Carolina Native Nursery

Burnsville,  NC 
United States

Carolina Native Nursery is the premier supplier of native shrubs, perennials, ferns, and grasses. Specializing in native Azaleas, we also provide B&B Rhododendron and Mt. Laurel dug to order. Carolina Native Nursery grows a full line of one and three gallon native shrubs, one gallon perennials, and 18-cell RootMaker liner trays. You can find our entire plant list on our website,, or in the product listings below. We can ship full truckloads or partial truckloads all over the US. Let us know how we can help you and we look forward to working with you.

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9am-10am : 920 2860 6115 (Passcode D1JZWE)

10am-11am : 975 5474 9041 (Passcode cy6nH6)

11am-12pm : 963 1467 8414 (Passcode a6WG4c)

1pm-2pm : 932 3436 9097 (Passcode T0JJZk

2pm-3pm : 993 3329 4470 (Passcode e7wr6p)

3pm-4pm : 948 3691 9748 (Passcode KNJ2mS)

4pm-5pm : 991 9327 1018 (Passcode 0FdJa5)

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Carolina Native Nursery - Who We Are
We Offer B&B Shrubs!
Hydrangeas, Viburnum, and More!
#1 Source for Native Azaleas


  • Native Rhododendron and Azaleas
    Carolina Native Nursery grows a variety of native Rhododendron and seed grown Azaleas. We offer evergreens in B&B sizes and native Azaleas in one and three gallon containers. We dig to order to ensure the freshest plants. Let us know what you need!...

  • Carolina Native Nursery has been growing native Azalea and Rhododendron from seed since the very start. We've perfected our methods over the years and produce 1000's of retail ready plants each season. For size options of each species, please check out our website

    Seed Grown Native Azaleas Available in One and Three Gallon Containers and Liner Trays

    Rhododendron alabamense - Alabama Azalea

    Rhododendron arborescens - Sweet Azalea

    Rhododendron atlanticum - Coastal Azalea

    Rhododendron austrinum - Florida Flame Azalea

    Rhododendron calendulaceum - Flame Azalea

    Rhododendron canescens - Piedmont Azalea

    Rhododendron cumberlandense - Cumberland Azalea

    Rhododendron flammeum - Oconee Azalea

    Rhododendron 'Gregory Bald' - Gregory Bald Natural Hybrid Azalea

    Rhododendron periclymenoides - Pinxterbloom Azalea

    Rhododendron prinophyllum - Roseshell Azalea

    Rhododendron prunifolium - Plumleaf Azalea

    Rhododendron vaseyi - Pinkshell Azalea

    Rhododendron viscosum - Swamp Azalea

    Seed Grown Evergreen Native Rhododendron Available in One Gallon, Three Gallon, Various B&B Sizes, and Liner Trays

    Rhododendron maximum - Rosebay Rhododendron 

    Rhododendron carolinianum - Carolina Rhododendron

    Hybrid Evergreen Rhododendron Available in Three Gallon Containers and Various B&B Sizes

    English Roseum

    Roseum Elegans


    Catawbiense Album



    Nova Zembla

    Max Roseum

    Native Selection and Hybrid Azaleas Availalbe in One and Three Gallon Containers

    'My Mary'

    'Earl’s Angel'

    'Elizabeth Lane'

    'Gold Topaz'

    'Mandarin Lights'

    'Rosy Lights'

    'White Lights'

    'Lemon Lights'

  • Native Perennials, Ferns, and Grasses
    Carolina Native grows over 80 species/varieties of native perennials, ferns, and grasses. From Baptisia to Polystichum, we have the plants you're looking for. We grow quality plants for landscapers, rewholesalers, and IGCs....

  • Carolina Native Nursery has been growing native perennials for a few years now and we've tripled our numbers for 2021 because the demand has been so high. We're excited to offer some new plants for our customers as well as our favorite tried-and-true standards. Please check out our website for availability,

    Andropogon ternarius 'Black Mountain' - Black Mountain Bluestem

    Carex appalachica - Appalachian Sedge

    Carex pensylvanica - Pennsylvania Sedge

    Eragrostis spectabilis - Purple Love Grass

    Muhlenbergia capillaris - Pink Muhly Grass

    Panicum virgatum: "Shenandoah' - Shenandoah Switchgrass

    Schizachyrium scoparium 'The Blues' - The Blues Little Bluestem

    Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prarie Blues' - Prarie Blues Little Bluestem

