6 Easy-Care Midwest Native Plants | Midwest LivingConeflower (Echinacea and Rudbeckia spp.)  Blooms Striking purple, orange or pink petals decorate these daisylike prairie plants. Expect blooms all summer. Purple coneflower and orange coneflower are especially showy picks.  Attracts Hummingbirds and butterflies feed on its nectar; goldfinches flock to its seeds.

6 Easy-Care Midwest Native Plants

6 Easy-Care Midwest Native Plants | Midwest LivingConeflower (Echinacea and Rudbeckia spp.) Blooms Striking purple, orange or pink petals decorate these daisylike prairie plants. Expect blooms all summer. Purple coneflower and orange coneflower are especially showy picks. Attracts Hummingbirds and butterflies feed on its nectar; goldfinches flock to its seeds.

Tough Strokes' Aster can withstand hot, humid weather. More plants for humid conditions: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/gardening-by-region/south/top-native-plants-for-southern-gardens/?socsrc=bhgpin062112#page=7

15 Top Native Plants for Southern Gardens

Tough Strokes' Aster can withstand hot, humid weather. More plants for humid conditions: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/gardening-by-region/south/top-native-plants-for-southern-gardens/?socsrc=bhgpin062112#page=7

Spring blooms  Put the welcome mat out for butterflies by planting some of these: Blackhaw viburnum Blueberry Bluestar Candytuft Dame's rocket Lilac (pictured) Lupine Privet Wild plum

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard

Spring blooms Put the welcome mat out for butterflies by planting some of these: Blackhaw viburnum Blueberry Bluestar Candytuft Dame's rocket Lilac (pictured) Lupine Privet Wild plum

Butterfly Bush - Flutterby Grande 'Blueberry Cobbler' – Blue flowers with prominent orange eyes in cone-shape clusters.  Grows 4-6' X 4-6', Z5

Butterfly Bush - Flutterby Grande 'Blueberry Cobbler' – Blue flowers with prominent orange eyes in cone-shape clusters. Grows 4-6' X 4-6', Z5

Yellow Columbine        Among the most graceful Desert Southwest plants, yellow columbine is vigorous, heat-tolerant, and a lot tougher than it looks. The yellow flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and bloom almost continually if frequently deadheaded.        Name: Aquilegia chrysantha        Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil        Size: To 3 feet tall        Zones: 4-8

15 Great Native Plants for Southwestern Gardens

Yellow Columbine Among the most graceful Desert Southwest plants, yellow columbine is vigorous, heat-tolerant, and a lot tougher than it looks. The yellow flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and bloom almost continually if frequently deadheaded. Name: Aquilegia chrysantha Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall Zones: 4-8

Pinterest
Search