Want to attract butterfly to your landscape? Check out this list of butterfly plants

I am often asked about plants for attracting butterflies.  Below is a list which includes annuals, perennials, shrubs, and vines.  Organic gardening methods will help increase the numbers of butterflies visiting your property.

 

Annuals

Dianthus

Dianthus

Million Bells (Calibrachoa)
Dianthus
Snapdragons (may live for more than one year)
Ranunculus
Allysum
Dahlia
Lobelia
Bacopa
Verbena
Nemesia
Sunflowers
Cosmos
Coreopsis
Dill
Zinnia
Nicotiana (Flowering Tobacco)

 

Perennials

Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop

Yarrow
Lithodora
Lavender
Basket of Gold (Aurinia)
Rudbeckia (Black Eyed Susan)
Columbine
Lupine
Sea Thrift
Fennel
Phlox
Dianthus
Scabiosa (Pin Cushion Flower)
Bleeding Heart
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias)
Catmint
Chives
Coreopsis
Aster
Oregano
Salvia (including the herb Sage)
Candytuft
Leopard’s Bane
Bee Balm (Monarda)
Anise Hyssop
Echniacea (Purple Cone Flower)
Milkweed
Gaura

Vines

Clematis
Honeysuckle

Shrubs and Trees

butterfly plants

Oregon Grape

Hibiscus
Flowering Crabapple
Dogwood
Spirea
Mahonia (Oregon Grape)
Lilac
Butterfly Bush (Buddleia)
Birch
Serviceberry

This list shows what to plant to attract specific butterflies.

Join for more gardening information

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Add an Optin Title Here

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Add an Optin Title Here

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Add an Optin Title Here

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Landing Page Popup Headline

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Webinar Landing Page Popup Headline

Join our mailing list to download your freebie now!

You have successfully registered!