Will Legend Plant for Butterflies
Butterflies not only contribute to pollination, but they are an important part of a healthy ecosystem. Will Legend encourages public to plant a pollinator garden. From individuals, to schools, governments, community groups, and businesses – everyone can make a difference!
Make a home for butterflies, even small-scale plantings can help!
You don’t have to have a big garden to make a difference. With a trough just a few square feet or a raised bed pollinator garden, you will attract a variety of butterflies, and also provide a colorful feast for your eyes all season long. Will Legend will subsidy you to grow the plants, and offer you a special discount to acquire physical devices, non-pesticide-based products.
Nectar-garden for butterflies
Both bees, and butterflies feed on nectar plants, this’s why Will Legend encourages public to grow nectar plants. If you’re interested in raising caterpillars to butterflies then you will also want to plant what the caterpillars eat. By planting host plants for the caterpillars as well as nectar plants for the bees, and butterflies you will not only attract them, but they will stay around longer, and will soon be laying eggs.
Common nectar plants in Hong Kong are Hawthorn, Lantana, Pentas, Blue Plumbago, Chinese Hibiscus, Britton’s Wild Petunia, Billygoat-weed, Bidens alba, and Ixora etc. Some Trees like Ivy Tree is one of the few flowering plants in winter, and attracts many butterflies, and bees when it blooms. Butterfly larvae feed on host plants, Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)、Turmeric, Chinese Knotweed, Kwai Fah, Dwarf Date Palm (Phoenix roebelenii) and Ramie (Boehmeria nivea) etc.