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Plants for Butterflies: Psiguria

Plants for Butterflies: Psiguria

Look out! Sex-change can occur in your butterfly exhibit…

As John Watts nicely explained in the April–June 2009 issue of International Flutterings, species of pygmy melons, Psiguria and Gurania , are not only beautiful ornamental flowers for live butterfly exhibits, they also provide pollen for Heliconius butterflies which is di-gested, prolonging life and increasing reproduction.

Therefore, what you really want are male flowers since only they contain pollen….

Read more in the International Flutterings V12N4