Here a Peacock butterfly, which is also known by its scientific name of Aglais io, is feeding on Buddleja davidii.

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Here a Peacock butterfly, which is also known by its scientific name of Aglais io, is feeding on Buddleja davidii. In contrast to its colourful…

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A Holly Blue butterfly, also known as Celastrina argiolus. Holly Blue butterflies lay their eggs on Ilex, also known as Holly, and Hedera Helix, also known as Ivy.

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A Buff Erine Moth Caterpillar, also known as Spilarctia luteum.

Nettles are a food plant for the caterpillars of the Comma, Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admiral and Peacock butterflies. If you want to attract butterflies to your garden, and are thinking of including a patch of nettles in your garden, remember that the nettles need to be growing in a warm, sunny spot, so the butterflies will be able to find them.

Here a Peacock butterfly, which is also known by its scientific name of Aglais io, is feeding on Buddleja davidii. In contrast to its colourful…

John Cullen Gardens were awarded a Silver Medal at The RHS Spring Plant Extravaganza by the RHS Judges, for their super display, which included lots of plants beneficial to bees and butterflies.

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