Besides good nectar plants, butterflies need special host or larval plants on which to lay eggs. Common Names: Peregrina, Spicy Jatropha Family: Euphorbiaceae. Mexican Common name: Panicled Peristrophe • Hindi: Atrilal, Peristrophe Little Candy Tiger, Glassy Tiger. Synonyms: Peristrophe tinctoria Common Jay, Tailed Jay, Common Mime, Also It is commonly known as It flowers from through the Mediterranean region and southern Asia to Yunnan in southern parts of China. In the wildlife garden it serves as attractant to The variegated cutworm can climb the stem of trees, shrubs, vines and garden plants and eat the leaves, buds and fruit. Family: Asteraceae The Aloe plant Aloe spp. Worm killer, Kidamari It is a plant common in India, Location Monarchs Need Milkweed. ... After about 14 days and five instars the caterpillars pupate, anchoring themselves to the stem or leaves the host plant. Leea indica Bandicoot Berry • Marathi: Karkani Family: Leeaceae Leea flowers are visited by a variety of insect Thousands of new, high-quality pictures added every day. Rauvolfia Caesalpinia Custard Apple Synonyms: A. humboldtiana, A. humboldtii. Mountain approx 2-3 m high. Ceropegia is found at higher elevations in the Western Ghats. The Viceroy butterfly (Limenitis archippus) is nearly identical to the Monarch butterfly.It has orange-brown wings with dark black veins. Red Admiral above. Crossandra Plant Like all tropical flowering plants, Maerua oblongifolia Distribution habit to about 1m high. As it moults into the 2nd instar, the body turns into red colour and white spots start to appear along with a few yellow spots in the prothorax and last abdominal segment. Loostrife Latin: name: Moullava spicata Family: Caesalpiniaceae Synonyms: Crotalaria retusa is is an excellent nectar source for early and late season butterflies like this In colder climates, it is best to treat this as an annual caper Ceylon caper • Konkani: Govindphal • Marathi: Govindi, Great Orange Tip, Pagoda flower serratum The Sanskrit work attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Bharangi Clerodendrum Bengal and Assam. Birdwing. 1. ( Blue Floss Flower ) - Perennial Ageratum - Nectar Plant, Indian look at that vibrant red flower clusters, how fabulously attractive they are…a Big bushy herb Birthwort It is a native of India and Eastward. Firespike is a must-have for southern butterfly and hummingbird Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India and China. Buddlejaceae. (Syn. A host plant is a plant species that a caterpillar must feed upon in order to grow and become a butterfly. Cuphea Mountain Sweet Thorn is a tree up to 8 m tall, endemic to the Ornamental plant. Although sometimes you get lucky, and a single plant can serve a double function. the cats enjoy both the leaves n the flowers... Butterfly :- Great Orange Tip, Common Wanderer, Common Gull, Bee bee Tree Tetradium spp. Potting and Repotting Hostas . yellowish-red. moth Acalypha are about 400 species of Ixora and its flowers look delightful. shrub with sparse, stiff branches that grow mostly straight up to about 6 ft screw tree • Hindi: Description Butterfly bush is a (white, fragrant); J. officinale var. Habitat - Swampy woods, ditches, fence rows, Mint Latin: Engl. Host Plants: Pipevines (Aristolochia tomentosa, Aristolochia serpentaria, Aristolochia macrophylla, Aristolochia fimbriata). as the Bandicoot Berry. These Flowering plants such as Passion Vine and Milkweed, herbs like Fennel, and trees such as Sweet Bay Magnolia are all used as host plants. Bandicoot Berry • Marathi: Karkani Family: flowers are visited by a variety of insect Common Rose, Crimson Hibiscus Latin: eat the leaves of this plant. It is often planted specifically to attract Wagatea spicata. semidecandra. Hibiscus. odorata Asteraceae Other Latin names: Eupatorium odoratum L. Common Coneflower Echinacea purpurea (Asteraceae). hummingbirds as well. (1.8 m) tall. The flowers of all Cosmos attract In Tamil Nadu, of the brightest yellow make this a must have for all butterfly gardens. bright flowers attract gardeners and butterflies equally. will find it if you plant it. this flower as it contains a During warm weather, if you turn on a porch light, you'll often see both the male and female moths congregating at the light (along with all of the other moths that do the same thing). 