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White Profusion Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Attracts scads of butterflies. White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Butterfly Bush is considered invasive in some areas, please consult your local state offices before purchasing.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens
  • Grows To: 4-6'H x 3-5'W
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Amistad Salvia, Friendship Sage
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Evergreen in mild winter climates and it is known to tolerate temperatures as low as 20 o F with anecdotal reports that it is root hardy well into zone 8 and 7B. Give this big guy plenty of room because it can exceed 6' wide by the end of summer with...
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-6'W
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American Elderberry, Common Elderberry
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Elderberry was selected as the 2013 Herb of the Year by the International Herb Society. Elderberries are dioecious, both male and female at the same time, and may be semi-self fertile.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: US - all but a few western states as well as central and eastern Canada
  • Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist to wet, well-drained, fertile soils. Tolerates clay.
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
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Prairie Blazing Star, Thickspike Gayfeather, Kansas Gayfeather, Liatris
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

The large bulb-like corm will produce several flower spikes once mature. When the Liatris are in flower, few plants can compete for the multitude of butterflies and other pollinators that they attract.
  • Grows To: 36-60"H 12-18''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist to moderately moist, acidic to neutral, low to moderately fertile soils.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
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Angel Wing Jasmine, Shining Jasmine, Star Jasmine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

This naturally sprawling vine-like shrub can easily be pruned to produce a dense mass of foliage and flowers. Sweetly fragrant clusters of 2", star-like, pure white blooms are produced continuously throughout the summer months against a rich glossy green...
  • Grows To: 5'H x 6'W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Missy Puryear\'s Pink Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Turk's Cap is well-loved and so is known by a variety of common names including: Turk's Turban, Ladie's Eardrops, Scotchman's Purse, Wild Fuchsia,Drummond Wax-Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Red Mallow, May Apple, Wild Turk's Cap, Bleeding Heart,...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Fertilizing: Use a balanced, preferably slow-release, fertilizer in spring-midsummer if needed.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Pam Puryear\'s Pink Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Turk's Cap is well-loved and so is known by a variety of common names including: Turk's Turban, Ladie's Eardrops, Scotchman's Purse, Wild Fuchsia,Drummond Wax-Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Red Mallow, May Apple, Wild Turk's Cap, Bleeding Heart,...
  • Pruning: Cutback hard if desired in early spring, and remove dead and freeze damaged stems.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-5'W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
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Pink Tapien Verbena
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

A nearly endless procession of rich pink flower clusters are born in mass above the low, ferny foliage of this wonderful free-flowering perennial Verbena. Use Pink TapienVerbena as a groundcover, a spiller in containers, or as a beautiful hanging basket.
  • Native To / Origin: Part of the Suntory Collection
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 4-6''H and spreading
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
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Climbing Milkweed, Fringed Twinevine
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

This is a drought resistant, taprooted, twining, native, perennial vine, expect the top to die-back in the northern portions of its range. The seed for these originated in the southern most portions of Texas.
  • Native To / Origin: US - TX, NM, AZ, AR, OK
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Deer Resistance: Not Likely to be Bothered
  • Grows To: 10-15'H
  • pH Range: Alkaline, Mildly Alkaline, Neutral, Mildly Acidic
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Incense Passionflower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

We generally wait until the fruits become yellow (in yellow fruited cultivars) and wrinkled and have fallen from the vine. In our experience Incense rarely produces fruit on its own and some sources suggest that hand pollination is required.
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • Native To / Origin: Garden hybrid - Passiflora incarnata x P. cinccinata
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist to moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
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Azure Blue Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Moderately drought tolerant once well established. Great at the back of the garden or in natural settings. Full sun is preferred but it will still grow and flower if it gets more than half a day of sun but is more likely to 'stretch' and flop.
  • Grows To: 3-6'H x 2-3'W
  • Native To / Origin: US - Central & Eastern
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moisture, well-drained soils.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
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Bat Face Cuphea, Tiny Mice Cuphea, Georgia Scarlet Batface Cuphea, Mickey Mouse Plant
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

An excellent choice for hummingbirds, mixed containers, hanging baskets, and in mass plantings. A succession of red tubular blooms that end in a purple bat-like 'face' are topped by a pair of glowing red 'ears' creating the interesting 'bat face' look.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
  • Deer Resistance: May Be Severely Browsed
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 24-36''W
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Colorwheel Stokesia Daisy, Stoke\'s Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Attracts butterflies and a host of other pollinators. Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot. Otherwise these are great garden performers that will bring their owners many years of...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Itsaul Plants, Alpharetta, GA, circa 2000
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
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Torpedo Cuphea, Giant Bat Face Cuphea, Batface
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

A larger flowering form of the common Batface Cuphea which produces 1-1/2" long red tubular blooms that end with a purple bat-like face that is accented by the bright red 'ears'. Use in mixed containers or in mass to create a bold effect.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,12
  • Deer Resistance: May Be Severely Browsed
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-draining, average moist soils. Do not keep overly wet or soggy.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Rough Coneflower
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

