Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum: Verbena bonarienses for Tiger Swallowtail

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Name: Donna Mack
Elgin, IL (Zone 5a)
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DonnaMack
Feb 15, 2010 8:55 AM CST
Verbena bonarienses for Tiger Swallowtail

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Name: Donna Mack
Elgin, IL (Zone 5a)
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DonnaMack
Feb 15, 2010 8:59 AM CST
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Name: Sheila F
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
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Sheila_FW
Feb 16, 2010 8:35 PM CST
Donna, that is a georgeous TST and a nice stand of Verbena Bonariensis. Thank you for sharing your picture, they are a great nectar plant for many butterflies. They have a really long blooming season.

Name: Sheila F
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
Charter ATP Member Tip Photographer I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Texas Butterflies Garden Art
Ponds Dog Lover Hummingbirder Birds The WITWIT Badge Region: United States of America
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Sheila_FW
Sep 4, 2011 7:22 PM CST
Verbena Bonariensis is also a host plant for the Common Buckeye!! Planting more in my cottage gardens next year!

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