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        Check out BugLady's available plants for April!              Are you ready for Monarch migration?                Native milkweed & nectar plants available NOW! 

                 

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

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Bee Balm                  (Monarda fistulosa)

4"

Bee Balm- white

(Monarda)

4"
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
Blanket flower (Gaillardia pulchella) 4"
Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)  4", Quart, 1-gallon
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Quart
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  One gallon
Clasping coneflower (Dracopis amplexicaulis) 4", 1 gallon

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis lanceolata)

4"

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis tinctoria)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
      Crownbeard                (Verbesina virginica) 1 gallon
Dianthus "Jolt" Quart
Frost Aster (Symphyotrichum pilosum) 1-gallon
Gaura  "Whiskers Deep Rose" 1-gallon
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis)  quart
Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium purpureum) 4"
Maximilian Sunflower   (Helianthus maximiliani) 4"

Hyssop                     (Agastache)

 "Blue Fortune"

4"
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum) 4" & 6" round
Narrowleaf          Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium) 4"
    Flowering Tobacco 

(Nicotiana)

4", 1-gallon

Obedient Plant

(Physostegia virginiana)

4" & Quart

Purple Coneflower

(Echinacea)

Quart

Rattlesnake Master

(Eryngium yuccifolium)

4"
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora) 1-gallon
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 4", 1-gallon
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)     1 gallon

Caterpillar Host Plants

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False Nettles (Boehmeria cylindrica) (For Red Admiral and Question Mark) 4", 1-gallon
    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                    (for Spicebush      Swallowtail)  4", 1-gallon
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"

        Fennel - Bronze

(for Black Swallowtail)

Quart
 Fennel - Green             (for Black Swallowtail) 4", 1-gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 6" round
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis(for Monarch)     NOW                 IN STOCK!   6-pack or 4"
Parsley - curled or     straight leaf                 (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea(for Gulf Fritillary) 4", 1-gallon

Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata)

(for Gulf Fritillary)

 

1-gallon

Pellitory                     (Parietaria judaica)

(For Red Admiral)

4"

     Rue                             (Ruta graveolens)         (for Black Swallowtail)

4"
              Senna                   (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) Quart & 1-gallon

 

 

                Check out BugLady's available plants for March!                 

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
Blanket flower (Gaillardia pulchella) 4"
Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)  4"
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) Quart
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 
Clasping coneflower (Dracopis amplexicaulis) 4", 1 gallon

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis tinctoria)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
      Crownbeard                (Verbesina virginica) 1 gallon
Dianthus "Jolt" Quart
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 4" & quart
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum) 4" & 6" round
Narrowleaf          Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium) 4"
    Flowering Tobacco 

(Nicotiana)

6" round

Obedient Plant

(Physostegia virginiana)

4" & Quart
 Phlox                        "Mother of Pearl"          (Phlox paniculata) 6"

Rattlesnake Master

(Eryngium yuccifolium)

4"
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora) 4"
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)     1 gallon, 3 gallon
Woodland Phlox  (Phlox divaricata) 4"

Caterpillar Host Plants

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    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                    (for Spicebush      Swallowtail)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"

        Fennel - Bronze

(for Black Swallowtail)

Quart
 Fennel - Green             (for Black Swallowtail) 4", 6" round
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 6" round
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis(for Monarch)

TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

CHECK BACK                     NEXT WEEK

Parsley - curled or     straight leaf                 (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata)              (For Sulphur butterflies) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea(for Gulf Fritillary) 4"

Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata)

(for Gulf Fritillary)

 

4"

Rabbit Tobacco (Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium)                (for American Painted Lady)

4"

     Rue                             (Ruta graveolens)         (for Black Swallowtail)

4"
              Senna                   (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) Quart & 6" round

 

 

                Check out BugLady's available plants for February!                 

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
     Blanket Flower        "Mesa Yellow" (Gaillardia)                  4"
Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 

        Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

                       

4"
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis lanceolata)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
      Crownbeard                (Verbesina virginica) 1 gallon
Dianthus "Jolt" Quart
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 4" & 1-quart
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round
Nicotiana or Flowering Tobacco 6" round

Obedient Plant

(Physostegia virginiana)

1-quart
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)            3 gallon
Woodland Phlox  (Phlox divaricata) 4"

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

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Cabbage

(for Cabbage White)

6" round
    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                    (for Spicebush      Swallowtail)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"

           Fennel                   Bronze or green

(for Black Swallowtail)

4"
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis(for Monarch) 4"
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 4"
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round

 

 

                Check out BugLady's available plants for January!                  

