The next time you visit the Library, take a moment to enjoy our butterfly garden on the south side of the building. Evergreen Park resident Bob Erlich curates this beautiful public space on a volunteer basis, and has released thousands of monarchs and swallowtail butterflies raised from eggs laid on these plants.  Patrons frequently ask us to identify plants in the garden. Click on a picture to enlarge it.

  • Cup Plant
    Cup Plant
  • Dill
  • Milkweed
  • Purple Loostrife
    Purple Loostrife
  • Shasta Daisy
    Shasta Daisy
  • Tithonia Torch aka Mexican Sunflower
    Tithonia Torch aka Mexican Sunflower
  • Tropical Milkweed
    Tropical Milkweed
  • Zinnia

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