Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman

Founder of EcoBeneficial!

Available for virtual and in-person landscape consulting, talks and classes.

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The Pollinator Victory Garden!

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(Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico)
Notes on Using Plant Lists
  • Use plants appropriate to your landscape conditions, emphasizing plants that are native to your region.
  • Species may vary based on region.
  • Remember that plant diversity is crucial – not all pollinators use every plant.
  • Reference these lists in combination with other recommended resources to select the best possible pollinator plants for your Pollinator Victory Garden.
Native Perennials & Biennials

Agastache spp. (giant hyssop)
Allium spp. (onions)
Asclepias spp. (milkweeds)
Astragalus spp. (milkvetch)
Castilleja spp. (indian paintbrush)
Chamerion spp. (fireweeds)
Comandra umbellata (bastard toadflax)
Erigeron spp. (fleabanes)
Eriogonum spp.(buckwheats)
Frasera speciosa (elkweed)
Gaillardia spp. (blanketflowers)
Helenium autumnale (sneezeweed)
Helianthus spp. (sunflowers)
Ipomopsis spp. (gilias)
Lomatium spp. (biscuitroots)
Lupinus spp. (lupines)
Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot)
Oenothera spp. (evening primroses)
Penstemon spp. (beardtongues)
Phacelia spp. (phacelia, scorpionweed)
Potentilla spp. (cinquefoils)
Phlox longiflora (long-leaf phlox)
Solidago spp. (goldenrods)
Sphaeralcea coccinea (scarlet globemallow)
Stanleya pinnata (desert prince’s plume)
Symphyotrichum spp. (asters)

Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Amelanchier alnifolia (Saskatoon serviceberry)
Amelanchier utahensis (Utah serviceberry)
Amorpha fruticosa (indigo bush)
Arcotostaphylos uva-ursi (kinnikinnick)
Artemisia spp. (sagebrushes)
Brickellia grandiflora (large-flower brickelbush)
Brickellia oblongifolia (Mojave rickelbush)
Ceanothus spp. (ceanothus)
Dasiphora fruticosa (shrubby cinquefoil)
Ericameria nauseosa (rubber rabbitbrush)
Mahonia repens (creeping barberry)
Opuntia polycantha (hair-spine prickly pear)
Prunus virginiana (chokecherry)
Purshia tridentata (antelope brush)
Rhus aromatica (fragrant sumac)
Rhus glabra (smooth sumac)
Ribes spp. (currants, gooseberries)
Rubus idaeus (red raspberry)
Salix spp. (willows)
Shepherdia spp. (buffaloberries)
Vaccinium spp. (huckleberries, blueberries)

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