Tag Archives: Swamp Milkweed

Great Long-Blooming Plants for Pollinators

A 2013 plant trial conducted by Penn State Extension, Bees, Bugs & Blooms, ranked three species native to our Mid-Atlantic region as among the best plants for flowering longevity, and in attracting desirable insects. An additional benefit is that deer dislike all three plants. Learn more . . . Continue reading

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Milkweed Pods, Bugs and Monarchs

Watch this video–listen carefully for a munching sound–and see what you are missing if you don’t grow milkweed. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)

The stately swamp milkweed attracts numerous beneficial insects as well as hummingbirds, is good for attracting native bees and is a larval host for the Monarch butterfly. Continue reading

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