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Sagamore Hills Honey apiary Garden 1090



What type of BUTTERFLIES are you trying to attract?

As many as we can! The past few years we’ve hosted lots of Swallowtails and some skippers and have seen Monarchs nectaring in autumn but they haven’t found our Milkweed for hosting yet.

What NECTAR and HOST plants are in your garden?

The following are contained in 4 separate flower beds: Common Milkweed, Whorled Milkweed, 3 tall Milkweed (maybe swamp), Rue, Bronze Fennel, Parsley, Chives, Dill, Oregano, Thyme, Joe-Pye Weed, Swamp Sunflower, Goldenrod, Coneflowers, multiple woody Salvias including 3 Pineapple Sage, Golden Alexander, Ironweed, Brazilian Vervain, Mountain Mint, common Violets, White Clover, Packera aurea, Amsonia, Penstemon, Blazing Star (Liatris), Yarrow, Monarda, Bleeding Heart, Woodland Aster, Firecracker Plant, Butterfly Bush, Anise Hyssop, Baptisia, Tall Prairie Coneflower, 2 Viburnum, 1 Yucca, 1 Pipevine, 1 Sourwood, 1 Sassafras, 2 Hawthorns, 3 Shrubby St John’s Wort, 2 Ceanothus americanus, 2 Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’, multiple Oak trees, Tulip Poplars, Indica Azaleas, dozens of native Black Cherry and Laurels, plus more I can’t recall.