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.

NEW: Plant Sales at the Florida Museum have resumed and will now be offered DAILY!

Please note that there have been some changes. We will now offer a limited number of plant species, typically two at a time, for sale 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.



Come join us for the Fall Curbside Plant Sale with 100 species of plants available to order online and pick up at the museum.  Ordering will begin Saturday, October 10 and end Thursday, October 15

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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. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming events!

Oct 10, 2020

Pollinator Palooza Online Plant Sale

As part of October’s Pollinator Palooza, the Florida Museum presents an online plant sale featuring roughly 100 species of difficult-to-find…

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.