Butterfly Host Plants

 

Due to state regulations, we cannot ship plants to AZ, OR, HI, AK.

Host Plants are essential to any butterfly habitat. A Host Plant is a plant that the butterfly will lay eggs on and eat during the larval stage.

  • Rose/Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) - Butterfly Host Plant
    Rose/Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) - Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Sassafras - Sassafras albidum - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Sassafras - Sassafras albidum - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Swamp Twin Flower - Dyschoriste humistrata - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Swamp Twin Flower - Dyschoriste humistrata - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Swan Milkweed, Balloon Plant - Asclepias physocarpa - Butterfly Host Plant
    Swan Milkweed, Balloon Plant - Asclepias physocarpa - Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Sweet Gum Tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) - Moth Host Plant
    Sweet Gum Tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) - Moth Host Plant Out of stock
  • Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Variegated Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica  "Charlotte's Blush" - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Variegated Tropical Milkweed - Asclepias curassavica "Charlotte's Blush" - Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata) - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Wild Petunia (Ruellia humilis) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Wild Petunia (Ruellia humilis) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock

A few of the butterflies and moths we raise at Shady Oak Butterfly Farm