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Photos taken by Ilsa Bohn on 8 August 2010

Monarch Butterfly Larvae only eat Milkweed

Bee on Rhododendron

Monarch female nectaring on tropical milkweed (Asclepais curassavica)

Bee on Sedum

Monarch female laying an egg on A. curassavica

Monarch female resting on A. curassavica


For a list of plants that bees and butterflies find attractive, visit the following sites:

The Melissa Garden, both medicinals and ornamentals

Plants with Purpose, thumbnail images and brief descriptions of 56 plants