Moths

Moths have a similar palate to their two-winged butterfly friends but her are some moth friendly flowers to also bear in mind. Night flying moths particularly drawn to pale flowered plants and those releasing an evening scent, like honeysuckle, clematis and jasmine.

Day flying moths

Buddleia

Scabious

Valerian

White campion

Night flying moths

Buddleia

Honeysuckle

Periwinkle

Tobacco plant

Verbena

Foraging plants for caterpillars

Nettles are especially favoured by comma, painted lady, peacock, red admiral, small tortoiseshell.

Wood violets good sites for dark green fritillary,high brown, pearl-bordered fritillary, queen of Spain fritillary, silver washed fritillary, small pearl-bordered fritillary.

Native grasses for marbled white,meadow brown,  skipper, small heath.

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