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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
Butterfly Garden

4th Grade Science

Project

Waupaca Learning Center

planning the butterfly garden
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?

perennial native prairie plants
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”

new england aster
New England Aster

3 – 6 feet tall

Variety of Soil Types

Violet/lavender

Blooms late August to October

Host and Nectar Plant

yellow coneflower
Yellow Coneflower

3 – 5 feet

Dry soil

Yellow

Blooms throughout Summer

Nectar Plant

white wild indigo baptista
White Wild Indigo/Baptista

3 – 5 Feet

Moist or Dry Soil

White

Interesting Seedpods in Winter

Blooms in late Spring

Nectar

blue false indigo non native
Blue False Indigo—non-native

3 – 4 Feet

Dry Soil

Purple

Blooms late spring/early summer mid summer

Nectar

goldenrod
Goldenrod

3 – 5 feet

Dry to moist soils

Yellow-golden

Dry to moist soils

Nectar Plant

pale purple coneflower
Pale Purple Coneflower

1 – 3 feet tall

Dry soil

Pink

Blooms late June to August

Nectar Plant

purple coneflower
Purple Coneflower

1 – 3 feet

Dry Soil

Pink

Late June to August

Nectar Plant

common milkweed
Common Milkweed

2 – 5 feet tall

Average to moist soil

Mauve-pink

Blooms late Spring to early summer

Host and Nectar Plant

meadow blazing star liatris
Meadow Blazing Star/Liatris

2 – 4 feet tall

Variety of soil types

Pale purple/pink/purple

Mid-summer bloom

Nectar Plant

siberian iris not native
Siberian Iris (Not Native)
  • 2-3 Feet
  • Average Soil
  • Purple/Blue
  • Mid Summer
  • Nectar Plant
black eyed susan
Black Eyed Susan

1 – 3 feet tall

Wide Variety of Soil

Golden Yellow

Blooms July to October

Host and Nectar Plant

phlox
Phlox

10 inches – 2 feet

Rich moist soil

Blue/Purple/White

Blooms April to August

Nectar

wild lupine
Wild Lupine
  • 2 Feet
  • Dry sandy soil
  • Blue
  • Blooms in Spring
  • Host plant
butterfly weed
Butterfly Weed

1 – 3 feet tall

Dry Soil

Orange

Blooms late spring to late summer

Host and Nectar Plant

coreopsis20
Coreopsis

1 – 2 feet tall

Sandy well-drained soil

Yellow

Bloom throughout summer into fall if deadheaded

Nectar Plant

sweet everlasting
Sweet Everlasting

10 inches – 2 ½ Feet

Dry Soil

White/cream colored

Blooms late Summer –early Fall

Host Plant

woodland violets
Woodland Violets

4 – 8 inches

Variety of Soil types

Bluish purple/yellow/blue

Blooms late April – may re bloom summer & fall

Host Plant (Fritillaries)

prairie dropseed grass
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

annual plants
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

butterflies
BUTTERFLIES

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

white admiral
White Admiral

HOST PLANTS

Aspen

Birch

red admiral
Red Admiral

HOST PLANT

False or Stinging Nettle

red spotted purple
Red Spotted Purple

HOST

PLANTS

Aspen

Wild Cherry

regal fritallary
Regal Fritallary

HOST PLANT

Violet

meadow fritallary
Meadow Fritallary

HOST PLANT

Violet

eastern tiger swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

HOST PLANT

Aspen

american copper
American Copper

HOST PLANTS

Sheep sorrel, curled or bur-dock

monarch
Monarch

HOST PLANTS

Red Milkweed

Common Milkweed

Butterfly weed

arctic skipper
Arctic Skipper

Named for skipping flight

Drab – difficult to tell which kind

Host plants vary

silver spotted skipper
Silver Spotted Skipper

HOST PLANTS

Locust trees

Wisteria

sachem skipper family
Sachem (Skipper family)

HOST PLANT

Bermuda Grass

northern cloudywing skipper
Northern Cloudywing - Skipper

HOST PLANTS

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

karner blue
Karner Blue
  • Host Plant
  • Wild Blue Lupine
northern blue
Northern Blue

Host Plant

Lupine

moths
MOTHS
  • A variety of moths will also be attracted to your butterfly garden
butterflies and moths seen in the waupaca area
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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