Tortoiseshell butterfly on Verbena bonariensis

Perennials for butterflies

Discover a range of perennials to grow that will attract butterflies for many months.

A good butterfly garden has plants that flower and provide nectar from spring until autumn. The peak season for UK butterflies is from midsummer to autumn, but some species can emerge from as early as March, and it’s important to keep the nectar supply going for them right through to late autumn.

Discover five garden butterflies.

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