Hampton Park Pollinator Meadow - Species

Pour Français, cliquez ici.

Welcome to our page for Hampton Park Pollinator Meadow! Below you'll find information on the two new plots followed by all the species planted in this meadow. Start with photos and other information about the species, and at the bottom you'll find a chart with all the species information in one spot. Please also check out our photo gallery of the meadow. We hope you enjoy!

Layout

 

 

 

Species

Black-Eyed Susan, Marguerite jaune, Rudbeckia hirta

Light: part shade to full sun

Moisture: dry to medium

Soil: sandy loam, loam, clay loam

Mature Height: 2 feet

Mature Spread: 2 feet

Duration: Annual , Perennial , Biennial

Pollinators: Nectar-Bees, Nectar-Butterflies, Nectar-insects

Larval Host: Gorgone Checkerspot, Bordered Patch butterfly

More Info

Butterfly milkweed, Asclépiade tubéreuse, Asclepias tuberosa

Light: full sun

Moisture: dry to medium

Soil: sandy loam

Mature Height: 2 feet

Mature Spread: 2 feet

Duration: perennial

Pollinators: native bees, honey bees, bumble bees

Larval Host: Grey Hairstreak, Monarch, & Queens butterflies

More Info

Swamp Milkweed, Asclépiade incarnate, Asclepias incarnata

Light: Sun, Part Shade

Moisture: Moist , Wet

Soil: Rich, wet, very muddy to average garden moisture. One of the few ornamentals that thrives in mucky clay soils. Prefers neutral to slightly acidic soil but will tolerate heavy clay.

Mature Height: up to 5 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: butterflies & hummingbirds

Larval Host: Monarch and Queen butterflies

More Info

Zigzag Goldenrod, Verge d'or en zigzag, Solidago flexicaulis

Light: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Moisture: Moist

Soil: Various rich, mesic, acid soils. Tolerates lime.

Mature Height: up to 4 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: Native bees, honey bees, butterflies

More Info

Upland Aster, Verge d'or faux-ptarmica, Solidago ptarmicoides

Light: Sun

Mature Height: up to 40cm

Duration: Perennial

More Info

 

Swamp Rose, L'églantier, Rosa palustris

Light: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Moisture: Moist , Wet

Soil: Wet, rich soils

Mature Height: up to 10 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: native bees, bumble bees

More info

Boneset, La panicaire, Ageratina havanensis

Light: Sun , Part Shade

Moisture: Dry

Soil: Well-drained, rocky, limestone soils.

Mature Height: up to 6 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: butterflies and moths

More Info

Blue Vervain, Herbe sacrée, Verbena hastata

Light: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Moisture: Moist , Wet

Soil: Moist soils

Mature Height: up to 6 feet

Duration: biennial

Pollinators: bees, butterflies

Larval Host: Common Buckeye

More Info

Golden Alexander, Le zizia doré, Zizia aurea

Light: Sun , Part Shade

Moisture: Moist

Soil: Moist, sandy or sandy-clay soils

Mature Height: up to 3 feet

Duration: perennial

Pollinators: native bees, butterflies

Larval Host: Black Swallowtail

More Info

 

Hairy Beardtongue, Penstemon hirsute, Penstemon hirsutus

Light: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Moisture: Dry

Soil: Thin, well-drained soils

Mature Height: 16-32 in. 

Duration: perennial

Pollinators: hummingbirds, native bees, bumble bees

More Info

Wild Bergamot, Monarde fistuleuse, Monarda fistulosa

Light: Sun , Part Shade

Moisture: Dry , Moist

Soil: Thrives in a wide range of soils, from acid to lime to rich to poor to sand to clay. Less tolerant of flooding, but can take it in the winter.

Mature Height: up to 5 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: native bees, bumble bees, butterflies

More info

White Turtlehead, La fleur de la galane oblique, Chelone glabra

Pollinators: Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds

Larval Host: Baltimore Checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) butterfly.

The female butterflies will lay eggs underneath host plant leaves. After hatching, the caterpillars will consume the host plant.

 

 

Water Avens, Benoîte des ruisseaux, Geum rivale

Pollinators: butterflies, dragonflies, bees

 

Prairie Smoke, Benoîte à trois fleurs, Geum triflorum

Pollinators: butterflies, bumble-bees

 

Bowman’s Root, Spirée à 3 feuilles, Gillenia trifoliata

Pollinators: butterflies, bees, skippers, flies

Meadow Blazing Star, Liatris à style ligulé, Liatris ligulistylis

Pollinators: monarch butterflies, bumble bees, hairstreak butterfly, hummingbirds, painted lady butterfly, red admirals, sulphur butterflies, swallowtail spp

 

Prairie Blazingstar, Liatris pycnostachya

Pollinators: Butterflies, Nectar-Bees, Nectar-Butterflies, Nectar-insects

 

Spike Blazing Star, Plume du Kansas, Liatris Spicata

Pollinators: Butterflies, native bees, bumble-bees

 

