The cloudless sulphur, Phoebis sennae nectaring on Salvia elegans
Gail Eichelberger is a gardener and therapist in Middle Tennessee. She loves wildflowers and native plants and thoroughly enjoys writing about the ones she grows at Clay and Limestone. She reminds all that the words and images are the property of the author and cannot be used without written permission.
Lovely! Was the butterfly out today? I haven't seen a butterfly in some weeks--a good thing, because it's sooo cold here today.ReplyDelete
Rose, we are now Zone7 and Monday the temperature was still warm enough to have critters about...We often have butterflies, bees and other pollinators until mid November, but this year we've had two serious cold spells that put autumn and critters to bed quickly.ReplyDelete
Below freezing temps here last night.
Yesterday I was visiting a friend who lives about 30 miles south of me. She asked if I brought this cold weather down with me. I told her the cold weather was caused by people decorating for Christmas way too early!
Hope you are having a beautiful day!
Gorgeous picture Gail! Sulfurs on red flowers are extra beautiful.ReplyDelete
What a good picture. I will sure miss these little beauties.ReplyDelete
I love the sulphurs! I haven't seen as many this year ... there are cassias here for them should they care to partake!ReplyDelete
It's sad to think that another season is winding down so quickly!ReplyDelete
What a pretty photo--and a perfect Wordless Wednesday! No butterflies here for several weeks, but that's normal. Hopefully, the overwintering ones and the eggs and pupas are all snuggled into their warm patches for the winter.ReplyDelete
How very lovely!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful butterfly :)ReplyDelete
however do you get so closeReplyDelete
I had butterflies too until very recently. I was rather surprised. Nice to see, but what will they do when it really gets cold. JackReplyDelete
Aw, poor little thing. I'm so glad you have late blooms to please her.ReplyDelete
Nice photo of the butterfly, I like the detail of the spots on the wings and the funny spiky fuzz on its head. I wish I could still see butterflies, but even in summer there aren't a lot here.ReplyDelete
I will miss the butterflies.ReplyDelete
Oh so sad to see the last...but so lovely!ReplyDelete