HH Wild Plums

Producing hardy, adapted woody plants of long season interest for the Great Plains
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About Us
HH Wild Plums is a wholesale nursery founded in 2007 by noted horticuluralist and plant lover Harlan Hamernik.


Harlan passed away in October 2012. The staff is going to carry on his dreams for HH Wild Plums; we are here to take care of Harlan's and HH Wild Plums customers and friends

Harlan Hamernik, the founder of Bluebird Nursery, had received numerous awards and honors over the years including: Award of Merit, Perennial Plant Association, Delegation to Tibet & R.O.C. Departments of Forestry, Fellow of International Plant Propagator's Society, Delegation to Inner Mongolia, guest of R.O.C., Honorary Missouri Master Gardener, Nebraska Small Business Person of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Honor Award from the National Soil & Water Conservation Society, University of Nebraska Horticulture Delegation to China, INLA Association Merit Award, Individual Partner Award from Plant Select® and many more.

He also received the Distinguished Nurseryman Award, Honorary Member Award and Outstanding NCN of the Year Award from the NNLA.  

Harlan had been an affiliate and officer in: BPI, Perennial Plant Association, ANLA, WNLA, MNLA, INLA, South and North Dakota Association of Nurseryman, CNLA, Lower Elkhorn Natural Resource District, Hardy Plant Society, American Penstemon Society, American Rock Garden Society, International Plant Propagator's Society, Wholesale Nursery Growers of America, Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Advisory Board and Nebraska Advisory Council for Nebraska.

In 2012, Harlan received the Individual Partner Award from Plant Select® and the John C. Fremont Pathfinder Award.