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Butterfly Plants List- Butterfly Flowers and Host Plant Ideas

Bronze smokey fennel is a preferred host plant for black swallowtail caterpillars. The anise flavored plants and seeds are also used for seasoning sausage, other foods, and licorice-flavored liquors. Find fennel seeds or plants here...

Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. #infographic #garden #gardening

Want more butterflies in your yard? Plant the nectar plants they love! Here's a great list of butterfly-attracting annual and perennial plants — including those needed for butterfly larvae. #infographic #garden #gardening

Black Swallowtails can find everything they need in this planter, with parsley for laying eggs and salvia and pentas for nectar! Get more all-in-one combinations on the Birds & Blooms Blog.

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Butterfly Plants List- Butterfly Flowers and Host Plant Ideas

Plant Butterfly milkweed! (Asclepias tuberosa) It shows off orange blossoms from late spring throughout the entire summer. The beautiful flowers provide nectar to all types of insect pollinators and more importantly the entire plant is a host for monarch butterflies. Its native range is the southern and eastern United States. I have these planted in my yard and the butterflies love it! -Ali. C

~Butterfly Host Plants Facts~: It takes more than nectar to increase the variety of species in your garden. Learn about butterfly host plants and which ones to choose at birdsandblooms.com.