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Friday, July 31, 2020

Butterflies from the archives...



Again I am resorting to the archives.    These are from July 2010.  



I definitely need to get some plants that attract butterflies.  I only see one very occasionally in the yard.  I guess they miss the patch of cone flowers I usually have.

21 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

WOW, clear and stunning! I am so glad you went to your archives!

CheerfulMonk said...

:)

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
And a buddleia - the 'butterfly bush'! YAM xx

Nancy Chan said...

Wow! Beautiful butterflies. I cut down the flowering plants in my garden and now I seldom get to see butterflies too.

Laurel Wood said...

Your photos are stunning; such clarity and color.

At Home In New Zealand said...

Beautiful butterflies :)

Ann said...

These are beautiful. I don't have anything in my yard that will attract them.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful butterflies, great photos! Enjoy your day, happy weekend!

Jeevan said...

These are beautiful butterflies and nice capture from you!

Sandra said...

Eddie the lack of flowers in our yard that's why we have no butterflies this year

Ruthie said...

Beautiful close ups

ushasurya said...

Lovely capture ! It is very difficult to capture butterflies as they flit about without sitting on a flower!! Great capture.
Hope you see more of them thid year and share the images with us:))
Have a safe Sunday Rose:))
Devi :)

Ruth Hiebert said...

They may be older pictures, but are still just as lovely.

TexWisGirl said...

Still sharing beauty. I love it. Take care, Rose.

Agnieszka Mikołajczyk said...

Piękne motyle.

Jeannie said...

Who cares if it is an old picture? It looks great!
Jeannie@GetMeToTheCountry

Kodak said...

I don't have any plants that they like. I see them in the field but can't manage to chase them down for a shot.

....peter:) said...

this is a majestic looking butterfly Rose... it doesn't mater when you took these images... it doesn't lose it's beauty....peter:)

happyone said...

They are just as beautiful now as then!

ElaineH said...

These are magnificent butterfly images. Early this spring I bought a 5 ft. by 5 ft. elevated planter box and then only bought flowers that attracted bees and butterflies. Most of the planter box is filled with cone flowers and some Black Eyed Susan's and other type daisies. I only bought flowers that are indigenous to to whee I live. I have gotten a lot of bees and am just starting to get butterflies. It has been a fun project.

Red Rose Alley said...

That first one is so beautiful. The second one is the exact same butterfly that I saw on one of my drives in the country. I saw 3 white butterflies recently in 3 days. I've never seen a white butterfly, so it was a pleasant surprise. : )

~Sheri

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