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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.

Daily in the Gift Shop

Plant Sales at the Florida Museum have resumed and will now be offered DAILY inside the Museum’s Collectors Shop!  Keep an eye out below to see what is currently available for purchase!  Note that supplies are limited and when a species is gone, it will be replaced with a new species.


earth day logo graphicSpring 2021 Plant Sale

Order dates: April 2-5

In celebration of Earth Day, our large three-day plant sale features more than 100 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.

Our contactless curbside plant sale means you can browse through our plant collection and order online. Then, safely pick up your selection without leaving your car!

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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.

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.