Perennials for Pollinators in Pink and Purple

Easy to grow and even easier to love, this trio of sun-loving perennials is a magnet for bees, butterflies and hummers. Spires, daisies and clusters of pink to purple also make good cut flowers.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6

Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional

Design Considerations

Style: Cottage, Naturalistic, Wildlife Friendly
Features: Attracts Pollinator, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Flower Fest, Romantic Cool Colors, Wildlife Friendly
Focus: Color Theme, Cutting Garden, Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Native and Habitat, Saving Water
Seasons of Interest: Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Summer

Care and Maintenance



Plants In this Combo

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed
Rose Milkflower

Type: Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 3, 4, 5

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Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

Type: Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Blazing Star

Type: Bulb / Corm / Tuber, Perennial
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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