What type of BUTTERFLIES are you trying to attract?
Monarch, Black Swallowtail, and Painted Lady butterflies.
What NECTAR and HOST plants are in your garden?
Common Milkweed, Dill, Thistles
Mexican Sunflower, Butterfly Bush, Purple Coneflower, Joe Pye Weed, Zinnia, Bee Balm, Brown-eyed Susan, Salvia, and Cosmos flowers.
I have several small flower gardens spread around my yard so it’s hard to just have 1 photo, but here were my 4 most popular nectar flowers, as judged by the number of monarch visitors.