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BugFiles Pictures: Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

August 4, 2007
6:06 PM

Post #3817182

Monarch (Danaus plexippus)

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Marion, AR
(Zone 7b)

October 4, 2007
1:55 AM

Post #4046541

Wow! This is a fantastic photo.
I can't determine which I like better. The flowers, or the butterfly.
I LOVE that puple flower that it is on. I believe its some type of Liatris.
I also like the many flowers in the background.
Is this from your garden, or elsewhere.
thanks for sharing.
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

October 4, 2007
7:46 AM

Post #4047210

Thanks for your kind comments. I don't think I'll see Monarchs any more now that I'm back in the UK, so I'm glad to have these photos.

Yes the plant the butterfly is on is a liatris. I took the photo at Longfellows greenhouse in Manchester Maine which is a wonderful garden center. That's why there are so many flowers in the background, as this was in the plant buying section :)



Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

January 16, 2010
9:56 AM

Post #7466517

Oh Boy!!!
I just saw this on the Fun random bug...
Such a stunning photo & spectacular colors!
Well done Sue

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