Blooms Identification

You can’t have butterflies without blooms…

Below you will find of list of blooms you may see in the exhibit this year! If you can’t remember them all, that’s ok: ID signs will be available for you inside the butterfly exhibit!
Blooms will change as the season progresses.

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Nectar Plants (Inside Exhibit – Subject to Change)

  • Alice and Ellen Huff Hydrangea
  • Artist Blue Ageratum
  • Bandana Lemon Zest Lantana
  • Buttonbush Dahlia
  • Easy Wave Series Petunias
  • Homestead Purple Verbena
  • Jaguar Deep Orange Gerber Daisy
  • New Guinea Impatiens “Sonic Orange”
  • Pentas
  • Picardy Clematis
  • Pink Hibiscus
  • State Fair Zinnia
  • SunPatiens Compact Series
  • Superbena Red Verbena
  • Vernique Dark Blue Speedwell

Host Plants (All Outside Exhibit)

  • Asters
  • Black Knight Butterfly Bush
  • Blazing Star
  • Blue False Indigo
  • Butterfly Weed
  • Cupcake Cosmos
  • Lo and Behold Butterfly Bush
  • Meadow Zizia
  • Ninebark
  • Pale Purple , Orange, and Grey Head Coneflower
  • Papaw
  • Spicebush
  • Swamp Milkweed
  • Sweetbay Magnolia
  • Tonto Crapemyrtle
  • Baptisia
  • Rattlesnake Master
  • Beebalm
  • Buttonbush
  • Western Sunflower
  • Arrowwood Viburnum
  • Prairie Dropseed
  • Little Bluestem
  • Pink Muhly Grass