Explore Butterfly Weed, Butterflies and more!

Butterfly Weed is a native perennial with flat-topped, orange or yellow flower clusters at the ends of its stems or in its leaf axils. From midsummer to autumn, it produces clusters of brightly colored flowers that attract insects, followed by fruit and showy seed. Plant in a border, meadow, butterfly garden, or wildflower garden. U.S. native. Attracts bees and butterflies. Needs full sun and fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. They have taproots and resent disturbance.

Butterfly Weed is a native perennial with flat-topped, orange or yellow flower clusters at the ends of its stems or in its leaf axils. From midsummer to autumn, it produces clusters of brightly colored flowers that attract insects, followed by fruit and showy seed. Plant in a border, meadow, butterfly garden, or wildflower garden. U.S. native. Attracts bees and butterflies. Needs full sun and fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. They have taproots and resent disturbance.

Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed): Minnesota Wildflowers

Photos and information about Minnesota flora - Swamp Milkweed: 2 to flat clusters of pink to rosy red flowers

Joe-Pye. Native wildflower. Full Sun  Joe Pye is a showstopper producing huge, rose-pink, puffy flower heads in late summer. It prefers moist soils, but with its extensive root system, it also tolerates drought well. Attractive to pollinators, grows 4-6 feet tall & 3-4 feet wide. Deer resistant.

Joe Pye Weed - Eutrochium or Eupatorium These beautiful butterfly magnets love our yard! Obviously prevalent in the wildflower patches but are happy to seed just about anywhere! Good for cut arrangements. Ours are well over my head this summer!

Prairie Moon Nursery :: Seeds :: Anemone canadensis (Canada Anemone)

Anemone canadensis (Canada Anemone) Good raingarden plant - needs moist soils but can take over - fills in quickly. Good for areas with low maintenance and weeding

Liatris spicata by hczone6

Liatris spicata by // Bloom Characteristics: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Water Requirements: Average Water Needs; do not overwater

Hosta Frances Williams Hosta sieboldiana Funkia, Plantain Lily Type: Perennial Height: Medium 22" (30" in flower) (Plant 24" apart) Bloom Time: Summer to Late Summer  Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade  Zones: 3-8  Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic  Flower Color: White BluestonePerennials.com for $9.95.

Hosta Frances Williams Hosta sieboldiana Funkia, Plantain Lily Type: Perennial Height: Medium in flower) (Plant apart) Bloom Time: Summer to Late Summer Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade Zones: Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic Flower Color: White

Asclepias tuberosa in Farmington, CT 4.jpg

Health Properties, Benefits and Side Effects of the Herb Pleurisy Root (Asclepias Tuberosa) also Known as Butterfly Milkweed and Its Traditional Uses

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