North America Native Butterfly Plants

All plants on this page are native varieties. Click on each plant to see a map with the native distribution area.

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

  • Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa) - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Showy Milkweed (Asclepias Speciosa) - Native 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
  • Pearly Everlasting - Anaphalis margaritacea - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Pearly Everlasting - Anaphalis margaritacea - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock SALE
  • Wild Bergamot, Wild Bee Balm - Monarda fistulosa -  Native Butterfly Nectar Plant
    Wild Bergamot, Wild Bee Balm - Monarda fistulosa - Native Butterfly Nectar 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
  • Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
    Twin Flower - Dyschoriste oblongifolia - Native Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Red Bay Tree - Persea sp. - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Red Bay Tree - Persea sp. - Native 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
  • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) - Native Butterfly Nectar Plant
    Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) - Native Butterfly 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
  • Royal Catchfly - Silene regia - Native Butterfly Nectar Plant
    Royal Catchfly - Silene regia - Native Butterfly Nectar Plant Out of stock
  • Pellitory - Parietaria floridana - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Pellitory - Parietaria floridana - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Sassafras - Sassafras albidum - Native Butterfly Host Plant
    Sassafras - Sassafras albidum - Native Butterfly Host Plant Out of stock
  • Snow Squarestem - Melanthera nivea - Native Butterfly Nectar Plant
    Snow Squarestem - Melanthera nivea - Native Butterfly Nectar Plant Out of stock

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