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Thanks for your interest in buying and planting native plants! 
Visit one of our retail carriers!
Don't forget to visit and support the amazing independent garden centers and landscapers who carry our product, such as Bitterroot Nursery in Hamilton, Caras Nursery in Missoula, Cashman Nursery in Bozeman and North End Organics in Boise (to name only a few!) See the full list here.

Not sure what to order?
We've got you covered with pre-planned Water Wise Plant Packs and custom seed mixes. These curated garden packs are designed to help you establish a beautiful, low water-use garden. Each packs comes with a recommended planting plan and a detailed description of each plant. Plus 10% of all proceeds will be donated to the Bitter Root Water Forum!

Still have questions about what is right for your yard or site?
We also offer native plant consulting services. 



Due to high demand and labor availability, we are limiting our available plants to our 7ci, 10ci and 40ci cone-tainers. If you are looking for other sizes please visit our retail carriers (listed above) or attend one of our annual pop-ups, hosted Mother's Day and in the fall.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support!
Shipping / pick up information:

Please specify the method in which you plan to receive your order (ship or pick-up) on your order form


Qualifications for ordering directly from Great Bear:

  • Minimum order value of $100 to place order 

  • Must order at least 5 per size, per species

How to buy plants from us:

1. Use the Excel spreadsheet below to place an order. Please provide your full contact info including your mailing address if you plan to have plants shipped directly to you.

  • Please name your order: "Order Your Name Date" 
    Example: Order Abe Lincoln 4-13-21


2. Email your completed order to and specify if you plan to pick up or if you need your plants shipped and indicate your preferred ship or pick-up week or weeks. 


3. Payment will be collected at time of shipping for UPS orders via secure credit card link or Venmo. Pick-up orders can paid for at time of pick up via cash or check. Secure credit card link and Venmo available before pick up as well. 

NOTE: We ship via UPS and charges will be applied at time of shipment. Additional order charges may apply for plants shipped in their containers. We ship UPS Monday-Tuesday pending our shipping schedule
Pick up is available Wednesday - Friday.  

Direct to Public Sales are OPEN for 2024
Please note that our inventory changes rapidly 

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