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Butterfly Buffet 3-Shrub Collection (Part Sun/Part Shade) - Southeast

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Butterfly Buffet 3-Shrub Collection (Part Sun/Part Shade) - Southeast

Regular Price
$34.00
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$34.00
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Sold Out
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  • Multi-season bloom
  • Return each year
  • Free shipping

Grown non-GMO and free of harmful neonicotinoids for healthy pollinators and planet.

This collection includes 3 native perennial shrubs for sun/part shade:

  • Buttonbush
  • Sea Myrtle
  • Scarlet Hibiscus

Grown sustainably just for your area, these shrubs:

  • Help birds, butterflies, and other important pollinators and wildlife
  • Bloom across three seasons and return each year
  • Never need chemicals and require less water once established

 

This collection includes keystone plants and supports:

- 92 butterfly species
- 9 species of pollen specialist bees
- 96% of backyard birds that rely on these insects to feed their young
- Dozens of other pollinator species foraging for nectar

All purchases support National Wildlife Federation’s non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Our plants are grown regionally to thrive where you live and help local wildlife. Confirm availability for your area using the zip code checker near the add to cart button above.

Orders placed during an active shipping window will ship within 10 business days* of the order date.

*To ensure your plants arrive healthy, we may delay shipments to certain areas during times of extreme temperatures, natural disasters, or other conditions that will impact the plants during transit. Any delays will be clearly communicated.

See our Shipping Timeframes page for more detail.

When your order ships, you will receive an email from orders@gardenforwildlife.com with tracking information.

Your digital download containing garden design ideas and planting tips is sent by email immediately after purchase.

Also Includes: Garden design ideas and plant guidance from our pros.

Sizing: At the time of shipment, the shrubs have a developed root mass around 3" in size and emerging foliage around 4-8” high. This collection includes plant species that can thrive in moist to wet conditions. Plant individually as separate focal points in the landscape or as part of a rain garden or pond area. For a colorful privacy screen, plant in a row and provide space to allow for growth. Due to the mature plant size reached after several years, this collection of shrubs is ideal for larger areas and is not suitable for containers.

Meet the Plants

Buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Grows to 6-12 Ft

Spread 3-4 Ft

Blooms June-September

Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Moist, Well-Drained

Soil Description: Sand, Loam, Clay

Attracts: Native Bees, including Pollen Specialist Bees, Butterflies, Birds, including Hummingbirds, Shorebirds, and Waterbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

Other Attributes: Fragrant Blooms

Sea Myrtle

Baccharis halimifolia

Grows to 6-15 Ft

Spread 3-6 Ft

Blooms August-October

Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Moist, Well-Drained

Soil Description: Sandy Loam, Sandy, Acid-Based

Attracts: Butterflies, Birds, Native Bees, including Pollen Specialist Bees

Deer Resistant: No

Other Attributes: Fast-Growing, Salt-Tolerant, Great Option for Screen/Buffer, Great for Erosion Control

Scarlet Hibiscus

Hibiscus coccineus

Grows to 3-6 Ft

Spread 1-3 Ft

Blooms July-September

Light Requirement: Sun

Soil Moisture: Dry/Moist, Well-Drained

Soil Description: Loam, Organic Material

Attracts: Butterflies, Birds, including Hummingbirds, Native Bees, including Pollen Specialist Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

Other Attributes: Striking Blooms

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You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
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Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
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Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
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All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
glove icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.
butterfly icon
You’ll help birds, pollinators such as bees, butterflies, other insects, amphibians and small mammals, and reptiles.
globe icon
Your impact reaches far beyond your own garden. You’ll be creating habitat for declining wildlife, but also helping to reduce urban heat islands and manage storm water runoff.
house icon
Bring nature home. There’s no easier place to get a daily dose of nature and the physical, mental and spiritual benefits.
hand holding a plant icon
All orders support our non-profit mission to help declining wildlife and expand native plant availability nationwide.

Meet the Growers

When you buy a Garden for Wildlife™ Native Plant Collection, you're not just helping wildlife and the planet; you're also supporting the hard-working small businesses in your region who we've partnered with to grow our native plants. 

We select independent, regional growers who meet specific standards, including:

- Sustainable, chemical-free growing practices.

- Experience growing native, local ecotype plant species.

- The ability to grow and sort mass plugs/starter plants.

- The capacity to safely pack and ship plants to their new homes.

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CA
09/13/2022
Contance A.
United States United States
I recommend this product

A success so far

Plants arrived in good shape. I planted them in potting soil mixed with yard dirt and watered them when it didn’t rain. They’ve put out new leaves so I think we’re good. I can’t wait to see more bees and butterflies in the yard in the next few years!

09/14/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

We are so glad to hear that you have had a good experience! Thank you for your support of our mission to help wildlife with native plants

CR
08/30/2022
Charles R.
United States United States
I recommend this product

M,first butterfly garden

The shipment was great. I watered them in place a few days then placed them in the ground. I have watered them as recommended. Two of them seem to be perking up but the third one seems to be slow in responding. I look forward them flourishing.

08/31/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We appreciate the support of our mission to help wildlife with native plants.

NN
08/03/2022
Nicola N.
United States United States
I recommend this product

So far so good

The plants are growing well even in the heat. I keep them watered, and they are growing up.

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation Butterfly Buffet 3-Shrub Collection (Part Sun/Part Shade) - Southeast Review
08/09/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for sharing your experience and for gardening for wildlife!

KH
07/29/2022
Kerrie H.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Love these native plants

It was easy to unpack my plants and get them planted. They were small so that a large hole was not required, making it easier to transplant them. They are growing well and some are flowering and very pretty!

08/02/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you for your support of our mission to help wildlife using native plants. We are thrilled to hear that you have had a good experience with your order!

MT
07/21/2022
Marsha T.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great Plants specific to my area

The plants came in a secure package and were ready to plant. Once planted they immediately had new growth and have continued to thrive.

07/22/2022

Garden for Wildlife by National Wildlife Federation

Thank you so much for planting with the purpose of helping wildlife and the planet! We are so glad to hear that you have had a good experience with your plants.