Plants for Butterflies

Annuals:
Ageratum spp. Flossflower
Comos spp. Cosmos
Pelargonium spp. Geranium
Gomphrena globosa Globe Amaranth
Impatiens spp. Impatiens/Balsam
Lantana spp. Lantana
Tagetes spp. Marigold
Petunia spp. Petunia
Phlox drummondii Annual Phlox
Verbena spp. Verbena
Zinnia spp. Zinnia
Perennials:
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Aconitum spp. Monkshood
Adenophora sp. Ladybells
Agastache foeniculum Anise-Hyssop
Ajuga reptans Bugleweed
Allium spp. Ornamental Onion
Allium tuberosum Garlic Chives
Anaphalis margaritacea Pearly Everlasting
Asclepsia tuberosa Butterfly Weed
Aster spp. Aster
Astilbe spp. Astilbe
Aurinia saxatilis Basket-of-Gold
Baptisia australis False Indigo
Campanula carpatica Creeping Bellflower
Coreopsis spp. Tickseed
Delphinium spp. Larkspur
Dianthus spp. Pinks/Dianthus
Dicentra spp. Bleeding Heart
Doronicum spp. Leopard’s Bane
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower
Echinops ritro Globe Thistle
Eupatorium spp. Joe Pye Weed
Gallardia x grandiflora Blanket Flower
Geum spp. Geum
Helenium spp. Sneezeweed
Heliopsis helianthoides False Sunflower
Hemerocallis spp. Daylily
Hibiscus moscheutos Hibiscus
Knautia macedonica Scabious
Lamium maculatum Creeping Deadnettle
Lavandula spp. Lavender
Leucanthemum x superbum Shasta Daisy
Liatris spp. Blazing Star
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
Lupinus spp. Lupin
Lychnis chalcedonica Maltese Cross
Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion
Monarda didyma Beebalm
Nepeta spp. Catmint
Penstemon digitalis Beard’s Tongue
Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage
Phlox paniculata Garden Phlox
Physostegia virginana Obedient Plant
Rudbeckia spp. Black-Eyed Susan
Saliva spp. Salvia
Scabiosa spp. Pincushion Flower
Sedum spp. Stonecrop
Sidalcea hybridalis Prairie Mallow
Solidago spp. Goldenrod
Tanacetum coccineum Painted Daisy
Tanacetum parthenium Feverfew
Tellima grandiflora Fringcups
Thalictrum spp. Meadow Rue
Tradescantia x andersoniana Spiderwort
Veronica spp. Speedwell
Veronicastrum virginicum Culber’s Root
Shrubs:
Buddleia davidii Butterfly Bush
Clethra alnifolia Summersweet
Diervilla lonicera Bush Honeysuckle
Hibiscus syriacus Rose-of-Sharon
Lonicera spp. Honeysuckle
Potentilla fruticosa Potentilla
Rhus spp. Sumac
Spirea spp. Spirea
Syringa spp. Lilac
Vines:
Celastrus scandens American Bittersweet
Lonicera x brownii Climbing Honeysuckle
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