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Flutterby Petite Tutti Frutti Butterfly Bush, Buddleia
Prices start at : 10.99 USD

The Flutterby series of Butterfly Bushes or Buddleias were selected not only for their compact habit, fragrant colorful flowers, their ability to flower continuously throughout the growing season, and landscape potential but also for their sterility or...
  • Grows To: 24-30''H x 24-30''W
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
North Carolina
Raleigh
Major Wheeler Native Coral Honeysuckle
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

The native Coral Honeysuckle is not an aggressive vine, unlike the white and yellow flowered invasive Japanese Honeysuckle. Major Wheeler produces loads of large clusters of deep red 2" tubular flowers with yellow throats are held above the rich blue-green...
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Grows To: 6-10'(-15')H, spaced at 4-6' or more.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US - Patricia Wheeler, found along the coast of NC
North Carolina
Raleigh
October Skies Aromatic Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Excellent drought tolerance once well-established as well as good deer resistance and reliability. Masses of 1" yellow-eyed bluish purple daisies absolutely cover this plant for weeks in late summer and fall.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US - Much of the central and eastern US - introduced by Primrose Path
North Carolina
Raleigh
Butterflytm Red Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The flowers of Pentas will attract butterflies and other nectar loving creatures to your gardens throughout summer. Rich red 3" flowers clusters. In the northern portions of their hardiness range provide mulch to help ensure their return for the following...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moisture, moderately fertile acid soils.
North Carolina
Raleigh
Pinkscale Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Grown from locally collected seed. This tough and drought tolerant clump forming bulbous native perennial produces rosettes of blue-green grass-like foliage from which the elegant flower spikes emerge.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
North Carolina
Raleigh
Clustered Mountainmint, Bigleaf Mountain Mint, Short-Toothed Mountainmint, Sage
Prices start at : 10.99 USD

This is a durable and slowly spreading native perennial that flowers throughout the summer months. Considered by many to be the best of the Mountainmints, Clustered Mountainmint produces an abundance of tiny whitish tubular blooms touched with purple...
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 18-24''W
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
North Carolina
Raleigh
Red Midget Dwarf Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

This is a tough and hardy, perennial US Native. Each golden yellow petal is heavily splashed with burgundy and surround the tall brown central cone of each daisy-like flower. Great for smaller pollinators.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
  • Native To / Origin: N America
  • Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
North Carolina
Raleigh
Candlestick Tree, Empress Candlebush, Christmas Candles
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

The Candlestick Tree does readily reseed, consider removing ripe seed pods to prevent unwanted seedlings. Attracts butterflies as well as serves as a host to Sulphur butterfly caterpillars.
  • Native To / Origin: Argentina
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 6-10'H x 6-8'W and larger in mild climates
  • Deer Resistance: Moderate to High
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
North Carolina
Raleigh
Appalachian Mountainmint, Savanna Mountainmint
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Appalachian Mountainmint is native along much of the east coast from Virginia to Florida and west to Mississippi. Deer resistant and somewhat drought resistant once well-established with few...
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
North Carolina
Raleigh
Whiteleaf Mountainmint, Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The dainty flowers are pollinated by a variety of smaller pollinators but are definitely relished by bees. Whiteleaf Mountainmint has a strong minty sage-like fragrance and can be used in place of sage in cooking as well as in the place of mint for teas...
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
North Carolina
Raleigh
Good-N-Purple Stokesia Daisy
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

A beautiful purple selection of this tough perennial. Attracts butterflies and a host of other pollinators. Super easy and tough. Large, 3-4" cornflower-like daisies are born in summer on this durable and reliable US native perennial.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils. Moderately drought tolerant once well-established.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Native To / Origin: US-SE
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 18-24''W
North Carolina
Raleigh
White Profusion Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Attracts scads of butterflies. Butterfly Bush is considered invasive in some areas, please consult your local state offices before purchasing.
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • Grows To: 4-6'H x 3-5'W
North Carolina
Raleigh
Sweet Goldenrod, Anise Scented Goldenrod, Fragrant Goldenrod
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Sweet Goldenrod is the state herb of Delaware and is has been used to make the medicinal Blue Mountain Tea. Wonderfully fragrant of licorice or anise when bruised or dried, Sweet Goldenrod produces medium to large pyramidal clusters of golden yellow flowers...
  • Soil & Moisture: Tolerant of most soil types and does well even in poor soils.
  • Native To / Origin: US- throughout the eastern US from east Texas to New Hampshire
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Grows To: 30-48"H x 12-18"W
North Carolina
Raleigh
Lo\' & Beholdtm Ice Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Buddlejas are considered invasive in some regions please check with your local state offices before purchasing. A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of white fragrant flowers.
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
  • Grows To: 24-30''H x 30-36''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
North Carolina
Raleigh
Early Bird Gold Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

Early Bird Gold was selected from a stand of Goldstrum Rudbeckia and inherits all of that award winning perennial's attributes yet it flowers continuously over a much longer period.
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W (Flower stalks 24''H)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,9
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
North Carolina
Raleigh
Gregg\'s Mist Flower, West Texas Ageratum
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

