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Plant Type

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

tatarian aster

Aster tataricus

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full to part sun. Can be divided … Continued

false indigo

Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis is an upright native perennial which typically grows 3-4′ tall and occurs in … Continued

prairie baptisia

Baptisia lactea

A stately, native plant with white flowers in June followed by black pods that make … Continued

buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

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