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

Picture of Common Wood-Nymph Butterfly
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Picture of Red Admiral Butterfly
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Painted Lady Butterflies photos
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Picture of Great Spangled Fritillary
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brown, yellow, orange butterfly
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Chalcedon Checkerspot Butterfly Image
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Mourning Cloak Butterfly (Nymphalis antiopa)
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grey & orange butterfly
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brown with orange circle butterfly
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Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
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Photo of West Coast Lady Butterfly
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Viceroy Butterfly Image
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Gossamer Wings

brown & gray butterfly
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Gray Hairstreak Butterfly (Strymon melinus)
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Skippers

Silver-spotted skipper Butterfly
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Picture of Common Checkered-Skipper
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Small brown butterfly
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Swallowtails & Parnassians

yellow with black strips butterfly
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Male Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
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Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon) Photo
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Photo of Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
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Whites & Sulphurs

Photo of Orange Sulphur Butterfly
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Checkered White Butterfly (Pontia protodice)
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Male Cabbage White Butterfly Photo
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Clouded Sulphur Butterfly (Colias philodice)
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