1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
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Plant Type

monkshood, wolfsbane

Aconitum fischeri

Eye-catching spikes of lavender-blue flowers open from late summer to early fall. Each individual flower … Continued

Allegheny serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

A small, deciduous, usually multi-trunked understory tree or tall shrub which is native to thickets … Continued

lead plant

Amorpha canescens

This native shrub grows in woodlands and prairies. 4-8″ spike-like clusters of tiny, bluish-purple flowers … Continued

common milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Common milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued

green comet milkweed

Asclepias veridiflora

Produces copious amounts of nectar especially adored by bumble bees. Flowers have a sweet odor … Continued

showy milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

Showy milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued

swamp milkweed

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp milkweed sports lightly fragrant flower clusters from early summer through fall. Plants grow 3-5′ … Continued

tall green milkweed

Asclepias hirtella

Plants grow up to 4′ and produce white flowers. This species prefers medium-wet to dry … Continued

whorled milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

According to the website Monarch Butterfly Garden, you shouldn’t rely on it as your main milkweed … Continued