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Flowers that Attract Butterflies
Butterflies are always a welcome addition to any garden.
By choosing the right plants you will be encouraging them to visit
a while longer as well as return in the future.



AchilleaYarrow
Full Sun | Less than normal H2O | Adult Butterfly
Alcea roseaHollyhock
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
Amorpha canescensLeadplant
Full Sun |   | Adult Butterfly
Anethum graveolens Dill
Full Sun |  | butterfly larve
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
AquilegiaColumbine
Full Sun Partial Shade |  | Adult Butterfly
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed
Full Sun Partial Shade |   | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
Asclepias syriaca Common Milkweed
Full Sun Partial Shade |   | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
Asclepias tuberosaButterfly Milkweed
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
AsterAster
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly butterfly larve
AstilbeFalse Spiraea
Full SunPartial Shade  |  | Adult Butterfly
Borago officinalisBorage
Full Sun Partial Shade Shade |   | Adult Butterfly
Calendula officinalis Calendula
  |  | 
Chelone glabraTurtlehead
Full Sun Partial Shade |   | Adult Butterfly
Chrysanthemum maximumShasta Daisy
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly
CoreopsisCoreopsis
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly
CosmosCosmos
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly
DelphiniumDelphinium
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly
DianthusDianthus
Full Sun |  | Adult Butterfly
Echinacea purpureaPurple Coneflower
Full Sun Partial Shade |   | Adult Butterfly
EchinopsGlobe Thistle
 |   | 
ErigeronFleabane
  |  | 
EupatoriumJoe Pye Weed
  |  | 

Chrysanthemum
maximum



Asclepias tuberosa



Echinacea purpurea



Coreopsis



Monarda



Cosmos



Lobularia
maritima

Gaillardia grandifloraBlanket Flower
 |  | 
HelianthusSunflower
 |  | 
Heliotropium arborenscensHeliotrope
  |  |  
IberisCandytuft
 |  | 
Lathyrus odoratusSweet Pea
 |  | 
LiatrisGayfeather or Blazingstar
 |   | 
LobeliaLobelia
  |   | 
Lobularia maritimaSweet Alyssum
  |  | 
LupinusLupine
 |   | 
MonardaBee Balm or Bergamot
  |   | 
Origanum vulgareOregano
 |  | 
PenstemonBeard Tongue
  |   |  
PhloxPhlox
  |  | 
Primula vialiiPrimula vialii
   |   | 
Rudbeckia hirtaBlack-eyed Susan or
Gloriosa Daisy

  |   | 
SalviaSage
 |  | 
SolidagoGoldenrod
  |  | 
TagetesMarigold
 |  | 
Tithonia rotundifolia Mexican sunflower
 |   | 
Verbena bonariensisVerbena
 |  | 
ZauschneriaCalifornia Fuchsia
 |   | 
Zinnis elegans Zinna
Full Sun Partial Shade |  | Adult Butterfly

Additional Butterfly Information


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