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

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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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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Gossamer Wings

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


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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

Photo of Western Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
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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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Whites & Sulphurs

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