BRWS Annual Native Plant Sale

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Date(s) - Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Virginia Western Community College Arboretum


The Blue Ridge Wildflower Society Plant Sale will be at the parking lot next to the Virginia Western Community College Arboretum greenhouse. We expect to have at least 50 species of native plants for sale. Some of the more popular varieties will be five species of native ferns, Solomon’s Seal and Plume, bleeding heart, Virginia bluebell, cardinal flowers, fire pink, and milkweed, to name a few. All plants will be in pots ready to take home and plant.

There will be people on hand to advise where the plants will do best. If members have plants to sell, please have them potted, labeled and priced; plan to arrive around 7:00 am. All help is welcome. Volunteer for an hour or help for the whole sale.

Meet: 9:00 am – noon, Virginia Western Community College Arboretum, Roanoke

Leader:Ellen Holtman, 389-1514

Plants for Sale

1. Aster, New England (Asternovae-angliae)
2. Bee Balm/Oswego Tea/ Bergamont (Monarda didyma) Red flowers
3. Bee Balm,Woodland ( Monarda fistulosa) Light puple flowers
4. Blazing Star/Gayfeather (Liatris aspera)
5. Bluebells, Virginia (Mertensia Virginica)
6. Blue False Indigo (Baptisia australis)
7. Blue flag iris (Iris versicolor)
8. Butterflyweed (Asclepias syriaca
9. Button Bush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
10. Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardenalis)
11. Celandine poppy/Wood Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
12. Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
13. Coneflower, Purple (Echinacea purpurea)
14. Creeping Phlox (Plox stolonifera
15. Fire pink (Silene virginica)
16. Fern Cinnamon (Osmunda cinnamonmea)
17. Fern Lady (Althyruium filiz-femina
18. Fern Maiden Hair (Adiantum capillus-veneris
19. Goldenrod, Early (Solidago juncea
20. Jack in the pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)
21. Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium fistulosum)
22. Milkweed, Common ( Asclepias syriaca)
23. Milkweed, Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
24. Mountain Mint (pycnanthemum sp)
25. New York Ironweed (Veronia noveboracensis)
26. Spiderwort (Tradescantia Virginiana)
27. Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylum)

Plants we need members to bring:

1. Bloodroot
2. Christmas ferns
3. Clematis virginiana, Virgins Bower
4. Coral honeysuckle or Trumpet Honesuckle Vine Lonicera sempervirens
5. Mayapples
6. Spiderwort, we were only able to order a few.
7. Waterleaf
8. Wild Geraniums
9. Wild Ginger
10. Wood poppies, we only have a few to sell
11. Trilliums, Any kind
12. Any other native plant that you think will sell well

Meet: 9:00 am – noon, Virginia Western Community College Arboretum, Roanoke

Leader:Ellen Holtman, 389-1514


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