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Agave americana | Sentry or Century Plant | Maguey | American Aloe | 10_Seeds


These seeds were collected from Agave americana, also known as sentry plant, century plant, maguey, and American aloe. This succulent likes to live in full sun to partial shade where it can grow up to 6 feet high with bright yellow blossoms in late spring and early summer. This plant is drought resistant, deer resistant, and attracts a wide variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. Agave in general are nectar plants for the Moon-marked Skipper butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 8 to 11.
Agave americana | Sentry or Century Plant | Maguey | American Aloe | 10_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Agave americana, also known as sentry plant, century plant, maguey, and American aloe. This succulent likes to live in full sun to partial shade where it can grow up to 6 feet high with bright yellow blossoms in late spring and early summer. This plant is drought resistant, deer resistant, and attracts a wide variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. Agave in general are nectar plants for the Moon-marked Skipper butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 8 to 11.
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Ratibida columnifera | Mexican Hats | Grey Headed Coneflower | 500_Seeds


This is Ratibida columnifera, also known as Mexican Hats, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, and Red Hats. This perennial can get about 3 feet high and must be grown in a spot where it can get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. This plant will attract birds, bees, and butterflies as it blooms from late Spring until early Fall. It can also be grown to be used as a cut flower. This is a deer resistant plant. A tea can be made from the leaves and flower heads, and it is supposed to be kind of tasty. USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 10.
Ratibida columnifera | Mexican Hats | Grey Headed Coneflower | 500_Seeds

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This is Ratibida columnifera, also known as Mexican Hats, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Yellow Coneflower, and Red Hats. This perennial can get about 3 feet high and must be grown in a spot where it can get at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. This plant will attract birds, bees, and butterflies as it blooms from late Spring until early Fall. It can also be grown to be used as a cut flower. This is a deer resistant plant. A tea can be made from the leaves and flower heads, and it is supposed to be kind of tasty. USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 10.
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Scrophularia lanceolata | Lanceleaf Figwort | Early Figwort | 1000_Seeds


This is Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh, also known as lanceleaf figwort, American Figwort, Western Figwort, Hare Figwort, and Early Figwort. This is a plant with a large amount of nectar, so it is great for attracting birds, bees, and butterflies to your garden. This early figwort blooms from May to July where as late figwort blooms from July to October. Early figwort is the larval host plant for the Fulvia Checkerspot, Gillettes Checkerspot, Chalcedon Checkerspot, Arachne Checkerspot, and Dotted Checkerspot butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.
Scrophularia lanceolata | Lanceleaf Figwort | Early Figwort | 1000_Seeds

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This is Scrophularia lanceolata Pursh, also known as lanceleaf figwort, American Figwort, Western Figwort, Hare Figwort, and Early Figwort. This is a plant with a large amount of nectar, so it is great for attracting birds, bees, and butterflies to your garden. This early figwort blooms from May to July where as late figwort blooms from July to October. Early figwort is the larval host plant for the Fulvia Checkerspot, Gillettes Checkerspot, Chalcedon Checkerspot, Arachne Checkerspot, and Dotted Checkerspot butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.
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Castilleja integra | Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush | Squawfeather | 100_Seeds


This is Castilleja integra, also known as wholeleaf Indian paintbrush, and Squawfeather. This plant grows best in full sun where its brilliant red, crimson, and scarlet blossoms attract a wide variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. These drought tolerant plants grow about 1 foot tall and blossom from late Spring until early Fall. This is a larval host for the Fulvia Checkerspot butterfly. Castilleja in general are larval hosts for the Ediths Checkerspot, Theona Checkerspot, Leanira Checkerspot, and Black Checkerspot butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 7.
Castilleja integra | Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush | Squawfeather | 100_Seeds

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This is Castilleja integra, also known as wholeleaf Indian paintbrush, and Squawfeather. This plant grows best in full sun where its brilliant red, crimson, and scarlet blossoms attract a wide variety of birds, bees, and butterflies. These drought tolerant plants grow about 1 foot tall and blossom from late Spring until early Fall. This is a larval host for the Fulvia Checkerspot butterfly. Castilleja in general are larval hosts for the Ediths Checkerspot, Theona Checkerspot, Leanira Checkerspot, and Black Checkerspot butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 7.
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Zizia aurea | Golden Alexanders | 20_Seeds


This is Zizia aurea, also known as Golden Alexanders. This perennial native plant is the plant that originally helped the Black Swallowtail butterflies to sustain life in North America. Other plants have been introduced in the last 300 years and the Swallowtail uses them now as well but there was a time when the Black Swallowtail depended on this plant in order to stay alive. This plant likes to live in the sun or partial shade and gets about 3 feet tall at the most. This is an early bloomer starting in Spring and lasting through early Summer. This plants flower can be used raw in salads, or cooked as a vegetable similar to broccoli. Zizia Aurea is the larval host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly and the Ozark Swallowtail, otherwise known as the Missouri Woodland Swallowtail butterfly; These two butterflies look almost identical. Zizia Aurea is also a nectar source for at least another dozen butterflies; The number is probably more like in the hundreds. Bees, wasps, flies, and beetles all love this plant. Many of the short tongued bees find this plant to be an ideal nectar source. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.
Zizia aurea | Golden Alexanders | 20_Seeds

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This is Zizia aurea, also known as Golden Alexanders. This perennial native plant is the plant that originally helped the Black Swallowtail butterflies to sustain life in North America. Other plants have been introduced in the last 300 years and the Swallowtail uses them now as well but there was a time when the Black Swallowtail depended on this plant in order to stay alive. This plant likes to live in the sun or partial shade and gets about 3 feet tall at the most. This is an early bloomer starting in Spring and lasting through early Summer. This plants flower can be used raw in salads, or cooked as a vegetable similar to broccoli. Zizia Aurea is the larval host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly and the Ozark Swallowtail, otherwise known as the Missouri Woodland Swallowtail butterfly; These two butterflies look almost identical. Zizia Aurea is also a nectar source for at least another dozen butterflies; The number is probably more like in the hundreds. Bees, wasps, flies, and beetles all love this plant. Many of the short tongued bees find this plant to be an ideal nectar source. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.
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