Plants for Pollinators

 

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME                          HONEY     BEE BUTTERFLY      HUMMINGBIRD          OTHER BEES
Acer sp. Maple Yes Yes
Achillea sp. Yarrow Yes Yes Yes
Agastache sp. Hyssop Yes Yes Yes Yes
Agave parryi & neomexica Agave Yes Yes Yes
Alcea sp. Hollyhock Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allium, sp. Onion, Garlic, Chives Yes Yes Yes
Amelanchier sp. Serviceberry Yes Yes
Amorpha fruticosa False Indigo, Leadplant Yes Yes Yes
Antheum graveolens Dill Yes Yes Yes
Antirrhinum majus Snapdragon Yes Yes
Aquilegia sp. Columbine Yes Yes Yes Yes
Arctostaphylos sp. Manzanita, Kinnikinnick Yes Yes Yes
Asclepias sp. Butterfly Weed Yes Yes Yes Yes
Aster sp. Asters Yes Yes Yes
Astilbe sp. Astilbe Yes
Baptisia australis Wild Indigo Yes Yes
Berberis sp. Barberry Yes Yes
Borago officinalis Borage Yes Yes
Buddleia sp. Butterfly Bush Yes Yes Yes
Calendula officinalis Pot Marigold Yes Yes
Campanula sp. Bellflower Yes Yes
Campsis radicans Trumpet Vine Yes Yes Yes
Caragana Pea Shrub Yes Yes Yes
Caryopteris x clandonensis Blue Mist Spirea Yes Yes Yes
Catilleja integra Indian Paintbrush Yes
Catalpa speciosa Western Catalpa Yes Yes Yes
Cercis sp. Redbud Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ceanothus fendleri Fendler’s Buckbrush Yes Yes Yes Yes
Celtis occidentalis Hackberry Yes Yes
Centranthus ruber Red Valerian Yes Yes
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Plumbago Yes Yes
Chamaebatiaria millefolium Fernbush Yes Yes
Chamomile sp. Chamomile Yes Yes
Chilopsis linearis Desert Willow Yes Yes Yes
Chrysothamnus sp. Rabbitbrush Yes Yes Yes
Clematis terniflora Sweet Autumn Clematis Yes Yes Yes
Clematis virginiana Western Virgin’s Bower Yes Yes Yes
Cleome serrulata Rocky Mountain Bee Plant Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cleome spinosa Spider Flower Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cosmos bipinnatus Cosmos Yes Yes Yes
Craetagus sp. Hawthorn Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover Yes Yes
Datura meteloides Angels Trumpet/Jimsonweed Yes (Moth) Yes
(Delphinium) Consolida Larkspur Yes Yes Yes
Dianthus sp. Sweet William Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dictamnus sp. Gas Plant Yes Yes Yes
Digitalis sp. Foxglove Yes Yes Yes
Echinacea sp. Coneflower Yes Yes Yes
Echinocereus triglochidiatus Claret Cup Cactus Yes Yes Yes
Erigeron sp. Fleabane Yes Yes Yes
Eriogonum sp. Buckwheat, Sulphur Flower Yes Yes Yes
Eryngium sp. Sea Holly Yes Yes
Eupatorium sp. Joe-Pye Weed Yes Yes Yes
Euphorbia sp. Spurge Yes Yes
Fallugia paradoxa Apache Plume Yes
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Yes Yes Yes
Gaillardia sp. Blanketflower Yes Yes Yes
Geranium sp. Perennial Geranium/Cranesbill Yes Yes Yes
Gaura lindheimeri Whirling Butterflies Yes Yes Yes
Gleditsia triancanthos Honey Locust Yes Yes
Gutierrezia sp. Snakeweed Yes Yes
Helenium sp. Sneezeweed Yes Yes
Helleborus sp. Hellebore/Lenten Rose Yes Yes
Helianthus, Heleopsis sp. Sunflower Yes Yes Yes
Hemerocallis sp. Daylily Yes Yes Yes (if red) Yes
Hesperloe parviflora Red Yucca Yes
Heuchera sanguinea Coral Bells Yes
Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon Yes Yes Yes Yes
Holodiscus dumosis Rock Spirea Yes Yes Yes
Humulus sp. Hop Vines Yes Yes
Hymenoxys sp. Perky Sue Yes Yes Yes
Hyssopus officinalis Hyssop Yes Yes
Ipomopsis aggregata Scarlet Gilia Yes
Kniphofia sp. Red Hot Poker Yes
Lamium sp. Dead Nettle, White Nancy Yes Yes
Lantana Lantana Yes Yes Yes
Lavandula sp. Lavender Yes Yes Yes
Liatris sp. Blazing Star Yes Yes Yes Yes
Linum sp. Blue Flax, Yellow Flax Yes Yes Yes
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lonicera sp. Honeysuckle Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lupine Lupine Yes Yes
Mahonia sp. Oregon Grape Holly Yes Yes
Malus sp. Apple, Crabapple Yes Yes
Marrubium vulgare Horehound Yes Yes
Mentha sp. Mint Yes Yes
Monarda sp. Beebalm Yes Yes Yes (If Red) Yes
Narcissus sp. Daffodil Yes Yes
Nasturtium sp. Nasturtium Yes Yes
Nepeta sp. Catnip, Catmint Yes Yes
Origanum sp. Oregano Yes Yes
Penstemon sp. Penstemons Yes Yes Yes (if Red) Yes
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage Yes Yes Yes
Philadelphus sp. Mock Orange Yes Yes Yes
Phlox sp. Phlox Yes Yes Yes
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal Yes Yes
Physocarpus sp Ninebark Yes Yes
Prunus sp. Cherry, Plum, Peach, Apricot, etc. Yes Yes
Pulmonaria sp. Lungwort Yes
Pulsatilla Pasque Flower Yes Yes
Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat Yes Yes Yes
Rhus sp. Sumac Yes Yes Yes
Ribes sp. Currant Yes Yes Yes Yes
Robinia sp. Locust Yes Yes Yes
Rosa sp. Rose Yes Yes
Rosmarinus sp. Rosemary Yes Yes
Rubus sp. Raspberry Yes Yes Yes
Rudbeckia sp Rudbeckia Yes Yes Yes
Ruta graveolens Rue Yes Yes
Salix sp. Willow Yes Yes Yes
Salvia sp. Sage Yes Yes Yes
Satureja montana Winter Savory Yes Yes
Sambucus sp. Elderberry Yes Yes
Sedum sp. Sedum Yes Yes Yes
Scabiosa sp. Pincushion Flower Yes Yes
Scilla siberica Squill Yes Yes
Scrophularia macrantha Red Birds in a Tree Yes Yes Yes
Silene sp. Catchfly Yes Yes Yes
Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant Yes Yes
Solidago sp. Goldenrod Yes Yes Yes
Spirea sp. Spirea Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stachys byzantina Lamb’s Ear Yes Yes
Symphocarpus sp. Snowberry Yes Yes
Syringa Lilac Yes Yes Yes
Thymus sp. Thyme Yes Yes
Tilia cordata Littleleaf Linden Yes Yes
Tithonia rotundifolia Mexican Sunflower Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tradescantia Spiderwort Yes Yes
Tulip asp. Tulip Yes Yes
Verbena sp. Verbena Yes Yes Yes
Veronica sp. Speedwell Yes Yes
Viburnum sp. Viburnum Yes Yes Yes
Viola sp. Violet Yes Yes
Wisteria sp. Wisteria Yes Yes Yes
Zauschneria sp. Humingbird Flower Yes Yes Yes
Zinnia Zinnia Yes Yes Yes