Everyone loves to see butterflies. But do you know how to attract them? Here's a list of plants you use to get them in your garden. I've also made a separate list of "Host" plants. (Host plants are what feed the caterpillars that turn into your butterflies.) Different host plants attract certain types of butterflies, so you can choose which type of butterfly you want. These lists are far from being complete but will get you started on your way to a beautiful butterfly garden.
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Butterfly Host Plants
Be sure to plant plenty of host plants as caterpillars are voracious eaters!!
Host Plants for caterpillars
Butterfly Weed: Asclepias tuberosa - P
Swamp Hibiscus: Hibiscus militaris - P
Sweet Violet: Viola odorata - A
Fennel: Foeniculum vulgare - P
Parsley: Pefroselinum crispum - B
Wormwoods: Artemisia spp. - P
Queen Anne's Lace: Daucus corota - P
Dill: Anethem graveolens - A
Lemon Balm: Melissa officinalis - P
Sage: Salvia spp. - P
Yarrow: Achillea millefolium - P