The type of plant you choose to include in your garden will significantly affect its ability to attract butterflies.
If you are interested in starting a butterfly garden or attracting more butterflies to your existing garden, you will need plants that will provide nectar, water and shelter for every stage of a butterfly’s development. Learn about butterfly garden design and suitable flowers for this type of habitat.
For more information about plant selection, see Flowering Plants.
Topics of Interest
- Backyard Marsh--National Wildlife Federation
- Basics of Butterfly Gardening--North American Butterfly Association
- Butterfly Gardening
- Butterfly Gardens--Gardening Solutions
- Butterfly Plants
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