Cardinal Flower, Lobélie cardinale, Lobelia cardinalis

Pollinators: Butterflies, hummingbirds

 

Great Blue Lobelia, Lobélie bleue, Lobelia siphilitica

Pollinators: native bees, bumble bees, hummingbirds

Allegheny Monkeyflower, mimule à fleurs entrouvertes, Mimulus ringens

Pollinators: bumble bees

Larval Host: Common Buckeye, Baltimore checkerspots butterflies

 

Virginia Mountain Mint, Pycnanthème de Virginie, Pycnanthemum virginianum

Pollinators: butterflies, native bees, honey bees, bumble bees

Orange Coneflower, Goldsturm, Rudbeckia fulgida

Pollinators: native bees

 

Gray Goldenrod, Verge d’or des bois, Solidago nemoralis

Pollinators: native bees, bumble bees, butterflies

 

Ontario Goldenrod, Verge d'or de l'Ontario, Solidago ontarioensis

 

Heart-leaved Aster, Aster cordifolié, Symphyotrichum cordifolium

 

Pollinators: native bees, butterflies

 

Ohio Spiderwort, éphémère d'Ohio Tradescantia ohiensis

Pollinators:  bumblebees, native bees

 

Bushy hyssop, Agastache à feuilles de scrofulaire, Agastache scrophulariifolia

 

Light: part shade to full sun

Moisture: medium to moist

Soil: rich, moist soil

Mature Height: 2-5 feet

Mature Spread: 3 feet

Duration: Perennial

Pollinators: native bees, bumble bees, honey bees, butterflies

More Info

 

Species Information Chart

Species

Light Require-ment

Soil Mois-ture

Soil Descrip-tion

Mature Height

Pollinators

Additional Information

White Turtlehead

La fleur de la galane oblique

part shade to full sun medium to wet rich in organic matter 3'
Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds Chelone glabra

Water Avens

Benoîte des ruisseaux

part shade to full sun medium to moist sandy loam, loam, acidic soil 2'
butterflies, dragonflies, bees

Geum rivale

Prairie Smoke

Benoîte à trois fleurs

part shade to full sun  dry sandy loam, loam 0.5'
butterflies Geum triflorum

Bowman’s Root

Spirée à 3 feuilles

shade to part shade dry, moist Well-drained, rich, rocky, acid soil. Tolerates lime 2-3'
butterflies, bees, skippers, flies Gillenia trifoliata

Meadow Blazing Star

Liatris à style ligulé

sun moist well drained 4-6 feet monarch butterflies, bumble bees, hairstreak butterfly, hummingbirds, painted lady butterfly, red admirals, sulphur butterflies, swallowtail spp

Liatris ligulistylis

Prairie Blazingstar

sun dry, moist Moist, well-drained soils. Rocky, Sandy, Sandy Loam, preferably of poor quality. up to 6'
Butterflies, Nectar-Bees, Nectar-Butterflies, Nectar-insects

Liatris pycnostachya

Spike Blazing Star

Plume du Kansas

sun medium Moist, average soils up to 6'
Butterflies, Native bees, bumble-bees Liatris Spicata

Cardinal Flower

Lobélie cardinale

shade to full sun
moist, wet

Moist to wet, humus-rich soil. Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Clay 

1- 6'

Butterflies, hummingbirds Lobelia cardinalis

Great Blue Lobelia

Lobélie bleue

shade to full sun
moist, wet

Clay, Loam, Sand

2'- 5'
native bees, bumble bees,  hummingbirds

Lobelia siphilitica

Allegheny Monkeyflower

Mimule à fleurs entrouvertes

Sun Moist , Wet Loam 2'
bumble-bees Mimulus ringens

Virginia Mountain Mint

Pycnanthème de Virginie

 

Part Shade Moist Moist, calcareous soils up to 3'
butterflies, native bees, honey bees, bumble bees Pycnanthemum virginianum

Orange Coneflower

Goldsturm

 

Sun

Moist

Various soils up to 4'
native bees Rudbeckia fulgida

Gray Goldenrod

Verge d’or des bois

Shade to full sun

dry

Sandy, rocky soils. Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Caliche type up to 3'
 native bees, bumble bees, butterflies Solidago nemoralis

 

Ontario Goldenrod

Verge d'or de l'Ontario

 

 

Basaltic rocks, calcareous shorelines   up to 30"
  Solidago ontarioensis 

Heart-leaved Aster

Aster cordifolié

 

part shade to full sun

dry to medium

clay loam to sandy loam, organic 3'
native bees, butterflies Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Ohio Spiderwort

éphémère d'Ohio 

 

part shade

dry

Various wet to dry soils. Acid-based, Calcareous, Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam Clay 2'
bumblebees, native bees Tradescantia ohiensis

 

Take action

Sign Up To Volunteer
Council Watch
Sign Our Petitions
Make a Donation

Connect with us