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For spectacular Butterfly Plants, take a visit to TN Native Plant Nursery & Tree Nursery.

We can help you create a fantastic butterfly habit in your backyard in just one season. A few key Butterfly Plants will attract butterflies and beautify your landscape at the same time. One must-have good Butterfly Plants to create a successful habitat.  TN Native Plant Nursery & Tree Nursery recommends the Butterfly Plant vine as a starter for building the habitat around it.


 The best Butterfly Vine Plant or Ipomoea campsis) grows rapidly, that producing trumpet-shaped flowers that will attract butterflies to your home garden landscape. The Butterfly Vine Plant can reach a height of 20-40 feet, yet it can be easily tamed and kept at your desired height with springtime pruning. Butterfly vines prefer partial shade and bloom from July through November.  Two other vine choices for creating a Butterfly Plant habitat are clematis and honeysuckle.

 The color red seems to be a favorite among the butterfly population, yet the fragrance is optional. Butterflies have a poor sense of smell, so it is the vibrant colors of Butterfly Plants that draw them. Choice Butterfly Plant flowers that are red, yellow, purple, or orange and that bloom at different times throughout the spring and summer. 

 When creating your Butterfly Plant habitat, remember the little birds need nesting material as well as food to attract them to your home garden landscape. Consider Butterfly Plants such as the catkins on willow and elm trees or the soft plums from ornamental grasses to attract a wealth of butterflies to your home garden landscape.

Use tall Butterfly Plants such as Pink Hibiscus or Orange Day Lilies as a backdrop against a garden fence. These Butterfly Plants are an attractive option for your home garden and reappear every season. Shorter Butterfly Plants with greenery that lasts all year, such as a Butterfly Bush, will host pollinators in spring and add some greenery to a winter landscape while its flowers are dormant. Perennial dwarf shrubs, such as a White Wigelia or Red Crepe Myrtle, will continue to bring your landscape to life each spring.

Butterfly Plants look terrific in many garden settings. For woodland-style gardens, consider using Butterfly Plants among ferns and garden grasses, which are also shallow herbaceous rooted, Butterfly Plants that will bloom annually and sync with flowering Butterfly Plants.

Butterfly Plants thrive best in partial sun and can also be located in dappled shade as long as they receive several hours of good light per day. In gardens where pollinators and hummingbirds thrive, place your Butterfly Plants where you and yours can enjoy watching them during the season. 


Consider Butterfly Plants for the bulk of your garden landscape when you must use containers, such as for urban-style roof-top garden landscapes. Perennial grasses, ferns, and flowering plants such as the Daffodils, Butterfly Weed, Painted Trillium, and Jewel Weed is lovely Butterfly Plants that will bring color to your urban garden landscape all year. In addition, you can relocate the containers inside during cold or severe winter weather.

 Butterfly Plants are excellent money and time-saving considerations as a must-have for any garden landscape style. They are easy to care for and, once established, will provide seasons of Butterfly Plant blooms and fruits and appeal to any setting. Do consider planting Butterfly Plants in your-urban style outdoor landscape to add color and vibrancy and to attract a multitude of hummingbirds. Buy your Butterfly Plants today!

TN Native Plant Nursery & Tree Nursery offers a wide variety of flowering and fruiting Butterfly Plants, shrubs and trees at low prices with fast shipping.


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