Bird/Butterfly Packet

Ten plants, two of each of the following:

Tree Variety Information

Tree & Shrub Growth Rate
Slow: less than 1 foot/year
Moderately slow: 1 - 2 feet/year
Moderately fast: 2 - 3 feet/year
Fast: greater than 3 feet/year

Short-lived: less than 100 years
Moderately short-lived: 100-150 years
Moderately long-lived: 150-250 years
Long-lived: over 250 years

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Butterfly Bush - Buddleia davidii 4' to 10' high with equal spread in well drained average soils, full sun, partial shade. Long spike flowers white or light purple. Should be cut back in late fall or early spring. Enjoyed by butterflies & hummingbirds. Deadheading will encourage new shoots.

Liatris - Liatris Spicata A plant which produces spikes of long flower heads above strap-like leaves. Strong purple flower heads are produced in the summer. In flower it will reach 24" in height with a spread of 18".

Rosa Rubrifolia - Hibiscus syriacus 4' tall and 4 wide. An attractive flowering shrub featuring reddish-purple foliage and pretty single pink flowers in early summer; upright habit, very hardy but somewhat susceptible to disease, good for adding color to the garden; needs full sun and well-drained soil.

Rose of Sharon - Hibiscus syriacus: 8' to 12' high shrub with 6' to 10' spread. Medium growth in most well drained soils, full sun. Flowers July - Sept. Spring pruning for a better show of flowers. Can be trained to form a small tree. Readily re-seeds itself.

Trumpet Vine - a native deciduous climbing vine, 30' to 40' high or wide depending if it has upright support. Leafs late in spring, showing, tubular orange-scarlet colored flowers in July- Aug. Pruning back or thinning proves beneficial. Most soils except wet. Full sun. Use as a screen, to cover rock piles, train up trellis, a poor climber needing extra support to grow vertically. Flowers attract hummingbirds.
To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 21, 2016

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 15, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 16, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.

Monroe Conservation District
1137 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161