WildThings Rescue Nursery Native Plants with purpose

Dioscorea villosa (Wild Yam)
The foliage is the most attractive thing about this native vine. Lots of rippled heart-shaped leaves, and tiny tufts of white blooms June/July.
A delicate twiner, most happy in partial shade and well draining, humusy soil.
Wildlife Benefits: A favorite nesting site for song birds, and provides cover during the growing season.
Pint Pot $10.00

Native Vines

Clematis virginiana (Virgin's Bower)
A beautiful easy native vine to grow in sun to partial shade.
May be used trellised or as a groundcover.
Wildlife Benefits: Nectar source for Halictid Bees. A favorite nesting spot for songbirds. Larval host plant for many Moths.
Gallon Pot $12.00

Passiflora incarnata (Passionvine)
Our cold hardy NATIVE Passion Vine!
Not only a show-stopping beauty, but also a nectar rich temptation for your wildlife garden!
Did I mention it also produces an edible fruit?
Likes a rich, moist but well draining soil.
Only hardy to zone 5 and higher.
Wildlife benefits: Larval host plant for the Variegated Fritillary Butterfly.
Gallon Pot $15.00

Lonicera sempervirens (Trumpet Honeysuckle)
A flashy Native Vine for sun to partial shade, this Native Honeysuckle produces many nectar laden blooms that are always a big hit with the Hummingbirds.
Wildlife Benefits: A favorite nectar source for the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, and a larval host plant for both the Hummingbird Clearwing Moth and the Snowberry Clearwing Moth. Berries are a food source for birds.
Gallon Pot $15.00

Humulus lupulus aurea (Golden Hops)
This native vine is not just useful as an ornamental or for wildlife, but also for the home brewer! (Golden Hops is one of the best Hops to use in beer making.)
A FAST growing vine for full sun and a rich, moist, but well draining soil. Seems to prefer it's soil on the acidic side.
Wildlife Benefits: Abundant pollen is a food source for small Native Bees. Larval host plant for the Comma, Question Mark and Red Admiral Butterflies.
Gallon Pot $15.00

Campsis radicans "Summer Snowstorm" (Variegated Trumpet Vine)
"Wow" is an understatement, if you have ever seen a mature specimen, covering an arbor! Fabulous wide white edges and splashes with bright red blooms make this one heck of a focal point.
Sun and a well draining soil.
Wildlife Benefits: Same as the all green leaf Trumpet Vine. Great nectar source for Hummingbirds and Sphinx Moths. Also a larval host plant for the Plebian Sphinx Moth. Great source of cover and a favorite nesting spot for many songbirds.
Hardy to zone 4.
5 Pint pot $20.00

Campsis radicans Flava (Yellow Trumpet Vine)
Vigorous vine, being the absolute favorite of our Ruby Throated Hummingbirds here, getting loaded with clusters of golden trumpets in early Summer, and blooming until Fall.
Easy in full sun and sandy or loose soil with good drainage.
(Do not plant this next to your house, as it climbs by driving roots into nearby structures. Best on an arbor or fence line.)
Wildlife benefits: Valuable nectar source for Native Bees and Pollinators. HUGE draw for Hummingbirds!
Hardy to zone 4.
2 Gallon Pot $20.00

Clematis viorna (Leatherflower)
One of the most beautiful of all our native vines, this Clematis has almost unreal flowers, being so thick and dense,....just downright breathtaking.
We are offering plants in their second year from seed, and they are limited.
Likes moist, well draining, slightly acidic soil.
Benefits to wildlife: Attracts Hummingbirds. Nectar and pollen source for Bumbles. Larval host plant for several Moth species.
Hardy zone 4.
Pint Pot 15.00

Campsis radicans Madame Galen (Red Trumpet Vine)
Vigorous vine, (but not as vigorous as the yellow), being the absolute favorite of our Ruby Throated Hummingbirds here, getting loaded with clusters of RED trumpets in early Summer, and blooming until Fall.
Easy in full sun and sandy or loose soil with good drainage.
(Do not plant this next to your house, as it climbs by driving roots into nearby structures. Best on an arbor or fence line.)
Wildlife benefits: Valuable nectar source for Native Bees and Pollinators. HUGE draw for Hummingbirds!
Hardy to zone 4.
2 Gallon Pot $20.00