Plants in the Butterfly House

Plants in the Butterfly House

Adiantum sp. Pteridaceae – Function: Greenery for shade

Ageratum houstorianium Compositae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Alocasia macrorrhiza Araceae – Function: Decoration

Alpinia zerumbet Zingiberacee – Function: Flowers for butterflies and greenery 

Alpinia purpurata Zingiberaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies and greenery 

Cyathea (Alsophila -Gypsophila) cooperi (australis) Tree Ferns – Function: Greenery for shade 

Anthuriumsp. Araceae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Antigonon leptopus Polygonaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Aristolochia gigantea brasiliensis Aristolochiaceae – Function: Decoration and food for caterpillars

Asclepias curassavica Asclepiadaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Asplenium scolopendrium (Phyllitis) Aspleniaceae – Function: Greenery for shade

Asplenium scolopendrium ‘Furcata’ Aspleniaceae – Function: Greenery for shade

Asplenium trichomanes Aspleniaceae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Asplenium fontanum Aspleniaceae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Bromelievarie Bromeliaceae – Function: Greenery

Brugmansia (DATURA) sanguinea Solanaceae – Function: Decoration

CalliaFicus benghalensis Moraceae – Function: Greenery

Ficus benjamina Moraceae – Function: Greenery

Ficus elastica Moraceae – Function: Greenery

Ficus lirata Moraceae – Function: Greenery

Gunnera manicata Gunneraceae – Function: Decoration and greenery

Heliconia Musaceae – Function: Decoration and greenery

Heliotropium peruvianum Boraginacee – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Howea (Kentia) fosteriana Palmae – Function: Flowers for butterflies and greenery

Hybiscus Rosa sinensis single flower Malvaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies and greenery 

Impatiens wallerana Balsaminaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Ixora coccinea Rubiaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Lantana camara Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Lantana montevideensis Verbenaceae cascante – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Lonicera japonica Caprifoliaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Marantha leuconeura Verbenaceae Monstera deliciosa Araceae R Monstera obliqua Araceae R Musa nana Musaceae – Function: Greenery

Nelumbo nucifera ‘Rosea Plena’ Nymphaeaceae – Function: Decoration

Nymphaea cultivar red Nymphaeaceae – Function: Decoration

Nymphaea cultivar yellow Nymphaeaceae – Function: Decoration

Esteticandra hematocephala Mimosaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Callistemon citrinus Myrtaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Canna x generalis canna lily, Indian shot Cannaceae – Function: Decoration

Carica papaia Caricaceae – Function: Decoration

Caryota mitis Palmae – Function: Greenery

Cattleia Orchidee – Function: Decoration

Cestrum Coontie Solanaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Cestrum rubrum Solanaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

 

Chamaedorea graminifolia Palmae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Citrussp. Rutaceae – Function: Food for caterpillars and flowers for butterflies 

Clerodendron bungei Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Clerodendron speciosissimus Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Clerodendron thomsoniae Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Clerodendron paniculatum Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Coffea arabica Rubiaceae – Function: Decoration

Colocasia esculenta Araceae – Function: Decoration

Crooton sp. Araceae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Cycas revoluta Cycadaceae – Function: Decoration

Dieffembachia sp. Araceae – Function: Greenery for shade 

Dioön Zamiaceae – Function: Decoration

Dracaeena marginata Agavaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies and decoration 

Durantarepens Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Eichhornia crassipes Pontederiaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies and decoration

Euforbia pulcherrima Euphorbiaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Eupatorium atrorubens Compositae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Euphorbia milii Euphorbiaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Felcivarie Aspleniaceae – Function: Greenery for shade

Passiflora coerulea Passifloraceae – Function: Food for caterpillars 

Frost resistant Passiflora quadrangularis Passifloraceae Pentas lanceolata Rubiaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies

Philodendron coronarius Araceae – Function: Greenery

Phoenix Robeleni Palmae – Function: Greenery

Photosaureus Araceae – Function: Decoration

Piperauritum Piperaceae – Function: Greenery

Pistia striatiotes Pontederiaceae – Function: Decoration

Plumbago Capensis Plumbaginaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Pteridium alcicorne Felci – Function: Greenery

Satachytarpheta jamaicensis Verbenaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

 Scheffiera actinophylla Araliaceae – Function: Greenery

Seneciopetasitis Compositae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Spatiphillum sp. Araceae – Function: Greenery

Stephanotis floribunda Asclepiadaceae – Function: Flowers for butterflies 

Strelitzia nicolai Strelitzaceae – Function: Greenery

Strelitzia alba Strelitzaceae – Function: Greenery

Strelitzia reginae Strelitzaceae – Function: Greenery

Tillantia usneoides Bromeliaceae E-Cascante

Tillantia Bromeliaceae – Function: Decoration

Epiphytic Zamia sp. Zamiaceae – Function: Decoration

Zamioculcas – Function: Decoration

Zantedeschia Aethiopica Araceae – Function: Decoration