    Schizachyrium scoparium 'Stand. Ovation' - Standing Ovation Little Bluestem

    Sporobolus heterolepis - Prarie Dropseed

    Athyrium angustum forma rubellum 'Lady in Red' - Lady In Red Lady Fern

    Athyrium filix-femina - Lady Fern

    Dennstaedtia punctilobula - Hay Scented Fern

    Dryopteris marginalis - Marginal Wood Fern

    Matteuccia struthiopteris - Ostrich Fern

    Onoclea sensibilis - Sensitive Fern

    Osmundastrum cinnamomeum - Cinnamon Fern

    Osmunda regalis - Royal Fern

    Polystichum acrostichoides - Christmas Fern

    Actaea racemosa - Snakeroot

    Agastache 'Blue Fortune' - Blue Fortune Anise Hyssop

    Amsonia hubrichtii - Blue Star

    Aquilegia can. 'Little Lanterns' - Little Lanterns Columbine

    Aruncus dioicus - Goat's Beard 

    Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed

    Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed

    Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry' - Snow Flurry Aster

    Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star - Eastern Star Aster

    Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies' - October Skies Aster

    Baptisia australis - False Indigo

    Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' - Turtlehead

    Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar' - Superstar Green and Gold

    Coreopsis pubescens 'Sunshine Superman' - Sunshine Superman Star Tickseed

    Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' - Moonbeam Threadleaf Tickseed

    Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' - Zagreb Threadleaf Tickseed

    Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

    Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star' - Ruby Star Purple Coneflower

    Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan' - White Swan White Coneflower

    Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master

    Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe' - Little Joe Dwarf Joe Pye Weed

    Eupatorium perfoliatum - Boneset

    Galax urceolata - Bugleweed

    Geranium maculatum - Cranesbill

    Helenium autumnale Mariachi 'Salsa' - Salsa Sneezeweed

    Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights' - Summer Nights False Sunflower

    Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Dale's Strain Coralbells

    Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple' - Palace Purple Coralbells

    Hibiscus moscheutos - Swamp Hibiscus

    Iris cristata - Dwarf Crested Iris

    Iris versicolor 'Purple Flame' - Purple Flame Blue Flag Iris

    Iris versicolor - Blue Flag Iris

    Liatris microcephala - Dwarf Blazing Star

    Liatris spicata 'Kobold' - Kobold Blazing Star

    Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

    Lobelia siphilitica - Giant Blue Lobelia

    Mertensia virginica - Bluebells

    Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace' - Claire Grace Purple Bee Balm

    Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline' - Jacob Cline Red Bee Balm

    Monarda punctata - Spotted Bee Balm

    Packera aurea - Golden Ragwort

    Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard' - Blackbeard Beard-tongue

    Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' - Husker Red Beard-tongue

    Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' - Blue Moon Woodland Phlox

    Phlox paniculata 'Jeana' - Jeana Garden Phlox

    Phlox stolinifera 'Blue Ridge' - Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox

    Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue' - Blue Creeping Phlox

    Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink' - Pink Creeping Phlox

    Polemonium reptans - Jacob's Ladder

    Polygonatum biflorum - Solomon's Seal

    Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid' - Vivid Obedient Plant

    Pycnanthemum muticum - Mountain Mint

    Rudbeckia ful. var. fulgida - Black-Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia ful. 'Goldstrum' - Goldstrum Black-Eyed Susan

    Rudbeckia ful. var. sul. 'Little Goldstar' - Little Goldstar Dwarf Black-Eyed Susan

    Silene virginica - Fire Pinks

    Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks' - Fireworks Goldenrod

    Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece' - Golden Fleece Dwarf Goldenrod

    Sisyrinchium angustifolium 'Lucerne' - Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass

    Spigelia marilandica - Indian Pinks

    Tiarella cord. 'Running Tapestry' - Running Tapestry Foamflower

    Tiarella cord. 'Brandywine' - Brandywine Foamflower

    Vernonia lettermanii 'Iron Butterfly' - Iron Butterfly Ironweed

    Vernonia novaboracensis - New York Ironweed

  • Kalmia and Leucothoe
    Carolina Native Nursery offers large B&B Kalmia and container grown Leucothoe. We offer a range of sizes of Kalmia and our Leucothoe are available in three and one gallon containers....

  • Our Kalmia are cutback, collected plants grown here in the mountains of Western North Carolina. They are available from 2-3' B&B all the way up to 8-10'. We only dig to order and require 2 weeks to get plants prepared for pick up or delivery. Truck loads are available for any and all wholesale customers across the US. We seed grow our straight species Leucothoe in one gallon and three gallon containers. We also offer 'Scarletta' which is a great selection known for it's red new growth and tight habit. Check out our prices and availability on our website,
  • Native Three Gallon Shrubs
    Carolina Native Nursery grows over 50 species and varieties of native shrubs. Many are straight species but we also grow some of the most popular selections on the market....

  • Carolina Native Nursery is proud of offer three and one gallons native shrubs to our customers. They're grown from locally sourced seed as well as liners we bring in from reputable growers in our industry. Check out our website for prices and availability, We look forward to working with you!

    Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry

    Aronia arbutifolia - Red Chokeberry

    Aronia melanocarpa - Black Chokeberry

    Aronia melanocarpa 'Ground Hog' - Ground Hog Dwarf Black Chokeberry 

    Aronia melanocarpa 'Low Scape Mound' - Low Scape Mound Dwarf Black Chokeberry

    Calycanthus floridus - Sweetshrub

    Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey Tea

    Cephalanthus occidentalis - Buttonbush

    Clethra acuminata - Cinnamon Bark Clethra

    Clethra alnifolia - Summersweet

    Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' - Hummingbird Dwarf Summersweet

    Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice' - Ruby Spice Pink Summersweet

    Diervilla sessilifolia - Bush Honeysuckle

    Diervilla rivularis 'Troja Black' - Troja Black Bush Honeysuckle

    Euonymus americanus - Hearts-a-Bustin

    Fothergilla gardenii - Dwarf Fothergilla

    Fothergilla major 'Mt Airy' - Mt Airy Fothergilla

    Hydrangea arborescens - Smooth Hydrangea

    Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' - Annebelle Hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia - Oakleaf Hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice' - Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Jetstream' - Jetstream Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers' - Ruby Slippers Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea 

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake' - Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee' - Pee Wee Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea 

    Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen' - Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea

    Hypericum fondosum 'Sunburst' - Sunburst St. John's Wort

    Hypericum prolificum - Shrubby St. John's Wort

    Ilex glabra - Inkberry 

    Ilex glabra 'Shamrock' - Shamrock Inkberry

    Ilex glabra 'Gem Box' - Gem Box Dwarf Inkberry

    Ilex glabra 'Compacta' - Compacta Inkberry

    Ilex verticillata - Winterberry

    Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy' - Jim Dandy Winterberry (Male pollinator for 'Red Sprite)

    Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite' - Red Sprite Dwarf Winterberry 

    Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red' - Winter Red Winterberry 

    Ilex verticillata 'Southern Gentleman' - Southern Gentleman (Male pollinator for 'Winter Red' 

    Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' - Henry's Garnet Sweetspire

    Lindera benzoin - Spicebush

    Physocarpus opulifolius - Ninebark

    Physocarpus opulifolius 'Summer Wine' - Summer Wine Purple-leaved Ninebark

    Rhus aromatica 'Gro Low' - Gro Low Sumac

    Rosa carolina - Pasture Rose

    Rosa palustris - Swamp Rose

    Sambucus canadensis - Elderberry

    Spiraea alba - Meadowsweet

    Spiraea tomentosa - Hardhack

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop' - Bluecrop Highbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Ray' - Blue Ray Highbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey' - Jersey Highbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium macrocarpon - Cranberry

    Viburnum acerifolium - Mapleleaf Viburnum

    Viburnum cassinoides - Witherod Viburnum

    Viburnum dentatum - Arrowwood Viburnum

    Viburnum nudum 'Brandywine' - Brandywine Smooth Witherod Viburnum

    Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur' - Winterthur Smooth Witherod Viburnum

    Viburnum prunifolium - Blackhaw Viburnum

    Xanthorhiza simplicissima - Yellowroot

  • Seed Grown Native Azalea and Shrub Liners
    Carolina Native Nursery has been growing native Azalea and other native shrubs from seed for over 18 years. We use RootMaker flats which ensure a healthy and vigorous root system....

  • Every fall, Carolina Native Nursery collects Azalea seeds from local populations in Western North Carolina. If there are seeds that we can't get locally, we set off on field trips to GA and SC to find what we need. We also work with the Azalea and Rhododendron Society to get seeds that are too far for us to travel to collect. We then sow these seeds in one of our 4 propagation houses in community trays. After a few months when the plants have hardened off and produced 4-6 leaves, we separate and transplant then into RootMaker liner trays. We then allow them to fully root in before we offer them for sale or pot them up into one gallon containers for sale or for in-house production for finished three gallon plants. Our four propagation houses are full so we have plenty of plants for everbody. The demand has been so high that we've been adding a propagation house every year to our property. We are also available to contract grow other woodies that are not on our list such as Ceanothus americanus, Hydrangea arborescens, and many more. Check out our website for availability,

    Seed Grown Native Azalea and Rhododendron Liners

    Rhododendron alabamense - Alabama Azalea

    Rhododendron arborescens - Sweet Azalea

    Rhododendron atlanticum - Coastal Azalea

    Rhododendron austrinum - Florida Flame Azalea

    Rhododendron flammeum - Oconee Azalea

    Rhododendron calendulaceum - Flame Azalea

    Rhododendron canescens - Piedmont Azalea

    Rhododendron cumberlandense - Cumberland Azalea

    Rhododendron periclymenoides - Pinxterbloom Azalea

    Rhododendron prunifolium - Plumleaf Azalea

    Rhododendron vaseyi - Pinkshell Azalea

    Rhododendron viscosum - Swamp Azalea

    Rhododendron maximum - Rosebay Rhododendron

    Seed Grown Native Shrub Liners

    Kalmia latifolia - Mountain Laurel

    Leucothoe fontanesiana - Dog Hobble

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