Native Plant Nurseries

This listing is provided for those who wish to buy NC native plants from NC nurseries. Nurseries on our list only sell nursery propagated plants and do not sell any plants listed as Rank 1 on our list of NC invasive exotic plants. Rank 1 plants are those that present the most severe threat to native ecosystems. We take a nursery’s word on compliance with our requirements and have not visited each one for verification.

 

The websites of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the North Carolina Botanical Garden contain additional lists of native plant nurseries.

 

While many of these nurseries also sell non-native species, we encourage you to buy only native plants, which helps reduce the likelihood of spreading potentially invasive species.

 

 If you are a nursery interested in being listed, please fill out our Nursery Acceptance Form, and we will get in touch with you.

Native plant nursery map

We recommend that you set up an appointment before visiting a nursery.

Bring Back the Butterflies

525 Walnut Avenue

Charlotte NC 28208

704-999-2453

Link to website

Campbell Family Nursery

3613 Harmony Highway

Harmony NC 28634

704-775-2425

Link to website

Carolina Heritage Nursery

6607 Sadler Road

Waxhaw NC 28712

704-877-6934

Link to website

Carolina Native Nursery

1126 Prices Creek Road

Burnsville, NC 28714

828-682-1471

Link to website

Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc.

812 Drummonds Point Road 

Edenton, NC 27932

252-482-5707

Link to website

Cure Nursery

880 Buteo Ridge

Pittsboro, NC 27312 

919-542-6186

Link to website

Dutch Buffalo Farm

1000 Jay Shambley Rd

Pittsboro, NC 27312 

919-428-6768

Link to website

Elderberry Creek Farm and Nursery

4524 River Ridge Rd.

Pfafftown, NC 27040 

336-499-3381

Link to website

Field to Cottage Nursery

12405 Norwood Rd

Raleigh, NC 27613

864-556-6864

Link to website

Gary’s Nursery

680 Crump Farm Road 

New Bern, NC 28563

252-637-6858

Link to website

Growing Wild Nursery

1455 Arthur Teague Road

Siler City, NC 27344

919-200-2677

Link to website

Guilford Garden Center

701 Milner Dr.

Greensboro, NC 27410

336-299-1535

Link to website

Hanging Dog Valley Nursery

2600 Boiling Springs Road

Murphy, NC 28906

828-837-7921

 

Habitat Assessment and Restoration Plants (HARP)

1421 US Highway 64 West

Lexington NC 27295

336-646-3672

Link to website

Lumber River Native Plants

7000 Livingston Road

Gibson, NC 28343

336-601-8787

Link to website

Mellow Marsh Farm

1312 Woody Store Road 

Siler City, NC 27344

919-742-1200

Link to website

Mountain Landscapes and Horticulture

2323 Copeland Road 

Warrensville, NC 28693

336-385-2234

 

Mountain Moss Enterprises

40 Holly Ridge Road 

Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

828-577-1321

Link to website

M R Gardens

441 Onteora Blvd. 

Ashville, NC 28803

828-333-4151

Link to website

“My Garden” Plants Company

2243 Rockhill Road 

Castle Hayne, NC 28429-5384

910-508-7743

Native Roots Nursery

571 Moseley Ave. 

Clinton, NC 28328

910-385-8385

Link to website

Natural Selections Nursery

268 Herron Cover Road 

Weaverville, NC 28787

828-707-2972

Link to website

Old Salem Garden Shop

626 South Main Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

336-721-7335

Link to website

Painters Greenhouse

734 Roy Moore Road 

Old Fort, NC   28762

828-668-7225

Link to website

Red Root Native Nursery

48 Wolfe Cove Rd.

Asheville, NC

828-545-0565

Link to website

Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise

188 North Trade Street

Matthews, NC 28105

704-847-4088

 

Ross Farms Perennial Nursery

9424 Community House Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28277

704-543-6388

Link to website

Sandy Mush Herb Nursery

316 Surrett Cove Rd

Leicester NC 28748

828-683-2014

Link to website

Southeastern Native Plant Nursery

36 Kel-Co Road

Candler, NC 28715

828-670-8330

Link to website

Uwharrie Mountain Native Plant Farm

508 East Main Street

Biscoe, NC 27209

910-975-2373

Link to website

Wetland Plants Inc.

812 Drummonds Point Road

Edenton, NC 27932

252.482.5707

Link to website

Sources for native plants

Listings do not constitute an endorsement from the NC Native Plant Society.

Campbell Family Nursery
Kevin Campbell
3613 Harmony Highway 

Harmony, NC 28634
Phone: 704-775-2425
Email: campbellfamilynursery@gmail.com
Website: Campbell Family Nursery

Native perennials and shrubs and native cactus, Milkweed , Coral honeysuckle , Elderberry, Eastern Prickly pear cactus.

