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December 7, 2011

Butterfly Gardening G – Q: Butterflies and their food plants

- by Debra Anchors

Orange sulphur butterfly

To attract this butterfly:

Provide this food plant:

Giant swallowtail 
Citrus trees 
Gray hairstreak    
Great spangled flitillary  
Gulf fritillary  
Hackberry butterfly  
Little wood satyr 
Grasses, Sedges
Long-tailed skipper
Lorquin's admiral 
Aspen, Willow
Meadow flitillary  
Milbert's tortoiseshell  
False nettle, Nettle 
Monarch (Queen) 
Mourning cloak  
Aspen, Birch, Elm, Hackberry, Willow 
Orange sulphur   
Alfalfa, Clover, Vetch
Painted lady 
Pearl crescent   
Phoebus parnassian
Pipevine swallowtail 
Purplish copper 
Knotweed, Sorrel, Dock
Question mark
Elm, False nettle, Hackberry, Hops, Nettle                                                  

Enjoy this video of the Orange sulphur butterfly

Butterflies and their food plants R – Z
Butterfly life cycle
How to make a butterfly garden

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