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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
              • 29 follow-ups, last one posted on Wed, Mar 21, 12 at 20:05
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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 Zowie Zinnia
       • Posted by: butterflyman 5 on Sun, Jan 1, 12 at 10:43
              • 20 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Mar 13, 12 at 21:13
Has anyone ever tried the Zowie zinnia? it's a bit expensive at $4.95 for 15 seeds - Burpee. Follow-Up Postings: RE: Zowie Zinnia Posted by: Return to the Butterfly Garden Forum | Post a Follow-Up Zowie Zinnia
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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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 Butterflies' favorite zinnias this summer
       • Posted by: christie_sw_mo Z6 on Mon, Aug 29, 11 at 12:25
              • 6 follow-ups, last one posted on Tue, Aug 30, 11 at 13:40
I grew Zowie Yellow Flame zinnias this year for the first time and I love them. They've been blooming great and the swallowtails are all over them. I can't remember who recommended them here, but Thanks! One of the plants has 12 flowers on it.
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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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 To seed or not to seed
       • Posted by: Brieninsac 9 - Sacramento, CA on Tue, Jan 3, 12 at 12:58
              • 8 follow-ups, last one posted on Thu, Jan 5, 12 at 18:14
Hi all, I thought I'd start a new thread as this is specific to seeding and when to do so. As I've been getting valuable feedback on plant types I've been wondering if I should start from seeds or buy plants at local nurseries. Initially t
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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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 When to plant my Zinnias
I have a couple dozen Zinnia seedlings I'm ready to plant. They're about 3
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 Design my Butterfly Garden
       • Posted by: pixie_lou 5 on Wed, Jul 27, 11 at 22:26
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Sun, Jul 31, 11 at 13:14
We built this planter down by our pond. My intention is to turn it into a butterfly garden. If this was your planter, what would you plant there? The planter is about 2' high and 4-1/2' diameter. I've been composting in it (hence the pitc
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 Happy Holidays and New Year's Wishes
       • Posted by: susanlynne48 OKC7a on Mon, Dec 24, 12 at 7:54
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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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 Winter Sowing butterfly plants
Hello everyone! It's great to be back on the forum after a winter's
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 'Raising' Butterflies
I have lurked on this particular section for awhile. I have some butterfly plants and plan on putting in a butterfly flower bed next spring. So I'm a newbie and have a question about
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 What Are Your Most Butterfly Active Plants?
       • Posted by: moonwolf Z6 Central PA on Sat, Aug 20, 11 at 14:51
              • 10 follow-ups, last one posted on Mon, Aug 22, 11 at 2:50
Hi everyone, I just wanted to list the plants in my garden that have been the most active for butterflies. They simply just adore these plants!!!!! Butterfly Bush (of course!) Tithonia (WS and it's really tall!) Lantana (yellow that fa
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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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