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Bees will be a-buzzin'


Planting pollinator-friendly flowers is easy and so rewarding! Watching bees makes the garden extra vibrant.

The selections here are our 19 top families to benefit bees. Heavy on native varieties, there's something here for every garden.


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Just about every flower attracts a pollinator of some kind, but some have extraordinary bee attraction power! The perennials below (either as a family or as a specific species) have special value to our native bees as determined by various experts including those at the Pollinator Program by The Xerces Society.