Nanho Purple Compact Butterfly Bush Butterflies have fascinated us for his or her beauty, frailty and the mystery surrounding its life. For time immortal, the beauty of butterflies had not solely inspired poetic and artistic creativeness, but additionally has captured the curiosity of even of the small children.
It's clear that even our ancestors had been moved by their behavior. After they observed thousands of butterflies migrating in direction of "Sripada" (the sacred mountain which the Buddhists consider the Buddha's foot print was stamped) in the course of the pilgrim season, they believed that the butterflies had been migrating to pay homage to the Buddha. Thus they went to the extent of naming the most sacred mountain of Sri Lanka, the Sripada, as "Samanala kanda".
At current, though this migration still takes place in some areas of Sri Lanka, it could not been seen in many of the areas, as a result of human intervention on the environment. Thus it's sad to note that many of the current youthful era, has not seen this nature's fascinating spectacle. Still there's hope, as environmentalist and others who have taken interest in this subject, has realized that by providing the necessary setting, we might still recreate this vanishing butterfly migration.
Researchers have found through fossil evidence, the butterflies have been in this earth for over 30million years. When classifying butterflies, some scientists have earlier described the butterflies being belonging solely, to eleven (eleven) households, then subsequently it turned into (2) tremendous households and 5 (5) families. At current most scientists have labeled butterflies belonging to three (3) tremendous households and 5 (5) families.
To establish butterfly gardens it is best to have few Host plants, Nectar plants and land space. At the inception, it is suggested to plant 'Adana Hiriya' 'Wara' 'Aththora' 'Akkapana'',Kiri Aguna wel', as Host plants and 'Balunakuta', Shoe flower, Trdex, Zeeniyas, Ixora as Nectar Plants. A used earthen curd milk pot with mud, sunk to ground stage and a container to hold some ripe fruits can be ample for a small garden. To establish a big garden professional recommendation is needed. Nanho Purple Compact Butterfly Bush