Carolina Heritage Nursery
Lisa Tompkins
6607 Sadler Road 

Waxhaw, NC 28712
Phone: 704-877-6934 

Email: carolinaheritagenursery@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/CarolinaHeritageNativePlants

Native and Heirloom plants of and for the Carolina piedmont.  Retail sales at the Waxhaw Farmers Market, Matthews, NC.  Farmers Market and special events. Nursery Visits – BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Whole sale discount for landscapers.

Carolina Native Nursery
Bill Jones
1126 Prices Creek Road
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone/Fax: 828-682-1471

Email: bill@carolinanativenursery.com
Website: http://www.carolinanativenursery.com/

Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc.
Ellen J. Colodney,
MD3067 Conners Drive(Office)  

812 Drummonds Point Road (Nursery) 

Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252-482-5707 Fax: 252-482-4987
Email: team@wetlandplantsinc.com
Website: https://www.wetlandplantsinc.com/
Catalogue cost: view online – save a tree!

 

Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery, Inc. (now renamed “Wetland Plants, Inc.) provides native herbaceous wetland plants for ecosystem restoration projects including stormwater ponds and wetlands, bioretention cells, herbaceous riparian wetlands, shoreline erosion control, wastewater wetlands and habitat improvement.  Our plants are container grown, of North Carolina, South Carolina, and southeastern Virginia genetic origin and propagated by seed whenever possible.

Cure Nursery
Bill & Jennifer Cure

880 Buteo Ridge

Pittsboro, NC 27312 

Phone: 919-542-6186

Email: curenursery@mindspring.com
Website: http://www.curenursery.com

 

Cure Nursery came into being in 1995 as a wholesale nursery supplying trees and shrubs for restoration projects. We have moved more recently into the retail market, reaching out to homeowners and small businesses in our area and offering an expanded list of native plants from the Southeast, including perennials, ferns, and bog plants as well as the woodies. As Bill and Jen approach retirement, we are pioneering a move into a nonprofit business model so that “Cure Native Plants” can continue into the future providing these plants and supporting educational programs focused on the role of native plants in our fragile ecosystem.

Dutch Buffalo Farm
Farrell and Emily Moose

1000 Jay Shambley Rd

Pittsboro, NC 27312 

Phone: 919-428-6768

Email: dutchbuffaloplants@gmail.com
Website: www.dutchbuffalofarm.com

 

Thanks all, this is our first season. I have seeded over 170,000 native wildflowers for the coming year. I was a nursery manager for 12 years previous to this. Our webstore is under construction but our website has our plant list.

Elderberry Creek Farm and Nursery

Allen Snow

4524 River Ridge Rd

Pfafftown, NC 27040
Phone: 336-499-3381
Email: ecreeknursery@gmail.com
Website: Elderberrycreeknursery.com

We specialize in native plants!

Field to Cottage Nursery
12405 Norwood Rd

Raleigh, NC 27613
Phone: 919-888-1651(cell)
Email: fieldtocottage@gmail.com
Website: http://www.fieldtocottage.com
Catalog:  plants listed online, email for price list

 

The nursery is at my home and thus is open to customers by appointment only.  Email is the most reliable way to contact me.

Gary’s Nursery, LLC
Gary L. Hollar
680 Crump Farm Road 

P.O. Box 1052 (mailing address)

New Bern, NC 28563
Phone: 252-637-6858
Email: ncpalms@gmail.com
Website: http://www.garysnursery.com/

 

We produce thousands of NC native Sabal Minor and Sabal Palmetto from NC native seed for the last thirty years. Liners, One gallon, three gallon and seven gallon size. Price list upon request.  Wholesale and retail.

Growing Wild Nursery
Alistair Glen
1455 Arthur Teague Road

Siler City, NC 27344
Phone: 919-200-2677
Email: info@growingwildnursery.com
Website: www.growingwildnursery.com
Catalog: view online – save a tree!

 

We specialize in southeastern native plants with a focus on plants for wildlife. Plants can be ordered online and shipped or picked up at our nursery in Chatham County.

Guilford Garden Center 
Christina Larson
701 Milner Dr.

Greensboro, NC 27410
Phone/Fax: 336-299-1535

Email: christina@guilfordgardencenter.com
Web Site: www.guilfordgardencenter.com

NCNPS Member, Featuring native Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials. Come see our native border along Milner and Hunt Club Drives!

