Landscape Worthy Native Flowers

Tennessee Coneflower

Tennessee Coneflower

Tennessee Coneflower attracts butterflies, bumblebees and hummingbirds that enjoy it’s nectar. In the fall, finches feed on the seeds. Tennessee Coneflower is a great choice for hot dry sites that are difficult for other species. It does best in full sun in well drained soils and prefers moist soils. Once established will tolerate dry soils […]

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Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower attract long-tongued bees and butterflies. The nectar and pollen rich flowers are especially appealing to butterflies like skippers and eastern tiger swallowtails. They also attract the American goldfinch who enjoy eating the seed. Purple Coneflower can have prolonged blooming by deadheading, but try to refrain from cutting back until late summer or fall […]

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Pale Purple Coneflower

Pale Purple Coneflower

Pale Purple Coneflower blooms in early summer when few other sun loving plants are in bloom, proving nectar for hummingbirds, bees and butterflies, the leaves also provide food for the Ottoe-skipper larva.┬áIn late summer the large seedheads attract goldfinches and other birds. Many long-tongued bees will visit Pale Purple Coneflowers including, bumblebees, Nomadine cuckoo bees, […]

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