Butterfly Plants

Plants that we sell that will be loved by butterflies.

These local native plants are all important butterfly plants and are relied on for both caterpillar food and nectar for butterflies.


Ground Dwellers
Lotus australis - Austral Trefoil
Atriplex semibacatta - Berry Saltbush
Helichrysum scorpioides - Button Everlasting
Einadia nutans - Climbing Saltbush
Chrysocephalum apiculatum - Common Everlasting
Myoporum parvifolium - Creeping Boobialla
Scaevola albida - Fan Flowers
Vittadinia spp - New Holland Daisies
Pimelea sp - Rice Flowers
Kennedia prostrata - Running Postman
Cullen australasicum - Scurf Pea
Microseris lanceolata - Yam Daisy
Goodenia albiflora - White Goodenia
Craspedia variabilis-Billy Buttons
Helichrysum (Coronidium) scorpioides- Button everlasting
Shrubs
Calocephalus citreus - Lemon Beauty Heads
Daviesia sp - Bitter Pea
Pultenaea spp - Bush-peas
Bursaria spinosa - Christmas bush
Atriplex cinerea - Grey Saltbush
Templetonia retusa - Cockies Tongue (from Yorke Pen)
Senna artemisioides - Desert Senna
Rhagodia parabolica - Mealy Saltbush
Calytrix tetragona - Fringe Myrtle
Acacia acinacea - Gold-dust Wattle
Goodenia pinnatifida - Cut-leaf Goodenia
Hardenbergia violacea - Native Lilac
Acacia continua - Thorn Wattle
Pultenaea largiflorens - Twiggy Bush-pea
Acacia euthycarpa - Wallowa
Leptospermum spp. - Tea trees
Xanthorrhoea spp. - Yakkas
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Trees
Melaleuca lanceolata- Dryland Tea-tree
Acacia melanoxylon - Blackwood
Eucalyptus spp. - Gum trees
Acacia retinodes - Wirilda
Acacia pycnantha - Golden Wattle
Grasses
Poa labillardiera - Common Tussock Grass
Themeda triandra - Kangaroo Grass
Microlaena stipoides - Weeping Rice Grass
Rytidosperma spp. (was Danthonia) - Wallaby Grass
Austrostipa spp. - Spear Grasses
Sedges
Lomandra multiflora dura - Hard Mat-rush
Cyperus vaginata - Stiff Flat-sedge

Contact Yvonne 0430018007 for more plant information!


Last Modified October 6th, 2017

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