The creation of a butterfly garden has the potential to provide two layers of colour, one still, the other moving. Without a doubt, the selected plants will provide rich colour to the garden landscape. This, however, will be enhanced by the arrival of some of the world's most beautiful creatures.
|Fan flowers come in shades of blue, white and pink.|
However, we have planted a scattering of native plants around our backyard pond to draw these lovely creatures into our back yard. These include dianella caerulea, pultenaea capitellata, brachyscome multifida and philotheca myoporoides. The white flowers of the philotheca, formerly known as an eriostemon, is often smothered with hover flies and some bees, assisting the pollination of our flowering fruit trees.