2009 – New Plant Trials

Plants Common Name/Variety Code Butterfly Notes M
2009 New Plants
Agalinis tenuifolia – – buckeye Slender Gerardia H Buckeye prairiemoon.com
Andropogon scoparius Little Bluestem H Skippers prairiemoon.com
Asclepias-exaltata Poke milkweed HN Monarch Seneca Hill Perennials
Asclepias-sulvitanii Prairie milkweed HN Monarch Hopefull, it is less aggressive than Common Milkweed.
Dictamnus-albus-var. purpureus Dittany – Gas Plant H Giant ST May cause skin irritation -Seneca Hill Perennials – Full sun to light shade M
Rudbeckia x hirta Cherry Brandy N Planted more for Goldfinch than butterflies. http://www.tmseeds.com
Rumex acetosa Sorrel H Bronze Copper parkseed.com
Rumex orbiculatus – – Great Water Dock H Bronze Copper prairiemoon.com
Monarda hybrida Bergamo Item No. 4686 – annual Since this is an annual, I’m going to give it a try. Most beebalm is just too aggresive. http://www.tmseeds.com
Scabiosa atropurpurea Beaujolais Bonnets Item No. 4269 http://www.tmseeds.com
Ocimum ‘African Blue’ AFRICAN BLUE BASIL N Possible Nectar plant.
Veronia noveboracensis New York Ironweed N companionplants.com
Rumex crispus Dock H Bronzecopper companionplants.com

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