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Dianthus barbatus | Sweet William | 100_Seeds


This is Dianthus barbatus, also known as Sweet William. This plant likes to live in the full sun, but could use some afternoon shade if you live down south. So if you do keep an eye on it and see if it starts looking sad in afternoon full sun. The birds, bees, and butterflies will especially love this plant when it is in the full sun. Growing to about a foot and a half high, this plant blooms in the middle of the Summer. This is a nectar source for the Giant Swallowtail, Palamedes Swallowtail, Yehl Skipper, Eufala Skipper, Clouded Skipper, Common Roadside-Skipper, and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, and the Banded sphinx , and Heliothis phloxiphaga moths. The flowers of this plant are edible. This biennial or short lived perennial can survive the winter in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.
Dianthus barbatus | Sweet William | 100_Seeds

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This is Dianthus barbatus, also known as Sweet William. This plant likes to live in the full sun, but could use some afternoon shade if you live down south. So if you do keep an eye on it and see if it starts looking sad in afternoon full sun. The birds, bees, and butterflies will especially love this plant when it is in the full sun. Growing to about a foot and a half high, this plant blooms in the middle of the Summer. This is a nectar source for the Giant Swallowtail, Palamedes Swallowtail, Yehl Skipper, Eufala Skipper, Clouded Skipper, Common Roadside-Skipper, and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, and the Banded sphinx , and Heliothis phloxiphaga moths. The flowers of this plant are edible. This biennial or short lived perennial can survive the winter in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 8.
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Myosotis sylvatica | Woodland Forget Me Not | 500_Seeds


This is Myosotis sylvatica, also known as Forget-Me-Not, wood forget-me-not, scorpion grass, and woodland forget-me-not. This is a biennial plant, but it can also be considered a short lived perennial that prefers cooler temperatures and should be planted in light shade. These adorable little flowers grow about a foot high and bloom from the middle of Spring until late Summer. This is the larval host plant for the American Lady butterfly. If left outside the 1 year old plant can survive the Winter and live to see its second year in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9.
Myosotis sylvatica | Woodland Forget Me Not | 500_Seeds

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This is Myosotis sylvatica, also known as Forget-Me-Not, wood forget-me-not, scorpion grass, and woodland forget-me-not. This is a biennial plant, but it can also be considered a short lived perennial that prefers cooler temperatures and should be planted in light shade. These adorable little flowers grow about a foot high and bloom from the middle of Spring until late Summer. This is the larval host plant for the American Lady butterfly. If left outside the 1 year old plant can survive the Winter and live to see its second year in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9.
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Alcea rosea | Hollyhock | 20_Seeds


This is Alcea rosea, also known as Hollyhock. These plants can get about 8 feet tall and are very popular with the birds, bees, and butterflies. It must be planted in a spot where it can get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day and it will bloom from the middle of the Summer until early Fall. The flowers, leaves, roots, and stems are all edible. This is a larval host plant for the West Coast Lady, Northern White-Skipper, Gray Hairstreak, Painted Lady, Tropical Checkered-Skipper, and Common Checkered-Skipper butterflies, and the Exposed Bird-dropping Moth. It is also a nectar source for the Golden Banded-Skipper butterfly. This biennial can survive the first Winter and make it to the second season where it will flower and go to seed in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9
Alcea rosea | Hollyhock | 20_Seeds

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This is Alcea rosea, also known as Hollyhock. These plants can get about 8 feet tall and are very popular with the birds, bees, and butterflies. It must be planted in a spot where it can get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day and it will bloom from the middle of the Summer until early Fall. The flowers, leaves, roots, and stems are all edible. This is a larval host plant for the West Coast Lady, Northern White-Skipper, Gray Hairstreak, Painted Lady, Tropical Checkered-Skipper, and Common Checkered-Skipper butterflies, and the Exposed Bird-dropping Moth. It is also a nectar source for the Golden Banded-Skipper butterfly. This biennial can survive the first Winter and make it to the second season where it will flower and go to seed in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9
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Mentzelia decapetala | Tenpetal Blazingstar | Candleflower | 10_Seeds


This is Mentzelia decapetala, also known as ten petal blazing star, evening-star, candleflower, gumbo lily, and chalk lily. This beautiful plant blossoms in the late evening and stay open until morning. Ten petal blazing star likes to live in dry areas and would be a great choice if you are looking for a drought tolerant plant. This plant likes to live in full sun where it grows to about 3 feet high and blossoms through the Summer yielding tan cream, and yellow flowers. This plant can be grown as an annual everywhere and is a tender perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10.
Mentzelia decapetala | Tenpetal Blazingstar | Candleflower | 10_Seeds

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This is Mentzelia decapetala, also known as ten petal blazing star, evening-star, candleflower, gumbo lily, and chalk lily. This beautiful plant blossoms in the late evening and stay open until morning. Ten petal blazing star likes to live in dry areas and would be a great choice if you are looking for a drought tolerant plant. This plant likes to live in full sun where it grows to about 3 feet high and blossoms through the Summer yielding tan cream, and yellow flowers. This plant can be grown as an annual everywhere and is a tender perennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10.
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Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum | Flat Leaf Italian Parsley | 100_Seeds


This is Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum, also known as Flat Leaf Parsley, and Italian Parsley. We all know how much humans all over the world love parsley, well the butterflies and many other insects are also very fond of it. This herb likes to live in sun to partial shade. In its second year it will bloom from the middle of the Summer until early fall giving the garden a wonderful aroma of fresh parsley the whole time. You can harvest the parsley root in the second year and eat it as a vegetable, or harvest the leaves in the first year for the fresh parsley that we are used to using in the U. S. This is a larval host plant for the Old World Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail, Ozark Swallowtail, Anise Swallowtail, Indra Swallowtail butterflies. Parsley may be grown as a biennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 10b
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum | Flat Leaf Italian Parsley | 100_Seeds

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This is Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum, also known as Flat Leaf Parsley, and Italian Parsley. We all know how much humans all over the world love parsley, well the butterflies and many other insects are also very fond of it. This herb likes to live in sun to partial shade. In its second year it will bloom from the middle of the Summer until early fall giving the garden a wonderful aroma of fresh parsley the whole time. You can harvest the parsley root in the second year and eat it as a vegetable, or harvest the leaves in the first year for the fresh parsley that we are used to using in the U. S. This is a larval host plant for the Old World Swallowtail, Black Swallowtail, Ozark Swallowtail, Anise Swallowtail, Indra Swallowtail butterflies. Parsley may be grown as a biennial in USDA Hardiness Zones 5 to 10b
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