Decay, Hope Month Indigenous Indiana Plants to Use In Your Yard

Native Indiana Plants


Native Indiana Flowering Perennials
Spring

  • Columbine (Shade, yellow)
  • Blue False Indigo (Part sun, blue)
  • Blue Flag Iris (Part sun, blue)
  • Wild Geranium (Shade, lavender)
  • Virginia Bluebells (Shade, blue)
  • Blue Phlox (Sun, blue)
  • Fire Pink (Part sun, red)
  • Celandine Poppy (Shade, yellow)

Summer

  • Marsh Milkweed (Sun, pink)
  • Butterfly Weed (Sun, orange)
  • Tall Coreopsis (Sun, yellow)
  • Purple Coneflower (Sun, purple)
  • Spotted Joe-Pye-Weed (Sun, pink)
  • Sweet Joe-Pye-Weed (Part sun, pink)
  • Queen of the Prairie (Sun, pink)
  • False Sunflower (Sun, yellow)
  • Dense Blazing Star (Sun, purple)
  • Violet Lespedeza (Sun, violet)
  • Cardinal Flower (Part sun, red)
  • Great Blue Lobelia (Part shade, blue)
  • Bergamot (Sun, purple)
  • Summer Phlox (Part sun, purple)
  • Yellow Coneflower (Sun, yellow)
  • Green-Headed Coneflower (Part sun, yellow)
  • Sweet Black-Eyed Susan (Sun, yellow)
  • Royal Catchfly (Sun, red)
  • Culver’s Root (Sun, white)

Fall

  • New England Aster (Part sun, purple)
  • Smooth Aster (Part sun, blue)
  • Short’s Aster (Shade, lavender)
  • Autumn Sneezeweed (Part sun, yellow)
  • Blue-stemmed Goldenrod (Part sun, yellow)
  • Grey Goldenrod (Part sun, yellow)
  • Stiff Goldenrod (Sun, yellow)

Native Indiana Grasses

  • Big Bluestem
  • Side-Oats Gramma
  • Bottlebrush Grass
  • June Grass
  • Switch Grass
  • Little Bluestem
  • Indian Grass
  • Prairie Dropseed

Native Indiana Groundcovers

  • Canada Anemone
  • Wild Ginger
  • Palm Sedge
  • Common Oak Sedge
  • Running Strawberry Bush
  • Dwarf Crested Iris
  • Creeping Phlox
  • Strawberry

Native Indiana Trees

  • Sugar Maple
  • Red Maple
  • Arborvitae
  • Redbud
  • Green Hawthorn
  • American Beech
  • White Ash
  • Tulip Poplar
  • Sycamore
  • Wild Plum
  • White Oak
  • Shingle Oak
  • Bur Oak
  • Red Oak
  • Pin Oak
  • Eastern Hemlock

Native Indiana Shrubs

  • Serviceberry
  • Black Chokeberry
  • New Jersey Tea
  • Buttonbush
  • Gray Dogwood
  • American Hazelnut
  • Wahoo
  • Common Winterberry
  • Spicebush
  • Fragrant Sumac
  • Shining Sumac
  • Blackhaw
  • American cranberry Bush
  • Prickley Ash

Native Indiana Ferns

  • Maidenhair fern
  • Evergreen shield fern
  • Cinnamon fern
  • Ostrich fern
  • Christmas fern

Native Indiana Vines

  • Woolly Dutchman’s Pipe
  • Crossvine
  • Virginia creeper


Places to buy Indiana-native plants in Hamilton County

Cool Creek Nature Center
2000 E. 151st St.
Carmel, IN 46033
Tel 317-774-2500

Native Plants Unlimited LLC
13600 Connor Knoll Parkway, Fishers, IN 46038
Tel. 317-506-5456
http://www.nativeplantsunlimited.com

Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District
1717 East Pleasant Street
Noblesville, IN 46060

Hamilton County Master Gardeners
2003 Pleasant Street
Noblesville, IN 46060
http://www.hcmga.org

Urban Farmer
120 E 161st St, Westfield, Indiana 46074
P. 317-600-2807
http://www.urbanfarmerwestfield.com/Plants

 

New to Grace Church?

We’d love to know more about you so that we can connect you to a children’s pastor or staff member at the location nearest you!
Pre-register your children to save time!