Attract Butterflies with These Flowering Plants

Plants that butterflies love:

Common Name           Latin Name

Allium                          Allium

Aromatic Aster            Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Bee Balm                     Monarda

Black Cherry                Prunus Serotina

Blue Wild Indigo         Baptisia Australis

Blueberry bushes        Vaccinium Corymbosum, Vaccomoium Angustifolium

Buttonbush                 Cephalanthus Occidentalis

Butterfly Bush             Buddleia

Catmint                       Nepeta

Clove Pink                   Dianthus

Cornflower                  Centaurea

Daylily                         Hemerocallis

False indigo                 Baptisia

Fleabane                     Erigeron

Floss Flower                Ageratum

Globe Thistle               Echinops

Goldenrod                   Solidago

Grey Dogwood            Cornus Racemosa

Hollyhock                    Alcea

Hoptree                       Ptelea Trifoliata

Joe-Pye weeds            Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus, Eupatoriadelphus maculates, Eupatorium purpureum

Lavender                     Lavendula

Lilac                             Syringa

Lupine                         Lupinus

Lychnis                        Lychnis

Mallow                        Malva

Milkweed                    Asclepias tuberosa

Mint                            Mentha

New York Ironweed    Vernonia noveboracensis

Ninebark                     Physocarpus opulifolius

Northern Spicebush    Lindera benzoin

Pansy                           Viola

Phlox                           Phlox

Pipevine                      Aristolochia macrophylla

Privet                          Ligustrum

Purple Coneflower      Echinacea

Rock Cress                   Arabis

Shasta Daisy                Chrysanthemum

Snapdragon                 Antirrhinum

Stonecrop                   Sedum

Sweet Alyssum            Lobularia

Sweet Rocket              Hesperis

Tickseed                      Coreopsis

Tuliptree                     Liriodendron Tulipifera

Trumpet Vine              Campsis Radicans

Zinnia                          Zinnia