Butterfly attracting bushes


Sl.No.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Family

 

Method of Planting

 

1.

Ivory Wood (Beppale/ Kodmurki)

Wrhitia tinctoria

 

Asclepiadaceae

 

Single trees in corners

2.

Star Cluster

Pentas lanceolata

Rubiaceae

In lawn corners or 15-20 bushes along borders on opposite sides

3.

Indian Caper (Kathiramullu)

Capparis sepiaria

Capparaceae

Thorny bush: 2-3 bushes between corners

4.

Aristolochia

Aristolochia bracteolata

Aristolochiaceae

 

5.

Cherry Pie

 

Heliotropium arborescens

Boraginaceae

As low hedge as lawn borders

6.

Pink snakeweed

Starchytarphata mutabilis

Verbenaceae

20 plants as a dense patch between two corners

7.

Ornamental Lantana

Lantana Camera

Verbenaceae

Small patches of 5-6 plants