Do you live in beautiful California and want to do more to attract butterflies to your garden? Then stick around here, because this guide covers not only the plants and flowers that will attract butterflies in different parts of California, but also the different species of butterflies that you might see depending where you live.
California is rich in butterfly species. Southern California alone is home to around 170 species of butterfly!
Some are commonly seen, others are very rare. Sadly, some are heading towards extinction. Providing habitat for butterflies that occur where you live means playing a small yet important role in their conservation and wellbeing – not to mention the added bonus of attracting other wildlife like birds.