MNL Build-A-Kit


Create your very own, custom kit of 36 native plants!

Each kit comes with six plants of each species selected.  If you’d like more than six of a certain species, simply choose that species more than once!

Not sure which plants to chose?  Learn more about each species in the description below.

Updated August 31.  See note on availability below.  

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Create your own native habitat garden with MNL’s Build-A-Kit.  Our classic Build-a-Kit comes with 36 XL plugs and will cover a 40-60 sq.ft. area.

Learn more about all of our Build-A-Kit species offerings below and create your perfect native plant combination!

Out of stock species are designated as **Temporarily Unavailable**. We update this list frequently as we continue to produce plants throughout the growing season and our inventory is constantly changing.  Check back often for the most current availability.

Species currently available for order but not ready for shipment are designated **Coming Soon**.  Please allow extra time for delivery on any Build-A-Kit orders including this species.  

Availability statuses updated August 31.  Although we anticipate the availability of all species listed, we cannot guarantee availability and some species are subject to change. 

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Common NameScientific NamePlant TypeMoistureLightHeightBloom ColorBloom Season
YarrowAchillea millefoliumForbDryFull Sun Part Shade12-36"WhiteSummer
(Sweet Flag) **Temporarily Unavailable**Acorus americanusForbMoist, WetFull Sun24-72"GreenSummer
Fragrant Giant HyssopAgastache foeniculumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-48"PurpleSummer, Fall
(Nodding Onion) **Temporarily Unavailable**Allium cernuumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-24"PinkSummer
Prairie OnionAllium stellatumForbDryFull Sun8-18"PinkSummer
False IndigoAmorpha fruticosaLegume Dry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-144"Purple/BrownSummer
Big BluestemAndropogon gerardiiGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-84"Purple, YellowFall
Tall ThimbleweedAnemone virginianaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-40"WhiteSummer
Field PussytoesAntennaria neglectaForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade4-16"WhiteSpring
(Plantain-Leaved Pussytoes) **Temporarily Unavailable** Antennaria plantaginifoliaForb DryFull Sun, Part Shade4-9"WhiteSpring
**Temporarily Unavailable**
Anthoxanthum hirtumGrassMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade16-36"BrownSummer
ColumbineAquilegia canadensisForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"RedSpring, Summer
Prairie SageArtemisia ludovicianaForb DryFull Sun12-36"White/YellowSummer, Fall
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnataForbMoist, WetFull Sun12-60"PinkSummer, Fall
(Showy Milkweed) **Temporarily Unavailable**Asclepias speciosaForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-36"PinkSummer
Common MilkweedAsclepias syriacaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-48"Purple, PinkSummer
Butterfly MilkweedAsclepias tuberosaForbDry, MoistFull Sun12-36"OrangeSummer, Fall
Whorled MilkweedAsclepias verticillataForbDryFull Sun12-36"WhiteSummer, Fall
Canada Milk VetchAstragalus canadensisLegumeDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-48"WhiteSummer
Side-oats GramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrassDry, MoistFull Sun12-36"TanSummer
Blue GramaBouteloua gracilisGrassDryFull Sun, Part Shade8-28"Brown, PurpleSummer, Fall
Prairie BromeBromus kalmiiGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-42"TanSummer, Fall
Blue-joint GrassCalamagrostis canadensisGrassMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"Tan Summer
(Marsh Marigold) **Temporarily Unavailable**Caltha palustrisForbEmergent, WetFull Sun, Part Shade8-24"YellowSpring
(Tall Bellflower) **Temporarily Unavailable**Campanula americanaForbDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade24-60"PurpleSummer, Fall
Bebb's Oval SedgeCarex bebbiiSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"Green, BrownSummer
Bicknell's SedgeCarex bicknelliiSedgeDry, MoistFull Sun 12-48"Green, BrownSummer
Plains Oval SedgeCarex breviorSedgeDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-40"Green, BrownSummer
Bottlebrush SedgeCarex comosaSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-48"Green, BrownSummer
(Porcupine Sedge) **Temporarily Unavailable**Carex hystericinaSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade10-40"Green, BrownSummer
(Lake Sedge) **Temporarily Unavailable**Carex lacustrisSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade20-48"Green, BrownSummer
