What type of BUTTERFLIES are you trying to attract?
As many as possible with emphasis on the struggling Monarch. Swallowtails, with plans to add Dutchman’s pipe this spring.
What NECTAR and HOST plants are in your garden?
It is a sizeable meadow primarily with smaller gardens and containers around the house. Milkweek, butterfly weed, (tropical milkweed in containers), goldenrod, thistle, bee balm, phlox, coreopsis, salvia, cleome, coneflower, borage, herbs to include parsley, dill, bronze fennel. Zinnias, cosmos, marigolds, verbena, lantana, pentas, nasturtium, nicotiana, scarlet runner bean, Butterfly bush, lilacs and spring plans for Dutchman’s pipe and Black Cherry trees.