Summer Farewell
Nectar Plant for Butterflies

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Summer Farewell   Dalea pinnata
Butterfly Host and Nectar Plant
Host for Southern Dogface Zerene cesonia Butterfly

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A Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) butterfly drinks nectar from Summer Farewell (Dalea pinnata)

A Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae butterfly drinks nectar from Summer Farewell.

Botanical Name: Dalea pinnata

Common Names: Summer Farewell

Flower - Bloom color: White, in fall

Plant type: Perennial

Zone: 6 - 11

Light: Sun

Size: 2 feet

Water: Average to little

Soil: Average to dry

Propagation: Seed

Notes: Host plant for Southern Dogface butterfly Zerene cesonia and as a nectar source for several species of butterflies.