Do you want to add a vibrant orange to your garden? This is another form of milkweed and is beneficial to butterflies. Drought tolerant, this plant is a great addition to the home landscape.
Butterfly Weed details here: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b490
Paula Ziegler is a local resident who has a concern for the fate of bees, butterflies and all wildlife which inspires her to find solutions to creating wildlife habitat gardens that fit into the look of the neighborhood. Her hope is that you enjoy her blogs and perhaps start a wildlife garden of your own! Learn more about Paula at https://www.facebook.com/paulayourgardenkeeper