Pollinator Garden Plants

-Meygan 🙂

Flower Sun Water Space (max. tall) Soil Year to Year Growth Native Bloom Period Scientific Name
Small:
Mexican Evening Primrose Full Low 10 inches SW adaptable Perennial Southwest Spring – Fall Oenothera speciosa
Blanket Flower Full Medium 2 feet Average to dry Perennial USA* Summer Gaillardia
Pincushion Cactus Full Low 8 inches SW adaptable Perennial New Mexico Summer Escobaria
Rocky Mountain Clover Partial Medium 4 inches Average to Moist Annual USA* Late Spring – Summer Trifolium attenuatum
California Poppy Partial Low 1 foot SW adaptable (dry) Perennial Southwest Late Spring – Summer Eschscholzia californica
Medium:
Firecracker Penstemon Partial Low 4 feet SW adaptable Perennial New Mexico Summer Penstemon eatonii
Mexican Hats Full Medium 3.1 feet SW adaptable Perennial USA* Summer Ratibida columnifera
Rocky Mountain Beeplant Partial Medium 3 feet SW adaptable Annual USA* Late Spring – Summer Cleome serrulata
Vetch Partial Medium 3 feet SW adaptable Perennial USA* Spring – Summer Vicia
Desert Marigold Partial Low 18 inches SW adaptable (dry) Biannual Southwest Spring – Summer Baileya
Large:
Blue Morning Glory Full Low 6 feet long* SW adaptable (dry) Annual USA* Spring – Fall Ipomoea indica
Datura Partial Medium 6 feet long* SW adaptable (dry) Annual USA* Spring – Summer Datura
Russian Sage Full Low 5 feet SW adaptable (dry) Perennial USA* Summer Perovskia atriplicifolia
Common Sunflower Full Low/Medium 9 feet SW adaptable Annual USA* Summer – Fall Helianthus annuus
Trumpet Vine Partial Low 40 feet long* (expanded) SW adaptable Perennial USA* Summer – Fall Campsis radicans
Vitex Full Medium 10 feet Average to moist Perennial USA* Summer Vitex agnus-castus
*vine or climbing plant *NM included
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