Great Southern White Butterfly Caterpillars or Chrysalises

Shady Oak Butterfly Farm

$42.00 $65.00

Great Southern White Butterfly Ascia monuste

Adult Wing Span: 2 1/2 - 3 3/8 inches

Range: South and Central Atlantic and Gulf Coast States through Central America, some strays to Kansas, Colorado, and Arizona.

Host Plant: Mustard family plants such as cabbage, greens, peppergrass, and also Cleome and Nasturtium

Witness the wonder of metamorphosis! Caterpillars will need a food source when they arrive. Two 4" potted plant will typically feed 3 larvae. You may purchase your host plant from Shady Oak Butterfly Farm or from a local plant nursery. Be certain the plant has not been sprayed with insecticides, including organic pesticides such as BT.

** Butterflies can eat a great deal during the larval stage. Please be certain you have the correct amount of host plants if you are ordering larvae.**


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