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Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: January 31st, 2018, 8:28 pm
by Alam64
Saw some clips on youtube about plants that attract humming birds and butterflies. Off course dont have that huge lawn but could at least plant one.
What are the names of local plants in islamabad that attract both humming birds and butterflies

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 1st, 2018, 11:58 am
by Izhar
Lantana, hibiscus, canna, bottlebrush tree etc

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 1st, 2018, 5:32 pm
by Alam64
Thanks

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 1st, 2018, 5:34 pm
by Alam64
Btw are lantana and canna local names

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 1st, 2018, 5:45 pm
by Izhar
yes

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 1st, 2018, 7:59 pm
by Alam64
I thought had posted it but i dont see it. Saw several videos in which they have mentioned ‘asclepias’. Is it available locally and if so what is the local name

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 10th, 2018, 5:46 pm
by Alam64
Izhar sb
Any comment on ‘asclepias’

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 11th, 2018, 4:58 pm
by Landscape Designer
Asclepias curassavica is also known as tropical Milkweed, commonly growing in pakistan.

details below in forum links:
http://www.gardeningpakistan.com/viewto ... =37&t=2301

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: February 15th, 2018, 4:49 pm
by Alam64
Thank you

Re: Butterfly and humming bird loving plants

Posted: March 4th, 2018, 4:55 pm
by Alam64
Showed the pictures of the plant flowers and they said it is known as ‘گل چین’. Hopefully it is milkweed plant.