Native Nectar Plants Butterflies Love
Ready to take the plunge in some butterfly gardening? There are tons of native plants butterflies can’t resist!
- Joe-Pye Weed
- Blue Mist Flower
- Milkweed (but not the invasive vining type!)
- Bee Balm
- Blazing Star
- Black-Eyed Susans
Don’t Forget the Host Plants
Butterflies don’t necessarily dine on the same plants their caterpillars do. Help them out with some host plants as well!
- Tulip trees
- Black Cherry trees
- Pawpaw trees
- Willow trees
- Sassafras trees
What is your favorite butterfly found in the Hoosier state? Let us know in the comments! If you’re ready to plant a butterfly garden, let Greenscape Geeks help! They have the expert knowledge and the passions to make your backyard a haven for fluttering beauties like the ones mentioned above. Happy Summer!
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