Larval Host Plants

Butterfly host plants serve as a great place for young caterpillars to hatch and feed.

By: Jill Slater

Shrubs

Viburnum Produces Scented Blooms with Fall Berries

Viburnum Produces Scented Blooms with Fall Berries

©2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2009, Dorling Kindersley Limited

Viburnums are versatile shrubs with showy, often fragrant flowers followed by colorful berries and fall foliage. 

cassia
wild lilac (Ceanothus)
coffee berry (Rhamnus californica)
coyote bush (Baccharis pilularis)
hibiscus
ocean-spray (Holodiscus discolor), Zones 4-10
tree mallow (Lavatera)
cape plumbago (Plumbago auriculata)
currant gooseberry ( Ribes)
rose
spirea
viburnum

Trees

horsechestnut (Aesculus)
birch (Betula)
citrus
dogwood (Cornus)
hawthorn (Crataegus)
flowering crabapple (Malus)
pine
sycamore (Platanus)
poplar (Populus)
mesquite (Prosopis)
Prunus
Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
oak
willow (Salix)

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