(Woolly Sedge) **Temporarily Unavailable**Carex pellitaSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun36-48"Green, BrownSpring, Summer
Pointed Broom SedgeCarex scopariaSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun12-40"Brown Summer
(Long-beaked Sedge) **Temporarily Unavailable**Carex sprengeliiSedgeDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"GreenSummer
Awl-fruited SedgeCarex stipataSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"Brown Summer
Tussock SedgeCarex strictaSedge Moist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"Green, Brown Summer
(Tuckerman's Sedge) **Temporarily Unavailable**Carex tuckermaniiSedgeMoist, WetPart Shade, Full Shade12-48"GreenSummer
Fox SedgeCarex vulpinoideaSedgeMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"Green, BrownSummer
Lance-leaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolataForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-36"YellowSpring, Summer
Prairie Coreopsis Coreopsis palmataForbDry, MoistFull Sun12-36"YellowSummer
White Prairie Clover
Dalea candidaLegumeDryFull Sun12-36"WhiteSummer
Purple Prairie CloverDalea purpureaLegumeDry, MoistFull Sun12-36"PurpleSummer
Flat-topped AsterDoellingeria umbellataForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-84"WhiteSummer, Fall
Prairie CinquefoilDrymocallis argutaForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"WhiteSummer
Narrow-leaved ConeflowerEchinacea angustifoliaForbDry Full Sun12-24"PurpleSummer, Fall
Pale Purple ConeflowerEchinacea pallidaForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-36"Purple, PinkSpring, Summer
Canada Wild RyeElymus canadensisGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-60"TanSummer
Bottlebrush GrassElymus hystrixGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"TanSummer
Silky Wild RyeElymus villosusGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"TanSummer
Virginia Wild RyeElymus virginicusGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-48"TanSummer, Fall
Rattlesnake MasterEryngium yuccifoliumForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-60"White, GreenSummer
BonesetEupatorium perfoliatumForbMoist, WetFull Sun24-48"WhiteSummer, Fall
Large-leaved AsterEurybia macrophyllaForbDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade12-48"White, PurpleSummer, Fall
(Grass-leaved Goldenrod) **Temporarily Unavailable**Euthamia graminifoliaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"YellowSummer
Joe-pye WeedEutrochium maculatumForbMoist, WetFull Sun24-120"Purple, PinkSummer
Sweet Joe-pye Weed **Coming Soon**
Eutrochium purpureumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-48"Purple, PinkSummer
(Nodding Fescue) **Temporarily Unavailable**Festuca subverticillataGrassDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade20-40"TanSummer
Gaillardia aristataForbDryFull Sun12-48"Yellow/RedSpring, Summer
Prairie SmokeGeum triflorumForbDryFull Sun6-16"PinkSpring
(Sneezeweed) **Temporarily Unavailable**Helenium autumnaleForbMoist, WedFull Sun24-60"YellowFall
Maximilian's SunflowerHelianthus maximilianiForbDry, MoistFull Sun36-120"YellowSummer, Fall
Stiff SunflowerHelianthus pauciflorusForbDryFull Sun24-60YellowSummer, Fall
Common Ox-eyeHeliopsis helianthoidesForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-60"YellowSummer, Fall
Prairie AlumrootHeuchera richardsoniiForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade12-24Green, RedSpring, Summer
(Northern Blueflag Iris) **Temporarily Unavailable**Iris versicolorForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"Blue, PurpleSpring, Summer
Common RushJuncus effususRushMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade16-48"BrownSummer
(June Grass) **Temporarily Unavailable**Koeleria macranthaGrassDryFull Sun, Part Shade10-24"TanSummer
Round-headed Bush CloverLespedeza capitataForbDryFull Sun24-60"White, GreenSummer
Rough Blazing StarLiatris asperaForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade12-48"PurpleSummer, Fall
Meadow Blazing Star
Liatris ligulistylisForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-40"PurpleSummer, Fall
Dotted Blazing StarLiatris punctataForbDryFull Sun12-24"PurpleSummer, Fall
Prairie Blazing Star Liatris pycnostachyaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"PurpleSummer, Fall
(Cardinal Flower) **Temporarily Unavailable** Lobelia cardinalisForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-60"RedSummer
Great Blue LobeliaLobelia siphiliticaForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-48"Purple, BlueSummer, Fall
Wild LupineLupinus perennisForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade8-24"PurpleSpring
Winged LoosestrifeLythrum alatumForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-48"Purple, PinkSummer
Monkey Flower
Mimulus ringensForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"PurpleSummer
