What type of BUTTERFLIES are you trying to attract?
Black Swallowtails, Monarchs, Buckeyes, Fritillaries and any other variety that would like to stop by for a sip of nectar or to lay eggs.
What NECTAR and HOST plants are in your garden?
NECTAR SOURCES: Lantana, Hibiscus, Black Eyed Susan, Joe Pye Weed, Mexican Petunias, Mexican Sunflowers, Cone flowers, Petunias, Butterfly Bushes, Pentas, Cosmos, Marigolds, Butterfly Weed, Milkweed, Garden Phlox, Vytex, Zinnias, Perennial Salvias, Canna Lilies, Snapdragons, Cuphea, Day Lilies, and more.
HOST PLANTS: Common Milkweed, Tropical Milkweed (We make sure it dies back in the winter.), Swamp Milkweed, and Butterfly Weed for the monarchs.
HOST PLANTS: Dill, Fennel, and parsley both flat and curly for the Black Swallowtails
HOST PLANTS: Rocket Snapdragons and Regular Snapdragons for the Buckeye Butterfly
HOST PLANTS: Wild Violets and pansies for the Variegated Fritillary