Butterfly Garden

Butterflies add life, motion & color to our gardens.  A garden for butterflies gives nectar for food, hosts caterpillars and their chrysalises.

Attract Skipper, Black Tiger, Spicetail, Blue Swallowtails, Checkered White, Spring Azure, American Small Copper, Variegated & Great Spangled Fritillaries, Sachem, Coral & Gray Hairstreak and Monarch butterflies with these flowers.

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  • Butterfly Garden for sun

    Butterfly Garden for sun



    Note: This is a collection not currently for sale.  This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

    Butterfly Garden for Sun                                          Size : Height x width*          Bloom color
    3 Agastache foeniculum – Anise hyssop                                          2-3’ x 12”                            purple
    1 Asclepias incarnata – Swamp milkweed                                       3’-4’ x  2-3’                         pink
    1 Aster novae angliae – New England aster                                    3-4’ x  24”                           pink or purple
    3 Chasmanthium latifolium                                                              36” x 24”                             green
    1 Liatris spicata – Blazing star                                                           2-3’ x 18”                            purple
    1 Lobelia siphilitica – Cardinal flower                                            3’ x 12”                                 blue
    1 Phlox paniculata – Garden phlox                                                 4’ x 2’ spreading                magenta
    1 Monarda fistulosa – Beebalm                                                         3-4’  x 2’                              purple
    3 Rudbeckia fulgida – Black-eyed susan                                         30”x 18”                             yellow
    1 Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’                                                                        30” x 12”                            pink
    3 Verbena bonariensis  (reseeding annual)                                   3-4’ x 6”                             purple
    3 Zizia aurea – Golden alexander                                                      30″x 24″                            yellow

    All plants are perennials except Verbena bonariensis which is an annual that reseeds.
    If planted together in one garden these make a 31 square foot garden.
    *Most of these plants get wider over time by spreading roots or by self-seeding .
    22 plants for $201.28.  Would be $236.80 if purchased separately. You save $35.52.
    If you plan on coming to the Nursery to purchase this collection, please give us at least 24 hours notice to prepare the collection for you.