Zinnia Attract Pollinators
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Zinnia Attract Pollinators

Zinnias are beautiful flowers that are great for butterfly gardens. Its blooms can provide an explosion of colour in your landscape. It is easy to grow as an annual. Plant zinnia anywhere you want color, including in containers, patio gardens, recreational areas, walkways, borders and mass plantings. This plant attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds and…

Silver Wormwood
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Silver Wormwood

Silver Wormwood attracts many pollinators and is one of the host plants for the American Lady and Painted Lady butterflies. It is a fragrant, silvery-white shrub-like perennial with woolly grey or white hairs on the stems and leaves. Its flowers are nodding clusters of yellowish flowers that bloom throughout the summer. This plant spreads via…

Dense Blazing Star
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Dense Blazing Star

Dense Blazing Star has long lasting purple wands of packed blooms that face all directions and bloom from the top of the stem down from midsummer to fall. The blooms resemble feather boas held upright on numerous spikes per plant. Although it lacks smell, Dense Blazing Star will please your other senses: the purple flowers…

Spotted Joe Pye Weed
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Spotted Joe Pye Weed

Spotted Joe Pye Weed is a striking plant that grows tall with sturdy stems that rarely need to be anchored. The purple-speckled stems are nearly the same colour as the dusty rose-colored blooms, which bloom from midsummer to early October. Because it self-propagates well, it should be planted with caution in small landscape contexts. This…

Common Sneezeweed
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Common Sneezeweed

Common Sneezeweed looks gorgeous when planted en masse and mixes wonderfully with decorative grasses or other perennial plants. It has daisy-like blooms that often attract bees and butterflies. Their blooms have characteristic wedge-shaped, brilliant yellow rays and conspicuous, dome-like, yellow centre discs. The three-lobed petals of all sneezeweeds differentiate them from Rudbeckia and other yellow…

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