Butterfly Farming

Anything that Grows Butterflies falls under “Butterfly Farming”

Butterfly Farming, Larval Host Plants, Unique Florida

The Most Important Butterfly Larval Host Plants of Florida and The Lake Wales Ridge

The Lake Wales Ridge in Florida is known for its unique and diverse ecosystem, including several rare and endemic butterfly species. Here are some of the most important butterfly larval host plants found in Florida and the Lake Wales Ridge region: 1. Pawpaw (Asimina spp.): The Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus) […]

Butterfly Farming

Do Butterflies Migrate?

Many species of butterflies migrate, but the number of species that migrate varies depending on the region and habitat. In general, migration is more common in species that live in temperate regions, where conditions are less favorable for survival during the winter months. Some of the most well-known migratory butterfly […]

Butterfly Farming

Will Johnny Butterflyseed Succeed?

The success of Johnny Butterflyseed will depend on a variety of factors, including his knowledge of butterfly conservation, his access to resources, and his ability to inspire and mobilize others. If Johnny Butterflyseed has a strong understanding of the issues facing monarch butterflies and the steps needed to conserve their […]

Butterfly Farming, Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Sandhill Milkweed (Asclepias humistrata)

Sandhill Milkweed Success in the Gulf States

Sandhill Milkweed (also known as Pinewoods Milkweed, Sprawling Milkweed, or Pink-Veined Milkweed) is a species of Milkweed plant native to the Southeastern United States. Milkweed species are required by the endangered Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus). Its scientific name is Asclepias humistrata, which is made of the Latin humis, or “sprawling,” and sternere, […]