Plants to Attract Dragonflies - Knowledgebase Question

McLean, VA
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Question by cplusji
January 7, 1999
What other flowers or plants besides tall pink cosmos attract dragonflies? On The Eastern Shore dragonflies are known as mosquito hawks.


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Answer from NGA
January 7, 1999
Dragonflies tend to be attracted to Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium) and Statice. They also seem attracted to water, so providing a little pond or other water source might help.

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