1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006
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green comet milkweed

Asclepias viridiflora

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

butterfly weed

Asclepias tuberosa

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

whorled milkweed

Asclepias verticillata

Whorled milkweed blooms later than other milkweeds with white flowers July thru September. The caterpillars … Continued

wild blue indigo

Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis is an upright native perennial which occurs in rich woods, thickets and along … Continued

prairie baptisia

Baptisia lactea

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

clump river birch

Betula nigra

Vigorous, fast-growing, medium-sized, native deciduous tree which occurs on floodplains, swampy bottomlands, and along streams. … Continued

blue grama grass

Bouteloua gracilis

A tufted, warm-season native grass with distinctive caterpillar-like seed spikes which hang from one side … Continued