Native Plant Sales

Looking forward to seeing you next year!

The Early Native Plant Sale (early May)

The Best Native Plant Sale in Rhode Island (early June)

Fall Native Plant Sale (late August)

Proceeds support the work of Rhode Island Wild Plant Society

Please also know that we  are not able to offer plants for sale beyond our specific sale-day events.

native plant salesWe specialize in plant species exclusive to the area known as ecoregion 59 which includes all of Rhode Island, most of Connecticut and Massachusetts and sections of New York, New Hampshire and Maine. Plants within an ecoregion are accustomed to similar environmental conditions, share plant genetics, and have coevolved with our local fauna. They are best suited to thrive in your gardens and to attract and sustain the butterflies, bees, birds and other pollinators that depend on them.

Our plants come through our Seed Starters groups. Plants we buy are from sources that grow their plants from seeds as local as possible. For donated plants, we remove the soil from the roots, rinse the roots and then the plant is placed in a sterile potting medium as a precaution to minimize the spread of Asian jumping worms.

Which native plants are most suitable for your landscape?

Your best source of information about some of the most sustainable Rhode Island native plants for your landscape

Covers plants found in all the eco regions across the area.

Both guides are searchable by a variety of characteristics  e.g.  plant size and growing conditions.

See additional resources for plants that would be right for your needs!

Check out the additional resources on our Plants Guide Page.  Learn about ecological gardening, RIWPS cultivation notes, as well as other information, e.g. attracting pollinators and birds, site designs …

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