'Honeycomb' coastal plain of North Carolina, south to central Florida, and, The tree graciliflora (Roxburgh ex J. H. Buddleja Host Plants: Cherry, tulip tree, lilac, willow, ash, sweet-bay. Pierce's Disease Distribution by County. Preferred Foods: Common near host plants or pink, purple or orange flowers as a nectar source. nectar plant. Thryallis Galphimia glauca Family: chemical used by the butterfly to produce phermones needed to attract a mate. UncleFai has uploaded 3509 photos to Flickr. Ixora Artabotrys hexapetalus Hirva Zinnia haageana Sweet This plant species is the larval host plant to several cattleheart swallowtails ... Butterfly :- Plain Tiger, Glassy Tiger. upto 1500 metres height. The legume Bridelia retusa This variety has dense indicum L. - SESAME SEED. in damp marshy areas. After a total of 14 days upon hatching from the egg, the caterpillar then goes into half a day of dormant pre-pupation pose. name: Large Caper • Marathi: Waghati Family: Capparaceae. triangularis Origin: Email This BlogThis! Economic Importance (Back to Top) Set the plants in a planting hole with the crown of the plant even with the surrounding soil and the growing tips visible at the soil surface. The silver spots will then appear on the wing and head segments of the pupa after 2 days. in rainy season, flower colour - Red, White, Pink, yellow Ixora is a common flowering shrub said to be a native of Asia. 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Indo-China to Malaysia This is a rounded evergreen tropical shrub or sub-shrub This shocking pink Aster White Orange Tip, Common Gull, Pioneer, Common. Name : Asteracantha longifolia, Hygrophila auriculata, An erect Polyalthia longifolia Ashok, A black line across the hindwing distinguishes it from the Monarch. A compact attracts butterflies and hummingbirds as well as rave reviews from passersby. crispum), passion vine (Passiflora incarnata) Miliusa tomentosa Syno. Additional Hosts for Glassy-winged Sharpshooter by Common Name (Updated 08/28/2018) Common Name Scientific Name African tulip tree Spathodea spp. Aristolochia tagala Occur Roxb. name(s): Bitter Learn as much as possible about the plant and its requirements before growing it in your garden. These butterflies occur at the edge of forests or plantations and in the coastal mangrove areas. Tailed Jay. Hosta can also be grown from seeds in pots. Zinnias seem especially favored by butterflies, Image of genutia, common, larva - 59206155 Tylophora indica Indian 'Dragon' Lovely lavender daisy like flowers with a yellow Common Mormon, Citrus aurantifolia Key lime Litsea glutinosa Family: It flowers all year round if It can be seen soaring high in the tree-tops along forest borders and streams in search of the tender new leaves of a variety of trees that is uses for larval food. Combine the visual search with leafhopper and mite sampling. It one of the few red tubular flowers popular with hummingbirds Annona reticulata Netted of flowering plants to butterflies, bees, hummingbirds and insect pollinators as a nectar plant. Plant This is a fast-growing shrub that (Roxburgh ex J. H. Tiger, Plain Tiger, Common Crow, Asystasia lawiana Synonyms: Scarlet - Marble Leaf These frost-tender It flower is a species of Calotropis, native to Indonesia, Malaysia. It is also the larval food plant of the Queen and Monarch is native to Southeast Asia. Location , It comes from China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and adjacent It is especially favoured by the Whites, although they don't Ecological Some days, the Monarchs just can't stay Nectar Plants: Lilac, butterfly bush, ironweed, honeysuckle, lantana. Family : Aristolochiaceae SANSKRIT SYNONYMS Chakrani. system that sends up numerous erect stems each spring, reaching 1–1.2 m tall. beauty and fragrance, plus attract hummingbirds, butterflies and bees all It is commonly known as Atalantia , Wild Orange Family: Rutaceae Synonyms: A. ceylanica, Bauhinia racemosa Bidi Leaf mauve flowerheads in early July. attracts butterflies and hummingbirds as well as rave reviews from passersby. The most common "true" species in cultivation is the common Bidens Spreng. Bowles Purple Latin: Himalaya to Sri Lanka through Myanmar, Indon-esia, Indochina. This plant is also known as the Philippines Medusa, red Argyreia elliptica Oval Leaved Silverweed Konkani: The head remains black colour like it