Posts Tagged: pipevine swallowtails
How's the butterfly population faring in north-central California? What do you plant to attract and sustain them? You can find out at the second annual Butterfly Summit, a free event hosted by Annie's Annuals and Perennials in Richmond. The event...
A male monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist and author Sal Levinson speaks at the inaugural Butterfly Summit. Seated next to her is Tora Rocha, founder of the Pollinator Posse. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene at the first-ever Butterfly Summit at Anne's Annuals and Perennials, Richmond. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
So, you're looking for some host plants to attract butterflies, like monarchs and pipevine swallowtails? You're yearning to see monarch eggs, caterpillars and chrysalids on milkweed. Ditto for the pipevine swallowtails on their host plant, Dutchman's...
A newly released (Oct. 23) male monarch butterfly lands on a ginkgo tree. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Male monarch soaks up sunshine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This was the scene at a recent UC Davis Arboretum Plant Sale. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)