Wild BergamotMonarda fistulosaForbDry, MoistFull Sun24-48"PurpleSummer
Spotted Bee BalmMonarda punctataForbDryFull Sun24-48"White, Green, PinkSummer
SwitchgrassPanicum virgatumGrassDry, MoistFull Sun48-72"TanSummer
Smooth Penstemon Penstemon digitalisForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"WhiteSpring, Summer
Slender PenstemonPenstemon gracilisForbDryFull Sun12-24"PurpleSpring
(Prairie Phlox) **Temporarily Unavailable**Phlox pilosaForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade6-24"PinkSpring
Obedient PlantPhysostegia virginianaForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade36-60"PinkFall
(Jacob's Ladder) **Temporarily Unavailable**Polemonium reptansForbDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade12-24"Purple, BlueSpring
Self HealPrunella vulgarisForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade6-12"PurpleSummer, Fall
Mountain MintPycnanthemum virginianumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"WhiteSummer
Long-headed ConeflowerRatibida columniferaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-48"YellowSummer
Yellow ConeflowerRatibida pinnataForbDry, MoistFull Sun36-60"YellowSummer
Black-eyed SusanRudbeckia hirtaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"YellowSummer, Fall
Sweet Black-eyed SusanRudbeckia subtomentosaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"YellowSummer, Fall
Brown-eyed SusanRudbeckia trilobaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"YellowSummer, Fall
Little BluestemSchizachyrium scopariumGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"Brown, PurpleSummer, Fall
Hard-stem BulrushSchoenoplectus acutusRushEmergent, WetFull Sun48-84"BrownSummer, Fall
Soft-stem BulrushSchoenoplectus tabernaemontaniRushEmergent, WetFull Sun24-60"BrownSummer, Fall
Green BulrushScirpus atrovirensRushMoist, WetFull Sun36-60"BrownSummer
WoolgrassScirpus cyperinusRushMoist, WetFull Sun36-72"TanSummer, Fall
Early FigwortScrophularia lanceolataForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"Green, RedSpring, Summer
(Compass Plant) **Temporarily Unavailable**Silphium laciniatumForbDry, MoistFull Sun60-120"YellowSummer, Fall
Cup PlantSilphium perfoliatumForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade60-84"YellowSummer
Zig Zag GoldenrodSolidago flexicaulisForbDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade24-48YellowFall
Gray GoldenrodSolidago nemoralisForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-36"YellowFall
Upland White GoldenrodSolidago ptarmicoidesForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade12-24"WhiteSummer, Fall
Riddell's GoldenrodSolidago riddelliiForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-40"YellowFall
Stiff GoldenrodSolidago rigidaForbDry, MoistFull Sun36-48"YellowFall
Showy GoldenrodSolidago speciosaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-60"YellowFall
Indian GrassSorghastrum nutansGrassDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade60-84"RustFall
Prairie CordgrassSpartina pectinataGrassMoist, WetFull Sun60-96"TanFall
MeadowsweetSpiraea albaShrub Moist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade60-96"WhiteSummer
(Steeplebush) **Temporarily Unavailable**Spiraea tomentosaShrubMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-48"PinkSummer
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heterolepisGrassDry, MoistFull Sun24-48"TanSummer, Fall
(Lindley's Aster) **Temporarily Unavailable**Symphyotrichum ciliolatumForbDry, MoistPart Shade, Full Shade12-48"BlueFall
Heath AsterSymphyotrichum ericoidesForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"WhiteFall
Smooth Blue Aster Symphyotrichum laeveForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-48"LavenderFall
Calico AsterSymphyotrichum lateriflorumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade36-48"WhiteFall
New England AsterSymphyotrichum novae-angliaeForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade60-84"PurpleFall
Sky Blue AsterSymphyotrichum oolentangienseForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"LavenderFall
(Silky Aster) **Temporarily Unavailable**Symphyotrichum sericeumForbDryFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"Purple, PinkFall
Purple Meadow RueThalictrum dasycarpumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade48-84"WhiteSummer
Blue VervainVerbena hastataForbMoist, WetFull Sun, Part Shade24-60"Purple, BlueSummer
Hoary VervainVerbena strictaForbDry, MoistFull Sun12-36"Blue, PurpleSummer
IronweedVernonia fasciculataForbMoist, WetFull Sun36-72"PurpleSummer, Fall
Culver's RootVeronicastrum virginicumForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade48-60"WhiteSummer
Golden Alexanders Zizia aureaForbDry, MoistFull Sun, Part Shade24-36"YellowSpring, Summer