Rusty Patch Bumble Bee Full Garden – Rain Garden

$139.00

Create a 100 square foot Rusty Patch Bumble Bee pollinator garden!

(Kit details below)

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Description

MNL has partnered with the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources and the Lawns to Legumes program to design pollinator gardens to help create habitat for the endangered Rusty Patch Bumble Bee.  Our Rusty Patch Bumble Bee Gardens are available in Full Sun, Part Shade, and Rain Garden options.   Larger than our regular kits, all Rusty Patch Bumble Bee Full Gardens come with six plants of 12 different species for a total of 72 native perennials!  We suggest planting these gardens in a 100 square foot area.

This garden is for creating a rain garden within a yard and is a perfect fit for the Native Pocket Plantings in the Lawns to Legumes program. We designed this collection to have multiple flowering species in all of the bloom seasons and to contain flowers that are of high priority and super foods for the Rusty Patch Bumble Bee.

Species information:

Monkey Flower (Mimulus ringens)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: purple, Summer

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: red, Summer

Culver’s Root (Veronicastrum virginicum)  –  Height: 48-60″  Moisture: dry to moist  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: white, Summer

Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)  –  Height: 48-60″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun  Bloom: pink to red, Summer

Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)  –  Height: 36-48″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun  Bloom: white, Summer

Ironweed (Virnonia fasciculata)  –  Height: 48-60″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun  Bloom: purple, Fall

Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya)  –  Height: 36-48″  Moisture: dry to moist  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: purple, Summer

Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)  –  Height: 24-48″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun  Bloom: yellow, Fall

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: purple, Summer

New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)  –  Height: 60-84″  Moisture: dry to moist  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: purple, Fall

Bebb’s Oval Sedge (Carex bebbii)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: rust, Summer

Brown Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: moist to wet  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: brown, Summer