Irene Bein Memorial Butterfly Garden


Visit the Irene Bein Memorial Butterfly Garden in Kennedy-Dells County Park. The official dedication of this memorial garden was held in August, 2002, but the garden has been open to the public since summer 2001. The garden is dedicated to Irene Bein, president of Rockland Audubon from 1992-1998. Planting the Irene Bein Memorial Butterfly Garden
Clouded Sulphur (C) A Wells Interested in starting your own butterfly garden? Here are a few suggestions: Butterfly bush (Buddleia), Wiegelia spp., Coral Bells (Heuchera) spicebush, daylily (Hemerocallis), Roseum (Clethra), Spirea, Yarrow (Achillea spp.), Milkweed (Asclepias spp.), Salvia, Indigo, Phlox, Bee Balm (Monarda), Penstemon spp., Physostegia, Moonbeam (Coreopsis), Viburnum spp., Shasta Daisy, Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia), Coneflower (Echinacea), Columbine (Aquelegia); Mexican sunflower, Cosmos, Sunflowers.


For more information on butterflies, visit the North American Butterfly Association or the USGS Northern Praire Wildlife Center websites. Question Mark (C) A Wells