Posts Tagged ‘Wildflower’

Butterfly Weed asclepias tuberosa This orange-flowered plant is a wonderful attraction for moths and butterflies alike due to its milky sap. The Butterfly Weed, due to its adaptation to any environment, grows with ease and with little maintenance required. Needing a relatively dry environment to thrive, this native plant requires minimal watering, can grow up […]

Learn about the many native plants and wildflowers that are being protected at the Estate as part of our ongoing efforts to preserve the natural beauty and heritage of the property.

Returning land to natural meadows allows native species, like native wildflowers, to thrive – as well as helping to prevent water run off and soil erosion, and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions by not having to mow formerly manicured lawns.