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Butterfly Temptation Pre-Planned Garden


Regular Price: $226.98

Sale $113.49

per Collection of 22 You save: 50%
Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…

Plant a Butterfly Garden in at least 6 hours of sun to attract your favorite dancing, flitting pollinators. Swallowtails, Fritillaries, Monarchs, Painted Ladies and more are all provided for in this colorful, nectar-rich collection of perennial plants. Be sure to leave room for a bench so you can watch the show!

Zones 5 - 8
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Bloom Time Early summer to early fall
Size Collection of 22

Plant Information

The Butterfly Temptation Garden includes 22 plants that attract our most beloved butterflies, providing them with both nectar and shelter. Mature plants will fill a 12 x 8' rectangular bed or 96 square feet of planting space. Butterflies are most active on warm days and in bright sunlight, so be sure to site your garden in a sunny spot.

Includes: 1 Russian Sage (Perovskia), 3 Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), 3 'Magnus' Echinacea (Coneflower), 3 'Goldsturm' Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida), 3 'Purple Dome' Aster, 3 'Snowcap' Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum), 3 'May Night' Sage (Salvia), and 3 'Pardon Me' Daylily (Hemerocallis).

Comes with detailed care instructions and 3 diagrams illustrating correct layouts for planting in rectangular, island, and corner-shaped beds. We do reserve the right to make substitutions; however, our replacement plants are always very similar.

Butterfly Temptation pre-planned garden maps

Plant Key for 12 x 8' Beds

1 - 'Purple Dome' Aster - 3 plants
2 - 'May Night' Sage (Salvia) - 3 plants
3 - 'Snowcap' Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum) - 3 plants
4 - Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) - 3 plants
5 - 'Pardon Me' Daylily (Hemerocallis) - 3 plants
6 - 'Goldsturm' Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida) - 3 plants
7 - Russian Sage (Perovskia) - 1 plant
8 - 'Magnus' Echinacea (Coneflower) - 3 plants

Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Bloom Time Early summer to early fall
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No


Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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Plant With These:

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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