; most fragrant of the coneflowers
$4.25
Wonderful shade plant; pink to lavender flowers
$4.25
Fine, soft, downy hairs cover the stems and leaves giving it a blueish-gray-green appearance.
$28.95
Prefers full sun to partial shade and blooms approximately May, June, and July. It has deep blue to purple flowers, the foliage is sword-like, and the flowers are complex and very showy.
$4.25
The beautiful purple blossoms attract Monarch and other butterflies
$4.25
Makes an excellent cut flower
$4.25
Cardinal Flower is named for its beautiful scarlet red flowers which are an important nectar source for hummingbirds and swallowtail butterflies
$4.25
This plant blooms profusely in spikes that make it a popular choice for gardens or restorations with dry to sandy soils.
$4.25
Bee balm; minty smell; attracts many pollinators
$4.25
This plant has a lovely violet blossom and distinctively aromatic foliage.
$4.25
Switch Grass is most attractive in its later stages, from the emerging, purple cloud-like seed heads mid-summer to dried golden foliage in fall
$4.25
For shade or partial shade; flowers range from pale blue to violet
$4.25
Bloom time is short in April and/or May; may grow in full sun but prefers shade
$4.25
Although a biennial, Sweet Black-eyed Susan will last for many years; has a sweet scent
$4.25
Shorter member of the Iris family; beautiful blue flower; attracts bees
$4.25
A wonderful tussock-forming growth habit; takes on a nice golden hue all throughout the fall and winter.
$4.25
Likes wet, soggy contitions; flowers resemble candelabra
$4.25
Good for a tall backdrop; unusually brilliant purple flowers on top
$4.25
Red with yellow, long spurs
$4.25
Red with yellow, long spurs
$4.25
 
 
 
 
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Restoring the Prairie One Backyard at a Time!

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