Twice a year the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, hosts a two-day plant sale of over 300 species native to the state of Texas. The sale includes annuals and perennial wildflowers, cacti and succulents, vines, shrubs, trees, grasses, water plants, and seeds. This year’s spring sale takes place April 12–13, 2019. (The fall sale will take place October 18–19.)
Become a member for early admission
Members get first pick of the plants from 9 to 5 on Friday at the members-only sale, and folks who join or renew a membership at the sale receive a coupon for three free plants. Saturday’s sale (also 9 to 5) is open to the general public and is free with regular admission to the center.
While some of the species available at the sale are also available at native plant nurseries, many are not. Veterans of the sale know that if you are looking for something special…
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