Nectar Plants

Mints

  Mints   Common names in Spanish: Hierbabuena; Yerba buena. In the monarch overwintering reserves in central Mexico, there are…

Penstemon

  Penstemon   What’s in a name: Foxglove Penstemon; Beardtongue Penstemon -> “five” “stamens”. Family: Scrophulariaceae ~224 genera; 4450 species….

Phlox

  Phlox   Phlox is from the Greek word meaning ‘torch’ or ‘flame’. They are often called Sweet Williams. There…