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SWEET BAY   Magnolia virginiana

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Swallowtail Papilio glaucus Host or Larval Food Plant.

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Sweet Bay (Magnolia virginia) host or larval food plant for the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus).

Sweet Bay Magnolia virginiana host or larval food plant for the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus.

Botanical Name: Magnolia virginiana

Common Name: Sweet Bay

Plant type: Tree

Light: Sun

Size: Can grow over 40 feet tall tall

Zone: 6 - 9 Water: Average to moist

Soil: Average to rich soil

Propagation: Seed

Host for: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus butterfly.