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Butterfly Pavilion is closed today 11/26 for Thanksgiving! We'll reopen for normal hours on Friday!

Today's Hours
First Entry 9:00 am
Last Entry 4:00 pm
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Today's Hours
First Entry 9:00 am
Last Entry 4:00 pm

Fall Pollinator Plant Sale

Make Monarch Magic in your backyard! The best way to add habitat for migrating monarch butterflies and other pollinators is to have the right plants they need for food and shelter.

Plants are available in the Butterfly Pavilion Gift Shop to purchase while supplies last

$7.99 for single plants (members get 10% off) or $47.99 per pack ($41.99 per pack for current Butterfly Pavilion members)

Purchasing & Plant Care: Frequently Asked Questions

Fall is a great time to plant perennials in our region – the cooler nights and temperate days help to reduce transplant shock. These plants grow well in outdoor gardens in local conditions, including full sun and clay soil. These flowering perennial plants come in 4” recyclable pots.

Pollinator plant options:
Pollinator plants are already pre-sorted. You will be asked to select from these two options during the online purchasing process.

  • 3 swamp milkweed / 3 butterfly milkweed
  • 6 selected nectar plants (a selection of prairie coneflower, Rocky Mountain beardtongue, blanketflower, bee balm, Aspen daisy)

Images below: 1) bee balm, 2) Aspen daisy, 3) blanketflower, 4) butterfly milkweed, 5) prairie coneflower, 6) Rocky Mountain beardtongue, 7) swamp milkweed

  • Buy Rice’s Honey. A portion of proceeds from every delicious bottle sold supports Butterfly Pavilion. Find a store near you. 
  • Support Butterfly Pavilion's Resiliency Fund. You can make a difference for our animals and the dedicated staff who care for them by donating at