butterfly weed

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Related to butterfly weed: Asclepias tuberosa

butterfly weed:

see milkweedmilkweed,
common name for members of the Asclepiadaceae, a family of mostly perennial herbs and shrubs characterized by milky sap, a tuft of silky hairs attached to the seed (for wind distribution), and (usually) a climbing habit.
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Most notably, wild lupine ([r.sup.2] = 0.25; Axis 1: -0.34, Axis 2: -0.94), butterfly weed ([r.sup.2] = 0.40; Axis 1: -0.12, Axis 2: -0.99), and spotted knapweed ([r.sup.2] = 0.24; Axis 1: -0.30, Axis 2: -0.95) were correlated with sites in the Managed group (Fig.
Plant things like: Buddlea (the butterfly plant), Teasel, Coneflowers, Flowering Tobacco, Impatiens, Marigolds, Allysum, Snapdragon, Daisy, Cosmos, Asters, Bee Balm, Butterfly Weed, Chrysanthemum, Rosemary, Nasturtium, Yarrow.
If you have more space, tuck in some ornamental oregano, or butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) with yellow or orange flowers to attract butterflies.
Some of butterflies' favorite plants are: scabiosa, butterfly weed, milkweed, cosmos, zinnias, bee balm, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, daisies, catmint, violets, and sedum.
The lemon-yellow coreopsis lights up against the deep violet of the buddleia, and the orange butterfly weed glows in front of the blue mist spirea.
Herend's Butterfly Weed yellow wildflower from the new American wildflowers collection was an exquisite complement to Golden Edge and a gold charger on Chinese Bouquet green linens.
"Butterfly Weed," about a plant she had to learn to love.
They come for the butterfly weed, lilacs, echinacea and anise hyssop, and especially for the white, lavender and pink butterfly bushes.
However, if you would prefer something a little "prettier," try: Asters Bee Balm Black-eyed Susan Butterfly Bush Butterfly Weed Chrysanthemum Coneflower Daylily False Aster Garden Phlox Gayfeather Globe Flower Golden Rod Helen's Flower Honeysuckle Joe-Pye Weed Jupiter's Beard Lavender Meadowsweet Ornamental Onion Scabiosa Sweet William Tickseed Yarrow Allium schoenoprasum (chives) Anethum graveolens (dill) Borago officinalis (borage) Vibernum opulus (Korean lilac) Salix discolor (pussy willows)
The Right Place.), his "history" books (The Architecture of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1975; Let Us Build Us a City, 1986), his insect book (The Cockroaches of Stay More), his medical book (Butterfly Weed, 1996), his war book (When Angels Rest), and, most recently, his political book (Thirteen Albatrosses).
The fol- lowing wildflowers grow in most areas of the country and attract a variety of creatures: goldenrod, milkweed, butterfly weed, asters, coneflowers, sun- flowers, yarrow, buttercups, bee balm, phlox, tickseed and blazing stars.
Other tried-and-true nectar plants include lantana, liatris, scabiosa, Mexican sunflower, verbena,joe-pye weed, zinnia, marigold, cosmos, phlox, butterfly weed, aster, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, blanketflower, yarrow, bee balm lavender, sage, and oregano.