9 Beetle Magnets
[Switch to List View]

American Highbush Cranberry
Viburnum trilobum
Category: Deciduous Shrubs
Height: 6'-10'
Width: 6'-10'
Sun: full, part, shade
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam, organic peat
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: white
Fruit Period: September-February
Fruit Color: red
Fruit Type: berry
Edible Parts: fruit
Fall Color: red, maroon
Wildlife: Beetle, Bird, Fly, Bee
Zone: 2-5
Recommended: Deer Resistant, Buckthorn Replacement, Ornamental Garden, Edible Garden
Comments: AKA Viburnum opulus var. americanum. Dark green foliage. Flat-topped flower clusters. Fruit persists through winter. True type - not a hybrid cross!
Retail Pricing #1: $13.756-12" #2: $23.4515-18" #5: $31.7524-36" #7: $43.4536-48"

Wild Ginger out
Asarum canadense
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 6"-1'
Sun: part, shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: cool
Bloom Period: May-June
Flower Color: pink, white, maroon
Wildlife: Beetle
Zone: 4-5
Recommended: Groundcover
Comments: Rhizomatous. Excellent groundcover. Dark green leaves. Aromatic roots.
Out of stock. Prices/sizes for reference only.
Retail Pricing Sod Flat: $49.00

Marsh/Red Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Soil Types: loam
Bloom Period: July
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow, maroon, purple
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Attractive seed pods in fall. Found at edge of marshes.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95
Common Milkweed ref
Asclepias syriaca
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 2'-6'
Width: 1'+
Sun: full
Water Use: medium, low
Bloom Period: June-August
Flower Color: pink
Fruit Color: yellow, green
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Moth, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Hummingbird, Bumblebee
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Rhizomatous. Readily reseeds.
For reference only. Not currently stocked.

Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 2'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Soil Types: well-drained, sand, loam
Bloom Period: July-August
Flower Color: orange
Fruit Type: pod
Fall Color: yellow
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bee, Bumblebee
Zone: 3-5
Comments: Sturdy stems with alternate leaves. Slow grower. Taproot.
Retail Pricing 4" pot: $6.50

Boneset
Eupatorium perfoliatum
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 3'-4'
Width: 1'
Sun: full
Soil Moisture: wet, wet-mesic, mesic
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: white
Fall Color: red, yellow, maroon
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bee, Wasp
Zone: 3-4
Comments: Sturdy stems; perfoliate leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Wild Quinine
Parthenium integrifolium
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 1'-3'
Width: 1'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: mesic, mesic-dry
Bloom Period: June-September
Flower Color: white
Wildlife: Beetle, Fly, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Retail Pricing #01 bag/pot: $9.95
Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum virginianum
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 1'-3'
Sun: full, part
Bloom Period: July-September
Flower Color: purple, white
Wildlife: Beetle, Bee, Wasp
Recommended: Fragrant Garden
Comments: Fragrant foliage. Rhizomatous.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95

Stiff Goldenrod
Solidago rigida
Category: Wildflowers
Height: 4'
Width: 2'
Sun: full, part
Soil Moisture: wet-mesic, mesic, mesic-dry, dry
Bloom Period: August-October
Flower Color: yellow
Fall Color: red, orange, yellow, maroon
Wildlife: Butterfly, Beetle, Bird, Bee, Wasp, Bumblebee
Comments: Large, rough-textured basal leaves.
Retail Pricing #1: $9.95