Lepidoptera refers to butterflies and moths. We all love to see them in our garden, whether its adults feeding on flowers or caterpillars chewing away at a leaf. Here are some resources to help you learn more about these beautiful creatures and, perhaps, feel inspired to plant some ‘butterfly-do-good’ food!

Native Plant Finder (Includes Best Butterfly Host plants too!)

The National Wildlife Federation – Attracting Butterflies

JoyfulButterfly.com – How to Attract Butterflies

Bird Watching HQ – How to Attract Butterflies: 17 Tips

Arden Village Commitee – Delaware Beneficial Native Plants

Lepidoptera Virtual Trail at the College of Ag.

20 Most Valuable Woody and Perennials Native Plant Genera
in Terms of Supporting Biodiversity in the Mid-Atlantic Region