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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Annuals & Perennials Attractive to Butterflies




 
Annuals & Perennials
Attractive to Butterflies

 

Annuals-for use in containers or beds

Annuals will tend to have more blooms than perennials, but only last one season.
Ageratum
Cosmos
Hypericum
Lantana
Nicotiana
Marigold
Mexican Sunflower
Pentas
Petunia
Verbena
Zinnia
Dill
Fennel ‘Bronze’
Parsley

Perennials-for use in containers or beds

Perennials can be moved from containers into beds at the end of season where they may continue to grow year after year.


Allium
Amsonia
Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias incarnata
Black-Eyed Susan/Rudbeckia
Butterfly Bush –dwarf varieties
Calamintha/Nepeta
Campanula
Chives
Coreopsis
Daisy
Dianthus
Gaillardia
Heuchera/Coral Bells
Heliopsis helianthoides
Lavender
Liatris
Ligularia ‘Bottle Rocket’
Little Bluestem -grass
Lobelia
Monarda
Phlox
Prairie Dropseed -grass
Purple Coneflower
Russian Sage
Salvia
Scabiosa
Veronica


 

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