Red Admiral host plant: mint family??
MYTZ14A at prodigy.com
Wed Aug 5 08:44:18 EDT 1998
>Ideally, I'm trying to come up with a non-stinging plant that is easy
>teachers to raise in elementary school butterfly gardens. Baby's Tears
>(Urtica ssp), while non-stinging, can be finicky.
>TIA! Sheri (webmistress at mty.com)
Pellitory is great! Non-stinging and grows easily. It likes shade, so I
plant it where it gets afternoon sun only. It is a common weed. Don't
expect to find it at the nursery.
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