Passion Flower Plant - Knowledgebase Question

San Diego, CA
Question by jeannewaterf
June 16, 2004
I'm trying to figure out which is the best passion flower plant to attract buttflies to lay their eggs on.
Do you know which species is the best?

Answer from NGA
June 16, 2004


Passiflora incarnata 'Lavender Lady', with its lavender flowers, is popular with many species of butterflies. It especially attracts Zebra Heliconian and Gulf Fritillary (which feeds exclusively on this plant).

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