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Tour Discovery Gardens:
Butterfly Garden

From here you can enter into the butterfly house and be greeted by several of the area's native butterflies feeding on the flowers. 

Butterfly Garden Plant Inventory

Common name Botanical Name
Buttercup Ranunculus spp.
Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii
Coral Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens
Dill Anethum graveolens
Dutchman's pipe Aristolochia
Firebush Hamelia patens
Hercules' club Aralia spinosa
Lantana Lantana camara spp.
Mexican Heather Cuphea hyssopifolia
Mexican sunflower Tithonia rotundifolia
Milkweed Asclepias spp.
Parsley Petroselinum
Passion Vine Passiflora incarnata
Penta Pentas lanceolata
Pink Sage Salvia coccinea
Plumbago Ceratpstogma spp.
Rose Skullcap Scutellaria spp.
Salvia (Blue) Indigo spires
Salvia (Red) Salvia roemeviana
Spice bush Lindera bensoin
Swamp Red Bay Persea palustris
Wild Petunia Ruellia carnoliniensis

 

Blue SalviaRed Slavia

Blue (left) Salvia and Red Salvia (right)

LantanaPentas

Lantana (left) and Pentas (right)

Garden Photos:

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butterfly house
Butterfly House

black swallowtail
Black Swallowtail

Black Swallowtail Larva
Black Swallowtail Larva

Viceroy Butterfly
Viceroy Butterfly

Viceroy larva
Viceroy Larva

Plumbago
Plumbago