Call Now! (610) 395-2570
2415 Route 100, Orefield, PA 18069
info@edgeofthewoodsnursery.com
Regular Retail Hours: April-October. Gift certificates available.

Our Plants

Our native plants are in containers.  Perennials are in pots up to a gallon in size.  Trees and shrubs are usually in 3 or 5 gallon pots.  We have  small selection of landscape sized  trees and shrubs. We carry ferns, aquatics, shrubs, trees, perennials, wildflowers, and grasses.

We are a retail nursery.  We do not ship plants.

Below is a list of the plants we typically carry.  At any given time, we will have species that are not on the list.  There will also be species listed that are not ready to sell.   The best way to find out what we have is to visit the nursery.   We are a retail nursery located outside of Allentown PA.

Landscapers, landscape architects, restoration jobs or large projects:  inquire about  current availability,  pricing and contract growing. (call, email or fax).

Links to special plant lists:

Deer Tolerant  Plants
Salt Tolerant Plants
Butterfly Larval Host Plants
Butterfly Nectar Plants
Plants that tolerate Black Walnut
Plants for Hummingbirds
Native Groundcovers
Native Plants for Slopes and Hills
Native Plants for Windbr

 

Prices

In general, a ‘gallon’ pot is between $9 and $12. Shrub and tree prices range from $25 and up, depending on size.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, personal checks, and cash. We do not accept American Express.

Ordering and Shipping

We are a drop-in retail nursery and can not ship. Please stop in to meet us and see our native plants!

If you are a landscaper, working on a restoration job or other large project, please call, email or fax to inquire about our current availability or contract growing.


Grasses, Sedges, Ferns and Aquatics at Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery

 

Grasses
Andropogon gerardii Big Blue Stem
Andropogon scoparius Little Blue Stem
Andropogon virginicus Broom Sedge
Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Gamma
Carex appalachia Appalachian Sedge
Carex flaccosperma Blue Wood Sedge
Carex pennsylvanica Pennsylvania Sedge
Carex platyphylla Broad Leaf Sedge
Carex stipata Common Fox Sedge
Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats
Elymus hystrix Bottlebrush
Elymus virginicus Virginia Wild Rye
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Love Grass
Festuca subverticillata Fescue
Hypoxis hirsuta Yellow Star Grass
Hystrix patula Bottlebrush Grass
Juncus tenuis Path Rush
Koeleria macrantha Junegrass
Panicum virgatum Switch Grass
Panicum virgatum ‘Cloud Nine’
Panicum Virgatum ‘Shenandoah’
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass
Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed
Tridens flavus Purple Top Grass
Ferns
Asplenium platyneuron Ebony Spleenwort
Dennstaedtia Hayscented Fern
Dryopteris marginalis Marginal Wood Fern
Osmunda cinnamomea Cinnamon Fern
Helypteris noveboracensis New York Fern
Fern Ostrich Matteuccia Struthiopteris
Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern
Osmunda regalis Royal Fern
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive Fern
Osmunda claytonia
Aquatics
Acorus calamus Sweetflag
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold
Equisetum hyemale Horsetail
Iris prismatica Iris, Slender Blue Flag
Juncus effusus Soft Rush
Nymphae odorata Water Lily
Sagittaria latifolia Duck Potato, Wapato
Sarracenia purpurea Pitcher Plant
Scirpus cyperinus Wool Grass

 

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Perennials at Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery

 

