Nectar Sources for Butterflies

Check out these plant options for drawing in and nourishing butterflies in your garden.


flowering maple (Abutilon)
manzanita (Arctostaphylos)
butterfly bush ( Buddleja)
Scotch heather (Calluna vulgaris)
wild lilac (Ceanothus)
toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia)
lavender (Lavandula)
honeysuckle (Lonicera)
mock orange, single-flowered (Philadelphius)
coffeeberry (Rhamnus californica)
sumac (Rhus)
currant, gooseberry (Ribes)
rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
elderberry (Sambucus)
lilac (Syringa)


maple (Acer)
madrone (Arbutus menziesii)
willow (Salix)
chastetree (Vitex agnus-castus)

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