Learn which butterflies and plants thrive in your region.
Attracting butterflies requires knowledge of the common butterfly species of an area and the plants that will nourish both adult butterflies and caterpillars.
Select a region in the map below for a list of butterflies and plants that are known to work well in that region.
More plant information can be found in the individual species record for each
butterfly species; just click on the highlighted name or picture and look for
the Life Cycle section.
Also, remember that most regions include a broad
range of climatic and soil conditions. Therefore it's best to consult a local
horticulturist for help refining your plant choices.