Solidadgo: Pollinator Powerhouses

Solidadgo: Pollinator Powerhouses

  Pollinator Powerhouses: Solidago Blue- Stemmed Goldenrod Solidago caesia Solidago caesia, Blue-Stemmed Goldenrod is a perennial with blueish stems, medium green leaves, and tiny, daisy-like yellow flowers that grow in loose clusters. The bright yellow flowers...
Pycanthemum: Pollinator Powerhouses

Pycanthemum: Pollinator Powerhouses

  Pollinator Powerhouses: Pycnanthemum   Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum muticum Pycnanthemum muticum or blunt mountain mint is a herbaceous perennial that grows best in full sun to part shade. The best condition to grow the flowers is in full sun. Its preferred...
Monarda: Pollinator Powerhouses

Monarda: Pollinator Powerhouses

  Pollinator Powerhouses: Monarda   Monarda ‘Blue Moon’ Beebalm Monarda didyma Monarda didyma ‘Blue Moon’ is a beautiful herbaceous perennial that grows best in medium to wet soil. It is commonly known as bee balm as it is a attracts...
Milkweed: Pollinator Powerhouses

Milkweed: Pollinator Powerhouses

  Pollinator Powerhouses: Milkweed Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca Asclepias syriaca is a native perennial with upright stems and domed clusters of fragrant, pinkish-purple flowers. Flowers give way to prominent seed pods which split open when ripe. Flowers are...
Moss Phlox: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Moss Phlox: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Maryland Native Plants for Spring Cultivars of Phlox subulata   Phlox subulata, Moss Phlox, is a herbaceous perennial that grows in eastern and central United States. Moss Phlox has bright colored flower petals that have distinctive notches. The cultivars of moss...