Painted Lady in Suffolk, England, August 1969
Photographed in the butterfly pavillion at The Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix, AZ, USA
They are most common when the goldenrods start to bloom
This larvae is feeding on scotch milk thistle
Taken 24th July 06. They arrived to feed on the Buddleja and disappeared when it was finished.
Two Painted Ladies .. on Chrysanthemum flowers
A single egg .. on the leaf of a Penta
Painted Lady - Hardiness Zone 7b - Loves Zinnias.
Detail of butterfly face
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) at Pappy Elkins Wildscape.
side wing view of painted lady butterfly on zinnia
Inner wing detail
Enjoying one of my Agastache varieties 10/30/07 1:19 pm
Enjoying Salvia 'Nekan' 10/30/07 1:31 pm
A view of the underside of the wing. My garden in SW France, July 2008
Painted Lady on gold lantana
Painted Lady on purple coneflower
Painted Lady on Autumn Joy Sedum
Painted Lady on Garlic Chives
Closeup on a Agastache plant in late October 2007
Another closeup on Agastache
Nectaring on a 'Tithonia Torch' Mexican Sunflower in our garden September 2nd, 2008
This lovely Painted Lady seems to be hugging a Salvia 'Evolution' bloom in our garden September 24th, 2008...adorable!
On 'Black Knight' Butterfly Bush...September, 2008
What a treat to have it sit on my finger!...Lincoln, Nebraska...pic taken near our garden on August 17th, 2009.
Photo September 9, 2009 on Showy Stonecrop (Live Forever).
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), Aug. 1, 2010 in Bureau County
Painted Lady on Verbena bonariensis - September 18, 2009
Nectaring on trailing lantana.
A Painted Lady sipping some nectar on 9 September 2013
Up close and personal on 9 September 2013
Lady graba a sip of nectar from a Neon Sedum on 31 August 2013
Photo taken 8/16/2014 on a Butterfly Bush in my garden.
Photo courtesy of Ferd Bergholz. Copyright of Ferd Bergholz of Scotts Valley, California.