Monarda bradburiana, Bradbury Monarda.

​2 feet tall, blooms pink, June-July. Full sun to part shade. Butterflies, Hummingbirds and bumble bees are attracted to its flowers.

Solidago speciose, Showy Goldenrod   

​Yellow, 4 feet tall, Full to part sun, 

​blooms Aug-Oct. The flowers attract honeybees, bumblebees and butterflies.

Veronicastrum virginicum, Culver's Root. White, 4 to 5 feet tall, full to part sun, blooms June-Aug. Long-tongued and short-tongued bees visit the flowers for pollen and nectar.  One of our top selling plants for attracting native bees.

Aster novae-angliae, New England Aster

​purple, lavender, or light pink. 3 to 5 feet tall, Full to part sun, blooms Aug-Oct.​ This plant provides late season nectar for many butterflies. 

​​Ascelpias incarnata, Rose Milkweed.

Pink, 3 to 4 feet tall, blooms June-Aug.

A food source for the larval stage of monarch butterflies, and the flowers are high in nectar. 

Ascelpias tuberosa, Butterfly Weed

​Orange, 2 feet tall, blooms June-Aug. The leaves are a food source for the larval stage of monarch butterflies and the flowers are a nectar source for the butterflies. 

Liatris ligulistylis, Meadow Blazing star.

​Purple, up to 5 feet tall. Full to part sun,

​blooms Aug-Sept.  Monarch butterflies love this plant. Number one nectar plant at Natives Haven.

Echinacea purpurea, Purple Coneflower. 3 to 4 feet tall, blooms June-Sept. Full sun to part shade. Nectar plant for butterflies.  Birds love the seeds.


​​These are some of the top bee and butterfly attractors at Natives Haven.  All of the pictures are from our gardens.