The Zebra Longwing Butterfly (the official State butterfly) is one of many butterflies native to South Florida. You might also be familiar with some of the other common butterflies of our area such as Monarchs, Swallowtails, Queens and Painted Ladies.
The butterfly is enjoyable to watch and serves a critical purpose as well. Nearly 80% of the world’s food, plant-based products, and flowering plants require pollination. Pollinators include butterﬂies, bees, moths, birds, and bats. Visits from these creatures also result in better quality and higher crop yields.
It’s common for homeowners to want to attract these beautiful little insects to their gardens. Here are a few tips to consider when creating your own butterfly garden:
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