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
     Blanket Flower        "Mesa Yellow" (Gaillardia)                  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis lanceolata)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
Dianthus "Jolt" Quart
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 4" & 1-quart
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round
Nicotiana or Flowering Tobacco 6" round

Obedient Plant

(Physostegia virginiana)

1-quart
Porterweed (Stachytarpheta) 4"

Porterweed

(Stachytarpheta)

1-gallon
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)            3 gallon
Willow-leaf Aster (Symphyotrichum praealtum) 1-gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

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Borage                    

(Borago officinalis)

(for Painted Lady)

6" round

Cabbage

(for Cabbage White)

6" round
    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                    (for Spicebush      Swallowtail)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"

           Fennel                   Bronze or green

(for Black Swallowtail)

4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis(for Monarch) 4"
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 4"
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round
      Spider plant            (Cleome hassleriana) (for Great Southern White) 4"

 

 

                Check out BugLady's available plants for December!                 Happy Holidays, Everyone!       

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Bee Balm - white (Monarda)  4"
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
     Blanket Flower        "Mesa Yellow" (Gaillardia)                  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coneflower (Purple)

(Echinacea)

4"

Coreopsis

(Coreopsis lanceolata)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 4" & 1-quart
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round

Obedient Plant

(Physostegia virginiana)

1-quart
Porterweed (Stachytarpheta) 4"

Porterweed

(Stachytarpheta)

1-gallon
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon

Spotted Bee Balm

(Monarda punctata)

              4"
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)            3 gallon
Willow-leaf Aster (Symphyotrichum praealtum) 1-gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

Photo Item Size
    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                      (for Spicebush      Swallowtails)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"

           Fennel                   Bronze or green

(for Black Swallowtail)

4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis)  (for Monarch) 4"
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 4"
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round
      Spider plant            (Cleome hassleriana) (for Great Southern White) 4"

 

 

 

Check out the BugLady's list of available
butterfly nectar and caterpillar
host plants for NOVEMBER!

Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillars on display today!

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Bee Balm - white (Monarda)  4"
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
     Blanket Flower        "Mesa Yellow" (Gaillardia)                  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coneflower (Purple)

(Echinacea)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
  Mistflower        Eupitorium odoratum 1 gallon
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 5"
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
            Big Leaf                     Mountain Mint       (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round
Porterweed (Stachytarpheta) 4"
   "Red Husker"           Penstemon        (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
Narrowleaf Sunflower   (Helianthus angustifolius)         1 gallon

Spotted Bee Balm

(Monarda punctata)

              4"
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 1 gallon
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)            3 gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

Photo Item Size
    Camphor Tree           (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                      (for Spicebush      Swallowtails)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis)  (for Monarch) 4"
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 1 gallon
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round
      Spider plant            (Cleome hassleriana) (for Great Southern White) 4"

 

 

Check out the BugLady's list of available
butterfly nectar and caterpillar
host plants for OCTOBER!

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
(Social distancing outside in backyard)
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Bee Balm - white (Monarda)  4"
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
     Blanket Flower         Mesa Yellow (Gaillardia)                  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coneflower (Purple)

(Echinacea)

4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
Eupitorium odoratum 1 gallon
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 5"
          Ironweed            (Vernonia)  4"
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
        Mountain Mint       Big Leaf (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round
Porterweed (Stachytarpheta) 4"
"Red Husker"           Penstemon:          (Penstemon digitalis) Quart
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)            1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius)         1 gallon

Spotted Bee Balm

(Monarda punctata)

              4"
Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) 1 gallon
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)        6" &  1 gallon                        3 gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

Photo Item Size
    Camphor Tree        (Cinnamomum                 camphora)                      (for Spicebush      Swallowtails)  4"
           Dill                      (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis)  (for Monarch) 4"

Milkweed: Swamp-           pink flower              (Asclepias incarnata)         ( for Monarch)

1-quart
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora caerullea)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 1 gallon
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round
      Spider plant            (Cleome hassleriana) (for Great Southern White) 4"

 

 

Check out the BugLady's list of available
butterfly nectar and caterpillar
host plants for SEPTEMBER!

