What type of BUTTERFLIES are you trying to attract?
As many as possible. I have attracted monarchs; black, pipevine, spicebush, and E. tiger swallowtails; cabbage white; great spangled and meadow fritillaries; red-spotted purple; E. comma; common buckeye; skippers; etc.
What NECTAR and HOST plants are in your garden?
Host: milkweed, rue, Golden Alexander, pawpaw tree, spicebush, pipevine, violets, etc.
Nectar: Joe pye weed, milkweed, coneflower, beebalm, bluebeard,
summersweet, zinnias, phlox, black-eyed Susan, asters, ironweed, goldenrod, Mt. mint, etc.