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 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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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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Gossamer Wings

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

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

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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yellow with black strips butterfly
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Whites & Sulphurs

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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Photo of Orange Sulphur Butterfly
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