Sweet coneflower has a long bloom time from summer to early fall.
In the Jersey-Friendly garden, Dill can be planted as a host plant for Black Swallowtail caterpillars.
In the Jersey-Friendly garden Parsley can be grown as a host food for Black Swallowtail caterpillars.
This silvery-sheened ‘pearly’ plant attracts a variety of butterflies and offers season-long interest in the home garden.
Rudbeckia triloba, or the Brown-eyed Susan, is a biennial (short-lived perennial) plant that grows best in full sun and moist soil. This hardy, long-blooming plant tolerates a range of growing conditions and supports a variety of wildlife.
Mimulus alatus plants have square stems, smooth leaves, and pale blue to violet, snapdragon-like flowers that bloom from June through September.
Mad Dog Skullcap is a low-growing perennial with tiny, tubular, two-lipped blue flowers blooming from July to early October.
Geum rivale is a clump-forming, hairy perennial with showy, nodding, bell-shaped purple flowers.
Ohio spiderwort has attractive foliage and showy blue flowers that attract native bees.
Virginia Mountain Mint is an easy-to-grow, wildlife-friendly, deer-resistant perennial in the Lamiaceae (mint) family.