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February Plant List

                Check out BugLady's available plants for February!                 

Barber Laboratories
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)


Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)  4" 


(Coreopsis lanceolata)

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)

   "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

Photo Item Size


(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)

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



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