Did you know an oak tree is the larval host for more than 500 species of butterflies and moths? Discover the many trees, evergreens, shrubs, and vines that are home to a wide array of these insects from the genus Lepidoptera. Explore the host plants and life cycles of common favorites and rare beauties and then go outside to experience the plants they call home. Learn how to incorporate these plants into your home landscape to support these important pollinators.
Come prepared to spend time walking outdoors on paved and wood-chipped surfaces.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum.
Instructor: Heather Prince, horticulturist
Age: 16 and older
Course number: H469