GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Ceanothus Pleases With Nectar and Fragrant Blooms
West Coast natives: The blue flowers of drought-tolerant ceanothus draw the eye and help support local wildlife tooFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Butterfly Milkweed, a Beacon in the Prairie
Vivacious orange flowers for you, nectar for the butterflies and bees. Asclepias tuberosa is worth planting for more reasons than oneFull Story
FLOWERS AND PLANTSHelp Monarchs and Other Butterflies by Planting Common Milkweed
Summer-blooming Asclepias syriaca is an important larval host plant for the monarch butterfly and attracts a number of pollinating insectsFull Story
GARDENING GUIDES6 Plants That Beat Butterfly Bush for the Wildlife Draw
It's invasive, a nonnative and a poor insect magnet. Check out these better alternatives to butterfly bush in the gardenFull Story
CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTSGreat Design Plant: Asclepias Is Attractive to Monarch Butterflies
Increase monarch butterfly populations in California by planting stunning native milkweedsFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Common Boneset Helps Good Bugs Thrive
Support bees, moths and butterflies with the nectar of this low-maintenance, versatile and tactile prairie-style plantFull Story
FLOWERS15 Native Flowers That Attract Butterflies
By picking plants from this list that are right for your location, you’ll get colorful blooms and support pretty pollinatorsFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESMourning Cloak Butterflies Herald Spring
These butterflies feed at tree-sap flows in spring and visit native plant flowers for nectar in early summerFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESAmerican Lady Butterflies Add Delight to Summer Gardens
Provide native nectar and larval host plants to welcome these migratory butterfliesFull Story
GARDENING FOR BUTTERFLIES7 Native Wildflowers to Make You an Awesome Butterfly Host
Offer the leaves of these and you’ll get more butterflies than with flower nectar aloneFull Story
Blueberry Blossoms - Good Early Season Nectar Source
Yarrow and others as Butterfly Nectar Plants?
Are any of these good nectar plants?
starting a buterfly garden....