Mariposa Native Plants: Seeds Generally Available
Monarch butterfly on Narrowleaf Milkweed plants. Photo copyright © 2018 Mariposa Native Plants.
We encourage planting the following perennials; they support the monarch butterfly caterpillar:
Canyon Live Oak acorn. Photo copyright © 2019 Mariposa Native Plants.
Oak trees are a crucial anchor component of several California ecosystems
You can ensure their long-term survival by cultivating them from acorns. It takes a long time, of course, but it's
worth it when you consider the ecological value and the ease by which you can facilitate landscape restoration. Pay
attention to your local elevation and oak woodland environment.
Seeds for trees, large tree-like shrubs, and shrubs:
Redbud tree in flower, early spring. Photo copyright © 2019 Mariposa Native Plants.
Seeds for perennial herbs:
Coyote Mint plants in flower, late spring, lower mountains. Photo copyright © 2019 Mariposa Native Plants.
- We no longer offer quantity discounts for plants and seeds.
- We can ship native plant seeds, and we use USPS Priority Mail. Large seeds and acorns are shipped
in a USPS Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Box. We recommend that you refrigerate the seeds as soon as you
get them and keep them cool, not frozen, until you are ready to plant them. Mariposa Native Plants complies
with Article 4.5 of the California Seed Law and is thereby permitted to sell native plant seeds within the
state of California.
How to order seeds:
- We do not have a "Shopping Cart" on our website. Send us an email indicating which seeds you want
to purchase. Let us know your shipping address for USPS Priority Mail. We will confirm the species
available, the amounts, and let you know what the total cost of the order will be. You can send us
a check by mail or pay on our PayPal site. If you use PayPal, please direct the payment to our email
address, which is firstname.lastname@example.org. If we are running low on seed supplies, then we'll
note this on our Blog page.