2018 Spring Plant Sale

Native Plants for Birds is a joint project between Onondaga Audubon (www.OnondagaAudubon.org) and Habitat Gardening in Central NY (www.hgcny.org) to promote and make available 12 bird friendly native plants each year. These plants are available for pre-order this spring (our combined 2017 and 2018 lists):                       

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) $7.00
Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) $7.00

Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Syn. Cimicifuga racemosa) $7.00
Anise hyssop, Blue giant hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) $5.00
Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) $7.00
White wood aster (Aster divaricatus, Syn. Eurybia divaricata) $7.00
White turtlehead (Chelone glabra) $6.00
Common boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) $5.00
Blazing star (Liatris spicata) $7.00
Oswego tea (Monarda didyma) $7.00
Cutleaf/Green-head/Tall coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata) $5.00
Bluestem goldenrod, Wreath goldenrod (Solidago caesia) $6.00
New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) $5.00

Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) $8.00

Black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa, Syn: Photinia melanocarpa) $22.00
Silky dogwood (Cornus amomum)$11.00
Purple-flowering raspberry (Rubus odoratus) $15.00
Am. black elderberry, Common elder (Sambucus canadensis) $11.00

Dioecious shrubs
(i.e. need male for females to produce berries)
Winterberry, Common winterberry (Ilex verticillata) $12.00

Deciduous trees
Sweet birch, Black birch (Betula lenta)  $11.00
Pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia) $12.00
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) $11.00

Interested mainly in plants that will help native birds? Click here to see our 2018 ‘Birdy Dozen.’

How to order: The sale is by pre-order only. Send your list to John Allen by May 5:


Common names are sufficient when ordering.

You can download photos, descriptions and growth requirements of these plants at http://www.hgcny.org/birds/

How to get your plants: You can pick up your plants on Saturday, May 19, from 9 AM – 3 PM at 401 Parsons Drive, Syracuse, 13219 (If not possible, you can arrange another pickup time with John). Plants will be paid for at the time of pick-up. Please order plants only if you are committed to buying them!

Please send any questions to:  OnAudubonCom@gmail.com

Note: We are offering only the species, not any cultivars.