Hanging Dog Valley Nursery
John & Pam Strawn
2600 Boiling Springs Road

Murphy, NC 28906
Phone/Fax: 828-837-7921
Email: strawn@webworkz.com

 

Wholesale grower—field grown & container grown

Habitat Assessment and Restoration Plants (HARP) 
Karri Blackmon

1421 US Highway 64 West

Lexington NC 27295
Phone: 336-646-3672
Email: tyler@habitatassessment.com
Website: www.habitatassessment.com

 

HARP has been in business for over 20 years providing quality habitat restoration on a large commercial scale. We have been growing plants for a long time but are now ready to open up sales to the general public. We list the availability of material on our website that is updated monthly. Visits to the nursery are currently by appointment only. We strive to utilize local eco-type plant materials for our restorations.

Lumber River Native Plants 
Jep Whitlock

7000 Livingston Road

P. O. Box 42 (mailing address)

Gibson, NC 28343
Phone: 336-601-8787 Fax: 910-268-4679
Email: whitlocknative@att.net
Website: www.ncnativeplants.com
Catalog: Call, email or fax for plant info

 

We are a wholesale family owned and operated nursery specializing in native plants of the Carolinas, with an emphasis on wetland plants.  Most of our plants are grown from seed that we collect throughout the Carolinas.

Mellow Marsh Farm
Sharon Day
1312 Woody Store Road 

Siler City, NC 27344
Phone/Fax: 919-742-1200
Email: plantinfo@mellowmarshfarm.com
Website: http://www.mellowmarshfarm.com/
Catalog: online plant list

 

 

We are a wholesale native plant nursery specializing in the propagation of plants native to the Southeast.  Our plant material and native seed mixes meet specifications for; Stormwater Management, Stream Restoration, Pollinator Habitat, Rain Gardens and Wetland Mitigation.  Our online website is fill with helpful information as well as the ability to order directly.  Plant availability is updated daily.  Minimum order is $100.

Mountain Landscapes and Horticulture 
Sharon Eller
2323 Copeland Road 

Warrensville, NC 28693
Office: 336-385-2234 Cell: 336-620-3844

Mountain Moss Enterprises 
Annie Martin
40 Holly Ridge Road 

Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Phone: 828-577-1321
Email: mossinannie@gmail.com
Website: http://www.mountainmoss.com/

 

Mountain Moss specializes in a unique selection of LIVE moss species for sustainable landscape projects—innovative garden features, moss lawns, green roofs and environmental solutions for erosion control. Committed to responsible land stewardship, we are licensed as a nursery (NCDA #6506) and we possess a collected plant license (NCDA #5291). We rescue mosses from places where they will be destroyed and then cultivate them for others to enjoy year-round green moss appeal. Bonded and fully insured. New book, The Magical World of Moss Gardening, to be published by Timber Press in August 2015. Follow us on Twitter @MossinAnnie. SUBSCRIBE to Mossin’ Annie’s YouTube channel for videos on how to garden with mosses.

M R Gardens
Megan Riley
441 Onteora Blvd. 

Ashville, NC 28803
Phone: 828-333-4151
Email: megan@mrgardens.net
Website: http://www.mrgardens.net/

 

We grow approximately 70 species of southeastern native perennials, as well as some complimentary groundcovers and herbs. Most are propagated from seed in our passive solar greenhouse, which requires no additional heat other than solar gain. We also use peat-free potting soil and reuse plastic containers as much as possible.

“My Garden” Plants Company
Duane Truscott
2243 Rockhill Road 

Castle Hayne, NC 28429-5384
Phone: 910-508-7743
Email: truscottd@bellsouth.net

 

We grow native trees, shrubs, ground covers, grasses and many beautiful wildflowers.  Keeping in mind the diverse plant communities that surround this area of the coastal plain of NC, we strive to have natives to fit your particular circumstance from filling in a hole in the perennial flower bed to restoring the native habitat that once stood where your home is today.  Please feel free to contact us about plant availability or consulting about your particular needs.  Sincerely, “My Garden” Plants Company

Native Roots Nursery
Matthew Pearson
571 Moseley Ave. 

Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-385-8385 Fax: 910-592-2773
Email: sales@nativerootsnursery.com
Website: http://www.nativerootsnursery.com

Natural Selections Nursery
Pat Sommers 

268 Herron Cover Road 

Weaverville, NC 28787
Phone: 828-707-2972
Email: psommers55@gmail.com
Website: www.naturalselectionsnursery.com
Catalog: Free – on the website 

 

We grow only native species perennials of the Southern Appalachians.  All plants are from seed or cuttings.  We are open on Sundays from 12-6, April- October and by appointment.

