Content tagged "water wise pollinator gardens"

Plants for Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens: Parsley (Petroselinium species)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Black swallowtail butterfly larvae feeding on curly leaf parsley Photo credit: Marc Dufour Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 Carrot or Parsley Family (Apiaceae /...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Globe thistle plants Photo credit: Brian Rosen Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Aster or Composite family (Asteraceae / Compositae)EchinopsHerbaceous perennial...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Blue Flax (Linum lewisi, Linum perenne)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Blue flax (Linum Lewissi) plants growing in a garden landscape Photo source: outdoorPDK Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Flax family (Linaceae)  Lewis flax, Blue...

Plants for Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens: Beardtongue (Penstemon species)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Until recently, penstemons belong to the Figwort or Snapdragon family (Scrophulariaceae).  Penstemons are now classified in the Plantain (Plantaginacea)...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Rocky Mountain Bee Plant (Cleome serrulata Pursh)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Caper Family (Capparaceae)Rocky Mountain bee plant Stinking-clover Bee spiderflower Toothed spider-flower Stink weed Skunk weedRocky mountain bee plant...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Cosmos (Cosmos sulphureus and Cosmos bipinnatus)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 02, 2015

Bee visiting Cosmos flower Photo credit: CatDancing FLickr CC BY-NC 2.0Blooms and delicate foliage ofCosmos bipinnatus Photo credit:Bruno...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 02, 2015

Bees visiting sunflower Photo credit: Gregspace Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0Field of sunflowers Photo credit: Dean Ayers Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Aster Family...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 02, 2015

Bee visits Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia) flower Photo credit: Christine Majul Flickr CC  BY 2.0Black-eyed Susan plant Photo credit: Jodi Grundig...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Garden: Ninebark (Physocarpus species)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 29, 2015

Rose Family (Rosaceae)  Mallow or Mallow-leaved ninebark (P. malvaceus), Common or Eastern ninebark (P. opufolius)  There are several native ninebark...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Creeping mahonia (Mahonia repens, Berberis repens, Berberis aquifolium var. repens)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 26, 2015

Creeping mahonia in bloom Photo credit: Bryant Olsen Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0Barberry Family (Berberidaceae)  Ash barberry Creeping barberry Creeping...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri also Oenothera lindheimeri)

Mature gaura plant Photo credit: fuzzyjay Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Gaura flowers Photo credit: protoflux Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Evening Primrose Family...

Plants for Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens: Dill (Anethum graveolens)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: February 11, 2014

Young Swallowtail butterfly caterpillar feeding on a dill flower Photo credit: CameliaTWU Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Feathery dill leaves Photo credit:...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Blue Mist Spirea (Caryopteris x clandonensis)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 06, 2014

Bee feeds on Blue Mist Spirea (Caryopteris clandonensis) flower Photo credit: rweithorn Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Caryopteris clandonensis...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: December 12, 2013

Trailing nasturtiums in a large outdoor pot Photo credit: Susan BufflerNasturtium (Tropaeolaceae)  Nasturtium Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus) is an annual...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee feeding on rosemary flower Photo credit: Automania Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0  Mature Rosemary shrub Photo credit: cliff1066  Flickr CC BY 2.0Mint...

Herbs for the Pollinator Garden: Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare var. hirtum)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee feasting on oregano flowers Photo credit: Tracy_dw Flickr CC BY-NC-2.0Mint Family (Lamiaceae / Labiaceae) (European) Oregano Greek oregano Turkish...

Plants for Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens: Cilantro / Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Syrphid fly feeding on coriander (cilantro) flower Photo source: Mumm's Musings blogFreshly picked cilantro leaves Photo credit: Michelle Dyer...

Plants for Water-Wise Pollinator Gardens: Borage (Borago officianalis)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

A bee gathers nectar from a borage flower Photo credit: RC Designer Flickr CC BY 2.0Cluster of blue and purple borage flowers Photo credit: Rachel...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee visiting Russian sage Photo credit: Jason Means Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Russian sage plant Photo credit: luvlymikimoto Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Mint...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa Pursh)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee visiting Shrubby cinquefoil Photo credit: tuxbrother Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Shrubby cinquefoil flowers and foliage Photo credit: J. N. Stuart...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Jupiter's Beard (Centranthus ruber)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Valerian Family (Valerianaceae)Jupiter's beard, Red valerian, Keys of HeavenNote: This plant can become a nuisance in the garden. Clip (deadhead) flowers...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Catmint (Nepeta faassinii and hybrids) N. x faassenii, N. mussinii

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee feeding on  Catmint nectar Photo credit: skittledog Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Mature Catmint plant Photo credit: Elsa Spezio Flickr CC BY-SA...

Plants for the Water Wise Pollinator Garden: Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Bee visiting Purple coneflower Photo credit: BlueRidgeKitties Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0Mass of Purple coneflower Photo credit: Jordan Meeter Flickr CC...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Threadleaf Tickseed (Coreopsis verticillata)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Eastern tailed blue butterfly (Everes comyntas) Photo credit: Lisa Brown Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0Threadleaf tickseed (coreopsis)Photo source: squeakychu...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Orange Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 14, 2013

Butterflies visiting Orange Butterfly Weed flowers Photo credit: Al_HikesAZ FLickr CC BY-NC 2.0Orange Butterfly Weed Photo credit: Anthony Zukoff...

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