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 in your garden or set out on your patio. A list of butterfly magnet plants is provided, as well as a longer list of 'alpha' plants that are favored by many US butterflies. The color preferences of butterflies is discussed, as are the plant attributes that lure them to you. Seasonal flowering attributes are included. This 8,800 word book is a compilation of historical & original material and was researched, compiled, and illustrated by Susan Dunlap, the founder of Aerulean Plant Identification Systems, Inc., who is an award winning artist and the holder of two US patents in botany.