12 Perennials That Butterflies Find Irresistible
Plant perennials butterflies find irresistible. Love butterflies in the garden? Grow plants with blooms that butterflies find irresistible.
Creating a Monarch Butterfly Garden
The number of monarch butterflies have significantly reduced over the years. Their habitat has been destroyed by chemicals and man. Here are some ways to attract these beauties to your garden. Plant milkweed (Asclepias sp.) native to your area. Asclepias tuberosa is a native perennial in zones 3-9. It blooms from June to August and gets about 2 ft. tall. Monarch butterflies lay their eggs on milkweed only. When the egg hatches, the caterpillar eats the milkweed and goes throug…
Asclepias Incarnata- Swamp Milkweed For Monarch Butterflies
Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed) is another one of the best milkweeds for butterfly gardens because it feeds both monarch caterpillars and butterflies.
The Monarch Butterfly Host Plant: Milkweeds and How to Grow Them From Seed
There are many species of perennial milkweeds that can serve as a monarch butterfly host plant. Learn which are the best and how to grow them from seed.
8 Tips To (Successfully) Transplant Milkweed With Taproots
Many believe that it's impossible to transplant milkweed because of long taproots. Check out these 8 milkweed transplanting tips that can help you succeed!
What's So Special About Milkweed? - Garden Therapy
Milkweed is integral to the life cycle of the monarch butterfly. Plant it in the garden to help save these beneficial critters whose numbers are dwindling.
Butterfly Weed Care: Tips On How To Grow The Asclepias Plant
The herbaceous perennial, Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Weed) makes a perfect addition to any yard and especially suited to butterfly gardens. [LEARN MORE]
Butterfly Milkweed Plant
The Butterfly milkweed plant is important for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. In Spoken Garden's plant post, learn plant care, history, & more!
Butterfly Weed 101 – Ultimate Grow & Care Guide! | Growit Buildit
All that you need to know to grow and care for Butterfly Weed. After growing hundreds of Butterfly Weed plants for over 7 years, I've learned a thing or two.
7 Helpful Tips For Where To Buy Milkweed Online?
Do you ever wonder where to buy milkweed online? Here's the checklist I use before deciding which vendors to buy milkweed seeds and milkweed plants from.
Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)
Found on prairies, open woods and hillsides; No milky latex; Medicinal purposes - Pleurisy and other medicinal benefits to early indigenous people and early settles of Northern America; Fiber from the bark can be used in making twine and cloth, seed floss can be used to make pillows or stuffing ...