Golden Rod

This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Small Tortoiseshell

An image from 2003:

Small Tortoiseshell on Golden Rod

Small Tortoiseshell. August 20.


I have just 2 small plants which were of interest to one Small Tortoiseshell. Whether a large display would attract more butterflies, I can not say. Small Tortoiseshells are the least fussy about nectar plants.

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Plant Type: perennial

Flowers in August

Height: 1.5m
Spread: 1m

This page last updated April 18, 2004