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Butterfly Garden 4 th Grade Science Project Waupaca Learning Center Planning the Butterfly Garden HEIGHT- HOW TALL? Do we plant in front or back of garden? SOIL - WATER - SUN Dry soil or moist soil? How much sun does the plant need? BLOOM TIME

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Butterfly Garden

4th Grade Science

Project

Waupaca Learning Center


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Planning the Butterfly Garden

HEIGHT- HOW TALL?

Do we plant in front or back of garden?

SOIL - WATER - SUN

Dry soil or moist soil?

How much sun does the plant need?

BLOOM TIME

When will we see flowers?

COLOR - BEAUTY

Do they look pretty next to each other?

HOST or NECTAR plant?


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Perennial Native Prairie Plants

Come back each year

Take time to set roots

May not flower the first year

Hardy in dry soil

Not always pretty to look at—”messy”


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New England Aster

3 – 6 feet tall

Variety of Soil Types

Violet/lavender

Blooms late August to October

Host and Nectar Plant


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Native Asters


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Yellow Coneflower

3 – 5 feet

Dry soil

Yellow

Blooms throughout Summer

Nectar Plant


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White Wild Indigo/Baptista

3 – 5 Feet

Moist or Dry Soil

White

Interesting Seedpods in Winter

Blooms in late Spring

Nectar


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Blue False Indigo—non-native

3 – 4 Feet

Dry Soil

Purple

Blooms late spring/early summer mid summer

Nectar


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Goldenrod

3 – 5 feet

Dry to moist soils

Yellow-golden

Dry to moist soils

Nectar Plant


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Pale Purple Coneflower

1 – 3 feet tall

Dry soil

Pink

Blooms late June to August

Nectar Plant


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Purple Coneflower

1 – 3 feet

Dry Soil

Pink

Late June to August

Nectar Plant


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Common Milkweed

2 – 5 feet tall

Average to moist soil

Mauve-pink

Blooms late Spring to early summer

Host and Nectar Plant


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Meadow Blazing Star/Liatris

2 – 4 feet tall

Variety of soil types

Pale purple/pink/purple

Mid-summer bloom

Nectar Plant


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Siberian Iris (Not Native)

  • 2-3 Feet

  • Average Soil

  • Purple/Blue

  • Mid Summer

  • Nectar Plant


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Black Eyed Susan

1 – 3 feet tall

Wide Variety of Soil

Golden Yellow

Blooms July to October

Host and Nectar Plant


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Phlox

10 inches – 2 feet

Rich moist soil

Blue/Purple/White

Blooms April to August

Nectar


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Wild Lupine

  • 2 Feet

  • Dry sandy soil

  • Blue

  • Blooms in Spring

  • Host plant


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Butterfly Weed

1 – 3 feet tall

Dry Soil

Orange

Blooms late spring to late summer

Host and Nectar Plant


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Coreopsis


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Coreopsis

1 – 2 feet tall

Sandy well-drained soil

Yellow

Bloom throughout summer into fall if deadheaded

Nectar Plant


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Sweet Everlasting

10 inches – 2 ½ Feet

Dry Soil

White/cream colored

Blooms late Summer –early Fall

Host Plant


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Woodland Violets

4 – 8 inches

Variety of Soil types

Bluish purple/yellow/blue

Blooms late April – may re bloom summer & fall

Host Plant (Fritillaries)


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Mixed Wildflowers in a Garden


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Native Prairie Grass


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Prairie Dropseed Grass

Native Grass

2 – 4 Feet

Well drained –moderate moisture

Green to golden

Host to Common Wood Nymph, little wood satyr, fiery skipper


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Annual Plants

Serve as nectar plants for butterflies

Have to re-plant each year

Need to weed around them to keep the garden pretty

Need good soil with nutrients

Need more watering during the summer


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Marigold


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Zinnia


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Cosmos


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BUTTERFLIES

Your butterfly Garden may attract many different kinds of butterflies and moths.


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White Admiral

HOST PLANTS

Aspen

Birch


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Red Admiral

HOST PLANT

False or Stinging Nettle


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Red Spotted Purple

HOST

PLANTS

Aspen

Wild Cherry


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Silver Bordered Fritallary

HOST PLANT

Violet


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Regal Fritallary

HOST PLANT

Violet


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Meadow Fritallary

HOST PLANT

Violet


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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

HOST PLANT

Aspen


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American Copper

HOST PLANTS

Sheep sorrel, curled or bur-dock


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Monarch

HOST PLANTS

Red Milkweed

Common Milkweed

Butterfly weed


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Arctic Skipper

Named for skipping flight

Drab – difficult to tell which kind

Host plants vary


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Silver Spotted Skipper

HOST PLANTS

Locust trees

Wisteria


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Sachem (Skipper family)

HOST PLANT

Bermuda Grass


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Northern/Pearl Crescent

Host

Plant

Aster


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Northern Cloudywing - Skipper

HOST PLANTS

Clover and other herbaceous legumes (pea or bean like plants)


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Coral Hairstreak


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Striped Hairstreak


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Columbine Duskywing


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Karner Blue

  • Host Plant

  • Wild Blue Lupine


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Northern Blue

Host Plant

Lupine


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MOTHS

  • A variety of moths will also be attracted to your butterfly garden


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Hummingbird Clearwing


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Eastern Tent Caterpillar/Moth


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Caterpillar tents on branches of Cherry trees


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Forest Tent Caterpillar/Moth


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Butterflies and Mothsseen in the Waupaca Area

American Copper

Arctic Skipper

Cloudless Sulphur

Coral Hairstreak

Eastern tiger Swallowtail

Georgian Prominent

Hummingbird Clearwing


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Meadow Fritillary

Northern Blue

Northern Cloudywing

Northern Crescent

Red Admiral

Red-Spotted Purple or White Admiral

Regal Fritillary


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Monarch

Karner Blue

Sachem

Silver Bordered Fritillary

Silver Spotted Skipper

Striped Hairstreak


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