Interested in attracting butterflies to your property? We offer native, nectar, host and accent plants for purchase daily in our gift shop and also host big semiannual outdoor plant sales with more than 100 species available.

Discover which pollinator species you can attract and learn about the butterfly-friendly plants that work best in your landscape. Proceeds benefit the Florida Museum’s Butterfly Rainforest exhibit.

Spring Plant Sale 2023

Our big plant sale is one of the largest of the year, featuring more than 100 species of Florida- and pollinator-friendly plants.

Dates: April 21-23, 2023

Location: In front of the Florida Museum

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Daily in the Gift Shop

Our butterfly plant sales have moved inside where you can find a selection of plants DAILY now! Visit our Collectors Shop just inside our front entrance to see what is available today. Below is what is likely available but supplies are limited so when a species is gone, it will be replaced with a new species.

 

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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.

The Butterfly Garden program brings Florida Museum educators and scientists to Alachua County schools, community centers and afterschool programs to plant butterfly gardens and conduct workshops on pollinators and insects.

Read more about this program 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.