Adopt a Plant

This season, you can help support Storm King by adopting a plant at the Art Center! Adopting a plant is a great way to help us care for our beautiful 500-acre Hudson Valley landscape. From wooded forests to blooming meadows of native grasses and wildflowers, your gift will ensure that Storm King continues to thrive for you and future generations.


$50 Smooth Blue Aster
(Aster laevis)
Smooth Blue Aster

ABOUT THIS PLANT
Native to the meadows and open woods throughout North America, Smooth Blue Aster fragrantly blooms from late July through September. With pale to dark purple petals, this perennial flower can grow to up to 28 inches tall. At Storm King, Smooth Blue Aster supports many native species of bees and butterflies, and can be found in small clusters near the South Fields.

ADOPTION MATERIALS
Receive a digital adoption certificate that you can download to keep or give as a gift!

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$100 Black-Eyed Susan
(Rudbeckia hirta)
Blackeyed Susan
ABOUT THIS PLANT
Native to meadows and open woods throughout the northeast region of the United States, Black-Eyed Susan or rudbeckia hirta is a species of plant belonging in the sunflower family. This plant blooms at Storm King during the summer months until September with bright yellow petals, and can be found in the South Fields.

ADOPTION MATERIALS
Receive a digital adoption certificate, and two complimentary guest passes!

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$250 Bee Balm or Bergamot
(Monarda fistulosa)
Beebalm
ABOUT THIS PLANT
Native to meadows and open woods throughout the United States, Bee Balm is also known as Wild Bergamot.  This fragrant plant blooms at Storm King during the summer months until September, with small clusters of pale pink to lavender flowers. Bee Balm can be found in Storm King’s South Fields.

ADOPTION MATERIALS
Receive a mailed adoption certificate, plus two complimentary guest passes to Storm King and a matchstick flower garden to bring a little of the Art Center home!

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$500 (and above) Butterfly Weed
(Asclepias tuberosa)
Butterfly Weed
ABOUT THIS PLANT
Native to meadows and open woods throughout eastern North America, Butterfly Weed or asclepias tuberosa is known for its striking clusters of orange blossoms.  This plant blooms at Storm King during the summer months until September, attracting butterflies with its stunning color and delicious nectar. Clusters of Butterfly Weed can be found in the Storm King Meadows.

ADOPTION MATERIALS
Receive a mailed adoption certificate, two complimentary guest passes, a matchstick garden, and Storm King tote bag!

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*Donations of $1,000 and above will also receive the opportunity to schedule a special tour with a Storm King Art Center docent to learn more about our wildflowers and landscape.