Butterfly and Bird Plants for Puttenahalli Lake

Suggestions from Chinmayi SK, 3-Mar-2013

Shrubs

Shrubs for the hedge
• Ixora
• Clerodendrum spp - Clerodendrum serratum , Clerodendrum paniculatum (pagoda flower)
• Marigold
• Oleander spp
• Hibiscus
• Asclepias curassavica
• Lantana - lantana camara
• Rattle Pod - Crotalaria spp
• Yellow hedge Barleria – barleria priontis
• Pentas lanceolata
• Plumbago auriculata

Smaller Plants for the slope
• Abutilon indicum
• Bryophyllum
• Passion flower
• common sorel
• common small justicia
• Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Trees

Dont Plant Neem
• False Ashoka - polyalthia longifolia
• indian laburnum
• Acacia Spp (not near water only if there is space at the outer edge)
• butea monosperma (for both butterflies and birds , plant in the island)
• Palm spp
• Singapore cherry
• Citrus spp

Miscellaneous
• Milk weed (calotropis spp)
• Castor
• Cassia spp ( shrub )
• Aristolochia (climber)

Patch
• lillies
• Clerodendrum chinense
• Zinnia Hybrid
We can add more plants seasonally

Fence
• Orange Trumpet Flower
• Bouganvilla