Create a Butterfly Garden

  • P, Aster, LtS-F
  • P, Asclepias - Milkweed, S-F
  • A, Cleome - Spider plant, S-F
  • P, Coreopsis - Tickseed, S-F
  • A, Cosmos, , S-F
  • B, Dianthus - Sweet William , Sp-F
  • P, Echinacea - Coneflower , LtS-F
  • P, Erigeron - Fleabane , S-F
  • P, Eupatorium - Joe Pye Weed, LtS-F
  • P, Gaillardia - Blanket Flower S-F
  • A, Gomphrena - Globe Amaranth, S-F
  • P, Helenium - Sneezeweed, LtS-F
  • A, Helianthus - Sunflower , S-F
  • A, Heliothropum - Heloptrope, S-F
  • A, Lantana, , S-F
  • P, Lavendula - Lavender, S-F
  • P, Liatris - Gayfeather, LtS-F
  • P, Lupinus - Lupine, Sp-F
  • P, Lychnis - Maltese Cross , S-F
  • P, Mondarda - Bee Balm , S-F
  • P, Penstemon - Beard Tongue , LtS-F
  • A, Pentas - Starflower , S-F
  • P, Phlox, , LtS-F
  • P, Rudbeckia - Black-Eyed Susan S-F
  • P, Salvia - Sage , S-F
  • P, Scabiosa - Pincushion Flower S-F
  • P, Sedum - Stonecrop , LtS-F
  • P, Solidago - Goldenrod, LtS-F
  • A, Tihonia - Mexican Sunflower S-F
  • B, Viola - Pansy , Sp-F
  • P, Veronica - Speedwell, Sp-F
  • A, Zinnia, S-F

    Caterpiller Food Plants

  • A, Anethum - Dill , S-F
  • A, Asclepias - Milkweed, S-F
  • P, Petroselinum - Parsley , S-F
  • P, Prunus - Chokecherry, Sp

    Shrubs

  • P, Buddleia - Butterlfy Bush, LtS-F
  • P, Caryopteris - Blue Mist Spirea, LtS-F
  • P, Viburnum , , Sp-S
  • P, Syringa - Lilac, Sp
  • P, Chrysothamnus - Rabbitbush, LtS-F

When in the Denver area, be sure to visit the Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, 104th and U.S. 36 in Westminster, Colorado. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm. Call (303) 469-5441 for more information.

 

Material edited slightly from original copyright, 1996, by the Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center, 104th and U.S. 36, Westminster, Colorado. (303) 469-5441. Used with permission.

 

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