SCROPHULARIA MARILANDICA | Late Figwart - ATTRACTS: Buckeye Butterflies. Plant with Snapdragons which also attract Buckeye Butterflies. An IMPORTANT HOST PLANT. Best planted along roadsides, fields, or in meadows in weedy areas with puddles.
"Drooping Coneflower, Gray Coneflower, Prairie Coneflower (also applied to R. columnifera), Weary Susan, Grayheaded Coneflower" Origin of the name Ratibida is not known. Pinnata comes from the Latin word meaning "featherlike Click Here for Detailed Info
Rosa blanda | Meadow Rose is either a deciduous plant which means it loses its leaves in Autumn or Fall or it can be classed as an evergreen but only for warmer climates (maintains leaves all year round). Beware using trees that lose their leaves around fish ponds.
Cream Wild Indigo (Baptisia Leuchophaea) is found on prairies throughout the Tallgrass region with cream-colored, drooping 1- to 2-inch flowers on a one foot spike from May to June. Can reach 3 feet in height, but is normally about 1 foot tall. This species detatches from the root base during the dormant stage and the dried plant is tumbled about by the wind to disperse the seeds.