Butterfly Plant Sales

Interested in attracting butterflies to your property?

Butterfly on a flower at a plant saleThe Florida Museum offers native, nectar, host and accent plants for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Florida Museum's Butterfly Rainforest. Find out what species you can attract and which butterfly-attracting plants are proven winners!

Where: Outside the Museum's front entrance near the picnic area.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday.  

Prices: Plant prices start at $3 for a 4" pot and most 1-gallon pots are $6 each. Larger sizes may be available ranging from $12 to $18 for a 3-gallon pot.

Availability: Fifteen plants will be featured each week


March 17th - 19th


Want even more choices?  Come to our Spring Plant Sale next weekend, March 24th-26th.  Choose from over 150 plants species!  Everything from host plants and nectar plants to some of your favorite Butterfly Rainforest plants as well as over 100 native species, some of which are rare and hard to find!  


Check out our current list here:  Three-Day Plant Sale

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Duval Elementary Kid's GardenHelp close the gap between urban students and nature

The Florida Museum of Natural History is raising funds and accepting plant donations for butterfly gardens in area schools.

Museum scientists partnered with Duval and Williams elementary schools to open children’s eyes to the unique metamorphosis that occurs during butterfly development and the responsibilities involved in caring for a garden. The Museum is now raising funds and requesting donations of plants to create additional butterfly gardens throughout the Alachua County area.

Read more or donate today! Donations may be made online, by visiting the Florida Museum’s plant sale or by calling the Museum Collectors Shop, 352-273-2041.

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Related Butterfly Brochures

Florida Wildflowers & Butterflies

Monarchs & Milkweeds (side 1), Butterfly Larvae & Host Plants (side 2):

To receive printed copies of the Monarchs & Milkweeds brochure, contact Christine Eliazar at celiazar@flmnh.ufl.edu or 352-392-5894. Please include your name, mailing address, quantity desired and intended purpose for the brochures. The Florida Wildflowers & Butterflies brochure is currently out of stock, but a reprinting is expected to be available September, 2016.