Though it has the word weed in its common name, don't let that scare you away from butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa). Sometimes called milkweed, it's as easy to grow as a weed but much prettier, plus hummingbirds and butterflies love them!
Our good and lucky bugs, the ones we learned to treat like gems and recite poetry to. "Ladybug, ladybug, fly away gone. Your house is on fire and your children are home." Did a ladybug ever land on you?