Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa). Photo: Scott Woodbury

Songbird Garden

Design plan for songbird garden, kidney shaped with a variety of plants, listed below
  1. Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea) or Deciduous Holly (Ilex decidua) (1 plant)
  2. Golden Currant (Ribes ordoratum) (1 plant)
  3. Pennsylvania sedge (Carex pennsylvanica) (7 plants)
  4. Texas Greeneyes (Berlandiera texana) (3 plants)
  5. Cliff Goldenrod (Solidago drummondii) (3 plants)
  6. Black Chokeberry (Aronia melonocarpa) (3 plants)
  7. Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) (1 plant)
  8. American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens) (1 plant)
  9. Eastern Blazingstar (Liatris scariosa) (7 plants)
  10. Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) (5 plants)
  11. Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) (1 plant)
  12. Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) (5 plants)
  13. Rusty Blackhaw (Virburnum rufidulum) or Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida) (1 plant)
  14. Orange Coneflower (Rudbeckia fulgida var. umbrosa) (5 plants)