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Pollinator Pockets

Click the button above that corresponds to the soil type you have, 

or scroll through to look at all available pollinator pockets.

The K3SWCD has a variety of Pollinator Pockets available to pre-order. A Pollinator Pocket is a group of different native flowers that are bundled together for easy planning/planting. Each Pollinator Pocket has 3-4 flower species and bloom periods that last from early spring through fall. These bundles are a great addition to your garden whether you are trying natives for the first time or are an experienced native plant gardener! Pollinator Pockets are sure to bring a vast variety of butterflies, and other pollinators, to your garden!”

Next Native Plant Sale coming Spring 2022

= Pollinator Hotspot

Pollinator Palooza

Mesic Pollinator Pocket: Plant in full to partial sun and average soil. 

Butterfly WeedAsclepias tuberosa:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: June-August

Black-Eyed SusanRudbeckia hirta:

          Height: 1-3'           Bloom: June-October

Royal Catchfly, Silene regia:

          Height: 2-4'          Bloom: June-October

Prairie Blazing Star, Liatris pycnostachya:

          Height: 2-4'           Bloom: July-September


Grass suggestion: Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium

Landscape design inspiration found here!


Shady Woodland

Shade Pollinator Pocket: Plant in partial sun to full shade and average soil. 


Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis:

          Height: 1-2'          Bloom: April-June

Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense:

          Height: 1/2"-1'           Bloom: April-May

Meadow Anemone, Anemone canadensis:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: August-October

Short's Aster, Symphyotrichum shortii:

          Height: 2-3'           Bloom: August-October

Landscape design inspiration found here!


Marsh Madness

Wet Pollinator Pocket: Plant in full to partial sun and soil that is soggy or marshy most of the year. 

Marsh Marigold, Caltha palustris:

          Height: 1-3'           Bloom: April-June

Blue Flag Iris, Iris virginica shrevei:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: May-July

Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata:

          Height: 2-4'          Bloom: July-August

Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis:

          Height: 2-4'           Bloom: July-September

Landscape design inspiration found here!