Trees, Shrubs & Perennials native to this region

Planting close to home

Sun

Perennials
  • Asters
  • Iris
  • Balloon Flower
  • Bee Balm
  • Blue False Indigo
  • Butterfly Weed
  • Cardinal Flower
  • Coreopsis
  • Coneflower
  • Gaillardia
  • Goldenrod
  • Phlox
    • Creeping Phlox
    • Woodland Phlox
  • Verbena
  • Yarrow
Ornamental
Grass
  • Switch Grass
  • Indian Grass
  • Little Blue Stem
  • Side Oats Gramma
Aquatics
  • Cattail
  • Hibiscus
  • Horsetail
  • Rush
  • Water Clover
Trees
  • Black Gum
  • Hickory
  • Maple
  • Oak
  • Sweet Gum
  • Viburnum
  • Walnut

Shade

Perennials
  • Columbine
  • Coral Bells
  • Foamflower
  • Hardy Ginger
    • Asarum canadense
  • Hardy Geranium
  • Orchids
    • Lady’s Slipper
  • Sorrel
  • Solomon’s Seal
  • Spiderwort
  • Virginia Bluebells
Grasses
  • Northern Sea Oats
  • Sedges
  • Ferns
  • Cinnamon Fern
  • Ebony Spleenwort
  • Lady Fern
  • Maiden Hair Fern
  • Royal Fern
Trees &
Shrubs
  • Oakleaf Hydrangea
  • PawPaw
  • Red Bud
  • Virginia Sweetspire
  • White Dogwood

Call 479-253-7466 for more information on any of the new introductions reviewed in this article.

Bear Creek Nursery

“ Along with a selection of new annuals, perennials, herbs and grasses, the Bear offers many native trees and shrubs as well as a number of aquatic plants to enhance the pond. Landscape materials and a comprehensive selection of glazed & terra cotta pots round out the products available at your friendly neighborhood garden center. Sound advice is always available from the well informed staff, who will be happy to help you find just the right plant to compliment your garden. Landscape services are available year round.”