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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Landscape Worthy Native Flowers

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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Landscape Worthy Native Flowers

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly weed like all species of milkweed is critical to the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. The monarch butterfly will only lay it’s eggs on the leaves of milkweed plants. Caterpillars of the monarch only eat milkweed leaves which provides all of the nourishment the monarch will need to transform from a caterpillar into […]

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