host with the most garden

10-plant collection

Spicebush (Lindera benzoin) and Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar

Host with the Most

This 10-plant selection of natives will supply an abundance of vegetative food sources throughout the growing season for your hungry caterpillars. The "HOST with the MOST GARDEN" will include a variety of (4) woody trees/shrubs, (1) vine, and (5) perennials. Assortment is based upon current inventory at time of order. If you would prefer to purchase only perennials (no trees, shrubs, or vines) please let us know when ordering. The plants in this garden will thrive in a wide range of site conditions (each plant will be labeled with cultural requirements).

The price of the "HOST with the MOST GARDEN" will vary from $75- $110 depending on the species composition and size of containers in stock at time of order.

Below are some of the plants that MAY be in the "host with the most Garden". composition is based upon current availability at time of order.


(Asimina triloba)

coral honeysuckle

(Lonicera sempervirens)


(Passiflora incarnata)


(Sambucus canadensis)

prairie willow

(Salix humilis)


(Lindera benzoin)

wafer ash

(Ptelea trifoliata)

tulip tree

(Liriodendron tulipifera)

indigo bush

(Amorpha fruticosa)

black cherry

(Prunus serotina)

Dutchman's pipevine

(Aristolochia tomentosa)

pussy toes

(Antennaria parlinii)

wild senna

(Senna marilandica)


(Viola spp)

golden alexander

(Zizia aurea)

hairy wild petunia

(Ruellia humilis)


(Ludwigia alternifolia)

aster species

(Syphyotrichum spp)

marsh milkweed

(Asclepias incarnata)

blue wild indigo

(Baptisia australis)

Monarch Caterpillar