in my garden | butterflies

(please click on an image to enlarge) The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) and once called Red Admirable,  is always attracted to the Hemp Agrimony which grows in my garden. They perch on the top drinking the nectar for hours. Seriously.  I often wonder if it has a soporific effect on them. Unlike the White butterflies,…

in my garden

Not as sharp as I would like, (pesky butterflies refuse to stay still for long enough), but I hope you will agree with me that on enlarging this image it is a fascinating portrait. Just look at the size of that tongue (proboscis)! Not to mention the eye. and perching beautifully on my Hemp Agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum) (The…