The flowers attract loads of butterflies as well as other pollinators and Gregg's Mist Flower flowers most heavily beginning in late summer and lasting through fall. *Under full sun conditions Gregg's Mist Flower may need supplemental water during dryer...
  • Native To / Origin: US- TX, NM, AZ
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10
  • Soil & Moisture: Well draining.
North Carolina
Raleigh
Pink Delight Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Butterfly Bushes are often intensely fragrant on summer evenings. Butterfly Bush is considered invasive in some regions, please consult your local state offices before purchasing. Huge, conicle, bright pink bloom spikes can reach 18" long and 4" wide...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 6'H x 8'W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
North Carolina
Raleigh
Pam Puryear\'s Pink Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Turk's Cap are native to portions of the southern US although they have been passed around so much in southern gardens it may be hard to say just where anymore. This Turk's Cap has won the prestigious Lynn Lowery Award from the Native Plant Society of...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to moist but moderatley drought tolerant once well established. Adaptable to soil types.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Pruning: Cutback hard if desired in early spring, and remove dead and freeze damaged stems.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
North Carolina
Raleigh
Royal Sage, Mountain Sage
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Mountain or Royal Sage produces loose spikes of glowing orange-red tubular flowers in early summer and again in fall, just in time for migrating Hummingbirds. This Texas and Mexican native with an upright to arching growth habit is a root hardy perennial...
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist, fertile soils. Not soggy.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-5'W and larger in mild climates
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
North Carolina
Raleigh
Blue Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / each

Great cut flower. Aptly named, the butterfly bush attracts loads of butterflies and is also a favorite of hummingbirds. Outstanding profusion of blue flowers. Rapidly becoming the most popular shrub in America, Butterfly Bush is a must for every late...
  • Colors: Blue
  • Genus: Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Purple'
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Spread: 3-5'
  • Season Color: Summer
North Carolina
Raleigh
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Photo courtesy of Proven Winners - www.provenwinners.com Of 107 Butterfly Bushes on trial at Wisley Gardens this was the top vote getter! Butterfly Bush is considered invasive in some areas, please consult your local state offices before purchasing.Butterfly...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 4-5'H x 4-5'W
  • Container Size: 3 inch DP / 12 fl.oz. / 354ml
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
North Carolina
Raleigh
Black Knight Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / each

Great cut flower. Aptly named, the butterfly bush attracts loads of butterflies and is also a favorite of hummingbirds. The Black Butterfly Bush has wonderful dark purple-black flowers.
  • Spread: 4-8'
  • Max Height (feet): 8
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Genus: Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
North Carolina
Raleigh
Purple Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

In zone 10 it is likely to be a reliable perennial if not evergreen. Porterweeds are likely the number one favorite nectar plant for butterfly gardeners and surely for the butterflies themselves.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
  • Native To / Origin: American Tropics
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Pruning: Not needed except to remove spent flower stems though it's not required, pinch to improve branching.
North Carolina
Raleigh
Blue Danube Stokesia Daisy, Stoke\'s Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot. Stoke's Aster comes highly recommended and its easy to see why with moderate drought resistance, few pest or disease problems, deer and rabbit resistance and it revels in the heat and...
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 18-24''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
North Carolina
Raleigh
Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 3.97 USD / each

Mixed colors: dark purple, soft orchid-pink, lilac, reddish and snow white. Butterfly Bushes bloom from July until frost, 8-10'' fragrant flower spikes that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Genus: Buddleia davidii
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Zones: 5-9
North Carolina
Raleigh
Starburst Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

The flowers of Pentas will attract butterflies and other nectar loving creatures to your gardens throughout summer. The 2-3" flower clusters of the Starburst Penta are borne from spring to fall on this upright to rounded shrub-like tropical perennial...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 30''H x 30''W and larger in mild climates
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
North Carolina
Raleigh
Coral Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Porterweed is known to reseed particularly in mild winter climates. It is also known as Pink Porterweed, Orange Porterweed, Pink Snakeweed. In zone 8B we find that the larger growing Porterweeds, like Lavender, Coral, and Purple, may return from the roots...
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 6'H x 4'W
  • Native To / Origin: American Tropics
North Carolina
Raleigh
Red Satin Permathreadtm Threadleaf Coreopsis, Tickseed
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Red Satin Coreopsis is a sterile selection from Darrel Probst so it can spend all summer flowering. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. A slowly spreading clump former that prefers average moisture.
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens- Darrell Probst - Hubbardston, Massachusetts
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moisture, well-drained soils. Does well under average garden conditions.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 18-24''H x 18-24''W
North Carolina
Raleigh
Buttered Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Called Popcorn Cassia because when brushed or crushed the foliage emits the wonderful fragrance of freshly buttered popcorn. Considered by some to be root hardy in zone 9 with protection.
  • Grows To: 6-10'H x 3-8'W
  • Native To / Origin: Africa
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
North Carolina
Raleigh