Butterflies at Home

Butterfly Gardening Blog 2023

We enjoy butterfly gardening in our backyard, and designing the landscape to provide food and shelter for a variety of butterflies.

We have a full page dedicated to Butterfly Gardening here on this website, with lots of tips on designing your butterfly garden, and some popular plant selections.

Our Gardens in 2023

Now that we have transitioned from Spring to early Summer in 2023, we are posting on this page some of the plants and flowers we are growing this year. Enjoy!


Early spring 2022 Azaleas
Tulips in March, 2022
Dwarf Gardenias

The delicate, intricate blooms of the Hydrangea
Giant 6inch Gardenia
Buds on a red Hibiscus
Lovely, stately Agapanthus
Delicate, white Periwinkle blooms
Blue salivia ... bumble bees love it!
Bee Balm ... spreading fast
Balloon Flower
Long-time favorite: Four O'Clocks
Batface Cuphea
An easy-to-grow flower, frost resistant: Dianthus
Black and Blue Salvia
Orange Hibiscus
Dreamland Zinnia

Plants in the Pot
Potted Plant Assortment
Orchids ... survived the winter in the garage!
A pollinator's dream! Vitex (Chaste Tree, Vitex agnus-castus) in full bloom in our landscape ...
attracts lots of butterflies, bees and hummingbirds!