Attracts Butterflies

IPOMOEA

Bold color foliage provides color for this trailing vine. An excellent foliage contrast in containers, baskets, window boxes or garden beds. Produces small, flowers in warm tropical conditions, but is mainly sold as a foliage plant for accent.

LOBULARIA

Lobularia is a wonderful cool-season annual that has been a long-time favorite because of its dainty blossoms on tidy mounds of foliage. These plants make excellent landscape edging plants in the garden and even in containers. Plant them in masses to create an abundance of its light honey fragrance. Lobularia also will draw all sorts …

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VITEX

If you are looking for a tough, shrub or small tree that attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds then a Vitex will suit your landscape. This versatile plant can be trained as a large shrub or small multi-trunked tree. Vitex grows best when planted in full sun and in a location that drains well. It will …

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ALOHA LILY

Aloha Lilies are great for containers and in landscapes. They have a very unique bloom that resembles pineapples. This tropical looking plant is great for a conversation piece near a patio area. The blooms are large flower spikes that tower above the foliage of the plant. They range in colors from white, pink and purple. …

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VERONICA

Veronica graces the garden with spires of flowers that bloom spring through fall.  Veronica  come in beautiful shades of blue, pink, purple, and white. Veronica is a flower that does great in full sun and is low maintenance. Plant this anywhere you need a bunch of showy blooms for the growing season. Depending on the …

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RUELLIA ‘Mexican Petunia’

Thanks to their pretty blooms and easy culture, ruellias have made their way into lots of flower beds. Though most common in Texas, they’re quickly making inroads into the rest of the South, especially among gardeners who want lots of bloom with little fuss. The flowers resemble small, thin-textured petunias. These plants resist damage by …

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AGAPANTHUS ‘Lily of the Nile’

These wonderful plants are blooming machines, which you can think of as essentially the tropical equivalent of the daylily.  Agapanthus is a low-maintenance perennial that produces colorful clusters of blue or white trumpet-shape flowers in summer and fall. Agapanthus has strappy, green leaves add texture to beds, borders, and containers, too.

ORIENTAL LILY ‘Asiatic Lily’

Oriental lilies are the classic “late bloomer.” These stunning flowering bulbs bloom after Asiatic lilies, continuing the lily parade in the landscape well into the season. Growing oriental lily plants is fairly easy provided you have a well prepared site for bulbs, plenty of sun and good drainage. Some of the most magnificent flowers in …

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SCABIOSA

These long-blooming perennials have long been prized for their old-fashioned charm and versatility. Plant this beauty in the full sun and enjoy its beauty during the growing season. Their ability to bloom from spring until frost makes them a must in any garden. Because their overall habit is fairly short, Scabiosa flowers can work well …

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PENTAS

Pentas is one of the best pollinator-attracting plants around. It blooms all summer long, even during the hottest weather conditions. The large clusters of starry blooms on pentas are the perfect resting place for butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. The plant grows well both in the ground and in containers, and even makes a good houseplant …

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