Actaea pachypoda White Baneberry
Actaea racemosa Black Cohosh
Actaea rubra Red Baneberry
Agastache scrophulariifolia Purple Giant Hyssop
Agave virginica False Aloe
Allium cernuum Nodding Onion
Allium tricoccum Ramp/Wild Leek
Amorpha fruticosa False Indigo
Amsonia ‘Blue Ice’ Amsonia
Amsonia hubrechtii Thread Leaf BlueStar
Amsonia tabernaemontana Blue Star/Blue Dogbane
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting
Anemone canadensis Canada Anemone
Anemone virginica Thimbleweed
Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone/ Windflower
Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone
Antenaria plantaginifolia
Antenaria virginica Shale Barren Pussytoe
Aquilegia canadensis Eastern Columbine
Arisaema dracontium Giant Jacks
Arisaema triphyllum Jack in the Pulpit
Arnoglossum atriplicifolium Pale Indian Plantain
Aruncus dioicus Goat’s-Beard
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed
Asclepias verticillata Horsetail Milkweed
Aster cordifolius Blue Wood Aster
Aster divaricatus White Wood Aster
Aster ericoides Snow Flurry Snow Flurry Aster
Aster laevis ‘Bluebird’ Bluebird Aster
Aster Laevis Smooth Aster
Aster lateriflorus ‘Lady in Black’ Aster, Lady in Black
Aster linariifolius Stiff Aster
Aster macrophylus Aster, Big Leaved
Aster novae angliae New England Aster
Aster novi-belgii New York Aster
Aster oblongifolius Aromatic Aster
Aster pilosus Heath Aster
Aster puniceus Purple-stemmed Aster
Baptisia australis False Indigo
Boltonia asteroides Boltonia
Cacalia atriplicifolia Pale Indian Plantain
Callirhoe involucrata Wine Cup
Camassia scilloides Wild Hyacinth
Campanula americana Tall Bellflower
Campanula divaricata Harebell
Campanula rotundifolia Harebell
Cardamine concatenata Cutleaf Toothwort
Cardamine diphylla Two Leaved Toothword
Caulophyllum thalictroides Blue Cohosh
Chamaelirium luteum Fairy Wand
Chelone glabra White Turtlehead
Chelone lyonii Pink Turtlehead
Chelone obliqua Turtlehead
Chrysogonum virginianum Golden Star
Chrysopsis mariana Maryland Golden Aster
Chrysopsis villosa Golden Aster
Cimicifuga racemosa Snakeroot
Coreopsis auriculata ‘Nana” Small coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’ Tickseed
Coreopsis lanceolata Tickseed
Coreopsis rosea ‘alba’ White Threadleaf tickseed
Coreopsis tripteris Tall Tickseed
Cymophyllus fraseri Fraser’s sedge
Delphinium tricorne Dwarf larkspur
Dicentra canadense Squirrel corn
Dicentra exima Wild Bleeding Heart
Diospyros virginiana Persimmon
Dodecatheon m. alba Shooting Star
Echinacea angustifolia
Echinacea pallida Narrow-leafed Coneflower
Echinacea paradoxa Yellow Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea ‘Kim’s Knee High’ Dwarf Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ White Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower
Echinacea ‘Ruby Star’ Coneflower, purple
Echinacea tennesseensis Tennessee Coneflower
Eryngium yuccafolium Rattlesnake Master
Erythronium americanum Dogtooth Violet
Eupatorium coelestinum Hardy Ageratum
Eupatorium dubium Three Nerved Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium fistulosum Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium maculatum Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset
Eupatorium purpureum Joe Pye
Euphorbia corollata Wild Spurge
Fragaria virginiana Wild Strawberry
Gentiana clausa Bottle Gentian
Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium
Goodyera pubescens Rattlesnake
Hedyotis purpurea Longleaf Summer Bluet
Helenium autumnale Common Sneezeweed
Helianthus decapetalus Thin-leaved Sunflower
Helianthus divaricatus Woodland sunflower
Helianthus microcephalus Small Wood Sunflower
Helianthus strumosus Woodland Sunflower
