Night Pollinators Garden Kit

$100.00 + Tax

$100.00 + Tax

Description

*Specially made for Conservation District Native Wildflower Sales*

38 native flowers, grasses and shrubs selected for nectar, chrysalis support and host plant usefulness for UP moths and other pollinators of the night. This Nighttime Pollinator Kit is designed for average garden soil and full to part sun. It will contain 2 to 5 of each species selected.

This economical kit includes 38 plant plugs that fill 38 square feet at 1-foot spacing – a 4’x9.5′ bed; or up to 86 square feet at 1.5 sq. ft. spacing – a 6’x14′ bed. (species may be substituted based on availability)

  • Evening Primrose – the secret is in the name; these open and offer nectar in the evening
  • Big Bluestem – caterpillar host plant
  • Stiff Goldenrod – both nectar and host plant
  • Black-eyed Susan – nectar and host plant
  • Panicled Aster – nectar and host plant with light flowers
  • Common Milkweed – pale flower with a delicious scent that intensifies in the evening
  • Hairy Beardtongue – nectar plant with light flowers
  • Showy Goldenrod – Goldenrod importance to moths as both nectar and host plants cannot be overstated, so we are including two favorites
  • Early Sunflower – nectar and host plant with a lot of caterpillar real estate
  • Cutleaf Coneflower – nectar and host plant with even more caterpillar real estate
  • Boneset – nectar and host plant with white flowers
  • Meadowsweet – early season nectar and host plant
  • Canada Milkvetch – host plant and nectar source

Each kit comes with a planting guide. The plants are individually tagged for identification and all tags include height so you can alter the layout to suit your space.