White Pole Prairie - Blank Park Zoo

White Pole Prairie

White Pole Prairie

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

Registrant: Char & Earl Weisenhorn
Certified: 4/14/14
Type: Suburban
Garden Size: Extra Large (1000-4999 square feet)

Garden Detail

Host Plants:
Alcea "Hollyhock", Baptisia "False Indigo", Herbs - Dill, Fennel or Curly Parsley, Lupine, Milkweed "Butterfly Weed" "Swamp Milkweed", Native Grasses, Penstemon, Rudbeckia "Black-eyed Susan"

Nectar Plants:
Monarda "Bee Balm", Liatris "Blazing Star", Echinacea "Coneflower", Cosmos, Veronia "Ironweed"

Other Pollinator Friendly Practices:
I do not use insecticides,I use natural compost for fertilization,I have provided basking areas,I will provide over-wintering cover


 

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