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Native plants, shrubs and trees are food and hosts for native lepidoptera. Plants native to your area provide many benefits not only for lepidoptera, but beneficial insects too. Below are some growers and gardening resources for Alberta.
Gardening for Lepidoptera
Alberta Native Plant Council
An excellent educational resource for everything regarding native plants in Alberta.
Edmonton Native Plant Society
Committed to promoting native plants their website has lists of native plants, projects and a newsletter. Subscribe to the newsletter and check the website for native plant sales and events.
Wild About Flowers
A grower of Alberta native perennials located southwest of Calgary. Their website has an online store for seeds and plants.
Wild Blue Flax Linum lewisii
Edmonton June 2020
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