St Charles County Master Gardeners
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Native Flower Garden
Natives Three gardens were established with Missouri native forbs, grasses, sedges and shrubs. Plants that thrive in moist-to-wet conditions fill the rain garden, which takes storm-water runoff from a parking lot. Plants that serve as host or nectar source for butterflies fill the butterfly garden and a mix of prairie plants and grasses were started from seed in 2006 to create a prairie plot. Residents can learn what plants do well in a home landscape and become familiar with the growth and bloom cycles of the natives growing in the gardens.
Click on the pictures below to view more information on particular plants in the Native Gardens
Blue False Indigo
Oblong-Leaved Aster (Aromatic Aster)
Shining Blue Star (Ozark Bluestar)
Prairie Blazing Star
Slender Mountain Mist
Blue Cardinal Flower
(Great Lobelia; Blue Lobelia)
Willow Leaf Sunflower