Header LogoPollinator Garden in Yellow, White and Orange

[Easement viewed from the street]

[Easement planting design]

[Easement planting diagram]

[Plants included in this easement design]

Type Common Name Botanical Name How Many Size & Condition Remarks Salt Tolerant Aesthetic Traits Ecological Traits
Shrubs Golden Flowering Currant Ribes aureum 3 3 gal. As On Plan Somewhat Salt Tolerant Bright green foliage is accented by summer yellow flowers Birds, Mammals, Bees
  Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 3 5 gal. As on Plan, keep trimmed to 5’ tall Salt Tolerant Red foliage is a great contrast to other greens found in the garden Birds, Mammals, Bees
Perennials Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa 10 1 gal. 1’ o.c. Somewhat Salt Tolerant Bright orange flowers attract butterflies Butterflies, Bees
  Heath Aster Aster ericoides 11 1 gal. 1’ o.c. Salt Tolerant White daisy flowers cover the plant in summer Butterflies, Bees
  Threadleaf coreopsis Coreopsis verticillata 22 1 gal. 1.5’ o.c. Somewhat Salt Tolerant Bright yellow flowers open from summer to early fall Birds, Butterflies
Ornamental Grasses Indian Grass Sorghastrum nutans 8 1 gal. As on plan Somewhat Salt Tolerant Spent leaves and flowers add interest in winter Birds,Mammals
        gal. = gallon container o.c. = on center spacing      

Download a Printable PDF of this Easement


School of Natural Resources and Environment | University of Michigan