PLANTS THAT ATTRACT

BUTTERFLIES AND BIRDS

 

STARNOTE 545

June 2009

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Butterflies and birds provide a source of enjoyment and education for many of us. Here are some of the plants, usually found in this area, that attract them.

 

BUTTERFLIES

BIRDS

HUMMINGBIRDS

 

 

BUTTERFLIES

Common Name Botanical Name

 

Abelia Abelia grandiflora

Aster Callistephus chinensis

Autumn Sage Salvia greggi

Black Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta

Blanket Flower Gaillardia grandiflora

Borage Borago officianalis

Bridal Wreath Spiraea vanhouttei

Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii

Chaste Tree Vitex agnus-castus

Columbine Aquilegia hybrids

Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora hybrids

Cosmos Cosmos hybrids

Delphinium Delphinium x belladona

Desert Lilac Erysimum linarifolium

Dianthus Dianthus chinensis

Garden Penstemon Penstemon hybrids

Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica

Lavender (all) Lavendula varieties

Lilac (all) Syringa varieties

Oregon Grape Mahonia aquifolium

Sea Thrift Armeria maritima

Shasta Daisy Chrysanthemum maximum

Stonecrop Sedum Sedum telephium

Yarrow Achillea varieties

Zinnia Zinnia elegans

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BIRDS

Common Name Botanical Name

Arizona Cypress Cupressus arizonica

Boysenberry Rubus ursinus

Cactus, Prickly Pear Opuntia species

Coreopsis Coreopsis grandiflora hybrids

Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis varieties

Joshua Tree Yucca brevifolia

Mesquite Prosopis hybrids

Oregon Grape Mahonia aquifolium

Pine Pinus species

Russian Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia

Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana & hybrids

Sumac Rhus lancea

Sunflower Helianthus

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HUMMINGBIRDS

Common Name Botanical Name

Abelia Abelia grandiflora & hybrids

Bird of Paradise, Red Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Bird of Paradise, Yellow Caesalpinia gilliesii

Bird of Paradise, Red Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Bird of Paradise, Yellow Caesalpinia gilliesii

Bush Morning Glory Convolvulus cneorum

Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii

Cape Honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis

Columbine Aquilegia hybrids

Coral Bells Heuchera sanguinea

Cotoneaster Cotoneaster varieties

Delphinium Delphinium x belladona

Desert Willow Chilopsis species & hybrids

Dianthus Dianthus varieties

False Spirea Astilbe x arendsii

Flowering Quince Chaenomeles japonica

Garden Penstemon Penstemon hybrids

Geranium Pelargonium varieties

Hollyhock Alcea rosea

Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica

Iris (all) Iris varieties & hybrids

Lavender (all) Lavendula species

Lilac (all) Syringa varieties & hybrids

Redbud Cercis varieties & hybrids

Salvia (Sage-all) Salvia species & hybrids

Silk Tree (Mimosa) Albizia julibrissin

Strawberry Bush/Tree Arbutus unedo

Sunrose Helianthemum varieties

Texas Ranger Sage (all) Leucophyllum species & hybrids

Trumpet Vine Campsis radicans & hybrids

 

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