Though it has the word weed in its common name, don't let that scare you away from butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa). Sometimes called milkweed, it's as easy to grow as a weed but much prettier, plus hummingbirds and butterflies love them!
Mother Earth Living - Grow a Butterfly Garden Plant a butterfly garden to attract all kinds of native pollinators to your yard and enjoy a diversity of wildlife, colorful blooms and natural pest control.
Red crackers are a medium-sized brush-footed butterfly, species of the genus Hamadryas. This genus of butterflies are found throughout South America to Arizona, and at least nine species can be found in Costa Rica.
32 Plant Butterfly Garden - Butterflies find native plants irresistible, and this group of hardy perennials will bring in the butterflies with a succession of blooms that ensure a nectar source throughout the season.