Butterfly Favorite Plants
Adult Butterflies and moth need high nectar plants to survive. These plants are butterflies and moth favorite plants! You will find that packing in both high nectar annuals, and high nectar native plants will attract, and feed droves of butterflies and moths. Plant both, for maximum support and extend the blooming period.
Hummingbird Favorite Plants
Hummingbird plants can easily be identified by their shapes! Long tubular flowers are a favorite hummingbird plant as the throats are deep enough for a hummingbird to access. Ohio has hummingbirds that migrate here, so high nectar native plants like Cardinal Flower and Royal Catchfly are a native favorite! Pack in annuals maximum hummingbird support.
Host plants are native plants, trees, or shrubs that are a food source for larval caterpillars of butterflies and moths. Host plants can also be annual herbs! Feeding larval caterpillars requires STRAIGHT species native plants. Cultivars, that are listed as "native" won't feed larval caterpillars.