Pollinator Pockets

Click the button above that corresponds to the soil type you have, 

or scroll through to look at all available pollinator pockets.

The K3SWCD has a variety of Pollinator Pockets available to pre-order. A Pollinator Pocket is a group of different native flowers that are bundled together for easy planning/planting. Each Pollinator Pocket has 3-4 flower species and bloom periods that last from early spring through fall. These bundles are a great addition to your garden whether you are trying natives for the first time or are an experienced native plant gardener! Pollinator Pockets are sure to bring a vast variety of butterflies, and other pollinators, to your garden!”

Next Native Plant Sale coming Spring 2022

= Pollinator Hotspot

Pollinator Palooza

Mesic Pollinator Pocket: Plant in full to partial sun and average soil. 

Butterfly WeedAsclepias tuberosa:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: June-August

Black-Eyed SusanRudbeckia hirta:

          Height: 1-3'           Bloom: June-October

Royal Catchfly, Silene regia:

          Height: 2-4'          Bloom: June-October

Prairie Blazing Star, Liatris pycnostachya:

          Height: 2-4'           Bloom: July-September

 

Grass suggestion: Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium

Landscape design inspiration found here!

Black-Eyed Susan
Black-Eyed Susan

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Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed

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Royal Catchfly
Royal Catchfly

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Black-Eyed Susan
Black-Eyed Susan

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Shady Woodland

Shade Pollinator Pocket: Plant in partial sun to full shade and average soil. 

 

Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis:

          Height: 1-2'          Bloom: April-June

Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense:

          Height: 1/2"-1'           Bloom: April-May

Meadow Anemone, Anemone canadensis:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: August-October

Short's Aster, Symphyotrichum shortii:

          Height: 2-3'           Bloom: August-October

Landscape design inspiration found here!

Columbine
Columbine

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Wild Ginger
Wild Ginger

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Meadow Anemone
Meadow Anemone

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Columbine
Columbine

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Marsh Madness

Wet Pollinator Pocket: Plant in full to partial sun and soil that is soggy or marshy most of the year. 

Marsh Marigold, Caltha palustris:

          Height: 1-3'           Bloom: April-June

Blue Flag Iris, Iris virginica shrevei:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: May-July

Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata:

          Height: 2-4'          Bloom: July-August

Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis:

          Height: 2-4'           Bloom: July-September

Landscape design inspiration found here!

Blue Flag Iris
Blue Flag Iris

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Marsh Marigold
Marsh Marigold

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Cardinal Flower
Cardinal Flower

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Blue Flag Iris
Blue Flag Iris

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Sandy Snack

Dry Pollinator Pocket: Plant in full to partial sun and excessively drained or sandy soil. 

 

Prairie SmokeGeum triflorum:

          Height: 2-3'          Bloom: June-August

Eastern Prickly Pear CactusOpuntia humifusa:

          Height: 6-10"'       Bloom: April-May

Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa:

          Height: 2-4'          Bloom: June-October

Sky Blue Aster, Symphyotrichum oolentangiense:

          Height: 2-4'           Bloom: July-September

 

Grass suggestion: Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium

Landscape design inspiration found here!