Article - Floral Encounters

PLANTS THAT ARE GREAT FOR POLLINATORS

BLOOM TIMES

Early spring ES Early summer ES Early fall EF
Mid spring MS Mid summer MS Mid fall MF
Late spring LS Later summer LS Late fall LF

1. COMMON NAME LATIN NAME ES MS LS ES MS LS EF MF LF
2. Alyssum Lobularia maritima X X X
3. Angelica Angelica archangelica X X X
4. Anise Pimpinella anisum X X X
5. Anise Hyssop Agastache foeniculum X X X X X
6. Astragalus Astragalus membranaceus X X
7. Balsam topknot mix Impatiens balsamina X X X X X X
8. Basil, Cinnamon Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon' X X X X X
9. Basil, Lime Ocimum americanum 'Lime'. X X X X X
10. Basil, Sweet Ocimum basilicum X X X X X
11. Bee Balm / Oswego Tea Monarda didyma X X X
12. Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus X X X X X
13. Black cohosh Cimicifuga ramosa. X X
14. Blackberry Lily Iris domestica X X X
15. Blazing Stars / Gayfeather Liatris spicata X X X
16. Borage Borago officinalis X X X X
17. Burdock Arctium lappa X X X
18. Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa interior X X
19. Calendula Calendula officinalis X X X X X X X
20. California Poppy Eschscholzia californica X X X X
21. Caraway Carum carvi X X X
22. Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis X X X
23. Catnip - Lemon Nepeta cataria ssp. citriodora X X X X X X X
24. Catnip / Catmint Nepeta cataria X X X X X X X
25. Celandine - Greater Chelidonium majus X X
26. Chamomile Roman Anthemis nobilis X X X X
27. Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium X X
28. Chocolate Flower Berlandiera lyrata X X X X X
29. Cilantro or Coriander Coriandrum sativum X X X
30. Clover - White Trifolium repens X X X X X X X
31. Cockscomb Flamingo Celosia spicata X X X X X X
32. Cockscomb Kurume Celosia cristata X X X X X X
33. Columbine Aquilegia spp X X
34. Comfrey Symphytum officinale X X X X X X
35. Coneflower - narrow leafed Echinacea angustifolia X X X X X X
36. Coneflower Purple Echinacea purpurea X X X X X X
37. CulversRoot Veronicastrum virginicum X X X
38. Cumin Black Nigella sativa X X X X
39. Cupids Dart Catananche caerulea X X X
40. Dill Anethum graveolens X X
41. elecampane Inula Helenium X X X
42. Epazote Chenopodium ambrosioides X X X
43. Evening Primrose - Common Oenothera biennis X X X X
44. Fennel, Bronze & Green Foeniculum vulgare X X X X X X
45. Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium X X X
46. Four o clock Mirabilis jalapa X X X X X
47. Foxglove -Chinese Rehmannia elata X X X X X X X
48. Garlic Chives - Allium tuberosum X X X
49. Geranium - Wild Geranium maculatum X X
50. Gloriosa Daisy Rudbeckia hirta X X X
51. Henbane Black Hyoscyamus niger X X X
52. Hibiscus Manihot Abelmoschus manihot X X X X X X
53. Hollyhock - Black Alcea rosea nigra X X X
54. Horehound, White Marrubium Vulgare X X X X X
55. Hyacinth Bean Lablab purpureus X X X X X X X
56. Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis X X X X X
57. Jacobs Ladder Polemonium caeruleum X X
58. Jewels of Opar Talinum paniculatum X X X X X X
59. Joe Pye Weed Eupatorium maculatum X X X
60. Khella/Visnaga / Ammi visnaga X X X
61. Lady's Mantle Alchemilla mollis X X
62. Lambs Ear Stachys byzantina X X X
63. Lavender Lavandula angustifolia X X X
64. Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis X X X X
65. Lemon Bergamot Monarda citriodora X X X X
66. Licorice - American Glycyrrhiza lepidota X X X
67. Lovage Levisticum officinale X X X
68. Mallow Common Malva sylvestris X X X X
69. Maral Root Leuzea cahamoides or Rhaponticum carthamoides X X
70. Marjoram Origanum majorana X X X
71. Marshmallow Althaea officinalis X X X X
72. MeadowSweet Filipendula ulmaria X X X
73. Money Plant/Honesty Lunaria annua X X X
74. Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca X X X X X
75. Motherwort, Siberian Leonurus sibiricus X X X X X X X
76. Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum pilosum X X X X
77. Mullein Verbascum thapsus X X X
78. Okra Abelmoschus esculentus X X X X X X
79. Opium poppy X X
80. Oregano, Greek Origanum heracleoticum X X X X
81. Oregano, Italian Origanum vulgare X X X X
82. Oxeye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare X X
83. Passion Flower Passiflora Incarnata X X X X X
84. Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium X X X X X
85. Perilla, Green Perilla frutescens X X X
86. Perilla, Red Perilla frutescens nankinensis X X X
87. Rhubarb -Garden / English Rheum rhabarbarum X X
88. Rose / Swamp Mallow Hibiscus moscheutos X X X
89. Rose Campion Lychnis coronaria X X
90. Rue Ruta graveolens X X
91. Rustic Tobacco, Nicotiana rustica X X X
92. Sage Salvia officinalis X X
93. Sage - Clary Salvia sclararea X X
94. Saint Johns wort Hypericum perforatum X X X
95. Salvia Bonfire Salvia splendens X X X X X
96. Savory - Winter Satureja montana X X
97. Scullcap Baikal scutellaria baicalensis X X
98. Self-Heal Prunella vulgaris X X
99. Senna-American Senna marilandica X X X
100. Shoo Fly Nicandra physaloides X X X X X X
101. Spearmint Mentha Spicata X X
102. Sunflower - Tickseed Bidens aristosa / Bidens polylepis X X
103. Sunflowers, Perennial Helianthus maximiliani X X
104. Swamp milkweed, Pink Milkweed Asclepias incarnata X X X X
105. Sweet Annie Artemisia annua X X
106. Tansy Tanacetum vulgare X X X X X X
107. Tarragon - Mexican Tagetes lucida X X X X X
108. Tarragon - Russian Artemiesia dracunculus X X
109. Teasel, Fuller's Dipsacus sativus X X X
110. Thistle, Scotch Onopordum acanthium X X X
111. Thrift Armeria maritima X X
112. Thyme, Common Thymus vulgaris X X X
113. Thyme, creaping Thymus pulegioides X X X X
114. Valerian Valerian officinalis X X X
115. Vervain Verbena officinalis X X X
116. Winter aconite X
117. Woad Isatis tinctoria X X
118. Wood Betony Stachys officinalis X X
119. Woodruff sweet Galium odoratum X X
120. Wormwood/Abstinth Artemisia Absinthium X X X
121. Yarrow Achillea millefolium X X X
122. Yarrow white Achillia millefolium X X X
123. Yin Yang Beans Phaseolis vulgaris X X X X


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