Want Butterflies? You Need Host Plants!

Updated: Jun 6

Everybody wants a butterfly garden to see these magnificent creatures flitting from flower to flower. Unfortunately, the most important part is usually overlooked, the host plants. Host plants are specific plants that feed the larval stage of the lovely butterfly. Here’s a short list of host plants and the larvae they are hosting.


Acer rubrum (Red Maple) - Cecropia Moth