Butterfly Bush and other Top Plants for Your Butterfly Garden
Butterfly garden -Anise Hyssop-There are lots of reasons to grow anise hyssop: It's super heat and drought tolerant, deer and rabbits leave it alone, it blooms for weeks in late summer, and butterflies love it. Plus it's a great cut flower. Name: Agastache foeniculum Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-10
Alchemilla mollis ‘Select’ "Lady's Mantle": for the shade garden , this is one tough-as-nails, clay-tolerant cookie, Lovely dense mounds of velvety apple green scalloped leaves that make just about the easiest, most reliable edger for shade. Water droplets bead up. About 1' tall in bloom and 1.5' across, I grow it in front of the shade-providing taller sun shrubs as well. If it ever looks tired, just shear it back hard and you'll have fresh new growth lickety split! Deer resistant.
Plants You Should Never Prune in the Fall - Azalea, Flowering cherry, peach, plum, pear, crabapple, Forsythia, Lilac, Loropetalum, Oakleaf hydrangea, Rhododendron, Saucer or star magnolia, Spirea, Viburnum