Common milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued
browsing plants: Monarch larval hosts
Vinland Valley Nursery is a registered Monarch Waystation #1085 since February 4, 2007. You can register your garden here!
Local butterfly expert Lenora Larson has created these informational handouts. You can download them here!
• Butterflies: Flying Flowers in your Garden!
• A Vital Connection: Native Plants and Butterflies
• Long Lips Farm Caterpillar Foodplants
• Butterfly Bartending: Nectar Flowers
• Long Lips Farm: Selected Butterfly Nectar Flowers
• Bee Friendly: Plants for Bees and Other Pollinators
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Clusters of white blooms, from mid-summer to autumn are nectar-rich, attracting butterflies galore. As the … Continued
Native to the Eastern, Southern and Midwestern United States similar to the range of the … Continued
Produces copious amounts of nectar especially adored by bumble bees. Flowers have a sweet odor … Continued
Showy milkweed produces dusty pink flower clusters in mid-summer atop large, glossy leaves that resemble … Continued
‘Silky Deep Red’ blooms scarlet red and yellow two-tone. ‘Silky Gold’ sports yellow blooms. Both … Continued
Attracts monarch butterflies and a host of other insects while being tolerant of heat and … Continued
Swamp milkweed sports lightly fragrant flower clusters from early summer through fall. Plants grow 3-5′ … Continued
Plants grow up to 4′ and produce white flowers. This species prefers medium-wet to dry … Continued
Perennial Plant Association 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year! Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed) features showy … Continued
A long-lived, low-maintenance perennial, this yellow flowering selection of our native A. tuberosa was discovered … Continued
Whorled milkweed blooms later than other milkweeds with white flowers July thru September. The caterpillars … Continued