Garden Worthy Butterfly Plants

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Not only will these plants attract loads of butterflies, they will make your yard or garden more beautiful. After 27 years of trialing and growing here at our nursery, these are some of the favorites we will be offering for sale this spring.

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Unlike the typical Butterfly Bush, the panicles on this flowering shrub cascade downward, similar to the look of weeping willow or a bridalwreath spirea. Light lavender purple flower panicles are enormous at Butterfly Plants, Butterfly Bush, Hello Gorgeous, Beautiful, Weeping Willow, Flowering Shrubs, Shades Of Purple, Purple Flowers, Landscaping

Buddleia 'Grand Cascade' PP30868

Unlike the typical Butterfly Bush, the panicles on this flowering shrub cascade downward, similar to the look of weeping willow or a bridalwreath spirea. Light lavender purple flower panicles are enormous at 12-14

Asclepias syriaca- grow these types of milkweed in chicago to help monarch butterflies Butterfly Plants, Monarch Butterfly, Butterfly Feeder, Butterfly House, Beautiful Butterflies, Beautiful Flowers, Milkweed Plant, Prairie Garden, Chicago Botanic Garden

Which Native Milkweeds Should You Plant for Monarch Butterflies?

Want to help monarch butterflies? Be careful when selecting your milkweed. Not all plants that go by the common name of "milkweed" are the food that these butterflies need.Milkweed is both a food source and a host plant on which the monarch butterflies lay their eggs. Monarchs lay their eggs on the underside of the milkweed foliage. After hatching, the larvae consume the

Aster New York also known as Purple Aster blooms clusters of deep purple daisy like flowers. This native aster attracts all types of butterflies, birds, and bees to your garden. Purple Aster is deer resistant and thrives in full sun. Enjoy blooms in lat Types Of Butterflies, Butterfly Plants, Purple Daisy, Purple Flowers, Deep Purple, Purple Haze, Fall Flowers, Wedding Flowers, Aster Flower

Purple Aster

Aster New York also known as Purple Aster blooms clusters of deep purple daisy like flowers. This native aster attracts all types of butterflies, birds, and bees to your garden. Purple Aster is deer resistant and thrives in full sun. Enjoy blooms in lat

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' - tickweed: pretty pale yellow flowers that dance in the breeze. Full Sun, Flowers June through NOvember, height Yellow Plants, Yellow Flowers, Colorful Flowers, Sun Flowers, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Coreopsis Flower, Beautiful Gardens, Roses

Moonbeam Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam') | GreenFuse Photos: Garden, farm & food photography

Moonbeam Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam')

Rudbeckia hirta ‘Prairie Sun' - lovely variety of "Black Eyed Susans" - only with green eyes. Love flowers that look like the sun. Yellow Flowers, Wild Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Colorful Roses, Black Eyed Susan, My Secret Garden, Ikebana, Dream Garden, Flower Shops

Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

Gloriosa Daisies (Rudbeckia hirta) 'Cherokee Sunset' ~~ These are a type of Black eyed Susan, and are perennials. They spread quickly and in no time you can move them into other areas of your garden. Fall Flowers, Orange Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, Border Plants, Black Eyed Susan, Autumn Garden, Dream Garden, Garden Farm, Still Life

Autumn Flowers

Cooler nights and shorter days signal the transition from summer to fall. To be honest my garden is looking a

╭⊰✿ The Romantic Cottage Garden ✿⊱╮Verbena bonariensis - great combo with Rudbeckia Prairie Garden, Garden Cottage, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Flower Plants, Tall Plants, Beautiful Gardens, Beautiful Flowers, Landscape Design

Verbena bonariensis - perennial flower Plants

Verbena bonariensis is a plant that deserves to be in every garden!

Have you ever wondered, “What do butterflies eat?” Have you ever been curious about which local butterflies you can find in your own backyard? - My Secret Garden What Do Butterflies Eat, Beautiful Butterflies, Types Of Butterflies, Butterflies Flying, Butterfly Feeder, Butterfly Plants, Butterfly House, Butterfly Species, Butterfly Art

23 Butterflies of North America And the Flowers They Love

Have you ever wondered, “What do butterflies eat?” Have you ever been curious about which local butterflies you can find in your own backyard? ...

Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan Purple Perennials, Flowers Perennials, Planting Flowers, Purple Perrenial Flowers, Tall Perennial Flowers, Full Sun Perennials, Herbaceous Perennials, Cut Flowers, Wild Flowers

Blazing Star

Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susa

Valarian officinalis - Not only a valued medicinal herb but an important source of nectar attracting many beneficial insects to the garden as well as butterflies Butterfly Plants, Butterflies, Beneficial Insects, Medicinal Herbs, Garden, Beautiful, Ideas, Garten, Lawn And Garden

Valarian officinalis - Not only a valued medicinal herb but an important source of nectar attracting many beneficial insects to the garden as well as butterflies

One of our native Bee Balms, Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) bears delicate whorls of light lavender blossoms and softly hairy, aromatic, grayish. Lavender Blossoms, Lavender Flowers, Wild Flowers, Butterfly Plants, Butterflies, Wild Bees, White Flower Farm, Sensory Garden, Hummingbird Garden

Northeast Natives Perennials

Northeast Natives Perennials is a small, family-owned retail nursery, opened in 2007 on our Upper Bucks County, PA property. Our plant offerings include about 80% plants native to the Northeast U.S. and about 20% non-native plants.

Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) - on which monarch lays their eggs. Blossoms smell like jasmine! Butterfly Weed, Butterfly Plants, Monarch Butterfly, Beautiful Butterflies, Beautiful Flowers, Swamp Milkweed, Milkweed Plant, Rain Garden, Native Plants

Asclepias incarnata swamp milkweed from North Creek Nurseries

Asclepias incarnata Swamp milkweed from North Creek Nurseries

Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed Not only a nectar source but also a host for the butterfly larvae. A must have in the butterfly garden English Landscape Garden, Butterfly Plants, Butterflies, Swamp Milkweed, Sun Perennials, Sandy Soil, Drought Tolerant Plants, Little Plants, Butterfly

Friday Fabulous Flower - Swamp Milkweed

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Lantanas are very attractive to butterflies. This is ‘Mozelle’ lantana (Lantana camara). Garden Yard Ideas, Lawn And Garden, Garden Art, Home Landscaping, Tropical Landscaping, Garden Shrubs, Garden Plants, Outdoor Plants, Outdoor Gardens

Home & Garden Information Center | Clemson Cooperative Extension

Lantana is commonly grown as a sun-loving flowering annual in South Carolina. A few cultivars are reliably perennial throughout much of the state. More...

Phlox paniculata Peacock White - A nice cooling white for early season June/July Butterfly Plants, Herb Farm, White Gardens, Long Island, Garden Plants, Peacock, Flora, June, Herbs

Phlox paniculata Peacock White - A nice cooling white for early season June/July

Achillea Sunny Seduction - The drier and sandier the soil the better this June flowering Yarrow likes it! Cut back after blooming for fresh foliage and later re-bloom Butterfly Plants, Butterfly Wings, Butterflies, Yarrow Plant, Buckeye Butterfly, Achillea, Spring Plants, Bulb Flowers, Planting Flowers

Achillea, How to grow and care for Yarrow Plants - The Garden Helper - Garden Helper, Gardening Questions and Answers

An easy to understand guide to growing and caring for Yarrow plants in your garden, with light and watering requirements, growing tips and photos