Wow, Painted Lady invasion.

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  1. Tooty2shoes

    Tooty2shoes Hardy Maple

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    Hi all: haven't been posting much. But had to share this with you all. We must have over 100 Painted Lady Butterflies in our yard. We have a lot of wild Asters that they must love. Here are a few pic's that do not do justice to how many we have. Here is an interesting fact about them; they are one of the most distributed butterflies in the world. DSCN7284.JPG DSCN7285.JPG DSCN7283.JPG
    Can you see all the Painted Ladies?
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I'm so glad they love your wild asters so much. Maybe I should try to get seeds and plant them here. I'd love to have as many of these beautiful butterflies visiting my garden as you have.
     
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    Odif In Flower

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    We also have lots of them around here.
     
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    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    We have Painted Ladies, also, but not in the hordes that you have! Isn't it wonderful to see butterflies flitting about the yard? Enjoy your Ladies!
     
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    Cayuga Morning Hardy Maple Plants Contributor

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    How lovely Toots!!!
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Astounding---They look so beautiful on those asters.
     
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    Tooty2shoes Hardy Maple

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    Thank you all for enjoying these beautiful ladies. They are still here but should be migrating in a few weeks.
     
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    Kildale Nature's Window

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    Great to have so many butterflies around your garden.
     
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