We went to to “Blooming Butterflies” yesterday at the Olbrich Gardens pavilion. A dozen types of butterflies were feeding on flower nectar within the conservatory. Fuimos a la exhibición de Mariposas en flor ayer en pabellón del Jardín Olbrich. Una docena de tipos de mariposas bebieron el néctar de las flores del conservatorio. Thank you, […]Read more
Fly Like a Butterfly, Sting Like…
Aster flowers may be a butterfly magnet, but they are a bee hot spot. Gracias for visiting Fake Flamenco! I appreciate your comments. ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post is part of Six Word Saturday. Check out Debbie and Friends fabulous photos. 6WS #SixWordSaturdayRead more
Shy to Fly Hither and Nearby
The giant swallowtails are on watch, any hint of a device or camera and they flitter away post haste. They are a skittish butterfly, wings in motion as they sip nectar. I’ve read they prefer pink flowers. In their bid for world dominion, I thought the phlox of the garden were a bit overdone this […]Read more
What’s Blooming Now?
As Wisconsin summer wanes; flowers change. Here are spots of color from our garden. Pinks; Butterfly-Created Phlox Variety; Sycamore Tussock Caterpillar Flowers, bugs, and butterflies abound. Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Phlox, two views; Campanulas Unidentified moth on peony leaf; busy bees; bee in Rose of Sharon bloom What is flowering where you live? Gracias for […]Read more