Plant Your Own Butterfly Garden!

Midsummer Mini-Gardens (DIY)
Balmy Blissful Butterflies

Orange + Pink
(sunny, drier soils)

  • Asclepias tuberosa (info)
  • Achillea millefolium ‘Summer Pastels’ (info)
  • Buddleia x weyeriana ‘Bicolor’ (pictures)
  • Salvia nemorosa ‘Sensation Deep Rose’ (info)
  • Coreopsis verticillata ‘Sweet Marmalade’ (info)

Blue + Yellow
(sunny, drier soils)

  • Asclepias tuberosa ‘Hello Yello’ (info)
  • Achillea millefolium ‘Sunny Seduction’ (info)
  • Buddleia ‘Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven’ (info)
  • Salvia nemorosa ‘Sensation Sky Blue’ (info)
  • Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’ (info)
  • MILKWEED:
    • Host plant for: MONARCH!
      Attracts: Eastern Comma, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Least Skipper, Tawny-edged Skipper, Milkweed Tussock Moth, Snowberry Clearwing Moth
  • YARROW:
    • Attracts: American Painter Lady, Gray Hairstreak
  • PERENNIAL SAGE:
    • Attracts: Cabbage White, Fiery Skipper, Sachem, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Zabulon Skipper
  • MARJORAM:
    • Attracts: American Snout, Black Swallowtail, Cabbage White, Eastern Tailed Blue, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Fiery Skipper, Gray Hairstreak, Little Glassywing, Orange Sulphur, Peck’s Skipper, Sachem, Silver-Spotted Skipper, Spring and Summer Azure, Wild Indigo Duskywing, Zabulon Skipper

* information on which butterflies are attracted to specific plants provided by Advice From The Herb Lady and The Natural Web.