M.E. DEPALMA PARK

BUTTERFLY
M.E. DePalma Park is one of the more than 200 properties located in Wilton Manors registered with the National Wildlife Federation as Wildlife Habitats. In 2006, Wilton Manors was officially designated a Community Wildlife Habitat (CWH), the 17th community in the country to receive such an honor. Enjoy your visit and watch for our state butterfly to flutter by. The Zebra Longwing - Heliconius charithonia
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M.E. DePalma Park
is a public garden
containing native and other plants that attract birds and butterflies.  The park, located at the corner of NE 7th Avenue and NE 20th Drive in Wilton Manors, Florida, is one of the more than 200 properties in Wilton Manors which are registered with the National Wildlife Federation as Wildlife Habitats.

The garden contains over 100 varieties of native wildflowers and butterfly attracting trees, shrubs and plants such as: Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella), Topical Sage (Salvia coccinea), Wild Coffee (Psychotria nervosa), Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), Cocoplum (Chrysobalanus icaco), Scarlet Milkweed (Asclepias curassavica),  Florida Mulhy Grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris), Perennial Peanut Groudcover (Arachis glabrata), Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis), Penta (Pentas lanceolata), Slash Pine Tree (Pinus elliottii),Gumbo Limbo (Bursera simaruba), Wild Lime (Zanthoxylum fagara), Satin Leaf (Chrysophyllum oliviforme),and Mahogany.  A slide show featuring many of the plants can be viewed on  The Park and Plantings

In 2006, Wilton Manors was officially designated a Community Wildlife Habitat (CWH), the 17th community in the country to receive such an honor.

Heliconius charithonia  - the zebra longwing  butterfly
The Zebra Longwing - Heliconius charithonia
Enjoy your visit and watch for our state butterfly to flutter by.

The Park and Plantings -The Dedication Ceremony - About Butterflies - Butterfly Nectar and Larval Plants - Home

Printable Map to the Park from Richardson Park PDF
Map with directions to the Park by Google
GPS Coordinates:
26 degrees 09.27 minutes North
80 degrees 08.143 minutes West

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