Wildflowers and Butterflies
Native Wildflowers and Butterflies from the UK.
There are over 70 different Butterfly species that have been recorded in the UK. Most of them have specific primary sources of food from plants they prefer. Much of the following information about wildflowers and butterflies has been taken from an excellent resource online at;
They have a very comprehensive site with information about most butterfly species and in particular wildflowers & butterflies. Showing which wildflowers and grasses are Butterflies primary plant food. We have taken part of their list and looked at just wildflowers that are commercially available.
On the table below; on the right is the species of Butterfly with a link to more details of the species on the UK butterflies website. On the left we have linked to the individual plant species which you can buy as seed or plugs. If there is not a link we can still get the species commercially and you would need to contact us.
As with Bees their have been a big fall in numbers of Butterflies in last few years and it is important that we plant flowers that will benefit them . A great resource for all things Butterfly can be found at the following link.
If you want to support native wildflowers and Butterflies thne grow or plant some wildflowers that will suit a range of butterflies then consider either our;