Friday, November 6, 2015

More Beautiful Butterflies in the Garden

Monarchs aren't the only butterflies in the our garden. 

Queen Butterfly on Blue Mist Flower-Needville, Texas
Queen Butterfly
The equally beautiful Queen Butterfly has made an appearance...

Gulf Fritillary on Blue Mist Flower-Needville, Texas
Gulf Fritillary, Wings Closed
as well as the Gulf Fritillary. We always seem to have lots of these.

Gulf Fritillary on Blue Mist Flower-Needville, Texas
Gulf Fritillary, Wings Open
Here's a photo of a Gulf Fritillary with its wings open, so you can compare it to...

Variegatied Fritillary on Blue Mist Flower-Needville, Texas
Variegated Fritillary
this Variegated Fritillary. We are seeing more and more of these this year.

There are so many pretty butterflies in God's creation! 

6 comments:

  1. Fabulous photos of these gorgeous creatures.

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  2. Beautiful photos! The Queen is gorgeous - even prettier than the Monarch. And they do love your `wild patch`of blue mistflower:-)

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    1. Thank you, Julia. I agree with you about the Queen—it's a real beauty! A little neglect in the garden pays benefits sometimes. :)

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