PESO: Zinnia

mike wilson m.9.wilson at
Sun Jun 7 09:41:27 EDT 2020

Do you have Buddleia over there?
It can get a bit tall and rangy but rewards regular hacking back by becoming a bush dense with flowers that are attractive to all sorts of flying insects as well as people.

> On 07 June 2020 at 13:04 "Daniel J. Matyola" <danmatyola at> wrote:
> As you folks know, I'm quite interested in butterflies, particularly
> monarchs.  To attract them, I use a number of plants, like Butterfly
> bushes, Echinacea, Joy-Pye Weed and Milkweed.  The best annuals for
> attracting butterflies is the zinnia, especially red zinnia.  They are low
> to the ground. colorful and hardy, and they  spread out quite a bit, so
> they make an excellent addition to my patio garden.
> K-5 IIs, FA 100 mm Macro Fb 2.8,
> Comments and criticisms are invited and appreciated, as always.
> Dan Matyola
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