Salt Bush
Nectar Plant for Butterflies

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Salt Bush   Baccharis sp
Butterfly Nectar Plant

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A Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus) butterfly drinks nectar from saltbush (Baccharis sp)

A Ceraunus Blue Hemiargus ceraunus) butterfly drinks from saltbush.

Botanical Name: Baccharis spp

Common Names: Salt Bush

Flower - Bloom color: White - in late fall for a few weeks

Plant type: Shrub

Light: Sun

Size: 12' or more

Water: Drought tolerant


Propagation: Seed

Notes: Blooms only in fall. This is a great plant for wilder areas of a garden or a large garden due to the few weeks it produces bloom.

Note: Attracts small butterflies; Common Buckeye Junonia coenia, Ceraunus Blue , and assorted skippers.