Want to add some winged wonder to your backyard? Attract butterflies with these butterfly gardening ideas and our expert tips on the best plants and flowers that attract butterflies.
Cardinal Flower Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Cardinal flower is a great perennial for a butterfly garden with moist soil. Watch hummingbirds flock to this native plant’s...
Look for Zebra Swallowtail Butterflies in Southern States
Attract elegant zebra swallowtail butterflies to your yard by growing their favorite nectar plants. Also discover the host plant for...
What Gardeners Should Know About the Cabbage White Butterfly
Learn how to identify a cabbage white butterfly. Discover what they eat, where they live and how to save your...
All About Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies and Caterpillars
Find out what eastern tiger swallowtail butterflies and their caterpillars look like and the best host plants to attract them.
Plant Colorful Lantana Flowers for Butterflies
Grow lantana in butterfly gardens to attract more of these nectar lovers. Learn tips for growing lantana flowers.
Create the Ultimate Backyard Wildlife Habitat
Love attracting birds? Don’t stop there. Garden for wildlife to create the ultimate backyard habitat for bugs, butterflies, and more.
Silver-Spotted Skipper Butterflies: 5 Things to Know
Learn more about silver-spotted skippers, including how to identify these butterflies and how to attract them to your backyard.
Meet the Colorful Moths You Can See During Daytime
Learn more about the bright, colorful moths you can see in your backyard any time of day.
How to Identify and Attract Pearl Crescent Butterflies
See what pearl crescent butterflies and caterpillar look like, boost your butterfly identification knowledge, and learn how to attract them...
7 Fascinating Monarch Butterfly Facts
Learn interesting facts about monarch butterflies, including how far they fly for migration and how to tell males and females...
Late-Blooming Fall Flowers That Attract Butterflies
When other blooms are past their prime, looks to these fall flowers that attract butterflies to keep your garden alive...
The Ultimate Guide to Growing Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies
Help monarch butterflies thrive by growing the one plant they need the most: milkweed.
16 Long-Blooming Flowers for Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Fill your garden with colorful, nectar-rich flowers that will attract butterflies and hummingbirds from summer into fall.
6 Go-To Flowers You Should Plant in Your Butterfly Garden
Readers share their favorite flowers that always attract the most butterflies to visit their gardens.
Plant a Meadow: Grow Wildflowers for Butterflies
Grow a garden filled with colorful wildflowers to attract butterflies and other pollinators from spring through fall.
Pollinator Magnet: How to Care for and Prune Butterfly Bush
Learn when butterfly bushes bloom and how to take care of your plant, plus why some varieties are not appropriate...
How to Make a Butterfly Garden
For a fun twist, plant flowers that attract butterflies in a butterfly-shaped garden bed! We’ve got two butterfly garden designs...
Meet the Red Admiral Butterfly and Learn How to Attract Them
Learn how to identify red admiral butterflies, what they eat, where they live and what plants their caterpillars munch.
9 Butterfly Flowers That Are Easy to Grow From Seed
Want to attract butterflies on a budget? Fill your garden with beautiful butterfly flowers from just a few dollars' worth...
8 Super Fragrant Flowers That Pollinators Love
Grow perennial powerhouses that will convince you to stop and smell the flowers. Bonus! Pollinators love them.
Attract Birds and Butterflies With Coneflowers
These easy-to-grow perennials attract plenty of pollinators and add a bright pop of color to your garden.
Add Native Plant Blazing Star to Butterfly Gardens
This native American wildflower blooms into early fall, providing nectar for late-season butterfly garden visitors.
Top 10 Butterfly Host Plants to Attract Pollinators
Ready to take butterfly gardening to the next level? Plant butterfly host plants to give caterpillars a place to grow!