Old Salem Garden Shop
Old Salem Museums & Gardens 

Vonnie Hannah, L. Robbie King
626 South Main Street (location) 

600 South Main Street (mailing address) 

Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Phone: (retail) 336-721-7335, (horticulture dept) 336-721-7357 Fax: 336-721-7335
Email: vhannah@oldsalem.org
Website: http://www.oldsalem.org/scholarship-research/gardens-seed-saving/

 

Old Salem Museums and Gardens utilizes a specified plant list to populate not only it’s restored and   interpreted gardens but also provide the inventory for its garden retail operations. This guiding plant   list contains only species which are recorded as native to the surrounding region in 1759 or which were   recorded in Salem prior to 1849. Old Salem Museums and Gardens propagates all of the heirloom   plants employed in its museum and retail activities from authentic cultivars existing in its gardens or   from certified seed retailers or seed saver exchanges. 

Painters Greenhouse
Dana, Deenie & Brad Owen

734 Roy Moore Road

Old Fort, NC   28762
Phone: 828-668-7225
Email: info@paintersgreenhouse.com
Website: http://www.paintersgreenhouse.com/

 

We grow more than 90% of our plants from start to finish on site, offering over 1,000 species of perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs, edibles, aquatics and houseplants. With a focus on natives, our selection includes over 300 varieties of straight species and nativars. We use an Integrated Pest Management program including the application of beneficial insects for all plants. Visit our website for our seasonal hours of operation!

Red Root Native Nursery
Jean Harrison

48 Wolfe Cove Rd.

Asheville, NC
Phone: 828-545-0565
Email: redrootnatives@gmail.com
Website: www.redrootnatives.com
Free Catalog – Plant Availability Shown On Our Website

 

Native Perennials and shrubs of the southern Appalachian woodlands.

Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise
David Blackley

188 North Trade Street

Matthews, NC 28105

Phone: 704-847-4088

 

We are real big in vegetables, herbs, berries and native/perennials, etc. that are edible. If it grows and you can eat it, we try to sell it. Thanks for your letter. I agree with what you are doing. We want every household to have a blueberry bush & fig tree & ‘mater plant in its yard!   

Ross Farms Perennial Nursery
Claudia Ross and Robin Nance
9424 Community House Rd.

Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone: 704-543-6388 Fax: 704-543-6388
Email: rossfarms@bellsouth.net
Website: www.rossperennialfarm.com

Price Sheets available at nursery

 

 

Ross Farms, established in 1993, is a perennial specialty nursery. At the farm we grow perennials and natives that perform well in the Charlotte region. We are open Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM and also on Saturdays in April and May from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Sandy Mush Herb Nursery
Fairman & Kate Jayne, owners
316 Surrett Cove Rd

Leicester, NC 28748
Phone: 828-683-2014
Email: plants@sandymushherbs.com
Website:www.sandymushherbs.com
Handbook with updates – cost: $5.00, free on line!

 

We opened the nursery for mailorder in 1978, growing hundreds of NC & US native plants– medicinal, fragrant, colorful as well as ferns, trees & shrubs, along with a large collection of culinary, medicinal, fragrant & traditional herbs. We could not resist colorful conifers, lilacs & a grand array of pollinator & bird-friendly plants. Our secluded cove is conserved under a conservation easement with Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Under this, we committed to protect conservation values of water, plants and the land in perpetuity.

Southeastern Native Plant Nursery
Brad Martin
36 Kel-Co Road

Candler, NC 28715
Phone: 828-670-8330 Fax: 828-670-8331
Email: brad@southeasternnatives.com
Website: http://www.southeasternnatives.com

Uwharrie Mountain Native Plant Farm
Alan H. Martin

508 East Main Street, Biscoe, NC 27209 (Nursery)

281 Holiday Drive, Troy, NC 27371 (Mailing Address)

Phone:910-975-2373
Email: uwharrienatives@gmail.com
Facebook: Uwharrie Mountain Native Plant Farm

 

 

I carry a selection of southeastern native wildflowers, shrubs and trees in sizes from 4” to 3 gallon containers. The nursery is in a residential area and is not currently open to the public. Sales are conducted by email request of my inventory availability list with several payment options. Plants may be scheduled for pickup at the nursery. Smaller plants are available by mail order. Preferred contact is by email or Facebook Messenger as cell phone reception is unreliable out here in the woods. 

Wetland Plants Inc. (New name for Coastal Plain Conservation Nursery)
Ellen J. Colodney, MD

812 Drummonds Point Road (Nursery)

3067 Conners Drive(Office)  

Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: 252.482.5707 Fax: 252.482.4987
Email: team@wetlandplantsinc.com
Web Site: Wetland Plants Inc.
Catalog cost: view online – save a tree!


Wetland Plants Inc. provides native herbaceous wetland plants for ecosystem restoration projects including stormwater ponds and wetlands, bioretention cells, herbaceous riparian wetlands, shoreline erosion control, wastewater wetlands and habitat improvement.  Our plants are container grown, of North Carolina, South Carolina, and southeastern Virginia genetic origin and propagated by seed whenever possible. 

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