butterfly plant

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  • noun

Synonyms for butterfly plant

orchid having large elliptic to obovate fleshy leaves and fragrant pink-and-white flowers dotted with red

any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers

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SUCH A BIGHEAD: We planted more sedums in spring - they are such invaluable butterfly plants and are already beginning to flower.
One in particular that I actually found in a seed catalog was the Butterfly weed or Butterfly plant.
They land on everything else in the garden except for the butterfly plant," Graham said.
Soon it will be time to sow and plant annuals and biennials for next year's displays and you can include some more important butterfly plants.
Butterfly plants should be in a sheltered sunny part of the garden.
A nature lover, Leonetti grows a variety of butterfly plants ranging from herbs to flowers and vines to give her students a small window into the wonders of the environment.