June 5, 2013

Plants Used and Links to Information by Mrs. Blackburn

Engelmann's Daisy
 (tag says "pinnata", but this is all that was found)
2 planted
Full Sun, 2-3', nectar

3 Wild Senna
Full to part sun, 3-5'

3 Mist Flower
(Link provided is closest match found)

3 Prairie Ironweed
Full sun, 3-6', Moist to Wet,
Best in naturalized area

6 Butterfly Weed

5 Tropical Milkweed (Yellow)
Full to part sun, 3'
Monarch and Queen host plant
*All milkweeds are host to these butterflies.
Swamp Sunflower (First Light)
1 Greg's Sage
Full to part sun, 3', Well drained soil
Hummingbirds
6 Showy Milkweed
Full to part sun, 2-3'
Monarch host plant
 4 Purple Dome Aster (Card) or New England Aster(Receipt)
Full sun, 18", Moist to Well-drained soil
Nectar

8 Swamp Milkweed


1 Ox-eye Daisy
Heliopsis helianthoides

6 Aromatic Aster
Aster oblongifolius (card) or Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (website)
Full sun, 2-3', Cut back once in July
Top Nectar Plant

Golden Crownbeard
Verbesina encelioides
 Full sun, 2-4', Moist to well-drained soil
Host for Silvery Checkerspot

2 Sunfire Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora
Full sun, 18-20"

3 Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia fulgida
24"
Attract Checkerspot


4 Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea
18-22"

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