When we think of gardening for butterflies we think of native plants in sunny meadows but part shade works for butterfly gardening, too.
So, don't despair if you'd like to see more butterflies in your yard and garden but have little full sun for the typical butterfly feeding plants, take heart.
The Natural Web posted an article a few years ago that addresses shade butterfly gardening.
The first point they make is that most butterflies need woody plants on which to raise their young and those plants create shade though reach for the sun.
It's a lovely little pieceof writing and worth clicking over to read. Click on this link