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Re: OT: Butterfly Attractors

From: Glenn Simmons <glsimmon@swbell.net>

william b. cook wrote:

>      I have two Butterfly Bushes (Buddleia davidii), two of which are
> purple, one of which is white.  The plants I was talking about are some
> type of native perennial, identity still unknown.  If I find out what they
> are, I will let you know.  Although I do not know the range of that plant,
> I do know it was not found in the east half of Kentucky.  Most likely, it
> is limited to the deep (US) south.
>      Thinking of Butterfly Attractors, other plants that can fill this role
> include but are not limited to:  Crape Myrtle, Lantana, Hibiscus
> rosa-sinensis, Butterfly Ginger, Penta, Mexican Petunia, Canna, and
> Daylilies.  I have seen some LARGE Butterflies on the Daylilies recently.
> Mark A. Cook
> billc@atlantic.net
> Dunnellon, Florida.

Mark, I guessed I missed your first post on this subject.  What does this
bush/plant look like?


Glenn & Linda Simmons
Springfield, Southwest Missouri, USDA Zone 6

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