Butterflies You Can Attract In Your Garden

Below are some of the most common butterflies in your area that may be easiest to attract to your garden.

Check the boxes of your favorite butterflies then click "View Butterflies & Plants". We'll show you a list of the nectar and host plants you'll need.

Brush-footed Butterflies

Photo of Question Mark Butterfly
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Mourning Cloak Butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa)
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Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
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Little Wood Satyr (Megisto cymela)
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Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
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Pearl Crescent (orange & black) Butterfly
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Viceroy Butterfly Image
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Painted Lady Butterflies photos
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Photo of a Variegated Fritillary Butterfly
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Picture of Great Spangled Fritillary
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Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis)
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Tawny Emperor Butterfly (Asterocampa clyton)
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Common Buckeye Butterfly
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Red Spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astya
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American Snout Butterfly Picture
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Picture of Red Admiral Butterfly
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Photo of Gulf Fritillary Butterfly
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Photo of American Lady  Butterfly
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Gossamer Wings

brown & gray butterfly
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Picture of American Cooper (Lycaena phlaeas)
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Gray Hairstreak Butterfly (Strymon melinus)
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Eastern Tailed Blue (Everes comyntas)
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Photo of Red-banded Hairstreak
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Summer Azure Butterfly
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Banded Hairstreak Butterfly Picture
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Skippers

Picture of a Fiery Skipper Butterfly
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Picture of Common Checkered-Skipper
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Picture of  Little Glassywing Butterfly
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Crossline Skipper (Polites origenes)
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Male Horace's Duskywing Butterfly
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Photo of Zabulon Skipper
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Brown butterfly
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Photo of Southern Cloudywing Butterfly
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Silver-spotted skipper Butterfly
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Picture of a Delaware Skipper
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Photo of Least Skipper Butterfly
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Sachem Butterfly
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Picture of Hoary Edge Skipper
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Peck's Skipper Butterfly
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Northern Broken Dash (Wallengrenia egeremet)
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brown and copper skipper
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Swallowtails & Parnassians

Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly Picture
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Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Image
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Spicebush Swallowtail Butterfly Picture
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Male Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
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Male Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly picture
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Black Swallowtail Butterfly
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Whites & Sulphurs

white, black and orange butterfly
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Checkered White Butterfly (Pontia protodice)
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Photo of Orange Sulphur Butterfly
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Sleepy Orange Butterfly
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Male Cabbage White Butterfly Photo
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Clouded Sulphur Butterfly (Colias philodice)
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