Delight your senses by growing plants that butterflies love. Planting butterfly gardens is a popular gardening trend. Not only do butterflies enhance the garden with their beauty and movement, they also pollinate plants. Flowers that butterflies love are also treasured by gardeners! Some favorites for butterfly gardens are butterfly bushes, Shasta daisies, lavender and carnation. When planning a butterfly garden, select a variety of plants with various bloom times. This keeps butterflies visiting the garden for months. Other factors to consider when buying plants that attract butterflies are their hardiness zone, sunlight and soil requirements, mature height and spread, and flower color.