Common natives, Echinacea and Black Eyed Susans.
Ratibida from seed. Sometimes there are solid yellow plants, wonderful with Salvia farinacea. 'Victoria' Salvia farinacea from seed, and cuttings from the seedlings.
When I cut off the dried blooms of Oakleaf Hydrangea, new buds and blossoms were underneath.
Butterflies found the first blooms of Phlox paniculata.
Gulf Fritallary butterflies host plant is Passiflora, above.
These are growing with lantana, below.
Edge of the meadow is a natural butterfly garden.
Lantana, passiflora and beautyberry planted themselves.
Beautyberry with bright purple berries is a hit in fall.
Butterflies and beneficials visit the flowers in late spring and early summer.
I have not been able to identify this plant with tiny blue blossoms growing in sunny meadows.
Below is a pic of the whole plant, little more than a foot tall.
Flowers and text are from the garden of Nell Jean at http://www.seedscatterer.blogspot.com/ in the hot, humid depths of Southwest Georgia USA where Lily fragrance floats on the breeze and Mockingbirds scold from the grape arbor. Join us in a glass of iced Ruby Tea, dark and barely sweet, in the shade of a pecan tree.