Heliopsis h. summer nights Sweet Ox-Eye
Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Sun’ False Sunflower
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower
Heuchera americana ‘Dale Strain’ Alumroot
Heuchera americana Alumroot
Heuchera villosa ‘Purpurea’ Hairy Alumroot
Hexastylis arifolium Little Brown Jug
Hibiscus Hardy Hibsicus
Hymenocallis occidentalis Spider Lily
Iris cristata Crested Iris
Isopyrum biternatum False Rue Anemone
Jeffersonia diphylla Twinleaf
Liatris borealis Northern Blazingstar
Liatris microcephela Grass-leaved Blazing Star
Liatris spicata Blazing Star
Liatris squarrosa Colicroot
Lilium superbum Turk’s-Cap Lily
Lobelia cardinalis ‘alba’ White Lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Lobelia
Lupine perennis Lupine
Luzula multiflora Common Woodrush
Marshallia grandiflora Barbara’s Buttons
Meehania cordata Meehan Mint
Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells
Mimulus ringens Monkey Flower
Mitchella repens Partridgeberry
Monarda ‘Alba’ Dotted Monarda
Monarda fistulosa ‘Claire Grace’ Bee Balm. / Wild Bergamot
Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot
Monarda Marshall’s Delight Bee Balm (Pink)
Monarda ‘Petite Delight’ Dwarf Monarda – Bee balm
Oenothera ‘Cold Crick’ Sundrops
Oenothera fruiticosa Sundrops
Opuntia humifusa Prickly Pear Cactus
Paxistima canbyi Ratstripper
Penstemon digitalis Beards Tongue
Penstemon smallii Beards Tongue
Phlox carolina Wedding Phlox
Phlox divaricata Woodland Phlox
Phlox glaberrima ‘Morris Berd’ Smooth Phlox
Phlox paniculata Garden Phlox
Phlox stolonifera Creeping Phlox
Physostegia virginiana False Dragonhead
Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple
Polemonium reptans Jacob’s Ladder
Polygonatum biflorum Solomon’s-Seal
Porteranthus trifoliatus Bowman’s Root
Pycnanthemum muticum Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum virginianum Mountain Mint
Ratibida pinnata Gray Headed Coneflower
Rhexia virginica Meadow Beauty
Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida Small Brown-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia maxima Giant Coneflower
Ruellia humilis Wild Petunia
Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot
Sanguisorba canadensis Canadian Burnett
Saxifraga virginiensis Saxifrage, Virginia
Scutellaria incana Downy skullcap
Scutellaria ovata Skullcap
Sedum glaucophyllum
Sedum telephoides Sedum
Sedum ternatum Stonecrop
Senecio aureus Golden Groundsel
Silene caroliniana Fire Pink
Silene regia Royal Catch Fly
Silene virginica Fire Pink
Silene virginica Fire Pink
Smilacina racemosa False Solomon Seal
Solidago caesia Bluestem Goldenrod
Solidago flexicaulis Zigzag Golden Rod
Solidago rigida Stiff Goldenrod
Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’ Fireworks Goldenrod
Solidago spathulata ‘Golden Fleece’ Golden Fleece Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa Showy Goldenrod
Spiranthes odorata Ladies Tress Orchid
Stylophorum diphyllum Celandine Poppy, Wood Poppy
Thermopsis caroliniana Carolina Lupine
Tiarella wherryi Wherry’s Foam Flower
Tradescantia ohiensis Spiderwort, Prairie
Tradescantia virginiana Spiderwort
Trillium erectum Red Trillium, Wake Robin (Maroon)
Trillium grandiflorum Wake Robin (White)
Trillium undulatum Painted Trillium
Uvularia grandiflora Great Merrybells
Verbena stricta Hoary vervain
Vernonia glauca Ironweed, Upland
Veronicastrum virginicum Culver’s Root
Viola freckles Freckled Violet
Viola palmata Early Blue Violet
Viola pedata Bird Foot Violet
Waldsteinia fragarioides Barren Strawberry
Xanthorhiza simplicissima Yellowroot
Ziza aptera Heart-Leaf Alexander
Zizia aurea Golden Alexander

