Butterfly Mix

The Butterfly Mix contains annuals and perennial flowers that will provide nectar to many species of butterflies, including brushfoots, monarchs, skippers, sulphurs, and swallowtails.  Nine species of plants in this mix are larval host plants which provide food for many butterfly and skipper larvae.

Scientific Name Common Name Type
Cheirranthus allionii Siberian Wallflower p
Delphinium consolida Mixed Rocket Larkspur p
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance Leaved Coreopsis a
Echinacea pureurea Purple Coneflower p
Liatris spicata Gayfeather p
Scabiosa atropurpurea Pincushion Flower a
Cosmos bipinnatus Dwarf Mixed Cosmos a
Chysanthemum Maximum Shasta Daisy Alaska p
Zinnia elegans Zinnia Dahlia mix a
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed p
Desmanthus illinoesis Illinois Bundleflower a
Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover a
Lespedeza capitata Roundheaded Bush Clover a
Lobularia maritima Tall White Sweet Alyssum a
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan p
Symphyotrichum novea-angliae New England Aster a



  • 16 oz
  • 8 oz.
  • 4 oz.


  • 7 oz. covers 1000 sq.ft

Key Benefits

  • pollinator

*P = Perennial A = Annual B= Biennial TP= Tender perennial, grown as an annual in colder climates
** These rates are calculated for 120 seeds per square foot, and soil preparation and weed control are possible.

(A) annuals, bloom the first year, and reproduce by seed, individual plants die each year.
(P) perennials bloom the second year, individual plants live for years, and reproduce by seeds.