A tough and showy native wildflower that is surely worthy of a place in any garden. Great for butterflies and pollinators. Drought tolerant once well-established but it does enjoy average moisture.
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
  • Deer Resistance: High
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Native To / Origin: US- South Central mainly E Texas and Louisiana
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Compass Plant
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Attracts butterflies and other pollinators. The Compass Plant is native to much of the central and eastern US. Medium to high drought tolerance once established. 3-4" wide, yellow, sunflower-like flowers are born on 4-8'H+ sturdy stems over an extended...
  • Grows To: 4-8'+H x 2'W
  • Native To / Origin: East & Central US, excluding FL
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Deer Resistance: Occassionally Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part shade
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Miss Pearl Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Butterfly Bushes are easily grown, free flowering butterfly magnets and are moderately drought tolerant once well established. Buddleias can grow to become large shrub-like perennials in mild climates but most grow as herbaceous perennials in zone 6 and...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 2.25 inch DP / 12 fl.oz. / 354ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • Grows To: 4-5'H x 4-6'W
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Dwarf Mouse-Eared Coreopsis, Dwarf Lobed Tickseed
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Deadhead to extend flowering into fall. 1-1/2" bright orange-yellow daisies top this diminutive and durable dwarf Coreopsis in late spring and early summer. Provide Mouse-Eared Tickseed with average moisture and good drainage in average garden soils for...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Native To / Origin: US - Eastern
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist soils.
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Good-N-Purple Stokesia Daisy
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot. Plants readily multiply into dense clumps. Super easy and tough. A beautiful purple selection of this tough perennial.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils. Moderately drought tolerant once well-established.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
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Cloud Eight Purple-Top Vervain, Brazilian Vervain, Tall Verbena, Verbena bonariensis
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Cloud Eight is a semi-dwarf selection of Purole-Top Vervain with a compact and free flowering habit. Clusters of rich purple flowers are produced on sturdy stems atop the medium green foliage from spring through summer and into fall.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils
  • Native To / Origin: Brazil, Argentina - Garden selection
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 12-18"W
  • pH Range: Slightly Acidic, Neutral
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Bush\'s Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower, Yellow Purple Cone Flower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

This is a clump forming, taprooted perennial that prefers well-drained soils. The Ozark, Bush's, or simply the Yellow Coneflower is a native of the Ozark regions of northern Arkansas and central Missouri.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-1-1/2'W
  • Native To / Origin: US - Mainly S Central Missouri and N Arkansas
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Inspiration Passion Flower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

The yellow to orange glands also have a strong resemblence to pairs of butterfly eggs and so hopefully a gravid female butterfly will look for a different, less crowded host to lay her eggs upon.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
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Mexican Butterfly Weed (Orange) , Blood Flower, Indian Root, Swallow-wort
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

For more about Dawn, the wonderful arboretum, and Stephen F Austin's excellent horticultural program click here. Vibrant yellow, orange, and red flowers are borne from Spring to frost on an upright to spreading perennial.
  • Grows To: 4'H x 2'W
  • Native To / Origin: S America
  • Deer Resistance: Seldom Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Somewhat
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Texas Coneflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The most current treatment in the Flora of North America separates the two as individual species. Texas Coneflower provides us with a medium-sized Rudbeckia that is similar in habit to the stately Giant Coneflower.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9 at least
  • Native To / Origin: US- Louisiana and SE Texas
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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White Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / each

Rapidly becoming the most popular shrub in America, Butterfly Bush is a must for every late summer perennial garden. Great cut flower. Aptly named, the butterfly bush attracts loads of butterflies and is also a favorite of hummingbirds.
  • Max Height (feet): 8
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Genus: Buddleia davidii 'White Profusion'
  • Colors: White
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
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Summer Jewel Lavender Scarlet Sage, Blood Sage, Hummingbird Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

An application of fertilizer at this time may also be beneficial in spurring flower production. Revels in the heat and sun but is known to flower in some shade as well! Enjoy it in the garden and add it to containers.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Moderately fertile to poor soils. Average to dry soils with good to excellent drainage. Do not overwater.
  • Native To / Origin: US - TX, LA, MS, GA, AL, FL - Bred by Takii & Co, Ltd - 2016
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Peach Perfectiontm Abelia
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

It's like having fall color year round! The new growth of Peach Perfectiontm Abelia offers shades of orange and copper that matures to bright yellow and chartreuse on reddish stems on a compact plant.
  • Deer Resistance: Seldom Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils are optimal although adaptable to a wide range of soils. Moderately drought resistant once well-established.
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Black and Blue Salvia, Anise Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

An application of fertilizer at this time may also be beneficial in spurring flower production. It is well suited for beds or containers. Provide full to partial sun with average drainage with average moisture for best results.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
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Pink Rose of Montana, Coral Vine
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

On a recent trip to west Texas we saw a Coral Vine that must have had 50 or more butterflies on one plant! Rose of Montana is considered invasive in some regions, please check with your local county extension office before planting.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Grows To: Vining to 40'
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
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