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Rhexia virginica

Many groups such as state agencies, park districts, municipalities, golf courses, schools and individuals are realizing the many benefits of landscaping with native plants. Even the federal government is promoting natural landscaping with native plants around the Vice President’s mansion.  The state of Illinois has used native plants to landscape along major roadways and at rest stops for many years.   Recently some of the traditional gardens around the state Capitol building in Springfield were replaced with native plants.




Chicago Botanic Garden

Douglas-Hart Nature Center

Eastern Illinois University Native Plant Gardens


Missouri Botanical Garden

Morton Arboretum

Olympia Fields Country Club

Ostermeier Prairie Center at Lincoln Memorial Garden

Prairie Crossings

Rock Springs Center for Environmental Discovery at the Macon County Conservation

Sears Corporate Headquarters, Hoffman Estates, IL; contact the Prairie Stone Business Park: 847-645-1900