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          Best Flowers for a Butterfly Garden

 

  Common Name Name Color Height Nectar Host Type

Butterfly Weed Asclepias Orange Tall Yes Yes Perennial
Asters Aster Pink, Purple, Blue Med, Tall Yes Yes Perennial

Thistle Cirsium Pink, Purple,Yellow Tall Yes Yes Perennial
  Violets Viola Purple Low Yes Yes Perennial
  Bee Balm, Oswego Tea Monarda Pink, Purple, Red Tall Yes No Perennial
  Blazing Star Liatris Pink, Lt Purple Med, Tall Yes No Perennial

Butterfly Bush Buddleia Pink, Purple,Yellow, Red Tall Yes No Perennial

Daisy Chrysanthemum White Med Yes No Perennial
  Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia Gold, Brown Center Med Yes No Perennial

Yarrow Achillea Yellow Med, Tall Yes No Perennial

Purple Cone Flower Echinacea Pink, Lt Purple Med, Tall Yes No Perennial
  Marigold Tagetes Yellow, Gold, Rust Low, Med, Tall Yes No Annual

  Zinnia Zinnia Pink, Purple, Yellow, Red Med, Tall Yes No Annual
  Phlox Phlox Pink, Purple, Red, Yellow Med, Tall Yes No Perennial