Swallowtails love zinnias!

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  1. marlingardener

    marlingardener Happy

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    We have had a giant swallowtail visiting the zinnia bed regularly. The swallowtails may be taking over from the hummingbirds as zinnia fans.
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  3. Sjoerd

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    That is a lovely thing to see.
    You guys have some gorgeous butterflies over there.
    This particular view is special. Delightful to see.
     
  4. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    We had a Red Admiral in the garden a couple of days ago. Now there's nothing but rain and more rain so no more butterflies at the moment. Yours is beautiful Jane.
     
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    I saw a Red Admiral today at the lottie, also another aurelia.
     
  6. Daniel W

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    Lovely!

    My zinnias are a long way from blooming. The swallowtails have been visiting the milkweeds that took over the front garden bed.
     
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