Category Archives: Painted Lady

Butterflies Love Zinnias!

We’re finally cooling down here in Houston (thank goodness).  I think our plants like it as well, especially the Zinnias.  They are really blooming right now, and it turn that has attracted Butterflies. I saw a few Painted Lady Butterflies today, and they were all focusing on the Zinnias. These Butterflies are not easy to […]

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Butterflies Found At Country Inn And Cottages

Since Wildseed Farms was suffering the effects of the Texas drought, I was unable to take any pictures of Butterflies feeding on their wildflowers.  That didn’t stop me from looking around Country Inn And Cottages (where Leecy and I went for vacation). One day while Leecy and I were investigating the property looking for Deer […]

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Butterflies Dropping Out Of The Sky

Poor Butterflies.  Today was a beautiful day, but it was a little chilly for Butterflies.  I literally saw two Monarchs drop out of the sky.  These poor Butterflies were doing all they could to warm up in the sun, but the high was only 68 degrees.  They’d be flying around, then that cold North wind […]

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Monarch Butterflies Hatch On Space Station!

Now this is exciting news!  I posted a couple of weeks back on how Painted Lady and Monarch Butterfly Caterpillars were sent aboard the space shuttle.  The Painted Lady Butterflies hatched from their Chrysalises a couple of weeks ago, and now it’s been reported that a Monarch emerged from its Chrysalises as well.  According to […]

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Life Of A Pimp

Remember Alvin, the first of Timothia’s offspring who hatched yesterday (May 22)?  Today he had a brother who was born, and whereas Alvin couldn’t seem to care less about another Butterfly, his brother, Brutus, is an all out Pimp! First came this Painted Lady Butterfly trying to impress Brutus Shortly after the Painted Lady Butterfly […]

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