Pollinator Plants

A pollinator is an insect/animal that moves pollen from the male parts of the flower to the female parts of the flower. Common pollinators we try to attract are butterflies and bees. Here is a list of perennials that will bring those pollinators to your yard. 

 
 Asclepias

Asclepias

 Aster

Aster

 Baptisia

Baptisia

 Calamintha

Calamintha

 Gaillardia

Gaillardia

 Helianthus

Helianthus

 Penstemon & Heliopsis

Penstemon & Heliopsis

 Perovskia

Perovskia

Agastache (Hummingbird Mint, Anise Hyssop)

Allium (Ornamental Onion)

Anemone (Windflower)

Aralia

Asclepias (Butterfly Weed)

Aster

Baptisia (False Indigo)

Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)

Calamintha

Clematis

Coreopsis (Tickseed)

Echinacea (Coneflower)

Eupatorium (Joe Pye Weed)

Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)

Gaura (Windflower)

Geranium (Crane's Bill)

Helianthus (Sunflower)

Heliopsis (False Sunflower)

Iberis (Candytuft)

Lavendula (Lavender)

Leucanthemum (Daisy)

Liatris (Blazing Star)

Lilium (Lily)

Monarda (Bee Balm)

Nepeta (Catmint)

Paeonia (Peony)

Papaver (Oriental Poppy)

Penstemon (Beard-Tongue)

Perovskia (Russian Sage)

Phlox

Pulmonaria (Lungwort) 

Rudbeckia (Black-Eyed Susan)

Salvia (Sage)

Sedum

Solidago (Goldenrod)

Stachys (Betony)

Veronica (Speedwell)