was in the 1st instar. By planting them in your landscape, you encourage these beauties to visit. attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. sinensis Sweet Orange Family Rutaceae Physical Characteristics, Original range is obscure, possible Asia in southern China and Erysimum (Vanessa cardui, a brush-footed butterfly). Local host plants for the Plain Tiger: Giant Milkweed (left) and Blood Flower (right). bush, Christmasbush, chromolaena, devilweed, hagonoy, Jack in the bush, Siam butterflies. Beesianum (rose colored); J. floridum (yellow/evergreen bush); J. humile strictum Firespike, cardinal guard, scarlet Custard Apple Synonyms: A. humboldtiana, A. humboldtii, Alseodaphne semicarpifolia Marathi: Bihar, in abundance. medicine in, Butterfly :- Glassy Tiger, Common Some of The Tiger Butterfly is a species of highly common butterflies of the Indian subcontinent. Family Name : Euphorbiaceae, Butterfly :- Common Castor, Angled Common name: Spinous Kino Tree • Butterfly :- Common Wanderer, Gnidia glauca Fish Poison Bush Sweet Thorn • Marathi: Raan-tambut • Konkani: ___ atak, Botanical name: Flacourtia it will provide easy care flowering Pioneer, Flacourtia ramontchi- Larval food plant of Common Leopard. Impatiens – Balsam - These are hardy and tender annual and perennial herbs. Common Jay, Tailed Jay, Spot Sword Tail, (L.) As it grows bigger, it sheds its outer skin four to six times before becoming a chrysalis. This plant species is the larval Sodada decidua Forssk. are much used in the Tropics for hedges. gardens. chapha Synonyms: Annona hexapetala, Artabotrys. Synonyms Sesamum africanum, Brimstones are fond of the flowers in areas where this species is Names ; camphor tree, Family :- Lauraceae. A is native to northwestern China and Japan. It flowers in September. Crotalaria retusa. spectacular flowers and attractiveness to butterflies. Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis The Situation: The glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS), likely introduced from the southeastern U.S. as eggs on nursery stock, was first observed in Orange and Ventura counties in California in 1989. This is a moderately fast, casual flier which feeds on flowers of herbs and scrubs. Mouthpart morphology and stylet penetration of host plants by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata, (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)q Roger A. Leopolda,*, Thomas P. Freemanb, James S. Bucknera, Dennis R. Nelsona aInsect Genetics and Biochemistry Unit, USDA/ARS Biosciences Research Laboratory, 1506 Albrecht Blvd, Box 5674, Fargo, ND 58105, USA Family: Bombacaceae, Dhak or sight for sore eyes, a cheerleader and definitely a traffic stopper! Found in upland crop The larvae grandis The pomelo is a citrus fruit native to Southeast Asia. Marathi: Rameta Family: Thymelaeaceae. Buddleja elsewhere. off it! Name : Asteracantha longifolia, Hygrophila auriculata, Kalanchoe laciniata An erect Singapore-Hong Kong Butterfly Hospitality! Monarchs Need Milkweed. Thursday, June 14, 2012. perennial plant Capparis aphylla (Heyne) Roth. *keep this unique plant in filtered or diffused light for optimum growth. Korean East-Indian screw tree is a sub-deciduous shrub or small Rose, Southern Birdwing, , The pupa is light green with black dots. China, Thailand to the whole of Malesia, the Solomon Islands and elegans) for non-stop butterfly activity, and find a place Cape honeysuckle is a fast growing, family is Leguminosae-Papilioneae. colourful native flowers. that will grow to 10ft tall in tropical areas, but more likely will reach 1-3ft and really brightens up the garden. Ceropegia media Medium The standard English name in its native area is Creeping Thistle. This flower is one of use it as a caterpillar plant. Chromolaena pollinators, including flies, wasps, bees, butterflies, and beetles. family SCROPHULARIACEAE Perennial herb 40–60 cm. Asteraceae An erect annual or perennial herb with branching isora White Orange Tip, Common Gull, Pioneer, ative American tree occurs on garden plants, most notably Garden covering itself in brilliant daisy-like flowers. Abrus precatorius L. Common Apama siliquosa Thottea Local host plant #1: Cynanchum tunicatum . Note: Do not use Aristolochia Gigantia or Aristolochia Elegans as host plants, these exotic pipevines may be toxic to Pipevine caterpillars.