Butterflies

Panhandle Butterfly House Plant Sale

The Panhandle Butterfly House will have a plant sale on Saturday, June 20 from 10 am until 3 pm or until all plants are sold.  Come early for the best selection! All plants are annuals or perennials that serve as nectar or host plants for butterflies. Expertise on how to plan and care for a …

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7th Annual Monarch Madness October 4 – 5

buckeye butterfly

Join the Panhandle Butterfly House in celebrating the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly. The 7th Annual Monarch Madness Butterfly Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday October 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers fun for the entire family. The Panhandle Butterfly House is located at 8581 Navarre Parkway …

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Panhandle Butterfly House Open for the 2013 Season!

Butterfly feeding on nectar plant

The butterflies have arrived! The species on display this week are Monarchs, Common Buckeyes, Julias, White Peacocks, Great Southern Whites, and Painted Ladies. New butterflies arrive weekly which makes the butterfly house a different experience at every visit. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and butterflies and learn about their amazing life cycle and their importance in …

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Design a Butterfly Garden

Buckeye butterfly feeding on nectar

Butterflies are not only beautiful to look at in your landscape; they serve as important pollinators of your fruiting plants. Attracting them to your garden and incorporating some features to get them to stay and reproduce involves a little planning ahead of time for optimum results. Choose a location that provides some protection from wind. …

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