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Bumblebee Burrow Native Plant Collection

SKU: AM020061
per Collection of 7
No longer shipping to zones 2-10 this season.
Our Bumblebee Burrow Native Plant Collection is the perfect way to invite bees to call your garden home. Native ornamental grasses create a soft, textural complement to colorful flowers that bloom from spring through fall to keep bees nourished. Skip the mulch - queen bumblebees will burrow into bare soil to hibernate for winter. Collection of 7 plants.
key features
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Height
Plants in this collection range in height from12-40" tall
Bloom Time
Mid spring to fall


Our Bumblebee Burrow Native Plant Collection features native species and native cultivars for a pollinator-friendly, matrix-style planting. Repeat the collection to fill in larger spaces and grow more pollinator habitat. In the winter, queen bumblebees will burrow into bare soil to hibernate; in spring and summer, she’ll build a nest for the next generation of her bumblebee colony – typically in an undisturbed cavity area such as a stone wall or compost pile. To best support bumblebees and other pollinators, leave the leaves and spent flower stalks in your gardens to provide overwintering habitat, and avoid digging or clearing leaf litter until pollinators wake up, when soil temperature warms to over 55°F in spring.

Our Bumblebee Burrow Native Plant Collection includes 7 plants, covering roughly 40 sq. ft. when planted together:

Dwarf Blue Baptisia – 1 plant
Prairie Dropseed Grass – 3 plants
‘Wood's Light Blue’ Aster – 1 plant
‘Mardi Gras’ Helenium – 1 plant
Blunt Mountain Mint – 1 plant

*Not all plants will be in bloom at the same time, as depicted in the collage. Plants are subject to change due to availability, and if we make substitutions, we feature plants with similar attributes suitable to the collection design.