Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)

Small clusters of pinkish-mauve flowers bloom atop narrow lance shaped leaves make a very attractive food source for butterflies. Moderate growth rate,

Blooms mid-late summer
4-5 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies
Deer resistant
Fragrant
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Native to Native

(Satin & Lace™ Series) Raspberry red flowers sport a vibrant eye and white accents on the ends of the petals. Feathery, bright green, threadleaf foliage forms a strong, upright clumping habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant

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Vivid daisy-like flowers sporting rosy purple petals that surround a red-orange cone bloom on top of strong stems. Rapid growth rate.

Use as cut or dried flowers. Be sure to keep some flowers in the garden over winter, as the blackened heads provide cold-season garden interest, as well as food for finches and other winter birds.

Blooms mid-spring to summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant

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This tall, slender perennial features widely branched inflorescence bearing fluffy blooms of purple, red, or white flowers that are a magnet for Monarch butterflies. The bright green, narrow grass-like foliage turns a shade of rich bronze in fall. Slow growth rate.

Blooms late-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Bright yellow, brown cone, leaves covered with bristly hairs, moderate growth rate, blooms early summer to early fall, full sun to partial shade, 2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide.

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(COLOR SPIRES® Series ) Deep violet blue and white bicolour flower spikes. Dark green, mounded, fragrant foliage. Clumping habit. Blooms late spring to early summer. 18-20″ tall x 18-20″ spread. Full Sun.

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Purple-blue flowers, green, sharp-toothed foliage, blooms mid-summer to early fall, attracts butterflies, 4-6 ft high x 2-3 ft wide, full sun

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Deep purple blooms flower in early spring, but are insignificant against the deep green variegated foliage, with it’s beaming silver mottling.

Blooms late spring
0.5 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

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Pink star-shaped flowers are formed spherically on centres that turn into long seed pods atop long stems with large green leaves. Hosts Monarch (Milkweed) larvae.

Blooms late spring
1-3 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Resistant to deer
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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