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Flowering plants which attract butterflies.

Scabiosa columbaria 'Blue Note'

Common Name: Blue Note Pincushion Flower
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

This is a nice small plant, very compact with light blue/purple flowers. Needs deadheading to continue to bloom.


Salvia verticillata

Common Name: Purple Fairy Tales
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"

Salvia greggii 'Fruit Punch'

Common Name: Fruit Punch Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Purplish Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 24-36"

Salvia greggii 'Wild Thing'

Common Name: Wild Thing Autumn Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Aromatic mounds of dark, semi-evergreen foliage are covered with flushes of hot pink flowers much of the growing season. Brought to Plant Select by Tom Peace. Best cut back in the spring. Woody perennial. Xeriscape. Plant Select award winner.


Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow'

Common Name: Mersea Yellow Beardtongue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Bright yellow flowers tiny shrub with woody stems. Roots and spreads to cover a little more ground. Nice deep green foliage, topped with bright yellow flowers for hummingbirds. Should be able to divide out every few years.


Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red'

Common Name: Husker's Red Beardtongue
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Width: 12-24"

Oenothera berlandieri

Common Name: Mexican Evening Primrose
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: Groundcover
Description:

Profuse pink blooms, stems die back in winter, will take over if not controlled. Good ground cover for dry areas.


Marigold 'Moonsong Deep Orange'

Common Name: Moonsong Deep Orange Marigold
Bloom Season: Summer to Frost
Bloom Color: Orange
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 16"
Mature Width: 14"

Marigold 'Lady Gold'

Common Name: Lady Gold Marigold
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 10"

Marigold 'First Lady'

Common Name: First Lady Marigold
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 22-36"
Mature Width: 12"