Butterflies Love Native Plants

Since my last blog post about watching butterflies, I have seen a new butterfly on the Boneset everyday.  I’m sure Boneset attracts more butterflies than a Butterfly Bush.  The native insects prefer native plants and even though Butterfly Bush looks really pretty, it’s not native.

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These little Skippers love the Lobelia.

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This is the last of the 3 new native plants to bloom.  I picked them up at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve in the Spring and love them so much!  This is called Obedient Plant.


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  1. Beautiful. I love butterflies.

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