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Spicebush Swallowtail

The host plant for the spicebush swallowtail is Lindera benzoin (spicebush.) It is a native perennial shrub and tolerates full shade.It is dioecious which means you need a male and female plants. The female produces berries in the fall. The flower is butterfly weed.This is the host plant for monarchs and no pollinator garden is complete without it.

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