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



Butterfly Nectar Plants

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


(Coreopsis lanceolata)

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)

Porterweed (Stachytarpheta) 4"



   "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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(Borago officinalis)

(for Painted Lady)

6" round


(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)

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"