Friends of the Monarch Trail 2024 Plant Pre-Sale


Ready for pick up at our Annual Plant Sale
May 11, 11am – 4pm Saturday
May 12, 11am- 2pm Sunday
Greenfield Park Pavilion, 2028 S 124th St, West Allis, WI 53227

Your purchase benefits the work of the
Friends of the Monarch Trail

Single plants and other monarch-related goodies
are available at the sale.
Thank you for your support!

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Mother’s Day Pollinator Pocket Patch

$40.00 (8 plants)

Easy to Establish! 8 different plant species

Lavender Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata
Common Milkweed – Asclepias syriaca
Rough Blazing Star – Liatris aspera
Little Blue Stem –Schizachyrlum scoparium
Heath Aster –Aster ericoides
Wild Bergamot/Bee Balm – Monarda fistulosa
Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea

New! Container Collection For the DIY-ers – Perfect for apartment dwellers

$40.00 (6 plants)

Root pouch included – ADD your own soil. 6 plants  that do well in a large pot. Butterflies and bees will come even if you’re on the 10th floor!

Swamp milkweed 4” – Asclepias incarnata
New England Aster- Aster novae-angliae
Fennel 3” – Foeniculum vulgare
Anise hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Pussy toes 4” – Antennaria neglecta
Black eyed Susans – Rudbeckia hirta

Monarch Habitat-in-a-Bag – Most Popular!

$40.00 (8 plants)

 

Common Milkweed – Asclepias syriaca
Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata
Butterfly Milkweed – Asclepias tuberosa
Anise Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Purple Cone Flower – Echinacea purpurea
Stiff Goldenrod – Solidago rigida
New England Aster – Aster novae – angliae
Meadow Blazing Star – Liatris ligulustylus

Host with the Most – New Mixture!

$40.00 (8 plants)

Larvae Hosts for 7 butterfly species.

Common Milkweed – A. syriaca – Monarch host plant
Swamp Milkweed – A. incarnata – Monarch host plant
Cream Wild Indigo – Baptisia leucophaea – Silver Spotted Skipper host plant
Hoary Vervain – Verbena stricta – Buckey host plant
Pearly Everlastings – Anaphalis – American Lady host plant
New Jersey Tea – Ceanothus Americanus – Azure host plant
Short’s Aster – Aster shortii – Pearl Crescent host plant
Golden Alexander – Zizia aurea – Swallowtail host plant

Shade! Shady snacks

$40.00 (8 plants)

 

Poke Milkweed – Asclepias exaltata
Zigzag Goldenrod – Solidago flexicaulis
Blue Phlox – Phlox divaricata
Golden Alexander – Zizia aurea
Prairie Dropseed – Sporobolus heterolepsis
Anise Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Joe Pye Weed – Eupatorim maculatum
Bottle Gentian – Gentiana andrewsii

“The responsibility of maintaining the health of that ecosystem belongs to all of us, not just a few conservation biologists. It’s everybody’s responsibility.” ~Doug Tallamy

Milkweeds

$3.50 each

Full Flat – 32 plants – $112
Half flat – 16 plants – $56 

One species full or half:  choose one.

6 varieties of milkweed will be available for purchase at the plant sale on May 11th and 12th.  Any quantities including Prairie Milkweed and Poke Milkweed.

Common – Asclepias syriaca
Swamp – Asclepias incarnata
Butterfly Weed – Asclepias tuberosa
Whorled milkweed – Asclepias verticillate

Shade (Poke) Milkweed

$5.00 each

Full Flat – 32 plants – $160
Half flat – 16 plants – $80

Rare Milkweed for Shade! Poke Milkweed – Asclepias exaltata

*Custom Grown for the Friends of the Monarch Trail. This milkweed is difficult to germinate. The quantities available depend on early season variables and weather.

All preorders were filled last year.
We only ran out on the second day of the sale.

“Chances are, you never thought of your garden… as a wildlife preserve that represents the last chance we have for sustaining plants and animals… but that is exactly the role our suburban landscapes are playing.” ~Douglas W Tallamy

Specialty Mixes

$4 each

Full flat – 32 plants – $128
Half Flat – 16 plants – $64

Classic Pollinator Mix

Everything needed to support monarch butterflies and pollinators (4 each of 8 species)

Marsh Blazing Star – Liatris spicata
Common Milkweed – Asclepias syriaca
Lavender Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
Stiff Goldenrod – Solidago rigida
Prairie Phlox – Phlox pilosa
Prairie Dropseed – Sporobolus heterolepis
New England Aster – Aster novaeangliae
Butterfly Weed – Asclepias tuberosa

Expand your garden diversity -> Most Popular in 2023!

(4 each of 8 species)

Prairie Milkweed – Asclepias sullivantii
Dotted Mint – Monarda punctata
Zigzag Goldenrod – Solidago flexicaulis
Heath Aster – Aster ericiodes
Smooth Penstemon – Penstemon digitalis
Cardinal Flower – Lobelia cardinalis
Prairie Dropseed – Sporobolus heterolepis
Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparium

Purple Power – Prime Monarch/Pollinator Nutrition -> Best Seller in 2023!

Entice more butterflies and pollinators with this bold invitation. (4 each of 8 species)

Rough Blazing Star – Liatris aspera
Meadow Blazing Star – Liatris ligulustylus
Marsh Blazing Star – Liatris spicata
Ironweed – Vernonia fasciculata
Bee Balm – Monarda fistulosa
Hyssop – Agastache foeniculum
New England Aster – Aster novae – angliae
Purple Coneflower – Echinacea purpurea

“We have 44 million acres of lawn; we can cut that down to 22 million acres. Let’s plant the rest of it and call it our Homegrown National Park.” ~Doug Tallamy

6-Packs of Milkweed! 

$25 – Try them ALL!

Common, Swamp, Prairie, Butterfly, Whorled, 1 premium Milkweed (Poke)

Ready for pick up Sat., May 11th11 – 4 and Sun., May 12th – 11 – 2

Greenfield Park Pavilion, 2028 S 124th St, West Allis, WI 53227
Single plants plus monarch related gifts and goodies are available at the sale.

Thank you for your support!

          All species will be available individually at the Annual Plant Sale on
May 11th Saturday, and May 12th Sunday

See you there!
~butterflybarb