 

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Trees and Shrubs at Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery

 

Abies balsamea Balsam Fir
Acer pensylvanicum Striped Maple
Acer rubrum Maple, Red
Acer saccharum Maple, Sugar
Aesculus Flava
Aesculus pavia Red Buckeye
Alnus serrulata Tag or Hazel Alder
Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon Serviceberry
Amelanchier arborea Downy Serviceberry
Amelanchier canadensis Serviceberry
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry
Aronia arbutifolia Chokeberry, Red
Aronia melanocarpa Chokeberry, Black
Asimina triloba Common Pawpaw
Betula lenta Sweet Birch
Betula nigra River Birch
Betula nigra ‘Heritage’ River Birch
Betula papyrifera Paper Birch
Betula populifolia Gray Birch
Callicarpa americana ‘Lactea’ Am. Beauty Berry White
Calycanthus floridus Sweetshrub
Carpinus caroliniana American Hornbeam / Ironwood
Carya ovata Shagbark Hickory
Celtis occidentalis Common Hackberry
Cephalanthus occidentalis Button Bush
Cercis canadensis Redbud
Cercis canadensis ‘Alba’ Redbud
Chamaecyparis thyoides White Cedar
Chionanthus virginicus White Fringetree
Cladrastis kentukea Yellowwood
Clethra alnifolia Summersweet
Clethra alnifolia ‘Hummingbird’ Summersweet
Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’ Clethra, Pink
Comptonia peregrina Sweet Fern
Cornus alternifolia Dogwood, Pagoda
Cornus amomum Dogwood, Silky
Cornus florida Dogwood, Flowering
Cornus racemosa Gray Dogwood
Cornus sericea Dogwood, Red Osier
Cornus sericea ‘Cardinal’ Dogwood, Red Twig
Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ Dogwood, Red Twig
Corylus americana American Hazelnut
Diervilla lonicera Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle
Euonymus americana Strawberry Bush
Euonymus atropurpureus Wahoo
agus grandifolia American Beech
Fothergilla gardenii Dwarf Fothergilla
Fraxinus americana White Ash
Gleditsia Honey Locust
Gymnocladus dioicus Kentucky Coffee-tree
Halesia carolina (tetraptera) Carolina Silverbell
Hamamelis virginiana Witch-Hazel
Hydrangea arborescens Smooth Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia Oakleaf Hydrangea
lex glabra ‘Compacta’ Inkberry Shamrock
Ilex glabra ‘Shamrock’ Inkberry Shamrock
Ilex verticillata Winterberry Holly
Itea virginica Virginia Sweetspire
Itea virginica ‘Little Henry’ Virginia Sweetspire
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Bar Harbor’ Bar Harbor Juniper
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’ Blue Chip Juniper
Juniperus horizontalis Blue Rug Blue Rug Juniper
Juniperus virginiana Eastern Red Cedar
Juniperus virginiana ‘Grey Owl’ Eastern Red Cedar
Kalmia angustifolia Sheep Laurel
Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel
Larix laricina American Larch
Leucothoe fontanesiana Drooping Leucothoe
Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Rainbow’ Drooping Leucothoe
Lindera benzoin Spicebush
Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet Gum
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Popular
Magnolia acuminata Cucumber Magnolia
Magnolia virginiana Sweetbay Magnolia
Malus Szweet Crab
Morus rubra Red Mulberry
Myrica pensylvanica Northern Bayberry
Nyssa sylvatica Black Gum
Ostrya Hop Hornbeam
Oxydendrum arboreum Sourwood/ Lily of the Valley Tree
Physocarpus opulifolius Nine Bark
Picea glauca ‘Densata’ White Spruce
Pinus resinosa Red Pine
Pinus rigida Pitch Pine
Pinus rigida x taeda Pitch-Loblolly
Pinus strobus White Pine
Pinus virginiana Virginia Pine
Populus tremuloides Quaking Aspen
Prunus serotina Black Cherry
Prunus virginiana Common Chokecherry
Quercus alba White Oak
Quercus alba ‘London Grove’ White Oak
Quercus bicolor Swamp White Oak
Quercus bicolor Swamp White Oak
Quercus coccinea Scarlet Oak
Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak
Quercus macrocarpa Bur Oak
Quercus michauxii Oak, Swamp Chestnut
Quercus phellos Willow Oak
Quercus prinus Chestnut Oak
Quercus rubra Northern Red
Quercus velutina Black Oak
Rhododendron arborescens Smooth Azalea or Fragrant Azalea
Rhododendron catawbiense Catawba Rhododendron
Rhododendron periclymenoides Pinxterbloom Azalea
Rhododendron vaseyi Pinkshell Azalea
Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea
Rhus aromatica Fragrant Sumac
Rhus copallina Winged sumac
Rhus glabra
Rhus typhina Staghorn Sumac
Rosa Carolina Carolina Rose
Rosa palustris Swamp Rose
Rosa virginiana Virginia Rose
Salix discolor Pussy Willow
Salix nigra Black Willow
Sambucus canadensis AM Elderberry
Sambucus pubens Red Elderberry
Sassafras albidum Sassafras
Sorbus americana American Mountain Ash
Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’ Dwarf Spirea
Spiraea latifolia Steeplebush
Styrax americana Am Silverbell
Symphoricarpos occidentalis Wolfberry
Symphoricarpos albus Snowberry
Thuja occidentalis ‘Elegantissima’ Elegant Pyramidal Arborvitae
Thuja occidentalis ‘Sherwood Frost Sherwood Frost Arborvitae
Tsuga canadensis Hemlock
Ulmus americana American Elm
Vaccinium altomontanum Mid Bush Blueberry
Vaccinium angustifolium Low Bush Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbosum Highbush Blueberry
Viburnum dentatum Arrowwood Viburnum
Viburnum dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’ Arrowwood Viburnum
Viburnum lentago Nannyberry Viburnum
Viburnum Nudum Smooth Witherod Viburnum
Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ Witherod Viburnum Winterthur smooth
Viburnum prunifolium Blackhaw Viburnum
Xanthophyllym Toothache Tree

 

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