Butterflies in Mind -- Zinnia
Susan C. Dunlap
A collection of 50 images as if seen from a butterfly’s point of view. Includes the names of native Zinnia species and the most complete list of US butterflies that will feed on Zinnia blossoms.
Butterflies in Mind -- Asclepias
Susan C. Dunlap
“Milkweed is the single most important plant for Monarch butterflies. This lavishly illustrated book contains details about the structure and cultivation of native Milkweeds, information about the 139 nectar-feeding butterflies they...
Butterflies in Mind -- Monarch
Susan C. Dunlap
This abundantly illustrated volume enables you to select from a complete list of well described perennial nectar plants that are known to attract & feed Monarch butterflies. Over 40 genera are described that are suitable to be grown...
Butterflies in Mind -- Perennials
Susan C. Dunlap
Butterflies in Mind - Perennials. This book is a definitive guide to perennial nectar plants preferred by US butterflies. It empowers you to feed, attract, support (and help identify) nectar-feeding butterflies that reside in the US....

Begonia ‘Irene Nuss’

Family: Begoniaceae


Native to: China, Japan, Malaysia

Sentiments: beware as i am fanciful, caution


Type: perennial

Forms: arching, clumping, erect, open form, rosette

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet





new growth distinct


Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +30 to +40 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

  • Begonia irene nuss  6260049
  • Begonia irene nuss  6260050
  • Begonia irene nuss  6260051
  • Begonia irene nuss  6260052
  • Begonia irene nuss  6260053
  • Begonia irene nuss  6260054
  • Begonia irene nuss 2 2
  • Begonia irene nuss 2
  • Begonia irene nuss