Both new and experienced gardeners will find a wide variety of native wildflowers, grasses, sedges, small-flowering trees and shrubs for home landscaping when the Shaw Nature Reserve’s fall Shaw Wildflower Market is set up Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
Admission to the sale is included with Reserve admission. Children ages 12 and under are free.
The Shaw Wildflower Market offers hundreds of native plants that are beneficial in attracting native species of birds and butterflies. Select from the showiest and hardiest native plants for sun or shade, including pale purple coneflower, butterfly milkweed, rose turtlehead garden phlox, Indian pink, blazingstar, black-eyed susan and cardinal flower to name a few.
The sale will be held rain or shine on the grounds of the Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit..
Only cash or checks are accepted at the sale.
The Shaw Wildflower Market offers locally made products for a greener community, including wildflowers from Missouri Wildflower Nursery, wine, bread, meats, cheeses, art, beer, assorted produce and more.
The event is located in the pavilion behind the Bascom House, near the Whitmire Wildflower Garden.
Native plant experts will be on hand to answer questions.