Plant lettuce and radish seeds over late-emerging perennials such as balloon flowers (Platycodon grandiflorus), butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa
) and leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides).
The perennial treatments with snail shell heights from 10 to 15 mm were Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (Crassulaceae), and Asclepias tuberosa
We used linear models to explore between-group differences in the abundances of four species of conservation interest: wild lupine (Lupinus perennis), butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa
), spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa), and St.
And while you're at it, add to your personal garden a showy species of milkweed butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa
) and common milkweed (A.
Some milkweed plants to include in the garden are Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
; White Milkweed, Asclepias variegate; Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnate; Antelope Horns, Asclepias asperu la; and Purple Milkweed, Asclepias purpures-cens.
(especially auriculata and purpurea), Allium canadense, Apocynum cannabinum, Asclepias tuberosa
, Desmanthus illinoensis, Desmodium spp.
Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa
) is commonly found growing wild and requires a natural, moist setting.
Buy individual variety packs of three bare-rooted plants for pounds 5.99 each of either Achillea, Alchemilla mollis, Asclepias tuberosa
, Aster, Astilbe, Echinacea purpurea, Gypsophila, Phlox Bright Eyes, Hollyhock, or Lupin Russell.
If you have more space, tuck in some ornamental oregano, or butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa
) with yellow or orange flowers to attract butterflies.