As soon as summer hits, Zinnias start to open up and show off their bright, bold colors. And with them comes a steady stream of butterflies: swallowtails, monarchs, painted ladies, and much more. Zinnias are one of the easiest annual wildflowers to grow from seed and one of our favorite plants for a… Read More →
Plant this hardy native that pollinators can't resist
Primrose are not only beautiful, but tremendously important native wildflowers. They are some of the last blooms standing in fall as pollinators are faced with a shrinking food supply. Available in a variety of heights and brilliant colors, Primrose are perfect for hot, sunny and dry sites, but many will tolerate part-shade and moist conditions. This fragrant wildflower self-seeds willingly throughout open areas.
Large, showy flowers illuminate in the summer months and reach heights up to 60”. This golden-yellow beauty is easy to grow and fragrant, attracting winged wildlife to the garden or meadow. Biennial. Learn More →
Native to Missouri, this easy-to-grow, drought tolerant variety grows to be only 6-12” tall. Large, cheerful yellow blooms can reach 5” across and are slightly fragrant, blooming in the late spring to summer. This showy variety is perfect for almost any garden or meadow and even tolerates light shade. Missouri Primrose also self-seeds, coming back year after year.
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