Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Ohio Native Plants - S through Z

Our Native Ohio Plants

Listed by scientific name followed by the common name - Starting with the letter S through the letter Z. Each of the Ohio native plants listed links to a second page that provides: lovely pictures, cultivation requirements, wildlife significance, natural plant distribution range, plant/seed providence and propagation notes.

Our Methods

The majority of our native plants are started from seed, stratified in cold storage and raised organically. We concentrate on bring plants to the market that are in their second season of growth having survived Ohio winters outside; their only protection being soil built up around their pots and a few inches of leaves.

Market Quality

We pride ourselves in only bringing native Ohio plants to our events that would be capable of sitting on the finest nursery shelves in our area.

Sedum ternatum - Wildstonecrop 

Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna

Silene regia - Royal Catchfly

Silene stellata - - Starry Campion

Silene Viriginica - Fire Pink

Silphium laciniatum - Compass Plant

Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant

Sisyrinchium albidum - Common Blue-eyed Grass

Solidago ohiensis - Ohio Goldenrod

Symphyotrichum laeve - Smooth Blue Aster

Symphyotrichum -novae-angliae - New England Aster

Symphyotrichum shortii - Short's Aster

Tiarella cordiifolia - Foamflower

Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort

Uvularia grandflora - Giant Bellflower

Verbena stricta -Hoary Verain

Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed

Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root

Viola pedatifida - Prairie Violets

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexander