Attract Butterflies to the Mount Moreland Conservancy and GardensAttract Butterflies to the Mount Moreland Conservancy and Gardens

List compiled by Michael Hickman  -  links and common names by Angie Wilken
Click on an image and find out more about the listed species - butterfly laval food plants

There are over 500 indigenous plants that attract butterflies to your garden, here is a list of a few

 Trees

flat-crown albizia,
Albizia adianthifolia
flat-crown albizia

http://witbos.co.za/plant.aspx?plant=allophylus-natalensis
Allophylus natalensis
Dune False Currant 

http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantcd/calodendcape.htm
 Calodendron capense
Cape Chestnut 

Chaetachme aristata
Chaetachme aristata
Thorny elm

Clausena anisata
Clausena anisata
Horsewood 

Croton sylvaticus
Croton sylvaticus
forest fever-berry

Ficus sur
Ficus sur
broom cluster fig 

Obetia tenax
Obetia tenax
Rock tree-nettle 

Teclea gerrardii
Teclea gerrardii
Zulu cherry-orange 

Teclea natalensis
Teclea natalensis
Mumbanziti

Trichilia dregeana 
Trichilia dregeana
Forest mahogany 

Trichilia emetica
Trichilia emetica
Red mahogany 

 Vepris lanceolata
Vepris lanceolata
White iron wood 

Xylotheca kraussiana
 Xylotheca kraussiana
African dog rose 

 Zanthoxylum capense
Zanthozylum capense
small knobwood 

     
           
  Shrubs          

Acalypha glabrata
Acalypha glabrata
Forest False-nettle 

Capparis tomentosa
 Capparis tomentosa
Woolly caper-bush 

Deinbollia oblongifolia
 Deinbollia oblongifolia
dune soapberry 

Dracaena aletriformis
Dracaena aletriformis
large-leaved dragon tree

Ficus burt-davyi
Ficus burt-davyi
Burtt Davy's Fig 

Gomphocarpus physocarpus
Gomphocarpus physocarpus
 balloon milkweed

 Maerua cafra
Maerua cafra
White-wood 

 Monanthotaxis caffra
 Monanthotaxis caffra
 Dwaba-berry 

Pelargonium tongaense 
Pelargonium tongaense
Tonga pelargonium

Plumbago auriculata
Plumbago auriculata
Plumbago 

Urera trinervis
Urera trinervis
 Climbing nettle 
 
 Groundcovers  

Aptenia cordifolia  
Aptenia cordifolia
baby sun rose

Asystasia gangetica
Asystasia gangetica
 creeping foxglove

 Commelina erecta
Commelina erecta
creeping foxglove 

Dyschoriste depressa
Dyschoriste depressa 

Phaulopsis imbricata
Phaulopsis imbricata

Plectranthus neochilus
Plectranthus neochilus
spur flower
 

 Ruella cordata
Ruella cordata
  Veld Violet

 Vines

Adenia gummifera
Adenia gummifera
Monkey rope 
 

Print Out List of Plants to attract Butterflies

Arract Birds to your Garden
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 Bird attracting plants for fruit eaters

 Bird attracting plants for fruit eaters

 Bird attracting plants for insect eaters

Bird attracting plants for insect eaters

Bird attracting plants for nectar eaters

Bird attracting plants for nectar eaters  

Bird attracting plants for seed eaters

Bird attracting plants for seed eaters  


 Mount Moreland tree lists
TREES

 Creepers for the Mount Moreland Conservancy
CREEPERS

Flowers for Mount Moreland
FLOWERS

 Aquatic plants suitable for the Mount Moreland Conservancy area
AQUATIC

 Grass list fot the Mount Moreland Conservancy
GRASSES

List of Aloes for the Mount Moreland Conservancy Area
ALOES