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 What plants are good nectar sources for butterflies?
This listing of plants with flowers that attract butterflies was submitted by forum members from throughout the U.S., and from many plant hardiness zones. They grew or personally observed these plants and their butterfly visitors. You should observe
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 Best Zinnia?
       • Posted by: sandwhy on Fri, May 4, 07 at 14:46
              • 25 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Feb 24, 13 at 12:30
Hi all, Just wondering what everyone's opinion was on Zinnia colors/varieties - has anyone had luck with a particular 'flavor' ;) in terms of attracting butterflies? Curiously, Sandy Follow-Up Postings: RE: Best Zinnia?
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 Best spring blooming perennials & best zinnias for butterflies?
       • Posted by: lunalady on Fri, Jan 16, 09 at 15:52
              • 31 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Dec 7, 14 at 10:05
Hi, I live in Ohio and I need some suggestions for spring blooming perennials that are the most attractive to butterflies, especially swallowtails. Also, can anyone recommend the best zinnias? Thanks. Anna Follow-Up Postings:
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 Butterflies on .... Zinnias
       • Posted by: christie_sw_mo Z6 on Sat, Dec 18, 10 at 13:28
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jun 2, 12 at 16:30
Going back through all my photos of butterflies on zinnias for the last three summers, I noticed that nearly all that I've taken are on either red or pink zinnias - very few on other colors. I visited our local seed store last week and bought a
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 Zero to Zinnia in one month
       • Posted by: christie_sw_mo Z6 on Sat, Jul 14, 12 at 13:15
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Mar 29, 14 at 14:23
It's amazing how fast zinnias go from seed to flower. I planted Scarlet Flame and Zowie again this year and both had their first bloom in about a month. Not All of them were blooming within a month, just a couple, but in the last week, a bunch mor
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 Best zinnias for attracting butterflies
       • Posted by: ruth_mi z5MI on Tue, Sep 10, 13 at 6:01
              • 11 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Sep 15, 13 at 6:31
I searched for this topic, but got mostly very old posts. Since there are new varieties of zinnias out, I thought I'd ask for input. Has anyone tried the 'Uproar Rose' zinnias? I was thinking about using them next year, but want to know if t
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 almost all of my zinnias flopped over
       • Posted by: beaniebeagle on Sun, Jul 15, 12 at 22:01
              • 3 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Jul 17, 12 at 12:40
most have flopped over and it annoys me others than stakes or netting to keep them upright next year, can I just transplant them deeper and get roots from the stem like i do to my tomatoes? Follow-Up Postings: Return to th
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 Butterfly on Zinnia
       • Posted by: lantanalover 8a on Tue, Jul 29, 08 at 15:29
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Wed, Jul 30, 08 at 21:52
This guy has been hanging around my Zinnia's lately. Follow-Up Postings: RE: Butterfly on Zinnia Posted by: tweetypye z8/sc AL ( Return to the Butterfly Garden Forum | Post a Follow-Up Butterfly on Zi
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 Monarch on Zinnia
       • Posted by: flutterbug on Tue, Aug 8, 06 at 13:38
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Wed, Aug 9, 06 at 19:39
Taken this morning. I didn't know Monarchs like Zinnia Follow-Up Postings: RE: Monarch on Zinnia Posted by: misssherry Z9aMS ( Return to the Butterfly Garden Forum | Post a Follow-Up Monarch on Zinni
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 zinnia identity
       • Posted by: toddziegler indiana on Fri, Aug 16, 13 at 20:29
              • 1 follow-up, posted on Sat, Aug 17, 13 at 12:34
I saw a zinnia on amazon for sale called imperfect jewel. I googled it and couldn't find any information. Does anyone know if it is real or a scam.I saw some others but I couldn't find a real name or description. Can anyone help me Follow-U
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 Happy Holidays and New Year's Wishes
       • Posted by: susanlynne48 OKC7a on Mon, Dec 24, 12 at 7:54
              • 17 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jan 20, 13 at 10:34
Happy holidays to everyone! Thought we might include some of our wishes, hopes, plans for our 2013 butterfly gardens. I plan to add a larval host plant or more for the Painted Ladies. I get them every year, and never have anything for them t
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 Monarchs: How Can I help This Late in the Season?
       • Posted by: treehugger100 z6MD on Tue, Jul 8, 14 at 16:11
              • 19 follow-ups, last one posted on Fri, Jul 11, 14 at 6:44
I just read about the devastation (again) the Monarchs have taken. I have zero here this year in PA. We have common milkweed in our area all over the place but I never see Monarchs use it, even when they were more numerous. I wanted to plant swamp
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 Winter Sowing butterfly plants
Hello everyone! It's great to be back on the forum after a winter's
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 Plants for 2012
       • Posted by: butterflyman 5 on Sun, Oct 2, 11 at 12:34
              • 7 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Apr 1, 12 at 23:36
I wondered if you're already putting new plants on your wish list for 2012? I just went to the Missouri Botanical Garden and got a few ideas - Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Snow Flurry - Heath Aster, Lantana camara Luscious Grape, New England Aster
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 Gulf Frits showed up
       • Posted by: christie_sw_mo Z6 on Sat, Jul 14, 12 at 13:25
              • 4 follow-ups, last one posted on Sat, Jul 14, 12 at 16:20
I saw the first Gulf Frit in my yard a couple days ago and this morning there were three. They're nectaring on my zinnias and lantana. I planted lantana 'Citrus' this year and it's been drawing butterflies really well. This photo of a Gulf Frit
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 A few butterflies from Mexico
       • Posted by: gcertain 7 on Mon, Jul 23, 07 at 1:27
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Sep 11, 08 at 3:30
I went on a hike in an area called the malpais (badlands) on the other side of Lake Patzcuaro last week and was able to catch photos of a few butterflies. The malpais is a rocky area covered by volcanic eruptions many years ago. From the name, I e
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 What Have You Seen in the Garden This Week?
       • Posted by: susanlynne48 OKC7a on Fri, Apr 20, 12 at 8:03
              • 15 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Apr 22, 12 at 12:13
I just cannot believe the butterflies I am seeing. I have been indoors most of the week nursing this dratted chest, upper respiratory, head junk....grrrrrrrrr. So, yesterday I decided to go and pull some plants out to sunnier conditions, check w
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 Giant Swallowtail eggs??
       • Posted by: terrene 5b MA on Sat, Aug 24, 13 at 1:20
              • 34 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Aug 10, 14 at 8:49
Hi guys, I am so excited, I can't sleep! This afternoon, a friend and her 2 young sons (10 & 11) were visiting, and we went out to the back yard to check out the tomatoes and basil. There was a Giant Swallowtail in the back garden! One of the
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 A few butterflies
       • Posted by: gcertain 7 on Wed, Jun 14, 06 at 23:26
              • 13 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Jul 31, 06 at 0:06
American Painted Lady, Vanessa virginiensis Fiery Skipper, Hylephila phyleus Horace's Duskywing, Erynnis horatius Cabbage White, Pieris rapae Return to the Butterfly Garden Forum | Post a Foll
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 Advice/help for new butterly gardens~please
       • Posted by: cghpnd 7 / N.Virginia on Sun, Dec 15, 13 at 9:40
              • 14 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Dec 23, 13 at 22:14
Good morning everyone! I'll try to keep this short as possible. My apologies for run off and bad grammer as im still sleepy :/ I have a small (container) garden at my home and im still learning about gardening. Ive only been doing this
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