Hyattsville Native Plant Sale May 14 & 15

Hyattsville Elementary PTA 2nd Annual
Native Plant Sale

When: Saturday May 14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday May 15, 8 a.m. to Noon (Rain or Shine)
Where: Hyattsville Elementary School, 5311 43rd Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781

Details: For pictures and information on available plants and plant list updates, visit our website at Plugs & 1 Gallon pots Available. Prices $3—$8 per plant.
Please bring bags or boxes to carry away what you buy. If you’re interested purchasing large quantities or if you have questions, please contact Christine Williams at

Why Use Native Plants?
Native or indigenous plants…

Naturally occur in the area they evolved

Are adapted to local soil, rainfall, and temperature conditions

Have developed natural defenses to many insects and diseases

Grow with minimal use of water, fertilizers, and pesticides (which is good for our local waterways and the Bay)

Provide food and habitat for local wildlife species (like butterflies!)

Are fun and beautiful!

Some of the plants that will likely be available—

New England Aster

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Cardinal Flower


Blue Vervain

Butterfly Weed

Ox Eye Daisy

Cinnamon Fern

Sweet Viburnum

Lance-leaved Tickseed

Purple Coneflower

Wild Bergamot

Switch Grass

Witch Hazel

Foxglove Beard-tongue

Black-eyed Susan


Red Twigged Dogwood

Wood Geranium

Sensitive Fern

American Holly

Spice Bush

And more!

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