The Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) is a Monarch favorite!

This lovely photo comes to us from a guest post by Lenora Larson to the blog of the Powell Gardens, Kansas City, MO. This prestigious botanical garden has been monitoring Buddleia for the past 18 years. Visit the Powell Gardens botanical garden website at

Read more of Lenora Larsen’s full series, “Butterflies in Our World” on the Friends of the Garden website.