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Darke County Parks’ Native Plant Sale
April 26, 2014
The Darke County Parks Native Plant sale is back! The plant sale will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10am-4pm
during *Nature Day* at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Butterfly gardening is the focus of the plants available this year.
Please consider planting milkweed to help provide habitat for the struggling monarch population.
Plants are available for pre-sale AND/OR purchase on the day of the Plant Sale. Pre-sale is the only way to guarantee
that you will receive the quantity and variety of plants that you want. Pre-sale forms and payment must be turned in
by March 28, 2014
. If you can’t decide what to order, then visit us during the plant sale to see what is available!
On the back side, you will find a list of plants available (including some shade varieties!), a brief info section and the
price of each plant. If you would like to pre-order plants, please fill out this form with the number of plants you
would like and return it, with your payment, to the address on reverse.
The Plant Sale will occur at the Shelter House at Shawnee Prairie Preserve (4267 State Route 502 West)
Pre-Sale Plants must be picked up during the Plant Sale on Saturday, April 26th between 10am and 4pm.
Please note: Any plants not picked up by May 2, 2014 will be considered a donation to the Park District and will be planted within our prairies.
Visit www.darkecountyparks.org to view pictures of the plants
Name: ____________________________________ Phone: _______________________________
E-Mail:____________________________________ Pre-sale forms MUST be returned by March 28, 2014
Common Name, Scientific Name
Info: bloom color, light, height
*Milkweed*- Crucial to Monarch Populations
Rose or Red Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata
Sullivant’s – Asclepias sullivantii
Full Sun, Medium soil, pink blooms, 3-5’
Butterflyweed – Asclepias tuberosa
Full Sun, Vivid orange, attracts butterflies, 2’
Shade – Part Shade
Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpuea
Wild Columbine – Aquilegia canadensis
Wild Geranium – Geraniium maculatum
Sun - Part Sun
Joe Pye Weed – Eupatorium maculatum
Cluster bright pink blooms, damp soil, 4-6’
Prairie Blazing Star – Liatris pycnostachya
Virginia Bluebells – Mertensia virginica
Queen of the Prairie – Filipendula rubra
Airy pink flowers, lobed foliage, 4-6’
Wild Bergamot – Monarda fistulosa
Pink flower, fragrant foliage, , native bee balm,
Please mail order form and payment by March 28, 2014
: Grand Total: $_________
Darke County Parks, c/o Erica Wentworth, P.O. Box 801, Greenville OH, 45331
(Please make checks payable to Darke County Parks)
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