Butterfly Weed 2017 Perennial of the Year

 

This week at Plant Exchange, we feature a plant that grows well, once established, in gardens of the region. It’s a low maintenance perennial that attracts lots of pollinators.img_0687

Cheery orange of butterfly weed attracts humans and pollinators to our gardens. Dr. David Graper, horticulturalist at South Dakota State University, shares information about a popular pollinator plant of our region, the Butterfly Weed. His is one of several garden topics you can find at the www.igrow.org South Dakota Extension website. Please go to this link for his ideas: http://igrow.org/gardens/gardening/butterfly-weed-2017-pere . . .

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