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Butterfly Plant Sales have been suspended until further notice. We will post on this website and send an alert email when we are able to resume sales.

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Interested in attracting butterflies to your property? The Florida Museum offers native, nectar, host and accent plants for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Florida Museum’s Butterfly Rainforest exhibit. Discover which pollinator species you can attract and learn about the butterfly-friendly plants that work best in your landscape.

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Save the Date

Biannually, the Florida Museum features large three-day plant sales with more than 150 species of difficult-to-find and butterfly-friendly plants. Accent, host, native and nectar plants are available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit.

Oct 16, 2020

ButterflyFest Plant Sale

ButterflyFest features a large three-day plant sale with more than 150 species of difficult-to-find and butterfly-friendly plants. Discover which...


Help close the gap between urban students and nature

Kids planting in a potThe Florida Museum of Natural History is raising funds and accepting plant donations for butterfly gardens in area schools.

Museum scientists partnered with Duval and Williams elementary schools to open children’s eyes to the unique metamorphosis that occurs during butterfly development and the responsibilities involved in caring for a garden. The Museum is now raising funds and requesting donations of plants to create additional butterfly gardens throughout the Alachua County area.

Read more or donate today! Donations may be made online, by visiting the Florida Museum’s plant sale or by calling the Museum Collectors Shop, 352-273-2041.