WildThings Rescue Nursery Native Plants with purpose

Pontedaria cordata (Pickerelweed)

Not just beautiful...but also a great nectar plant that always has butterflies & bees visiting.

Blooms all summer.

(Will form large colonies if happy.)

Wildlife Benefits: Ducks feed on the seedheads.

Muskrat & deer will eat the foliage.

Larval host for the White-tailed Diver Moth.

​2 Gallon Pot 30.00

Sagittaria latifolia (Arrowleaf)

Can be grown in water or at it's edge.

Eventually forms large clumps, with the coolest arrow shaped foliage & pretty blooms that attract many pollinators.

Wildlife Benefits: Attracts all kinds of Bees, Little Carpenter, Bumbles & Halictid.

​Also visited frequently by Wasps, Butterflies & Skippers.

Ducks enjoy their seedheads & tubers.

1 Gallon Pot $20.00

Pond Plants (Submergeables)

Persicaria amphibia (Water Smartweed)

The most beautiful of all Smartweeds,

It's brilliant pink blooms in summer demand attention.

Wildlife Benefits: Adored by bees, wasps & butterflies.

​Larval host for Purplish Copper Butterfly, Bronze Copper Butterfly, Eye-ringed Chionodes Moth, Bent-line Carpet Moth, Black-dotted Maliattha Moth and the Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia Moth.

Waterbirds like to eat the seedheads.

1 Gallon Pot $25.00

Nymphaea odorata (White Water Lily)

Can there be a more exquisite floating flower?

Blooms all summer and always loaded with Pollinators.

​Colonizes slowly.

​Wildlife Benefits: Many small bees collect its pollen. Larval host for Pyralid moths, White-tailed Diver Moths.

Ducks, Beavers, Muskrats & Turtles will feed on leaves, fruits & tubers. 

​1 Gallon Pot $25.00

Utricularia macrorhiza (Common Bladderwort)

​A carnivorous plant with showy blooms held above the water's surface.

Foliage, with the food catching bladders beneath.

Can colonize very quickly.

Wildlife Benefits: Food source for ducks & other waterbirds.

1 Gallon Bag $18.00