Is the Mimosa Plant for Butterflies?

Mimosa plants are commonly planted in gardens that attract butterflies. Adult butterflies gather nectar from the mimosa blossoms. Other plants butterflies feed on are chinaberry, chaste tree, zinnia, thistle, hibiscus, mistflower, sweet pea and honeysuckle.

Keywords: butterfly mimosa plant, nectar plants, butterfly gardening

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.