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Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Flame orange flowers are stunning in masses or drifts and attract pollinators galore. Interestingly, this plant does not exude the "milk" colored sap, however, although said to be less preferred than other milkweed species, is nonetheless a Monarch butterfly host plant. Quantities may be limited.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Dry to Average
Height: 2 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: Orange

Price: $7.95
Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

A popular plant with good reason. Blooms attracts pollinators in summer and their seed will support birds in the cold months. Beautiful in a home or business planting, restoration and in a vase. One larval host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly and Wavy-lined Emerald moth.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: June-August
Flowers: Purple-Magenta

Price: $7.95
Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Truly stunning carmine flowers borne on tall slender spikes rising from a basal rosette of leaves. Ideal for use in Hummingbird and Rain Gardens.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Moist-Wet
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: July-September
Flowers: Red

Price: $7.95
Great Blue Lobelia

Lobelia siphilitica

Spikes of tubular blue-violet flowers attract and support bumblebees. This plant works well for use in a rain garden, along a waterway or at the edge of a pond.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Moist to Wet
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Blooms: July-September
Flowers: Blue-violet

Price: $7.95
Culver's Root

Veronicastrum virginicum

Tall wispy, white candelabra-like flowers attract a multitude of pollinators and produce an especially strong effect when a number are planted together in a group. Candidate for rain gardens.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 4 to 7 feet
Blooms: May-August
Flowers: White

Price: $7.95
Purple Giant Hyssop

Agastache scrophulariifolia

With spikes from 1" to 6" long, this plant makes an excellent source of late-season nectar indeed. Crushed foliage emits a pleasant licorice fragrance.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average
Height: 2 to 5 feet
Blooms: July-October
Flowers: Pale Purple-Lavender

Price: $7.95
Foxglove Beardtongue

Penstemon digitalis

Perfect for a sunny border, the tubular flowers are white, tinged with pink and attract a variety of native bees & hummingbirds. Foliage is a smooth glossy dark green.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 3-5 feet
Blooms: April-June
Flowers: white to pink

Price: $7.95
Royal Catchfly

Silene regia

Excellent hummingbird plant with red flowers to 2" across. Makes a lovely addition to a pollinator garden.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average, well-drained to Dry
Height: to 4 feet
Blooms: July to August
Flowers: Red

Price: $7.95
Allegheny Monkey Flower

Mimulus ringens

Best used for bordering ponds and waterways for erosion control & to support pollinators. Flowers resemble snapdragons. Rhizomatous perennial.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: June to September
Flowers: Pink to Purple

Price: $7.95
Eastern Smooth Beardtongue

Penstemon laevigatus

White to pale purple tubular flowers ascend above verdant basal rosette of leaves. Cheerful for garden & hummingbirds.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Average
Height: 1 to 3 feet
Blooms: May to July
Flowers: White to Pink-Purple

Price: $7.95
Hairy Beardtongue

Penstemon hirsutus

Front yard worthy! At 18 inches tall, this plant will grow in full sun to shade, moist soil to dry. Lovely purple tubular flowers support the hummingbird & many pollinators. Under-used as a yard plant.

Price: $7.95
Carolina Wild Petunia

Ruellia caroliniensis

A wonderful little plant that produces a relatively big, cheerful flower (to 2" long). Blooms intermittently throughout the growing season. Drought tolerant. One larval host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly. Source of nectar for hummingbirds.

Light: Part to Full Sun
Soil: Moist to Dry
Height: 6-24"
Blooms: May-September
Flowers: Pale Purple

Price: $7.95