Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3a-9b
Full Sun

Host plant for the Monarch & Queen Butterflies

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 2-4 feet

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New England Aster'Purple Dome'

(Aster novae-angliae)

USDA Hardiness Zones  3-8

Full Sun

Host plant for the Pearl Crescent Butterfly, Silvery Checkerspot, Streamside Checkerspot

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

Height 18"


Coreopsis tinctoria​

​Plains Coreopsis / Golden Tickseed

Annual

Full Sun/ Part Sun

​Attracts Bees, Butterflies

Height 2-3 feet


Spotted Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum)
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Full Sun

Nectar plant

Attracts Butterflies & Bees

Height 5-6 feet

Conoclinium coelestinum / Eupatorium coelestinum

Hardy Ageratum / Blue Mistflower

USDA Zones 4-9

Full Sun / Part Sun

​Attracts Bees, Butterflies

​Height 18-30 inches


Amorpha canescens

Leadplant

​USDA Zones 2-9

Full Sun​

​Attracts Bees, Butterflies

​Height 2-3 feet

Our Native Plants

Scarlet Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)

​"Jacob Cline"

USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8

Full Sun / Partial Sun

Nectar Plant

​Attracts Bees, Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Height 2-3 feet

Achillea millefolium/Red Yarrow

​USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9

Partial Sun / Partial Shade

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

​Ladybugs are attracted to Yarrow. A great way to get more beneficial insects to your yard.

​Height 1-2 feet



Gaillardia pulchella (BlanketFlower) - ANNUAL

Full Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds.

Height 18"-24"




Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)

USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8

Full Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies and Birds

Height  12-24"

Aquilegia canadensis- Wild Columbine

​USDA Hardiness 3-8

Full sun/Part Sun/ Part shade/ Shade

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Hummingbirds

​Height 2-3 feet

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9
Full Sun

Host plant for the Monarch & Queen Butterflies

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 2-4 feet

Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Full Sun

Host plant for the Monarch & Queen Butterflies

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 2 feet


Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3a-8b
Full Sun

Host plant for the Monarch & Queen Butterflies

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 3-5 feet

Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata)

USDA Hardiness Zones 4-7

Partial Sun/ Partial Shade

Host plant for the Monarch Butterfly

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

​Height 4-5 feet

False Blue Indigo

(Baptisia australis)

USDA Hardiness Zones  3-9

Full Sun / Partial Sun

Host plant for the Frosted Elfin butterfly, Orange Sulphur, Clouded Sulphur, Eastern Tailed Blue, Hoary Edge, Wild Indigo Duskywing, Dogface butterfly.

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

Height 3-4 feet


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Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9

Full Sun

Host plant for the Monarch, Grey Hairstreak & Queen Butterflies

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 18-24"

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

USDA Hardiness Zones  3-9

Full Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Height 2-3 feet

Rudbeckia fulgida - Orange Coneflower

USDA Hardiness 3-9

Full Sun/ Part Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

Height  2-3 feet


​Helianthus helianthoides

False Sunflower

USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies

​Height 3-4 feet




Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa)

Wild Bergamot
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-9
Full Sun

Nectar plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Height 2-5 feet.

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9
Partial Sun / Full Sun

Host plant to the Silvery Checkerspot

Attracts Bees, Song birds, Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Height 3-5 feet


Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon' 

Woodland Phlox

USDA Zones 3-8

Part shade / Shade

Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Height 12-18 inches

Sedum 'Autumn Fire'

Hylotelephium spectabile

Non-Native Introduced Species

USDA Hardiness 3-9

Full Sun/ Part Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Buttrflies

Height 2-3 feet

Meadow Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylis)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7
Full Sun

Nectar plant (This plant replicates the male pheromone of the Monarch butterfly)
Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Height 3-5 feet

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Dense Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8
Partial Sun / Full Sun

Nectar plant

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

Height 3-5 feet



Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-10
Partial Sun / Full Sun

Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds & Song birds

Height 2-3 feet


Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

​USDA Hardiness Zones 3-10

Full Sun

Host plant for the Crossline Skipper, Ottoe Skipper, Indian Skipper, Dusted Skipper, Dixie Skipper and Cobweb butterflies.

Attracts Bees & Butterflies

​Height 2-3 1/2 feet



Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'

​Common Yarrow

USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9

Full Sun / Partial Sun

Nectar Plant

Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Ladybugs


Height 12-14"


Sundial Lupine (Lupinus perennis)
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Full Sun

Nectar Plant

Host plant for the Frosted Elfin butterfly, Silvery Blue & the sole host plant for the Karner Blue butterfly

Attracts Song birds, Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds

Height 1-2 feet

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)

USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8

Full Sun

Excellent Nectar Source

Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Height 2-4 feet