Las Pilitas Nursery

California Native Plants are all we grow!

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3232 Las Pilitas Rd
Santa Margarita, CA 93453

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This website is dedicated to Bert Wilson. His genius continues to inspire us.

Spring Azure Butterfly, Celastrina ladon

This little butterfly is a rather startling blue when  it opens its wings moving about the flowers.

Host plants in California  range from Chamise, Fern Bush, Cream Bush, Buckeye, Creek Dogwood, and others. This little butterfly ranges over most of North America in different forms and flavors.

Nectar sources include almost and native flower.

Spring Azure Butterfly, Celastrina ladon sunning on a Arctostaphylos pungens - grid24_6
Spring Azure Butterfly, Celastrina ladon sunning on a Arctostaphylos pungens