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Hill Country Butterflies


Yantis Lakeside Gardens -
Living and Gardening in the Beautiful Texas Hill Country

Hill Country Butterflies in Our Yard
Central Texas Butterflies
and their Plants
Here are pictures of butterflies that I have taken in my yard in Kingsland, Texas.
Scroll down for host plants and butterfly plants for the Hill Country.

All photos by Robert and Sheryl Yantis
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Host Plants                            See Pictures of some host plants
Red Admiral - Hops, nettle
Painted Lady - Dusty Miller
Tiger Swallowtail - Willow, ash, dusty miller
Giant Swallowtail - Ash, all citrus
Cloudless Sulphur - Bougainvillea, pea family
Buckeye - Snapdragon, toadflax, ruellia
Queen & Monarch - Oleander, milkweed
Gulf Fritillary - Passion Vine
Black Swallowtail - Dill, Fennel, parsley
Pipevine Swallowtail - Pipevine
Good plants to grow in the Hill Country to attract Butterflies

Abelia

Plumbago

Crape Myrtle

Esperanza - Yellow Bells

Phlox

Firebush

Hummingbird Bush

Mexican Petunia

Roses

Turk's Cap

Lantana

Mexican Butterfly Weed

Texas Gold Columbine

Purple Coneflower

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Pride of Barbados

Gregg's Mistflower

Mexican Bush Sage

Coral Vine

Cosmos

Salvia Coccinea - Tropical Sage

Zennia

Verbena

Penta

Mexican Flame Vine

Any other viable Hill Country plants that have flowers - they like red, yellow, blue, white, purple and orange