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Plants which attract bees.

Delosperma 'Firespinner'

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Common Name: Firespinner Iceplant
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red and Orange
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 5"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Plant Select® award winner.


Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight'

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Common Name: Dark Knight Spirea
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Dark Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Has deeper blue flowers and more of an upright growth habit.Nice small shrub. Considerable drought tolerance, long bloom period. Cut back to 1/3 its height in spring to encourage heaviest bloom.


Garden Notes: Blue Mist Spirea is a great plant to bring pollinators into a vegetable garden. Good butterfly plant.

Buddleia weyerana 'Golden Glow'

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Common Name: Golden Glow Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Yellow flower clusters. Hybrid between B. davidii and B. globosa. Produces constant flowers through summer for nectar source for butterflies.


Buddleia nanhoensis 'Nanho Purple'

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Common Name: Nanho Purple Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

Silvery foliage on shorter plant. Nice and compact. Small silvery leaves.


Garden Notes: A little more refined looking than some of the other Butterfly bushes. It fits well at the front of a house.

Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'

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Common Name: Royal Red Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 96"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Considered the best red form with red-purple flowers on panicles up to 20".


Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight'

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Common Name: Pink Delight Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 60"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Large pink flowers on five to six foot plants.


Buddleia fallowiana 'Lochinch'

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Common Name: Lochinch Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Lavender
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 48"
Mature Width: 36"
Description:

RHS award of merit. Compact, nice grey-green foliage with silver reverse. Blooms summer to late fall.


Agastache rupestris 'Sunset'

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Common Name: Sunset Hyssop
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Orange
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Silver-gray leaves with apricot orange flower spikes. Sweet, aromatic leaves. Plant Select® award winner.


Agastache 'Astello Indigo'

Common Name: Astello Indigo Hyssop
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Strong bushy plants, Stately spikes covered with indigo-blue flowers. Rich minty fragrance


Garden Notes: Awarded the Fleuro-select Medal.

Agastache aurantiaca 'Coronado'

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Common Name: Coronado Hyssop
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Orange
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Compact form, bushy, branching plant. Aromatic silver-green foliage, durable. Needs good drainage. Soft orange flowers all summer. Plant Select® award winner.