Our egg-laying bench features host plants that attract female butterflies to lay their eggs, which we then collect and provide TLC for the baby caterpillars in our breeding lab. Our volunteer Natalie continues our video series which explains what host plants and butterflies we have in our beautiful butterfly sanctuary.
What's the difference between a nectar plant and a host plant? Our volunteer Natalie explains why we have these two types of plants at the Butterfly House and which butterflies are attracted to them.
Our airport refuelling depot provides nectar for our butterflies. Volunteer Natalie explains how these have been designed to prevent the butterflies from drowning.