Nectar Plants For Butterflies

The Butterfly Garden Guidebook

The Butterfly Garden Guidebook

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The following is a list of the nectar plants that are good for feeding and attracting butterflies:

  • Anise
  • Aster
  • Blazing Stars
  • Buckwheat
  • Buddleia
  • Butterfly Weed
  • Cassia
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Clover
  • Coreopsis
  • Daisy
  • Daylily
  • Dogbane
  • Echium
  • Firebush
  • Fleabane
  • Heliotrope
  • Hibiscus
  • Hollyhock
  • Honeysuckle
  • Lantana
  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Marigold
  • Mint
  • Mustard
  • Nasturtium
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Passion Vine
  • Peppergrass
  • Phlox
  • Sunflower
  • Thistle
  • Verbena
  • Violet
  • Yarrow
  • Zinnia

It’s one of the little known facts about butterflies but you can quite easily attract your own butterfly population by planting some of the plants from this list.