Native Wisconsin Plants
Why Choose Native Wisconsin Plants and Perennials?
If you enjoy wildlife, try planting Wisconsin native perennials. Their soil and water conservation properties are an added bonus to the beauty they bring to your yard.
Thriving Native Wisconsin Plants and Wildlife
Native Wisconsin plants and flowers grow well in our soil and weather conditions. They also provide food sources for insects, birds, small mammals and wildlife. Introduce native plants into your yard and home; before too long you'll have a backyard sanctuary for your little visitors and your own enjoyment.
Popular Native Wisconsin Flowers
Some of our favorite native Wisconsin flowers are asters, bee balm, bergamot, columbine, creeping phlox, goldenrod and milkweed
Popular Native Wisconsin Foliage Plants
Some of our favorite native Wisconsin plants are ferns, bluestem grasses, switchgrasses and wild geranium
Best Plants for Soil & Water
Soil and Water - Native Wisconsin plants grow deep roots which prevent water runoff and erosion; they also require less water which leads to less fertilizer usage.
Native Wisconsin Plants are Easy to Care for
Native Wisconsin plants are easy to care for. Most will thrive in sun and shade with moist soil conditions. If you need to water your plants, water them thoroughly without downing them. Plant soil should be allowed to dry down, but not up.
Perennial Planting Tips
Get your outdoor Wisconsin perennial plants off to a strong start with additional nutrients by adding garden soil, peat moss or potting soil. Worm castings and chicken manure are also great sources of nutrients for your plants.
About Thomas Greenhouse & Gardens
We grow our native Wisconsin plants and flowers in our greenhouse. Our garden experts tend to them from seed to bloom with love and care. That means that our plants are strong, healthy and ready to be planted in your garden. We are the best choice for plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. Thomas Greenhouse & Garden Center is in Mukwonago near Burlington, Lake Geneva, Racine, Waukesha and Milwaukee.