Butterfly Laying Eggs on Citrus

Butterfly Attracting Plants - Adult Feeding

Annuals

Yarrow, Lilly of the Nile, Snapdragons, Columbine, Borage, Cupid's Dart, Coreopsis, Cosmos, Delphinium, Cone flower, Dianthus, Gaillardia, Lobelia, Sweet Alyssum, Salvia, Scabiosa

Shrubs

Abelia, Buddleia, Caryopteris (Bluebeard), Grewia, Lantana, Lavender, Honeysuckle, Rosemary

Trees

Apple, Citrus, Willow, Vitex

Tips: Butterflies love warm, sunny days when temperatures are between 65 & 95 degrees.

Simple source of water: Shallow dish filled with sand. Top it off with pebbles for butterflies to land on. Fill with water to bottom of pebbles. Butterflies don't like wet footsies.

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