We are fortunate to have an allied partner in the green industry that can help you with your out-of-digging-season native trees, herbaceous natives, smaller container tree and shrub natives or any other plant needs.
Based in Bristow, Virginia, South Riding Nurseries [SRN] has been supplying the Northern Virginia with all of their plant needs for twenty years. From multi-branched national commercial landscapers to high-end design-build residential installers, they have all the plants and material needed at their state-of-the-art twelve-acre nursery.
Their team of experienced professionals can fill just about any order from large caliper B&B and container shade, ornamental, and evergreens trees to a full line of shrubs and perennials. In addition, they stock a mix of hardlines including Techo-Bloc® pavers and wallstone, natural stone, mulches, soils, edging and tools. If it’s not in stock, SRN’s sourcing department that can find it utilizing a dedicated network of growers across the entire country and bringing in 4-6 tractor trailers a day of new and fresh material.
You can find their annual catalogue and contact information on their website.
Here are some other interesting local and regional links which provide additional information:
- The White House Farm Foundation is a nonprofit educational foundation adjacent to the nursery.
- The Virginia Native Plant Society is a state-wide resource for native plants in the Commonwealth and a lead partner for the Flora of Virginia Project.
- Plant NOVA Natives is a resource dedicated to the cultivation of natives in Northern Virginia Landscapes.
Below are links to articles about native trees grown by White House Natives:
- Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
- Pin Oak (Quercus palustris)
- Basswood (Tilia americana)
- Bottlebrush Buckeye (Æsculus parviflora)
- Virginia or Scrub Pine (Pinus virginiana)
- Common Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
- Black Gum / Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
- American Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana)
- American Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)
- Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea)
- Southern Red Oak (Quercus falcata)
- River Birch (Betula nigra)
- Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata)
- Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis)
- Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
- Virginia Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
- Eastern Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
- Swamp White Oak (Quercus bicolor)
- Common Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)
- Willow Oak (Quercus phellos)
- Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
- American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)
- Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
- Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
- Elderberry (Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis)
- Viburnums (Viburnum prunifolium & nudum)
- Dogwood Shrubs (Cornus amomum, sericea & racemosa)
- Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
- Black Walnut (Juglans nigra)
- Black Oak (Quercus velutina)
- Boxelder (Acer negundo)
- Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)
- Paw Paw (Asimina triloba)
- Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana)
- Catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides)
- Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
- Virginia Fringe Tree (Chionanthus virginicus)
- White Oak (Quercus alba)
- American Holly (Ilex opaca)