Attracting butterflies to your garden involves planting flowers that are brightly colored and clustered in drifts that offer nectar that butterflies feed on to nourish for flight and host plants for caterpillars. Butterfly gardens are feast for the eyes. Flowering plants include, Asters, Lavender, Butterfly bush, Coneflowers, Lantana, Coreopsis, Summersweet Bush, Blazing Star, and Bee Balm among others. The added bonus is that these gardens also attract birds. Your garden will be a relaxing wonder of nature to behold on a sunny afternoon. These gardens bring out the child in all of us!