Plant Type: Tree
Water Needs: Low 2
Exposure: All day sun
Height: 15 ft. - 25 ft. Width: 15 ft. - 20 ft.
Attracting butterflies to landscapes can be one of our most fulfilling garden experiences, and one that embraces the concept of diversity. This list includes more than 30 plants that provide nectar and larval value to butterflies. It has been compiled from a number of sources and shows a broad range of plants from trees and shrubs to vines and perennials that are of benefit to butterflies. Not all of the associations between plants and butterflies are perfectly understood, and this list suggests that many other species can be added.
The objective of attracting butterflies and sustaining their larvae not only encourages planting diversity, but the avoidance of chemicals and excessive deadheading and cutting of perennials. These practices are consistent with naturalized gardens and the combination of California native and recognized butterfly plants. These plants have different exposure and moisture needs and are widely adapted to gardens and landscapes within the Inland Empire.
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