Larval Host Plants

Butterfly host plants serve as a great place for young caterpillars to hatch and feed.
By: Jill Slater
Hibiscus ‘Vintage Wine’

‘Vintage Wine’ Hibiscus

Hibiscus ‘Vintage Wine’

Photo by: PerennialResource.com

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Hibiscus ‘Vintage Wine’

Shrubs

cassia
wild lilac (Ceanothus)
coffee berry (Rhamnus californica)
coyote bush (Baccharis pilularis)
hibiscus (pictured)
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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