Butterflies and their Hosts Plants

  • July 4, 2024 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Eastern Standard Time

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Milkweed is the favorite host plant for monarch butterflies, but for tiger swallowtails it is just a source of nectar. The females of the beloved black and yellow swallowtails seek tuliptrees as their go-to host plant. But what about zebra swallowtails, blue azures, and painted ladies? Nature loves to foster biodiversity where different butterfly species seek a variety of different host plants. Learn which plants you can add to your landscape to help provide forage and habitat for butterflies ( and maybe a  moth too!)

Join education coordinator Michelle Campanis and naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales via Zoom for "Butterflies and their Hosts Plants." The July First Thursday Nature Supper Club will be pre-recorded due to the July 4th holiday. The presentation is hosted by the UT Arboretum Society.

To register go to utarboretumsociety.org under Programs and you'll be sent a link to watch it.

PHOTO CAPTION: Tiger swallowtail butterfly nectaring on milkweed. Photo by Michelle Campanis

Date & Time

Thu, Jul 4, 2024 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

UT Arboretum