1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
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Plant Type

big bluestem

Andropogon gerardii

This colorful, robust hardy grass is native from Canada to Mexico. Tall foliage turns light … Continued

butterfly weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed) features showy orange (pure native) or yellow (selection ‘Hello Yellow’) flower … Continued

common milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

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

birch

Betula

nigra ’Dura Heat’ (clump river birch) Vigorous, fast-growing, medium-sized, Missouri native deciduous tree which occurs … Continued

buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

This deciduous shrub has an open, rounded habit. Common throughout the midwest, it can most … Continued

New Jersey tea

Ceanothus americanus

Named because dried leaves were used as a tea substitute during the American Revolutionary War. … Continued

eastern redbud

Cercis canadensis

Delicate deep ink blossoms and buds are one of the earliest spring displays. Unique and … Continued