Plants that Attract Butterflies

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Common Name Category
Abelia Shrub-Deciduous
Artemisia (aka Wormwood) Perennial Flowering
Astilbe (aka False Spirea) Perennial Flowering
Azalea Shrub-Deciduous
Bee Balm Perennial Flowering
Blazing Star (aka Gayfeather) Perennial Flowering
Blueberry Shrub-Deciduous
Butterfly Bush Shrub-Deciduous
Butterfly Weed Perennial Flowering
Canna (aka, Canna Lily) Perennial Bulb-like
Cinquefoil (aka Buttercup Shrub) Shrub-Deciduous
Clematis Vines
Coneflower Perennial Flowering
Coral Bells Perennial Flowering
Corydalis Perennial Flowering
Crabapple Tree - Deciduous
Creeping Phlox Ground Cover
Creeping Phlox Perennial Flowering
Crocosmia Perennial, bulb-like
Dahlia Perennial Flowering
Daylily Perennial Flowering
Foamflower Perennial Flowering
Foxglove Perennial Flowering
Gaillardia - Blanket Flower Perennial Flowering
Garden Phlox Perennial Flowering
Gladiola Perennial Flowering
Goldenrod Perennial Flowering
Hibiscus, Hardy Perennial Flowering
Honeysuckle, Mandarin Vine
Hosta Perennial Flowering
Hyacinth Perennial - Flowering ~ Bulb-Like
Hydrangea, Oakleaf Perennial Flowering
Iris Perennial, bulb-like
Ironweed Perennial Flowering
Japanese Kerria Shrub-Deciduous
Joe-Pye Weed Perennial Flowering
Laurel, Otto Luyken (aka Cherry Laurel) Shrub-Broadleaved Evergreen
Lavender Perennial Flowering
Lilac Shrub-Deciduous
Magnolia Tree - Evergreen
Mock Orange Shrub-Deciduous
Nandina Shrub-Broadleaf Evergreen
Ninebark Shrub-Deciduous
Oregon Grape Holly  (aka Mahonia) Shrub-Broadleaved Evergreen
Rhododendron Perennial Flowering
Rose - Knockout Perennial Flowering
Rose of Sharon (aka Althea) Shrub-Deciduous
Salvia  (aka perennial Garden Sage) Perennial Flowering
Sambucus Shrub-Deciduous
Scabiosa (aka Pincushion Flower) Perennial Flowering
Sedum, Stonecrop Perennial Flowering
Snapdragon, Perennial Perennial Flowering
Sourwood Tree - Deciduous
Spider Wort Perennial Flowering
Spirea Shrub-Deciduous
Spirea, Lime Mound Shrub-Deciduous
Summersweet (aka Sweet Pepperbush) Shrub-Deciduous
Tickseed (aka Coreopsis) Perennial Flowering
Tulip Perennial - Flowering ~ Bulb-Like
Verbena Annual Flowering
Vernonica (aka Speedwell) Ground Cover
Viburnum, Burkwood Shrub-Deciduous
Wisteria Perennial Flowering
Wood hyacinth Perennial - Flowering ~ Bulb-Like
Yew Shrub-Narrow Leaved Evergreen
Yucca Perennial Bulb-like

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