Purdy Butterfly House
May 1 - September 30
The Purdy Butterfly House, the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house, opens on May 1 and through September is home to 1,500 butterflies, as well as turtles, button quail, frogs, and other critters. A series of butterfly releases are scheduled during the season (see dates below) during which visitors can take part in an environmentally safe restoration of the indoor butterfly population. Although our winged friends leave in the fall, Garden guests can enjoy the waterfalls, ponds, streams, and lush vegetation of the Butterfly House all year!