Bountiful butterfly Garden

10-plant collection

Monarch Butterfly Nectars on Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

bountiful butterfly GARDEN

This 10-plant selection of perennials will produce an abundance of nectar-rich flowers to feed and attract a variety of butterflies throughout the growing season. butterflies are declining at an alarming rate! the plight of the monarch is probably the most well-known example in our region. This garden will thrive in mostly sunny conditions with average soil moisture and will fill 30-40 square feet.

The price of the "bountiful butterfly GARDEN" will vary from $50 - $70 depending on the size of containers in stock at time of order.

Below are some of the plants that MAY be in the "bountiful butterfly Garden". composition is based upon current availability at time of order.

Butterfly Milkweed

(Asclepis tuberosa)

Marsh Milkweed

(Asclepias incarnata)

Common Milkweed

(Asclepias syriaca)

New England Aster

(Syphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Showy Goldenrod

(Solidago speciosa)

Bradbury's Beebalm

(Monarda bradburiana)

Garden Phlox

(Phlox paniculata)

Eastern Blazing Star

(Liatris scariosa)

Blue Sage

(Salvia azurea)

Pale Purple Coneflower

(Echinacea pallida)

Wild Bergamot

(Monarda fistulosa)

Aromatic Aster

(Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)

lanceleaf coreopsis

(Coreopsis lanceolata)

narrow-leaved vervain

(Verbena simplex)

ohio horsemint

(Blephilia ciliata)

yellow coneflower

(Echinacea paradoxa)

ox-eye sunflower

(Heliopsis helianthoides)

Rose verbena

(Glandularia canadensis)

joe pye

(Eutrochium purpureum)

starry tickseed coreopsis

(Coreopsis pubescens)

Red-Spotted Purple Butterfly Nectaring on Lanceleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)