545 PLANTS THAT ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES AND BIRDS

545 PLANTS THAT ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES AND BIRDS

PLANTS THAT ATTRACT

BUTTERFLIES AND BIRDS 

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Butterflies and birds provide a source of enjoyment and education for many of us.  Here are some of the plants, usually found in this area, that attract them.

Butterflies

 

Common Botanical
Abelia Abelia grandiflora
Aster Callistephus chinensis
Autumn Sage Salvia greggi
Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Blanket Flower Gaillardia grandiflora
Borage Borago officianalis
Bridal Wreath Spiraea vanhouttei
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii
Chaste Tree Vitex agnus-castus
Columbine Aquilegia hybrids
Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora hybrids
Cosmos Cosmos hybrids
Delphinium Delphinium x belladona
Desert Lilac Erysimum linarifolium
Dianthus Dianthus chinensis
Garden Penstemon Penstemon hybrids
Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
Lavender (all) Lavendula varieties
Lilac (all) Syringa varieties
Oregon Grape Mahonia aquifolium
Sea Thrift Armeria maritima
Shasta Daisy Chrysanthemum maximum
Stonecrop Sedum Sedum telephium
Yarrow Achillea varieties
Zinnia Zinnia elegans

Birds

 

Common Botanical
Arizona Cypress Cupressus arizonica
Boysenberry Rubus ursinus
Cactus, Prickly Pear Opuntia species
Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora hybrids
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis varieties
Joshua Tree Yucca brevifolia
Mesquite Prosopis hybrids
Oregon Grape Mahonia aquifolium
Pine Pinus species
Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia
Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana & hybrids
Sumac Rhus lancea
Sunflower Helianthus

Hummingbirds

 

 

Common Botanical
Abelia Abelia grandiflora & hybrids
Bird of Paradise, Red Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Bird of Paradise, Yellow Caesalpinia gilliesii
Bush Morning Glory Convolvulus cneorum
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii
Cape Honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis
Columbine Aquilegia hybrids
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster varieties
Delphinium Delphinium x belladona
Desert Willow Chilopsis species & hybrids
Dianthus Dianthus varieties
False Spirea Astilbe x arendsii
Flowering Quince Chaenomeles japonica
Garden Penstemon Penstemon hybrids
Geranium Pelargonium varieties
Hollyhock Alcea rosea
Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica
Iris (all) Iris varieties & hybrids
Lavender (all) Lavendula species
Lilac (all) Syringa varieties & hybrids
Redbud Cercis varieties & hybrids
Salvia (Sage-all) Salvia species & hybrids
Silk Tree (Mimosa) Albizia julibrissin
Strawberry Bush/Tree Arbutus unedo
Sunrose Helianthemum varieties
Texas Ranger Sage (all) Leucophyllum species & hybrids
Trumpet Vine Campsis radicans & hybrids

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