Plants That Attract Butterflies
Butterflies dancing on bright-colored sails bring joy into the garden that flowers alone cannot. To attract butterflies to your garden, you need the flowers that produce the nectar that butterflies drink. To raise butterflies in your garden you need to grow the plants that caterpillars (baby butterflies) eat, and they're often not the same plants! To learn more, visit Floridata's Butterfly Lifecycle Page and Butterfly Gallery.
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In addition to our Plant Profiles, there are hundreds more pages that you can visit on Floridata's Articles and Resources page where you find links to our Butterfly Gallery that profiles 49 species, an Introduction to the plant and animals of The Florida Scrub ecosystem and Ginny's series The Transplanted Gardener for gardeners in Florida and The Deep South.
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