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
(Social distancing outside in backyard)
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Bee Balm - white (Monarda)  4", quart, 1 gallon
Blanket Flower - yellow (Gaillardia)                  4"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon 
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coneflower (Purple)

(Echinacea)

4"
Coneflower (Yellow) (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
Eupitorium odoratum 1 gallon
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 5"
          Ironweed            (Vernonia)  4"
Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium purpureum)  3-gallon
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
        Mountain Mint       Big Leaf (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round, 1 gallon
        Penstemon:          White Wand (Penstemon tubaeflorus) 4"
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)            1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolia)         1 gallon

Spotted Bee Balm

(Monarda punctata)

              4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)        6" &  1 gallon                        3 gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

Photo Item Size
    Camphor Tree    (Cinnamomum             camphora)                       (for Spicebush      Swallowtails)  4"
Cassia - "Candelabra" (Cassia alata) (for Sulphur butterflies) 6"
           Cassia -                 "Partridge Pea"       (Chamaecrista fasciculata) (for Sulphur butterflies)  4"
           Fennel -                  green or bronze   (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis)  (for Monarch) 4"

Milkweed: Swamp-           pink flower              (Asclepias incarnata)         ( for Monarch)

1-quart
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 1 gallon
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round

 

 

Check out the BugLady's list of available
butterfly nectar and caterpillar
host plants for AUGUST!

Barber Laboratories
504-739-5715
6444 Jefferson Highway in Harahan
(Social distancing outside in backyard)
Monday thru Friday 9:30-5:00

 

 

Butterfly Nectar Plants

Photo Item Size
Bee Balm - white (Monarda)  4", quart, 1 gallon
Blanket Flower - yellow (Gaillardia)                  4"
          Blue Lobelia             (Lobelia siphilitica) 5"
Buttonbush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis) 1 gallon & 3 gallon
Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 

Coneflower (Purple)

(Echinacea)

4"
Coneflower (Yellow) (Rudbeckia hirta) 4"
Crabapple tree   (Malus)  3 gallon
Eupitorium odoratum 1 gallon
Gomphrena "Fireworks" 6" round
Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis) 5"
        Indian Pink              (Spigelia marilandica)  6" round
          Ironweed            (Vernonia)  4"
Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium purpureum)  3-gallon
Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio confusus 4"
Mountain Mint - Slender  (Pynanthemum tenuifolium) 1 gallon
        Mountain Mint       Big Leaf (Pynanthemum muticum)  6" round, 1 gallon
        Penstemon:          White Wand (Penstemon tubaeflorus) 4"
Seaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirins) 1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)            1 gallon
September Sunflower (Helianthus angustifolia)         1 gallon

Spotted Bee Balm

(Monarda punctata)

              4"
  Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)        6" &  1 gallon                        3 gallon

 

Caterpillar Host Plants

Photo Item Size
    Camphor Tree    (Cinnamomum             camphora)                       (for Spicebush      Swallowtails)  4", 6", 1 gallon
Cassia - "Candelabra" (Cassia alata) (for Sulphur butterflies) 6"
           Cassia -                 "Partridge Pea"       (Chamaecrista fasciculata) (for Sulphur butterflies)  4"
           Fennel -                  green or bronze   (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Lead Plant      (Amorpha fruticosa)         (for Silver-spotted            Skipper &                Dogface Sulphur) 1 gallon
Lippia "Frogfruit"        (for Buckeye and Phaon Crescent) 4"
Milkweed: Aquatic- white flower (Asclepias perennis)  (for Monarch) 4"

Milkweed: Swamp-           pink flower              (Asclepias incarnata)         ( for Monarch)

1-gallon
Parsley - curled or straight leaf (for Black Swallowtail) 4"
Passion Flower Vine (Passiflora incarnata)  (for Gulf Fritillary) 1 gallon
              Senna -                  (Senna corymbosa) (for Sulphur butterflies) 4”, 6" round

 

Geaux Grow Natives!                                                          Add some nectar plants to your garden and feed hungry butterflies!

Garden Phlox Purple Coneflowers Slender Mountain Mint
Buttonbush Cardinal Flower Ironweed