Butterflies in Mind -- Zinnia
Susan C. Dunlap
A collection of 50 images as if seen from a butterfly’s point of view. Includes the names of native Zinnia species and the most complete list of US butterflies that will feed on Zinnia blossoms.
Butterflies in Mind -- Asclepias
Susan C. Dunlap
“Milkweed is the single most important plant for Monarch butterflies. This lavishly illustrated book contains details about the structure and cultivation of native Milkweeds, information about the 139 nectar-feeding butterflies they...
Butterflies in Mind -- Monarch
Susan C. Dunlap
This abundantly illustrated volume enables you to select from a complete list of well described perennial nectar plants that are known to attract & feed Monarch butterflies. Over 40 genera are described that are suitable to be grown...
Butterflies in Mind -- Perennials
Susan C. Dunlap
Butterflies in Mind - Perennials. This book is a definitive guide to perennial nectar plants preferred by US butterflies. It empowers you to feed, attract, support (and help identify) nectar-feeding butterflies that reside in the US....

Heliconius melpomene, the Postman, can be found in CA and NY.
Favorite nectar plants include: Lantana, Pentas, and Zinnia
USDA Growing Zones for these plants include: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

Host plants:
Passiflora acuminata
Passiflora alata
Passiflora bahiensis
Passiflora capparidifolia
Passiflora cerradensis
Passiflora cincinnata
Passiflora coccinea
Passiflora cornuta
Passiflora cyanea
Passiflora eichleriana
Passiflora glandulosa
Passiflora jileki
Passiflora laurifolia
Passiflora ligularis
Passiflora maliformis
Passiflora menispermifolia
Passiflora oerstedii
Passiflora ovalis
Passiflora quadriglandulosa
Passiflora securiclata
Passiflora serratodigitata
Passiflora spinosa
Passiflora tuberosa
Passiflora vitifolia

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CC 2.0 image courtesy of
Judy Gallagher

CC 3.0 image courtesy of
John R. Bryson